Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'Beautiful' (63)

Beautiful 3D Typographic Poster for Japan



It's hard to believe that it's been over nine months since Japan's massive earthquake that not only triggered a devastating tsunami but also severely damaged the Fukushima power plant, which resulted in the world's worst nuclear accident in 25 years. While…

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Added by alice on December 26, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Simply Beautiful Tribute to Steve Jobs



This minimalist illustration of Steve Jobs' silhouette replacing the bite within Apple's logo is quickly making the rounds on the Internet. Created by Jonathan Mak, a 19-year-old design student in Hong Kong, it's a sad but perfect way to pay respects to a man who believed in thoughtful design and beautiful simplicity.



Here are some of the comments on Mak's page about his…

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Added by alice on October 6, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

Beautiful Ballerina Photography



Cast in a soft blue color, this photo series by A. Borisov Studio is beautiful, stunning and cinematic. The Moscow, Russia-based team uses light to help tell their story - making their ballerinas appear happy and hopeful or shockingly distressed. All in all, we're left feeling as though we've given a rare look inside a world full of fierce emotion, one that challenges a… Continue

Added by alice on September 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Beautiful WWF Video: The World is Where We Live

This short video from WWF, titled The World is Where We Live, simply and artistically shows us that we are all connected. Wonderful.



The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an organization whose mission is to halt and reverse the destruction of our environment. Among other issues, it's concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate… Continue

Added by alice on July 26, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Elderly Animals

Blue, Australian Kelpie, Age 19 from Elderly Animals



While we'll always have a love and fascination for baby animals, like those taken by Sharon Montrose, or even majestic creatures that are in their prime, like those shot by… Continue

Added by alice on June 6, 2011 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Stunningly Beautiful Scenery off Spanish Coast



Taken off the Cantabrian coast in Spain, these photos by Jose Ramon Irusta are nothing short of extraordinary. The self-taught photographer has developed an incredible, personal style through thoughtful composition and careful attention to light. His main motivation in capturing Spain's landscapes is to help preserve the coast by raising awareness of its beauty.



When we asked Irusta… Continue

Added by alice on May 20, 2011 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Beautiful Hand-Cut Paper Silhouettes



Using just a single sheet of back paper, Boston-based artist Joe Bagley creates silhouettes that are undeniably beautiful. Whether it's a couple stealing a quick kiss or a single swallow soaring through the air, Bagley's designs are all original and each is cut by hand. He even proudly states, "No lasers, dies, or prints!"



"The intricacies of my work reflect my desire to push the physical… Continue

Added by alice on May 15, 2011 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Artists Celebrate National Bike Month



Did you know that May is National Bike Month? To celebrate, Poster Cabaret asked artists to create bicycle-inspired artworks which are now proudly on display at the Gallery Black Lagoon in Austin, Texas. Going on now till May 30th, you can see a collection of them all…
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Added by alice on May 12, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Breathtakingly Beautiful Wedding Photography



What do photos from the the top wedding photographer in the world look like? Well, you're looking at them. Ben Chrisman was given that title by the Wedding Photojournalist Association. Him and his wife, Erin, were also individually listed as two of the top ten wedding photographers in the world by the prestigious American Photo magazine. Just recently, they were recognized as two of the best wedding… Continue

Added by alice on May 8, 2011 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

The Most Beautiful Origami Art



Sipho Mabona is a professional origami artist based in Lucerne, Switzerland who was born with a natural gift. At the young age of five, he folded his first paper airplane. In 2000, after having folded planes for fifteen years, destiny called. Mabona ran out of paper airplane designs so he turned to origami in hopes that it would inspire him to come up with something more original.…

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Added by alice on April 26, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Beautifully Artistic Surf Photography



If you thought surf photography had to look slick to be cool, then you haven't seen these photos by 26-year-old up-and-coming photographer Jaider Lozano. His artistic surf photography was mostly taken in Asturias, a small and beautiful region in the north of Spain where he was born and raised. Four years ago, Lozano decided to start surfing and it was at this time that he found an incredible appreciation for everything surrounding the sport - the beautiful… Continue

Added by alice on April 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

The Dramatic Black Calendar (12 photos)



Slightly surreal and even a little spooky, this calendar is for those that feel like a cloud is always hovering over their heads. It should come as no surprise that photographer Tejal Patni was inspired by Tim Burton's dramatic films. Called Splash, the fashion calendar has the color "black" as its theme. "I approached all seasons as if I was writing a script for 12 different feature… Continue

Added by alice on March 16, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Captivating Body Patterns





A lot of work goes into creating art like this but it's not in the order that you'd think. Yasmina Alaoui and Marco Guerra mix old and new techniques together to create life-size body portraits that are mysteriously beautiful. In the series they call 1001 Dreams, Guerra first photographs their nude subjects in black and white either with film or Polaroid. Next, Alaoui draws the complex Henna-like patterns, by hand, mostly with pen and ink and with some…

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Added by alice on March 14, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

This Beautiful and Fleeting Youth (15 photos)



If you don't believe that some people are just born with a natural gift, then you haven't met Tony Katai. When he was just 13 years old, Tony bought an old Nikon film camera from his friend and started shooting. Now at 18, he's able to take such interesting photos that even Urban Outfitters says… Continue

Added by alice on February 23, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Interview: Artist Behind the Beautiful Ballpoint Pen Art



Artist Vanessa Prager is one of those people who can take very ordinary tools like ballpoint pens and make something extraordinary out of them. When I first laid eyes on her beautiful, storytelling pieces, I knew I had to get in touch with her. (See first post here.) Not only did I want to find… Continue

Added by alice on February 5, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Beautiful Watercolor Street Scenes (12 pieces)



While we can all appreciate today's digital art movement, there's something about watercolor paintings that strikes a chord within us, making us yearn for simpler times. Poland-based artist Grzegorz Wróbel is an architectural designer and artist who paints both traditional and modern architecture in his stunning street scenes. Love how he paints shadows and light and how he brings into focus… Continue

Added by alice on January 30, 2011 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

Wonderfully Timeless Contemporary Photography (20 photos)



Croatia-born photographer Stanko Abadžic finds beauty in simple moments. Shot in black and white, his street photography is characterized by strong contrasts of light and dark, his attention to geographic forms and his eye for long shadows.



What I love most about his photos (aside from the slightly surreal nature to them) is that they look they're from the the 1930s or 1940s when, in fact,… Continue

Added by alice on January 23, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Ridiculously Beautiful Photos of New Zealand (15 photos)



Andrew Smith takes some ridiculously beautiful photos of New Zealand! You may remember Smith as the one who took us on a trip through Italy, giving us a small but memorable tour through the canals of Venice, inside the awe-inspiring Vatican museum and around the gorgeous Amalfi Coast.



While Andrew… Continue

Added by alice on January 20, 2011 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

Her Beautiful Reality (10 photos)



17-year-old photography student Ana Santl is from Slovenia and currently lives in Austria. Her beautifully lit, whimsical photos have a carefree nature about them that could only come from a free spirit. What I love most? How her sweet drawings become a part of her reality. It's like characters of her dream have mysteriously escaped.



After seeing her photos, I had to get in touch with… Continue

Added by alice on January 14, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Beautiful and Magical Mixed Media (8 pieces)



New York-based illustrator Deanne Cheuk is one of those people who can bring together a variety of different artistic elements and then arrange them to create something fresh and inspiring. She' s known for being one of the first people to use illustrative typography in magazine design and her work has been commissioned by magazines such as Nylon, BlackBook, and the New York Times Magazine. Her… Continue

Added by alice on January 13, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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