Self-taught, Albanian photographer Adrian Limani has created a playful series of photographs depicting a person playing with the full moon. Using his younger brother as a model, the photographer captures the young man leaping and posing in front of the moon, creating images that show a silhouetted figure holding the moon, leaning against it, and even playing basketball with the…Continue
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If you're a Food Network fan, you may already know the name BethAnn Goldberg. She's the two time gold medal champion on the show "Challenge" and the owner of Studio Cake, a custom-order bakery in Menlo Park, California. The Stanford alum and former NASA engineer uses her masters in engineering and work experience from NASA to construct incredible works of edible…Continue
Seedscapes is a series of meticulously arranged organic sculptures by England-born artist Gowri Savoor. To create each natural formation, Savoor attaches a variety of plant and fruit seeds—including apple, pumpkin, and sunflower—to the ends of long stem wire and arranges them in undulating curves on a solid base.
Natural patterns emerge from the very purposeful…Continue
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The Royal Danish Air Force recently released what is undoubtedly one of the ultimate selfies—the photo (taken during a training session) shows an F-16 pilot wearing a helmet and looking straight ahead, cool as can be, while an AIM-L9/M missile takes off on the aircraft's right side with a spurt of flames. To see the launch in action, check out the video of the flight…
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With their love of chasing balls and running in packs, dogs would no doubt love to participate in the 2014 World Cup. Animal photography website Life on White imagined what they’d look like if they suited up, and placed different breeds’ heads onto team jerseys. Each pairing of dog and uniform corresponds to the canine’s country of origin, like the Shiba Inu in Japan or the…Continue
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Artist Brian Mashburn’s exquisite oil paintings of broken cities and decaying lands are as beautiful as they are haunting. Mashburn illustrates tangled, leafless branches against a smoldering landscape and heavy sky. Sometimes, we see an animal or person trying to make sense of what’s around them. It seems bleak, but the artist does offers a glimmer of hope, and we see patches of blue sky and white clouds…
New York-based artist Kim Keever experiments with colorful tinted paints and water to create these beautifully abstract, hypnotizing formations. As a former thermal engineer for NASA projects, Keever tends to veer his work towards the scientific and experimental.
To produce this particular style, the artist drops various amounts of color into water and documents the swirling liquids as…Continue
An estimated 43 million people watched this year's Academy Awards, making it the most most watched audience for the show in over a decade (2000) and the most popular entertainment event on television since the Friends finale in 2004. If you were one of them and you're an art and design fan, you may have noticed something beyond those beautiful ballgowns and snazzy tuxedos.
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Artist Gary Hovey uses his forks, knives, and spoons much differently than the rest of us. The Ohio-based artist builds intricate sculptures by cutting, welding, and shaping the stainless steel materials together into animal forms.
Upon first glance, the many wildlife figures, like birds, fish, and bears, have realistic shapes. It is only upon closer inspection that the…Continue
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While at first glance these rooms may look like something you'd find in one of today's swanky design hotels (like in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas), you might be surprised to find out that they're actually the work of one digital artist. Jon Rafman, known for his…
In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural environment. The 90,000 square meter site combines both the conveniences of urban living with the…
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Documentary travel photographer Andrew Newey recently went on an expedition to central Nepal, where he spent two weeks living with the Gurung tribespeople in order to document the ancient art of honey hunting. In these photos, Newey captures the risks and skills involved with this tradition, which few outsiders have seen either in person or in images. Perched precariously on rope…
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Crafting bookmarks for the classics, designers Gökhan Yücel and Fikr’et fashion placeholders that complement the story whose pages they save. The duo determines a book's icon, like a periscope in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea or a camera for George Orwell’s 1984, and think beyond the standard rectangular bookmark. They play with the shape and visual…Continue
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Since 2004, photographer and father of six Alain Laboile has been capturing precious, fleeting moments of childhood in his photo series La Famille, which simply means "family" in French. Shot in black and white for an aesthetically classic look, the series is a heartwarming and candid depiction of family life at its best. Laboile has the astonishing ability to instantaneously capture the…
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It's the selfie retweeted around the world now over 3.2 million times. At the Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres made history with that famous celebrity-filled selfie and now The Simpsons' own Matt Groening has created an awesome, wider view of the moment. Bradley Cooper seems to have pushed Homer Simpson's head out…
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In Jon Jacobsen’s series, People I Know, the self-taught photographer uses costumes, props, and visual effects to produce surreal portraits of his friends and the people he admires. Each image represents the subject based on how the photographer views them. They feature elements like a shattered plate that doubles as a…Continue
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We have the creative genius of some Redditor to thank for these fantastic movie mash-up posters. Using Photoshop, clever wordplay, and lots of imagination, famous movies such as Harry Potter, Black Swan, and more were blended together to create the ultimate mash-up movie posters.
You wouldn't think that some movies would go together, but surprisingly we can actually imagine…Continue
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