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14 Galaxy-Inspired Easter Eggs That Are Out of This World

If you’ve been scouring the internet for DIY Easter decoration inspo, chances are you’ve already heard about the latest Easter trend that’s taken over Pinterest: galaxy-inspired Easter egg decor. Comprised of starry nights, bedazzled accents, rocket ships and more, galaxy-inspired Easter eggs are …

Beautiful Woven Wood Bathtub

Le designer israélien Tal Engel est l’auteur d’une baignoire qu’il a confectionnée en souhaitant rendre hommage aux techniques traditionnelles de …

Tattoos Elegantly Combine Delicate Natural Subjects with Bold Geometry

Spanish tattoo artist Marla Moon adorns her clients with works that beautifully combine nature and geometry. Although minimalist in their appearance, her permanent body art makes a bold statement using elegant lines and carefully-stippled dots. Together, these two elements depict animals, trees, …

Geometry

Exploring the Uniqueness of Namibia: An Unconventional Safari Experience

<i>Kensington Tours' Explorer in Residence, Simon Donato, is an adrenaline adventurer who left his life as a geologist behind to take on the toughest terrains on the planet. He is a current member of the Explorers Club and star of the TV show, Boundless, in which he documents the many gruelling</i> …

National Parks

6 Reasons to Go to Namibia

Right out of college I spent a year managing camps in Namibia. This might be part of the reason that Namibia is one of my favorite countries in Africa but I hope all the reasons below will be convincing for you as well!<p><b>1. Namibia is a remarkable conservation success story.</b><p>Namibia is internationally …

Create Colorful Wall Art with Foam

The other day I was at the craft store getting something for some projects. I don't even remember what (sometimes it seems like I spend more time …

The Mouthwateringly Mesmerizing Art of Making Fresh Pasta by Hand

One of life's simple pleasures is sitting down with a delicious plate of warm, freshly cooked pasta—a mouthwatering joy that professional cook Miyuki Adachi (@miyukiadachi) knows well. The self-described pasta geek, who hails from Osaka, graduated from university with a degree in British and …

Italian Food

Pantone: How the world authority on color became a pop culture icon

Colors are tricky. If you’ve ever brought home a can of paint that you thought was taupe in the store but your partner points out looks “kinda pink” on the wall, you know how frustrating—and unreliable—color perception can be.<p>Color systems like Japan’s TOYO Color Finder or Germany’s HKS Guide help …

Graphic Design

“Cat Jenga” is a Brand New Challenging Game for Feline Fanatics

If you consider yourself both a cat lover and a Jenga master, then Cat Jenga might be the perfect new challenge for you. A Chinese company called Common has developed a brand new version of Jenga by cleverly combining cutout kitty poses with the game’s precarious stacking challenge. Players have to …

Feline

Male Ballet Dancers Beautifully Interpret Birds Falling from the Sky

When you take a group of dancers away from rehearsal and ask them to represent birds falling through the sky, their bodies can take on the most beautiful poses. This is exactly what happened when photographer Matthew Brookes worked with twenty male ballerinas from the Paris Opera Ballet. “A …

Designer Transforms Wood Fragments into Brilliant, One-of-a-Kind Accessories

Inspired by Australia's brilliant flora and fauna, Melbourne-based jeweler Britta Boeckmann fuses wood fragments with colored resin to form gorgeous wearable accessories. Each pendant, ring, and pair of earrings are hand crafted and entirely unique–Boeckmann works without a template, and instead …

Fabrication

Majestic Animals Envisioned as Hundreds of Multicolored Dots

London-based artist Ana Enshina uses her creative eye to envision majestic animals as an abundance of multicolored spots. Dot by dot, the watercolorist forms diverse creatures including a statuesque, bright pink flamingo, a graceful whale suspended in the sea, and a distinguished peacock with a …

Art

Monochromatic Watercolor Paintings Exquisitely Depict Cratered Surface of Moon

German artist Michal Friese has long been enthralled with the night sky, and she expresses her fascination through beautiful watercolor paintings of the moon. Her solitary depictions of the rocky surface use a limited color palette and special techniques to mimic its cratered appearance. The …

Painting

Doom CMYK Daily (type-lover: Malmö by Jorge Lawerta )

Slice, Florent Tanet

Happiness

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

eBooks

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

Artist Sketches Candid Scenes While Traveling Around the World

Cherngzhi Lian, a Singapore-based artist and frequent traveler, sketches on every flight, bus ride and train trip. His journeys result in Moleskine notebooks filled with drawings that allow us to vicariously experience his travels with him.<p>Lian's work typically focuses on commuters and cityscapes. …

Travel

DIY or DI-Don't: Paint Dipped Artwork

Do you think this DIY trend is fabulous or blasphemous?<p><i>Oliver Jeffers</i><p>Would you dip-dye a painting? After stumbling across this mini trend at . Who knows: Maybe this is a trend to try in 2015.<p><b>Would you dip-dye a painting?</b> Or is that going one DIY step too far?<p><i>DIY Candy</i><p><i>Homedit</i><p><i>READ MORE on</i> …

Digital Artworks von Emi Haze

Die Bilder von Emi Haze wirken auf den ersten Blick wie doppelt belichtete Fotos. In echt sind es aber Digital Artworks, die am Computer in Photoshop …

Raw Edges installs dye-soaked wooden floor across 19th-century sculpture gallery

Curved wooden benches and stools "grow" from a gridded floor of dyed timber installed in the sculpture gallery at English stately home Chatsworth …

Beautiful Watercolor Paintings of Architecture by Thomas W. Schaller

Though he was raised on a farm in the Midwest, Thomas W. Schaller spent the majority of his life in Manhattan where he worked as a commercial architectural artist. Today, however, he works for himself, as a watercolor painter based in Los Angeles. Schaller made the jump to a different profession …

Art

Nathalie Dackelid's "wooden tablecloth" folds out to form table extensions

The top of this table by design student Nathalie Dackelid is designed like a caterpillar track so it can be extended bit by bit to the required …