Inspired by the elements that make up a teepee, designer Antony Gibbon created a multi-purpose structure that can be used as a retreat, an office, or even a hotel. He calls it The Nook, and this rustic cabin uses ancient building techniques in the development of its form. The louvered walls are paired with double-slatted glass doors and windows to create a natural, minimalist, and tranquil…

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Printed matter like news magazines, advertising campaigns, and comic books are just some of the raw materials used in Vik Muniz’s meticulously-crafted collages. The artist, who lives and works in both Rio de Janeiro and New York, takes irregularly-sized strips of paper and assembles the hundreds (if not thousands) of individual parts into one cohesive image.

Muniz depicts classic paintings…

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Though a nutritionist by profession, Italian photographer Alessio Albi has a passion for expressing himself through incredibly atmospheric portraits. The Perugia resident captures stunning images of young women lost in the depths of their thoughts, whether they're surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes outside or curled up in the shadowy depths of their homes.

Although Albi is not afraid to…

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We have wheels for hamsters, so why not cats, too? The new product One Fast Cat has created just that. It’s a circular treadmill designed to help cats exercise and keep them entertained while indoors. A bored cat can be a destructive one, and this device provides constant access to something that’s both entertaining and beneficial to them. According to its inventors, field testing has…

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Tokyo-based nature and wildlife photographer Martin Bailey captures the otherworldly beauty of Antarctica in this captivating photo series. While the frozen continent is home to many seals and penguins, Bailey chose to photograph the sweeping landscape without any signs of life, instead focusing on the harsh and ethereal beauty of 1,000-year-old icebergs and glaciers.

With a gorgeous…

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At first glance, this might look like a regular Hershey’s chocolate bar. But, upon closer inspection, we see that it’s not your ordinary candy. It’s actually a “Hirschy” bar and cleverly-designed resume by Matthew Hirsch. The front of the package is a play on both his and the food’s name, while the back lists his qualifications in place of the nutrition facts and ingredients.

Hirsch created…

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Many of us rely on digital clocks on computers or cell phones to determine the time of day but, with this gorgeous creation, German designer Meike Harde transforms that process into a more beautiful and meaningful experience. Time Is Dancing is a simple, round clock with a single ballerina on the front. The upper body and two legs are separate pieces that move and bend…

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Japanese artist Azuma Makoto has worked with bonsai trees in the past, but his newest botanical art project is out of this world—literally. On July 15, Makoto and his crew ventured to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to launch two objects into space: "Shiki 1," a 50-year-old white pine bonsai…

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