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Bottle caps have taken on an entirely different purpose and form in these creative works by Chicago-based multi-media artist Mary Ellen Croteau. She believes that these little plastic parts, which cannot be recycled, are a major curse on our environment. So, in an attempt to find ways to repurpose the objects which would otherwise be garbage, Croteau began reworking them into portraits…

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Student and photographer Nika Holodnaya (a.k.a. Neekwe) captures stunningly unique photos that possess a mysterious, shadowy allure. Holodnaya, who studies physics at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Moscow, reveals an enigmatic, illusory realm in her hazy images. Young women lay immersed in water, overlook the gray waves of the ocean, and hide in the isolation of dark forests.…

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The Ballerina Project is an ongoing exploration of the elegant beauty of ballet dancers as seen through the lens of photographer Dane Shitagi. Rather than being confined to a studio, Shitagi prefers to photograph his subjects outside on the streets, inspired by the rawness and atmosphere of the living city.

Beautiful ballerinas strike graceful poses in the middle…

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French artist Benedetto Bufalino has created an unusual way to enjoy a dip in the pool. He’s taken an old-yet-shiny blue SEAT Ibiza sedan and transformed it into a fully-functioning jacuzzi bath. By removing the roof, windows, and windshield, he’s constructed an area for a tub where at least two people can have a relaxing soak. It’s a bit unconventional, but that’s part of its…

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Brooklyn-based, Australian multimedia artist Sophie Kahn creates fragmented female bodies and faces by merging a classic sculpting approach with new and modern technology. She uses 3D laser scanning and printing combined with ancient bronze casting techniques to produce these lively formations that suggest the wear and tear that might occur across decades, yet many of the…

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England-based photographer Sian Davey's photo series Finding Alice is a touching illustration of family life featuring her daughter Alice, who was born with Down syndrome. Through beautifully candid snapshots of Alice's daily life, Davey shows that, despite developing physically and mentally in a unique way, her daughter is no different from any other human being. She plays with her siblings,…

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Seascapes is an extensive study of the ocean as the tides move in and out and waves crash against the shore. Created by Helsinki-based photographer Antti Viitala, every composition follows the same structure where overcast skies and deep blue water blend together at a straight horizon line, which cuts directly across the center.

This series of twelve images feature autumn storms as they…

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Vietnamese-based architects a21studio have put a new twist on the meaning of a tent. They created an airy, gabled hideaway and spa that sits above a hot spring and mineral resort near Nha Trang City. Appropriately called The Tent, the structure partially encloses the hot spring at the top of a rock hill and allows guests a chance to relax in private while also keeping cool in the tropical…

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