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Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Beautiful Maple Leaf Bowl Sculptures by Kay Sekimachi

Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi has created a beautiful set of leaf bowl sculptures using skeletons of actual maple leaves. The artist added Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves to create these ethereal works of art. Sekimachi studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in …

Art

Jess Riva Cooper’s Beautifully Grotesque Ceramics Celebrate Death And Decay

The ceramics of Jess Riva Cooper are gross, majestic, fragile and poetic. Her <i>Viral Series</i> is a collection of clay heads bursting with groups of …

Art

Dutch Student's 3D Printed Ceramics Showcase Printer's Unique Programming

Design student and ceramist Olivier van Herpt’s 3D printed ceramics, unveiled during Design Week in Milan, are visually stunning. Larger in scale …

Gorgeous video of artisans crafting ceramics in Icheon

Mr.Romance's lovely video of master artisans creating ceramics is a super-chill look at the beautiful techniques being practiced in the South Korean …

Ceramics

Flowing Glass Sculptures Inspired by the Ocean and Undersea Creatures

K. William LeQuier creates stunning, free flowing glass sculptures by using a unique style he's developed over more than a decade and a half. In the mid-70s he learned about glass blowing and for years he created glass vessels. Then, in the early 90s, he began to experiment with sandblasted surface …

Sculpture

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Hailing from Burgundy, France, chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre brings a European sensibility to his remodeled...<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites …

Architecture

The Star Wars Universe - Created by O’lee Graphiste

<i>The Star Wars Universe</i> - Created by O’lee Graphiste<p>#star wars<br>• #film<br>• #geek<br>• #illustration<br>• #art<br>• #black and white<br>• #o'lee graphiste<p>3362<p>Permalink<p>3362 …

8 Artists Working In The Delightfully Bizarre World Of Contemporary Ceramics

Ceramics. If the word conjures whimsical images of cups, bowls, vases -- and, sure, Patrick Swayze -- you're not alone. But the artistic genre contains much more than tableware.<p>In the past year or so, the 27,000-year-old art form has been making quite the trendy comeback. We've encountered ceramic …

How to Make a Texture Board for Slab-Built Pottery

Texture can be addictive in pottery, and there are an infinite variety of tools that can be used to create texture. Of course, the best texture tools …

Pottery

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Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.<p>From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known …

Architecture

Gritty Snapshots Document the Wandering Lifestyle of Train Hoppers 50,000 Miles Across the US

Mike Brodie was 17 years old when he first hopped a train in 2003, intending to ride the freight all the way from Pensacola, Florida to visit a friend in Mobile, Alabama. Instead, the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, where Brodie spent a few days before making his way back home …

Photography

The Sweet Adventures of a 2-Year-Old Girl and Her Adorable Pet Pig

2-year-old Libby and her 3-month-old pet pig Pearl have a friendship that's unbelievably adorable. Pearl, a teacup pig, became a part of the Bonnie household in January as an early birthday present for Libby. The two quickly bonded and soon became inseparable, constantly playing and cuddling with …

Cute

Buildings Overflow With Balloons in This Photography Project

Charles Pétillon photographs giant balloon structures in urban spaces.<p>The flurry of white globes bursting out of buildings, crevices, and structures in photographer Charles Pétillon <i>Invasion</i> series may seem like a clever visual illusion, but in fact, every image has been carefully staged with …

Star Wars Wedding: Theme Wedding, Star Wars, Storm Troopers at Wedding

You say, "<i>Star Wars</i> wedding!" I say, "<i>Ehhhhh</i>…." Theme-y weddings can very easily tread into <b>DON'T</b> territory, so I'm always wary of them. But I'm happy to report that this wedding is a <b>DO</b> from beginning to end. Every last detail of Jennifer and Joshua's <i>Star Wars</i> wedding is so chic, it hurts. And every …

Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

Reasons Why Taylor Swift is the Queen of Street Style

If there is one celebrity you should keep an eye on, fashion wise, then it’s definitely going to be <b>Taylor Swift</b>. She is always out and about in the …

Street Style

Breakthrough DNA Editor Born of Bacteria

Interest in a powerful DNA editing tool called CRISPR has revealed that bacteria are far more sophisticated than anyone imagined.<p>On a November …

Genetics

Scientists have engineered a bacteria with a genetic 'kill switch'

Genetic engineers have designed strains of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria that can survive only in the presence of a synthetic amino acid that does not exist in the natural environment — meaning that if these bacteria escape the lab, they should, in theory, eventually die.<p>“Amino acids are the essential building …

New technology cutting hospital time for premature babies

Every year, one out of every nine babies in the U.S. is born premature and can spend weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Now new technology is helping preemies grow faster – and sending them home sooner.<p>The Pea Pod is a medical device designed to measure the body composition of …

Dreamlike Scenes by Conceptual Photographer Jenna Martin

Jenna Martin constructs alternate, dreamlike realities through her conceptual photography. Inspired by films and storytelling, the Montana-based creative takes advantage of her mountainous, serene surroundings to capture elaborate portraits that truly come to life after seamlessly blending …

Photography

A Modern Patisserie in Montreal

Atelier Moderno and Anne Sophie Goneau collaborate on an elegant backdrop for the A La Folie's delectable creations.<p>Atelier Moderno, an architecture and design firm, and Anne Sophie Goneau, an interior designer, recently collaborated on a new retail space for A La Folie, a pastry shop, on …

LED Lighting

Valentino's Space Inspired Pre-Fall 2015 Collection

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli pulled out all the stops for Valentino's Pre-Fall 2015 collection by including dresses, skirts, and a cape that were all space-inspired. Moons, planets and constellations adorned the clothes and accessories, which made the Internet swoon.<p>As …

Wearable Tech

15 Wedding Planning Instagrammers Worth a Follow

Wedding planning might inspire a lot of debate (Strapless or sleeves? Winter or spring?), but one thing that’s never up for debate: all the gorgeous eye candy that comes along with it. Whether you’re an anxious bride or not even a bride at all, there’s only one place to get a real-time, …

London Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2015

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Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …

Art