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Berlin-based fashion and portrait photographer Olaf Heine departs from his usual subjects of celebrities and haute couture with Brazil, a collection of intimate, black-and-white photos that highlight the multifaceted charms of the South American country. Published in a hardcover photo book by teNeues, Heine's…

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Designer and architect Margot Krasojević recently revealed designs for this futuristic home concept, called the Hydroelectric Tidal House, in which tidal wave power is harnessed to generate energy. The idea proposes the construction of a structure with an outer and inner shell. The concrete outer shell anchors the house to the beach and uses solar cells to provide an…

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15-year-old, Austrian-born photographer David Uzochukwu's atmospheric portraits express powerful emotions through moody scenes and surreal imagery. His conceptual images evoke somber feelings, as quiet moments reveal flowing tears, eyes shut tightly against the world, faces darkened by shadows, and hunched shoulders that project loneliness and anxiety.

The Brussels, Belgium-based creative…

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Sleek QUANT E-Sports Sedan is Powered by Salt Water

By now, we’re used to hearing about cars that run off electricity, but not necessarily from salt water. The Germany-based QUANT e-sports sedan by Nano Flow Cell has been in development for 14 years, and it uses an entirely new kind of energy storage system where fuel is made from a salt water solution. This sleek car has impressive specs, too. Nano Flow Cell claims that the…

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Machine Gears Transformed into Modern Metal Furniture

Did you ever think that the simple gear would have a place in contemporary furniture design? Manufacturer Remy Barrere Gears collaborated with French designer Amaury Poudray to create a series of tables inspired by the machine part. Aptly called Gears Table Collection, the modern furniture pieces recently made an appearance at…

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Sputnik Lamps Meticulously Covered with a Complex Web

Julie Lansom is photographer-turned-decoration designer, crafting a collection of handmade lamps that she calls Sputnik. They are made using painted wood and high quality cotton or wool threads. Indentations are cut into each of the sides which allows Lansom to meticulously string the fibers between them and create a colorful, complex web covering.

Geometric shapes are an integral part of…

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Look closely at these miniature scenes and you may be surprised by what you discover. 15-year-old Zev Hoover has a wildly vivid imagination that he translates into unbelievably magical moments. The young Massachusetts-based artist began taking pictures when he was just 8-years-old and, over the years, he has developed his skills to an impressively high level.

Hoover…

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