Shovava, meaning "cheeky" and "playful," is a unique line of women's clothing that features amazingly intricate natural details often found throughout nature. Created by Australia-based artist Roza Kamitova, each gorgeous and elegant piece is covered with the artist's hand drawn paintings and prints.

Kamitova originally worked for eight years in the fashion industry until she decided that the…

Read more…

Playful Paintings Suggest How Animals Are Created

Mexican artist Ricardo Solis creates amusing paintings that playfully illustrate how animals are created. In the whimsical works, viewers become witness to an imaginative process that explains how a zebra gets its stripes, how a leopard gets its spots, or how a flamingo gets its colorful pink feathers.

Beautifully composed, yet incomplete animal forms are surrounded by tiny human…

Read more…

From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him. In this collection of work, titled Hong Kong Yesterday, he captured the essence of the city throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He was fascinated by the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and enjoyed breathing in the fresh air as he wandered and explored.

Every one of his black and…

Read more…

If you happen to find yourself in Nantes, France, be sure to head to Jardin des Plantes, a large botanical garden. There, you’ll find this adorable topiary sculpture titled Poussin endormi (Sleepy Chick) by French artist Claude Ponti. It features a larger-than-life baby bird whose relaxed pose looks like it’s in the middle of a nap.

The…

Read more…

While it’s still summer for many of us, we can’t help but think about the upcoming cooler temperatures. This historic and impressive piece of machinery is the rotary snowplow, and it’s used for clearing train tracks after a heavy snowfall. The large, circular set of blades on its front are rotated by an engine that’s held within its frame. But although it contains an engine, the snowplow isn't a…

Read more…

Dancing with Costică is an imaginative series in which Australian photographer Jane Long transformed old photographs into colorful and creative compositions. Long used original glass plate black and white images, originally created by Romanian war photographer Costică Acsinte, as the foundation for her work.

She produced surreal stories by colorizing each print and then digitally…

Read more…

The Earth House Project is a visualized single family home that appears as if it’s built into the ground. Proposed by the Kosovan firm Molos Group, their captivating images show a modern space that’s surrounded by lush, green grass as it intermingles with the building. They imagine it to be located in Tirana, Albania, away from the hustle and bustle; Earth House is an escape into…

Read more…

New York-based photographer Richard Silver captures how buildings and monuments change in appearance from day to night. Instead of exploring this in several images, however, he shows the progression in a single photograph. Silver’s ongoing series is titled Time Slice, and it gives us an interesting perspective into places like the Colosseum in Rome or the Suleymaniye Mosque in…

Read more…