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Dynamic Residential Buildings Proposed Above Urban Transportation Hubs



Urban Alloy is an innovative architectural design concept created by Chad Kellogg and Matt Bowles of AMLGM as a way to continuously improve and expand upon urban development in dynamic cities like New York. The designers have proposed a concept that makes use of wasted spaces above intersections and transportation infrastructures.

"Urbanist’s have long touted the benefits of greater…

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Posted by katie hosmer on April 23, 2014 at 10:30am

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled Study in Bird Motion and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It’s activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and mesmerizes you as its movements resemble a bird gracefully taking…

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Posted by Sara Barnes on April 23, 2014 at 9:30am

Large Coral Reef Sculpture Raises Conservation Awareness



Our Changing Seas III is part of an ongoing series featuring large-scale coral reef sculptures by artist and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison, who finds herself turning to environmental science and marine biology to find inspiration for her artwork. The artist carefully shapes the coral from glazed stoneware and porcelain to mimic the beauty of nature, using chopsticks and…

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Posted by katie hosmer on April 23, 2014 at 8:30am

Incredible Photographs of a Bullet Piercing a Drop of Water

Dutch photographer Alexander Augusteijn captures beautiful collisions. His high-speed photographs freeze the exact moment when a bullet intersects with a single drop of water. This moving and instantaneous target isn’t an easy thing to document, and it requires his patience, correct timing, and a complex studio setup. The result, however, is absolutely stunning as we see a solitary…

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Posted by Sara Barnes on April 23, 2014 at 8:41am

3D-Printed Osteoid Cast Uses Ultrasound to Speed Up Bone Healing



Say goodbye to the bulk, itchiness, and odor of traditional medical casts made of plaster. Turkish industrial designer Deniz Karasahin has come up with the concept design Osteoid, a 3D-printed cast that could completely transform the healing process for broken bones. This unique concept won the 2014 Golden A' Design Award in the 3D-Printed Forms and Products Design…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 23, 2014 at 8:32am

Silhouettes of Superheroes Reveal Their Past and Present, Part II

Fairfield, California-based artist Khoa Ho is back with the second part of his awesome poster series, Superheroes - Past/Present. While last time we looked at the past and present of more familiar heroes like Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, this time, Hoa may just stump you, unless you're a true comic book fan. Similar to his last set, the artist brings out the…

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Posted by alice on April 23, 2014 at 7:30am

BMW's Sleek and Innovative Vision Future Luxury Design



BMW recently unveiled images of their new Vision Future Luxury concept car, a high-tech luxury-class vehicle that embodies the brand's progressive fusion of exclusivity and innovation. The concept features a refined and elegant exterior with sleek lines and taut curves, demonstrating the visual allure that BMW is known for. The interior of the vehicle is equally attractive, with a warm and…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 23, 2014 at 7:30am

Colorful Layers of Paper Form Intricate Sculptures and Patterns



Paris-based designer Maud Vantours is a master at constructing incredible 3D sculptures and mesmerizing patterns out of paper. After carefully cutting out assorted shapes, she meticulously builds up layer upon layer, superimposing the papers to create intricate and colorful…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 22, 2014 at 11:01am

Beautiful Swirls of Paint in Water Form Stunning Portraits

South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called Destruction/Creation, which features images of gorgeous "sculptures" formed from paint swirling in water. While the colorful spirals of paint are already beautiful to look at, Slabber takes it one step further by using photo manipulation to form delicate figures in the billows of paint,…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 22, 2014 at 10:06am

Amnesty International Freedom Candles Burn as a Symbol of Hope



Amnesty International Freedom Candles are a set of limited edition candles, designed by Mark Landwehr & Sven Waschk of Coarse, that were developed as a fundraiser for Amnesty International. Each of the three candles represents an injustice that Amnesty International continues to fight against. As the candles melt, the injustice disintegrates before our eyes and a more…

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Posted by katie hosmer on April 22, 2014 at 9:30am

 
 
 
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