Added by Claire on November 9, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Looking for a magical escape? Montaña Mágica Lodge, also known as Magic Mountain Lodge, is a beautifully constructed hotel on the privately owned natural reserve of Huilo Huilo in Chile. It offers a mystical getaway on natural grounds. You don't have to be a hobbit to enjoy the comforts and beauty of nature!
The lodge, which is built to look like a volcano,…Continue
While a student at the Royal College of Art in 2008, artist Georgia Russell came across countless second-hand books that she felt weren't being appreciated enough. In an effort to put these old books to good use, she began cutting into them. Her creations evolved into beautiful, feathery pieces which only sparked an interest to spread her skills to other print materials including…
Most travelers dread airports. After all, who enjoys going through numerous security check points and waiting long hours for a flight? But travelers at Miami International Airport are in for a special treat this December when an interactive installation will delight pedestrians' eyes and ears as they walk from the rental car terminal to the airport proper.
This table is absolutely wild! Created by artist Isaac Krauss, this bronze sculpture is amazing in so many ways. Not only is it incredibly detailed, it took over two and half years to make! Krauss' inspiration for this piece stems from his high school days. Trying to think of an interesting ceramic project, Krauss drew up the design but, due to the limitations of the studio and his teacher's…
Atomise (John Dalton)
How does a graphic designer/illustrator go about celebrating the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011), as designated by UNESCO? Well, if you're Simon C. Page, you create a set of posters that highlights the achievements of some of the greatest scientists that have…
Would you ever want to wear these contact lenses? Possibly in a few years, advances in technology will allow us to fit hardware onto contact lenses that would project our emails right in front of our eyes! Thanks to a team from Washington University, this far-fetched idea may soon become a reality.
Prototype trials have recently been completed. By putting nanometer…Continue
Have you ever seen a garden of light bulbs? UK-based artist Bruce Munro's latest large-scale light installment entitled Field of Light envelopes us in its magical meadow that is comprised of over 5,000 light bulbs. Each of the illuminated orbs are threaded with fibre optic cables and stand atop an acrylic stem, all of which is enlivened by a color projector. These festive lights were…
Remember those gloomy days when you've been stuck helplessly with a really weak Wi-Fi signal. It's one of the most frustrating first world problems ever, especially if there's somthing really important you need to do on the internet.
Thanks to Amped Wireless, this will never be an issue again! The…Continue
We're familiar with Grecian sculptures highly revering the human form, so how does one echo the elegance of such art without mundanely copying it? The artistic trio known as Unmask Group has managed to not only sculpturally honor the human form, but to add a new twist to its visual appeal by subtracting redundant parts from the sculptures. Their series entitled Flash…
Generally, one uses a handheld utensil like a pen or pencil to draw, but what's the fun in that when you have an innovative mind like artist Amanda McCavour? The Toronoto-based artist creates illustrations made of thread. The technique she employs is unconventional and entirely fascinating. Amanda uses a water-soluable fabric called…
Added by Pinar on December 2, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments
Like many of us, Kelley and Edmund fell in love with the Disney Pixar movie Up. In fact, they were so in taken with the movie (and with each other) that they decided to have an Up-inspired wedding. Taking on many themes from the movie including the bright, cheery colors to the bowties and argyle socks, they made it all about the details. They even replicated the…Continue
Added by Claire on December 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In order to educate and protect Turkish citizens from natural disasters, Portugese architecture firm OODA conceptualized this magnificent building for the Istanbul Disaster Prevention + Education Center.
The center will host a variety of courses and seminars focusing around disasters. Simulation facilities inside allow visitors to virtually experience earthquakes, hurricanes,…Continue
Added by Jacob Paul Wiegmann on December 5, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The power of a talented make up artist, a fine stylist, and precise lighting can transform any person. Taking a look back at a series of editorial images, in Vogue Paris from the November 2008 issue, shot by photography duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, it's clear that a camera has replaced a time machine. In these groups of pictures, a…Continue