Buzz Aldrin’s visor reflects Armstrong, Apollo 11, July 1969 It’s been over 50 years since President Kennedy declared that the United States will put a man on the moon, and a lot of exciting advancements in space exploration have taken place since then. A new exhibition at the London art gallery Breese Little titled For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964 - 1983…Continue
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The Chinese New Year falls on January 31, and in Edinburgh, it is ushered with the Lanterns of Terracotta Army. They are 90 brightly colored, illuminated sculptures crafted by Chinese artist Xia Nan and are installed at the Edinburgh University Old College Quadrangle. Up to 2.5 meters tall, these larger-than-life lantern warriors include men with horses, women, and…
Bulgaria-based Aneta Ivanova is the photographer behind these striking double exposures that merge layers of landscapes together with silhouetted portraits. We adore her many black and white compositions, and she even provided us with…Continue
Old shipping containers can be an eyesore but not when they are transformed into contemporary, functional living spaces. Texas-based firm Poteet Architects, a company that strives to continue a sustainable revitalization of downtown San Antonio, recently developed this Container Guest House using an old blue storage container and some innovative design ideas.
Indonesian photographer Mikael Aldo visualizes the depths of his imagination through his photography. The young fine art photographer's images are both surreal and raw at the same time, offering the viewer an extraordinary blend of 'unbelievable' and 'absolutely relatable.' Each emotionally-charged photo signifies a pure feelings that range from self-doubt to apathy and extreme passion.
While taking a quick break on an animal preservation trip at Imire: Rhino and Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe, 24-year-old Marcus Söderlund managed to capture this incredible image of an elephant photobombing his fellow volunteers. The seven-tonne bull elephant snuck up right behind the international group of women—Lisa Marie…
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In her series Representations, photographer Cynthia Greig whitewashes mundane objects and traces the edges and details with charcoal. Things like a toaster, fruit, bottles, and books are all given this painterly touch and photographed against a white background. When devoid of environment and context, an pretty commonplace transformation happens, and the…
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Using the changing seasons as inspiration, graphic designer and illustrator Alon Avissar developed this grid of double-exposure portraits entitled Seasonal Beauties. Four silhouettes are the foundation for the digital creations that merge soft feminine features with blossoming flowers, pine cones, and snow-covered branches.
Pale, delicate colors and rich textures…Continue
Alberta, Canada-based landscape photographer Paul Zizka has embarked on a new way to capture the absolutely breathtaking natural environment that surrounds him in the Canadian Rockies. Instead of simply snapping shots of the environment, the photographer prepares his camera on its tripod, sets the timer, and quickly runs into the shot for a spectacular selfie.
Unlike other typical selfies,…Continue
Ever since photos of adorable cats and pictures of sexy men in almost identical poses have been paired up for the single-topic blog Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats), audiences have been mesmerized by their combined photogenic appeal. Each image offers its…
If you ever wanted to learn Chinese but never thought you could do it, here is a great opportunity! London-based entrepreneur and author ShaoLan Hsueh is developing a book, Chineasy, that makes it rather simple to learn basic Chinese words and phrases.
The visual system uses playful illustrations to help people understand and read the language very quickly. It works by transforming…Continue
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Artist Terry Border gives new life to old books in his latest series titled Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs. The artist, who is no stranger to breathing new life into inanimate objects, utilizes his handcrafted technique of…
Midnight Planétarium is a spectacularly innovative watch design that allows you to wear a little piece of the Solar System on your wrist. Developed by Van Cleef & Arpels in partnership with Dutch watchmaker Christiaan van der Klaauw, the intricate concept replaces hands of a watch with six tiny planets orbiting around a central rose gold Sun.
Korea-based artist Hana Jang uses a combination of pencil and digital painting to create these sweet illustrations. The memorable collection appears to tell a tale of young love, innocence, and loss where the main subject, a single female character, experiences a relationship with a mysterious male figure composed of gold bubbles.
The beautifully simple line drawings convey an…Continue
The Adventures of Guille and Belinda is the visual tale of two cousins in South America captured by San Francisco-based photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti. The photographer, who was primarily raised in Buenos Aires, came upon the two playful girls named Guillermina and Belinda (affectionately referred to as Guille and Beli) while visiting…Continue
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Bodies in Urban Spaces is a rare and unique performance where dancers move throughout a city and organize their bodies into the nooks and crannies of public spaces. Created by Austria-based artist Cie Willi Dorner, the ephemeral series produces a visually tense relationship between people and their everyday surroundings. Since 2007, the artist has produced performances in…
44-year-old Garth Callaghan has faced numerous difficulties in recent years, namely his diagnosis of cancer on three separate occasions over the course of two years. Having been diagnosed with prostate cancer once and kidney cancer twice, the devoted family man has been given an 8% chance of surviving beyond another five years. In fact, his doctor plainly stated, "You are…Continue
Entitled Fragile Future III, these highly sculptural light fixtures are made of bronze, LED's and real dandelion seeds that were meticulously picked by hand and then connected one by one to the lights. The Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta of Studio Drift strive to promote critical engagement through their conceptual work and the use of this labor-intensive…Continue
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Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen eye for color and design aid in creating a cohesive scene in each shot that transports the…
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