In Japan, a creative new food trend is transforming an everyday dish into an aesthetically alluring delicacy: mosaic sushi. Instagram foodies are arranging their colorful blocks of rice, fish, and vegetables like juxtaposed tiles, compiling geometric patterns that highlight the diverse variety within each meal.

Orange stripes of salmon pair perfectly against pale pink tuna; thin strips of cucumber…

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Over thousands of years, plants and flowers have had to evolve in order to continue to attract pollinators. Their astounding adaptations have resulted in a myriad of distinct and unusual sizes, shapes, colors, patterns, and smells. Some even coincidentally resemble non-floral subjects, including a diverse range of animals, objects, and human figures. The same way we find shapes in…

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Fashion designer Adam Saaks demonstrates the incredible power that a pair of scissors can wield. For over 14 years, he has refined a design technique that involves nothing more than shiny, razor-sharp blades and strategically-placed snips. With his tool and an eye for style, he cuts intricate motifs into ordinary bodysuits, dresses, and…

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At first glance, photographer Dylan Hamm has simply snapped two headshots of a single person. These portraits however, have a secret element to them: in one of the images, the subject is naked. This fact is the basis for Hamm's series Naked Faces, which was inspired by a question he’s mulled over for years. “In short,” he…

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Israeli artist Sigalit Landau has a special reverence for the Dead Sea. From her childhood home on a hill in Jerusalem, she looked out on the northern banks of the briny waters, and her family visited its shores on weekends. Its influence now filters through her creative work as both milieu and material—as much literal…

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The power of imagination can transform a simple idea into a magnificent sight. Self-taught photographer Kelly Tan showcases these magical, inspired moments in her ongoing series I Have a Dream, which features her young daughter casting extraordinary shadows that have morphed into larger-than-life creatures and…

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With fluid washes of watercolor, Sunga Park lends gentle fluidity to stony architecture. Her paintings convey gracefully blurred renditions of landmarks located around France, Croatia, Sweden, Hungary, and other international locales, with each one afforded just enough shape and sharp detail to be recognizable, but otherwise…

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