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Massive Paper Installation Feels Like You're Walking Inside a 3D Painting



This may be the closest you'll ever come to stepping inside a painting. Showing at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles until June 8 is one massive installation that consists of thousands of thin paper sheets hanging beautifully in mid-air. Artist Jacob Hashimoto combines traditional kite-making techniques and painting into sculptural environments to create the third and…

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Added by alice on March 24, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Portraits of Tokyo's Most Rebellious Fashion Icons



New York-based photographer Thomas C. Card turns the camera on some of the most fashionable and fierce females in Tokyo. In the spring of 2012, Card traveled to Tokyo to document the city's vibrant street fashion scene. Started in the early 1990s, Japanese fashion tribes sprung up as young people, particularly women, began to rebel against traditional Japanese culture. Instead of taking photos…

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Added by alice on March 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mind-bending Installation at TED Helps You Find Your Social Soulmate



The lucky people who were able to attend this year's TED conference in Vancouver, which started March 17 and ends today, got to experience a mind-bending installation that helped them find their social soulmate. Experiential marketing agency MKG collaborated with artists…

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Added by alice on March 21, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Fantastic iPhone Photos of People Floating in Mid-Air

Simone Bramante is a Bologna, Italy-based creative who helps companies come up with everything from their corporate identity to their social media strategy. He's also a jack-of-all-trades, working as a commercial photographer, illustrator, and graphic designer. In his spare time, he puts down his hefty photography gear, his Canon 6D and L-series lenses, and he picks…

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Added by alice on March 21, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Mother Takes Heartwarming Photos of Her Daughters as They Grow Up

Mother and professional photographer Kate T. Parker invites us to relive the magical moments in our childhood through these heartwarming photos of her two daughters, Ella (8) and Alice (5). Taking inspiration from artist Norman Rockwell and his idyllic images of American Life, the Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer shoots her two young girls and their friends…

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Added by alice on March 20, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Gorgeous Wisteria Installation Gives Illusion of Wedding Under the Trees

Doesn't it look like this beautiful wedding took place outdoors, under a wisteria tree? For a New York-based couple's wedding, design studio White Lilac and event planning company Details Details pulled off an amazing feat. On the patio of SLS, a Beverly Hills hotel, thirty people worked over 18 hours to create a magical installation that consisted of greenery,…

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Added by alice on March 20, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Photographers Share Pure and Powerful Moments of Love



What is love and how do you portray such a beautiful yet abstract feeling? Last month, National Geographic asked its readers to submit photos on how they see love through their photo community Your Shot. Called Love Snap, the project brought out many different interpretations…

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Added by alice on March 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Beautiful Street Art Illusion in Brooklyn by Aakash and Know Hope



New York-based Aakash Nihalani, whose known for his stellar tape art, recently teamed up with fellow street artist Know Hope in creating this beautiful illusion. On a bright blue wall near Aakash's studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the two made it look…

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Added by alice on March 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition

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I love this photo competition! The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open, Youth and National Award competitions were just announced. After receiving over 70,000 entries from around the world, the World Photography Organization or WPO chose ten photographers as this year's Open winners. These individuals are not…

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Added by alice on March 18, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective



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With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an amazing photographer,…

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Added by alice on March 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Breakdancer Balances on One Hand at Famous Paris Landmarks

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Hip-hop dancer Kapstand gives us a tour of Paris while "freezing," or balancing on one hand. The b-boy technique involves stopping the body while in motion and then balancing very still. He started the project just seven months ago when he moved from north-east France to Paris. Upon his arrival, he wanted to visit all the famous landmarks of…

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Added by alice on March 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Gorgeous Papercut Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti

As part of this year's SCOPE NY art show, Black Book Gallery presented stunning hand cut paper works by artists Hari & Deepti. The creative couple, based out of Denver, Colorado, each brings to the table different skill sets. Hari, whose full name is Harikrishnan Panicker, is a trained graphic designer and illustrator while Deepti Nair specializes in paper cut art.…

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Added by alice on March 17, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

A Young Girl Who's Best Friends with an English Bulldog



From the day her daughter was born, Rebecca Leimbach has photographed the beautiful and budding relationship between the little girl and her English Bulldog. After suffering through years of infertility, Rebecca and her husband were blessed with their daughter Harper. After Harper was born, they tried to have more children but even IVF treatments proved unsuccessful. Feeling an…

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Added by alice on March 17, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Dogs Photobomb Celebrity Photos to Help Boost Pet Adoption



Over the years, we've seen a lot of artists and photographers do some highly creative things to raise the awareness of shelter animals and to help find them homes. Theron Humphrey (of Maddie on Things) is shooting Why We Rescue, Shannon Johnstone is behind…

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Added by alice on March 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Touching Portraits of Couples Who've Been Together Over 50 Years

For all you cynics out there who don't believe in everlasting love, you must check out this series called Love Ever After by Lauren Fleishman. The New York-based photographer captures beautifully intimate moments between New York City couples that have been together over 50 years. She accompanies each image with a sweet short story, like one you'd imagine hearing during the classic romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally.

For the photo above, for example, husband Moses…

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Added by alice on March 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s



New York Up & Down is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. Like a relationship, it's an experience Hovat describes as "romantic."

"New York as a city has always been ‘romantic,’ because I have always associated it with…

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Added by alice on March 13, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

This is the First Artwork in the World to Use Google Glass



There's a lot of interesting facts about this art piece by David Datuna. Called Portrait of America, it's a 12-foot American flag sculpture made up of about 2,000 eyeglass lenses as well as 400 or so famous portraits that either magnify or shrink underneath them. These embedded images include historical and contemporary figures who've helped shape America into what it is today.…

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Added by alice on March 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Soar Over Surreal Turkey in a Hot Air Balloon



Could there be anything more dreamy than this? I spent a good part of this morning looking through surreal photos of hot air balloons soaring over Cappadocia. A historical region in Central Anatolia in Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its unusual, moon-like landscape. It's a mixture of naturally formed hills, deep canyons, valleys, and conical rock…

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Added by alice on March 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Beautiful Maps of Countries Made Out of Real Food

Can you spot your country? In this striking new series, New Zealand-based artist Henry Hargreaves worked with New York-based stylist Caitlin Levin to create gorgeous maps all made out of food. Make that real food. Originally inspired by a passion for travel, the two…

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Added by alice on March 12, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Awesome Angry Birds Sand Sculpture



Until April 27, visit the Frankston Waterfront in Victoria, Australia to see spectacular sand sculptures like this one. A team of talented international and Australian sculptors have brought to life story book characters from Penguin Books in an event titled Story Land. That's a total of 3,500 tons of sand carved into amazing works of art!

In addition to seeing sand…

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Added by alice on March 11, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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