These black and white figures are so realistic, pedestrians might be mystified when they pass by this wall mural by Norwegian stencil artist Anders Gjennestad. Also known as Strøk, the artist utilizes all kinds of visual tricks, including distorted perspective and strong shadows, to produce illusions of people walking sideways on walls.
Strøk's canvas is often rusty metal,…Continue
Posted by Katie Hosmer on May 18, 2013 at 3:20am
The SS Ayrfield is one of many decommissioned ships in the Homebush Bay, just west of Sydney, but what separates it from the other stranded vessels is the incredible foliage that adorns the rusted hull. The beautiful spectacle, also referred to as The Floating Forest, adds a bit of life to the area, which happens to be a sort of ship graveyard.
Originally launched as the…Continue
Posted by Pinar on May 18, 2013 at 3:15am
Sandwiched between two fairly ordinary buildings in central Tokyo, Yugutoku Restaurant attracts all the attention with its unique facade boasting an undulating pattern. Designed by ISSHO Architects, the eye-catching soba noodle shop features both modern and traditional design motifs. The designers behind the artistic architectural project manage to skillfully combine the…Continue
Posted by Pinar on May 18, 2013 at 3:14am
Flickr photographer 45mr takes light painting to a whole new level with these gorgeous long exposures taken on the waters surrounding Tokyo, Japan. As the main watercourse that flows through the metropolis, Sumida River is breathtaking enough but, add in these light trails, and now you have something fantastically futuristic.
For the image above, the photographer used an exposure…Continue
Posted by alice on May 17, 2013 at 1:30pm
UK-based German artist Mariele Neudecker creates spherical sculptures that place landscapes upside down in glass orbs. Each piece presents an intriguing spectacle that invites the viewer to interpret it any way they see fit. One could reflect their own inner struggles through the artist's body of work or perhaps see a greater global and environmental issue being…
Posted by Pinar on May 17, 2013 at 10:30am
These spectacular photographs by Oliver Delgado are no trick, the images are actual real-world scenes. Captured directly in camera, the stunning optical illusions do not involve any digital manipulation. When asked about the photographs, Delgado said, "All images are real. I only adjusted levels in Lightroom.” If you don't believe it, you can even check out a…Continue
Posted by Katie Hosmer on May 17, 2013 at 9:30am
This year, as part of the Salone del Mobile, the world's biggest and most prestigious furniture fair, designer Ferruccio Laviani worked with Italian-based outdoor furnishings company Unopiù to create a whimsical installation. It was a mini-wonderland, reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's classic story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Located in the garden of Triennale di Milano, seven small…
Posted by alice on May 17, 2013 at 9:30am
Famed actor Jeff Bridges is a multitalented man who has expanded his creative skill set from acting on film to capturing images from behind the lens. In fact, he's managed to overlap his passion for film and photography by snapping shots on set, during his downtime. The legendary film star reveals the busy back end of film making without the glitz and the glamour.
Nearly 30 years…Continue
Posted by Pinar on May 17, 2013 at 9:30am