In his series, Neighbors, photographer Arne Svenson peers through strangers' windows to reveal very intimate, personal moments. According to his bio, the photographer stepped outside of his typical studio work to explore the relationships between himself and his Manhattan neighbors when he inherited a telephoto lens from a friend.
To develop the series, he pointed his camera across…Continue
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New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true passion for documenting his experiences through his camera lens
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With just a spray paint can and some stencils, Canadian street artist Peter Gibson, aka Roadsworth, transforms all kinds of regular street markings into playful works of art. In 2001, the Montreal-based artist began raising an awareness for more bike lanes in the city. During that time, he found inspiration from the lines across a parking lot, the painted crosswalks, and the…Continue
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Prism is a magical table design that appears to be different from every angle. Developed by Australian-based designer Maurie Novak, of MN Design, the unique concept generates a mystifying sensation of ever-changing colors set within one solitary object. Through a series of perfectly arranged colorful bands, Novak transforms an ordinary table into a captivating piece of…
Anyone who has ever experienced a moment of fuzzy vision will appreciate the clever approach to this project, entitled Seeing New York. Created by photographer Jamie Beck and visual graphics artist Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio and Cinemagraphs, the series is a…
Miradors is a lighthearted photo project filled with many unexpected surprises. Created by French photographer Erwan Fichou, the series documents people popping out of oddly carved trees. The atypical portraits will instantly spark a curiosity about why the trees are shaped so specifically and also why each person is perched so snugly amid the leaves.
The inspiration for…Continue
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Barcelona-based artists Javier Jabalera and Mon Castel worked in collaboration with 3D Neighbors to create this interactive project entitled Everything is Ending. The pair worked together to build the flammable design because, Jabalera explains, "We were thinking of the best way to say goodbye to the earth if finally this 2012 is the last year before the…
This surprisingly realistic series of human-inspired typography is quite shocking. Created by creative director JC Debroize, each unnaturally bent arrangement features a letter of the alphabet designed with human characteristics including skin, oddly placed hair, and eyeballs peering out unexpectedly from the curves and bends of each shape. However, once you get past the initial…Continue
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UK-writer and illustrator October Jones regularly spices up his monotonous commute with these funny little drawings that playfully replace fellow commuters' heads with cartoon characters. Over the past few years, Jones has continued to post these entertaining…Continue
Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called Rooftop Photography. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights!…
It may not be a replacement for never having a treehouse as a child, but this unique resort is still pretty fun. Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, Washington, Treehouse Point is a sustainable bed and breakfast that offers a unique opportunity for adults to vacation in rooms built amongst the trees.
Developed by Pete and Judy Nelson, the concept strives to "connect people…Continue
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Korean artist Seung Hoon Park weaves strips of film together to produce visually intriguing compositions where a fragmented world comes together in complex arrangements. Throughout the series, Textus, his unique approach redefines the typical landscape in mosaic style.
To create the unique photographs, Park uses positive 16mm movie film that he cuts into strips and loads into a…Continue
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Brooklyn-based photographer Cara Phillips developed this intriguing portrait project that uses ultraviolet light to reveal every tiny little imperfection across a person's face. To produce the black and white series, the artist set up on the streets of New York with a sign that said "Free Portraits." Any willing participants agreed to sit down right there and have their photo taken…
Artist Emma Howell has a unique approach to landscape photography. Rather than exposing her images digitally or onto film, she works with a wet plate collodion method to transfer landscapes directly onto handblown glass forms. When the San Francisco-based artist first learned…
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It has been a particularly cold winter so far in New York. The massive snow storms and frigid temperatures have sent most people indoors to seek warmth under fuzzy blankets with hot chocolate in hand. However, in response to the cold, photographer Dina Litovsky decided to venture outside to document the unusually deserted landscapes throughout Central Park.
Born in the Ukraine,…Continue
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This spectacular winter wonderland is a frozen labyrinth of caverns, archways, glacial formations, and tunnels in Colorado, Utah, and New Hampshire. Creator Brent Christensen began building these insane designs when he and his family first moved to Utah. A combination of artistic endeavor and cabin fever led to his first at-home attempt which his kids dubbed the "Ice Castle." He gradually developed his idea…
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NY-based Pedal Power designs and builds pedal-powered machines that allow users to generate their own energy while reaping the health benefits of an active lifestyle. Founded in 2008, the company is run by two best friends Andy (engineer, entrepreneur, and bicyclist) and Steve (programmer and entrepreneur). This hand-built machine, named Big Rig, is constructed from all-steel frames and stock…
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In 2011, Budapest-based photojournalist Tamas Dezso began documenting the centuries-old traditions that seem to be slowly disintegrating in Romania. The series, entitled Notes for an Epilogue, takes viewers on a powerful journey through the small villages and homes, stunning landscapes, and crumbling buildings of communities that are struggling to stay alive in a post-communist…