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Surprisingly Cute Easter Eggs

Now here's some advertising that's not only relevant but well-executed. The Kolner Zoo worked with ad agency Preuss und Preuss in Berlin, Germany to come up with a set of ads that sweetly wish you a "Happy Easter!" How wonderfully whimsical!

Advertising Agency: Preuss und Preuss, Berlin, Germany

Creative Director: Michael Preuss

Art… Continue

Added by alice on April 11, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Surreal Door to Nowhere Spotted in the Alps

On a mountain, high in the Northern Limestone Alps, located in Bavaria, Germany, sits a lone door. Photographer James Hilgenberg captured this stunning shot of the entrance way as it leads to a view of breathtaking beauty.

"I saw this door in the Alps this year," he wrote on National…


Added by alice on January 3, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Tree Decorated with 10,000 Easter Eggs

Volker Kraft of Eastern Germany has his limits. After putting 10,000 real eggs on the tree this year, he says he's stopping there.

"There will be no increase because I do not have storage capacity anymore," the 76-year-old retiree says. "I would have to sleep with the eggs otherwise."

Kraft started the tradition back on the Easter of 1965, when he used only 18 eggs. In…


Added by Eugene on April 11, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

An AIG Easter Egg Hunt By Above

Super cool new wall art from Above that's relevant but a bit sad. Happy Easter, kinda.

"Easter is just a few days away, but the hunt for the AIG's has already begun." - Above

EASTER AIG HUNT from ABOVE on… Continue

Added by alice on April 11, 2009 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Not Your Average Wax Figures

"Sculptor Carole Feuerman’s hyper-realistic work might look like those celebrity wax figures, but they’re more Michaelangelo than Madame Tussaud’s."…


Added by thinkpossitive on August 13, 2010 at 5:39am — 4 Comments

5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you’re one of those people who’s on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren’t known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, they’re places you go to figure out how to make life easier…


Added by alice on December 10, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Disconnect Between Humans and Nature

In a world driven by modern technology, how disconnected has our society become from nature? German-born director Hanna Maria Heidrich believes the answer is way too much. In this beautifully filmed short entitled "We Miss You," Heidrich gives us a powerful and poignant reminder of where we all came from, suggesting that we get back in touch with our roots. The… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 29, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Watermelon Slices That Burn Bright

Warning: Even after looking at these photos a few times, it may be still hard for you to wrap your head around the idea that you're looking at candles! From the company LessCandles comes these cone-shaped candles that are hand painted with special wax to look like actual watermelon slices! (Just as deceiving are…


Added by alice on July 23, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Refreshingly Honest Oil Paintings (6 total)

Modern oil paintings never looked so sad and solemn as those from David Graeme Baker. Painting domestic scenes filled with heavy emotion, Baker wants you to feel the weight of the world on your shoulders. Filled with honesty, his paintings are tragically beautiful. The rich colors make the paintings look almost photorealistic, don't they?…


Added by alice on January 30, 2010 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Quick and Funny Easter Comic by Liz Climo

Simpson's animator Liz Climo bring us today's laugh out loud moment with this quick Easter comic. Known for her wonderfully witty animal illustrations, Climo makes us double over with laughter once again with this gray bunny talking to a little yellow chick. "Painting…


Added by alice on April 18, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mind-Boggling Furniture Space Illusion

This has got to be one of the craziest spaces we've ever seen! Architect Boris Banozic worked with students from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt to create Trillusion, an installation that explores the relationship between furniture and space. Using three colors - black, white and orange - they formed an "abstract shadow of play" that messes with your mind. The piece asks…


Added by alice on May 9, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Exquisite Cityscape Collages

Russia-based artist Serge Mendzhiyskogo constructs cityscape collages using a mix of hundreds of different photos. Each image involves splicing and reforming an innumerable amount of photographs into one kaleidoscopic-like picture. The technique that Mendzhiyskogo employs adds a dizzying and almost busy effect to these already populated urban landscapes. He offers a new…


Added by Pinar on November 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Pac-Man Building Eats Smaller Building (6 pics)

Is it just me, or does this building look like it's about to eat a smaller building? Perhaps it was inspired by Pac-Man...

Designed by Daneshgar Architects, the Iranian Embassy in England will be a six-story marble and stone structure featuring irregular windows and sharp, clean lines. Located on a street corner in London, the jutting corner of the building… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 19, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bike Helmets Have Never Been More FUN! (7 pieces)

"The Russian advertising company “Good” has created this funny ad showing different helmet designs, like for example diamonds, a globe, different kinds of balls and even body parts. Imagine how cool it would be if someone really produced helmets like these."…


Added by Visnja V on July 20, 2010 at 12:31pm — 7 Comments

Dazzling Pen Portraits by Josh Bryan

While at first glance these stunning black and white portraits look like they were created in Illustrator, you'd be surprised to find out they're actually pen drawings. 20-year-old England-based artist Josh Bryan has a set called Triangulations where he's taken some well-known celebrities - like Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein, Helen Bonham Carter, and Johnny Knoxville - and…


Added by alice on August 18, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Massive Art Nouveau-Inspired Mural in Montreal

For 16 days straight, from dawn to dusk, five highly determined Montreal-based artists (who make up the artist run collective A'shop) worked on a graffiti mural of a Mother Nature-esque Madonna or a modern-day version of "Our Lady of Grace." Inspired by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, the crew created this…


Added by alice on November 1, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Adorable Dog Collages Made from Layers of Old Paper

Originally an illustrator and designer, Peter Clark now uses a collection of various papers to form all kinds of patterned, textured artwork. The London-based artist creates collages of everything from trophies, to animals, to clothing. This particular series features various breeds of dogs, ranging from the French Bull to the Dalmatian. For each piece, Clark searches flea markets, garage…


Added by katie hosmer on May 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Masterful Textured Oil Paintings of Ships at Sea

Polish artist Justyna Kopania utilizes her skilled hand at painting to produce stunning portraits of ships at sea. Her Marine paintings series features a beautifully textured collection of oil paintings that make excellent use of color and form. In an age where artists are constantly working with unconventional, found objects to construct their new age "paintings" it can be a…


Added by Pinar on January 23, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and otherworldly, majestic landscapes. The illusion of a scratched canvas and worn, aged…


Added by katie hosmer on September 13, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Massive Paper Installation Feels Like You're Walking Inside a 3D Painting

This may be the closest you'll ever come to stepping inside a painting. Showing at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles until June 8 is one massive installation that consists of thousands of thin paper sheets hanging beautifully in mid-air. Artist Jacob Hashimoto combines traditional kite-making techniques and painting into sculptural environments to create the third and…


Added by alice on March 24, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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