Today, thanks to publicly accessible, digitized—or photographically reproduced—collections, art lovers can virtually "visit" museums through the screens of their computers, smartphones, and tablets. One major institution that has embraced this new technology is New York's famed Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In addition to…

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Rising up as spectral monsters, the New York City buildings captured by photographer Marc Yankus loom as giants in the urban landscape. The series of dreamlike images give new perspective to the architecture, and by pulling back to show his subjects in their naked context Yankus forces the viewer to observe their raw impact. The…

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Artist Angela Schwer crafts clay sculptures that showcase the beautiful bounty of nature. Her intricate, detailed works are ripe with texture as leaves, fungi, sea urchins, and more are clustered together in decorative tiles to hang on your wall. Constructed in a single neutral color, the beauty of these organic shapes shine.

Schwer’s…

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To nature enthusiast and self-proclaimed “lover of creative and adventurous things” Tobias Meyer, the sky is the limit.

Based in Switzerland—though seemingly always on the go—this 22-year-old travel photographer finds inspiration in the great outdoors. He documents his picturesque escapades on Instagram (under the…

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Costa Rica is well known for its lush rainforests, astounding volcanoes, beautiful beaches, and diverse wildlife. The country also has a reputation for actively focusing on climate change initiatives and can now boast the title of running on 100% renewable energy for 76 straight days (and counting).

According to Costa Rica's National Centre for…

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When the city of Antwerp needed a smart design to help them unite the city's 500 port authority employees under one roof, the brief was multi-faceted. Not only would the building need to accommodate future expansion—Antwerp is Europe's second largest port, handling 26% of the continent's container shipping—but had to integrate the heritage of the protected former fire station…

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Totems allow us to feel connected to something (or someone) even if we’re apart—the small objects conjure memories and feelings just by looking at them. This is the idea behind Waaypoint, an online shop that creates totems of special places. Conceived in Portland and born from a love of cartography as well as the Pacific Northwest, the…

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Globally, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year—approximately 1.3 billion tons—gets spoiled or wasted, resulting in over 795 million people lacking regular access to healthy food. A recently launched food waste grocery store in the United Kingdom is…

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For the past several years, Nicky Bay has carefully observed the dazzlingly odd-looking arthropod known as the “mirror spider” (scientifically: “Thwaitesia argentiopunctata”). The Singapore-based photographer has concentrated his macro lens on this small creature whose midsection is cloaked in silvery, mosaic-like panels that reflect…

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