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Will the buildings of the future be grown underwater?

In a new exhibition, Michael Pawlyn lays out his vision for architecture inspired by the natural world – including biorock buildings grown entirely underwater and whole office blocks being lit by learning from the blind sea star<p>A spiny pencil urchin hangs in a perspex case next to the lacy sheath …

Articles about design icon architect eero saarinen on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...<p>A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.<p>A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased …

Design

Turn Day Into Night in Photoshop

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

How to get Big on Twitter: Ignore Copyright and Creative Credit

At first, <i>The Atlantic</i>‘s profile of the duo behind the mega-popular @HistoryInPics Twitter feed reads like your standard “young geniuses find …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Captivating Slow Motion Macro Footage of a Match Head Catching Fire

When we shared photographer Adam Magyar’s talk in which he describes the techniques he used to capture the mesmerizing photos and footage in his …

Infographic Gives You Nine Ways to Grow Your Photography Business in 2014

If 2014 is finally the year you plan to turn your love of photography into a business and see if you can quit your day job to do something you enjoy, …

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Art

How To Be A Happy And Successful Creative Freelancer (Or Work With One)

Freelancers share their best practices for being their own boss, and why you should so totally just do it.<p>When talking to creative freelancers, there’s one phrase that’s often repeated: “I don’t mean to sound cheesy or cliché but…” What follows that “but” ranges from waxing lyrical about the …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Kyle Thompson Photography

Experimental and Narrative Photography.<p>Kyle Thompson is a young photographer who was born in Chicago in 1992. At the age of 19 he started taking …

Photography

Baan Moom House in Bangkok, Thailand by Integrated Field

Modern Architecture – The Baan Moom House.<p>The Baan Moom house in Bangkok, Thailand was designed by Integrated Field. This 3 storey family house …

Incredible Shadow Art by Fabrizio Corneli

The shadow art of Italian artist Fabrizio Corneli is the result of carefully calculated projections of light. Using mathematics to produce each visually compelling and mind-boggling piece of work, Corneli gives life to his seemingly simple, geometric wall extensions with light. He poignantly says, …

Art

The Art of Choosing

The book suggestion of this week is The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar. The book is about choice and how our behavior about making them. I am half …

National Science Foundation

Daily Inspiration #1655

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

With Michron, Even Amateurs Can Master Time-Lapse Photography

Time-lapse photography has been largely reserved for experts until now.<p>Instagram and Snapchat have turned all of us into photographers. Which pisses off lots of professional photographers–their art form has been co-opted by noobs! Now, the Michron, a new device by VivoLabs, means that amateurs can …

Time-lapse Photography

Squiggly Figures Congregate on a Building in Spain | Colossal

<p>Visual artist SUSO33, known for his abstract human forms comprised of quick gestural lines, recently painted this large-scale mural in Madrid …

A Light Show Turns A French Museum Into The Big Bang

Light artist Hervé Audibert makes a bright primordial soup inside the Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France.<p>As the sun goes down tonight, the city of Lyon, France, will light up. The Festival of Lights, a tradition that hearkens back to 1852, illuminates the entire city for four nights every …

France

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

Communicate

Experiencing Jaume Plensa's "Wonderland"

When I visited Calgary earlier this year to cover Beakerhead, I had the pleasure of walking around the city with an extremely talented photographer, Neil Zeller. When we approached Calgary's tallest tower, The Bow, this amazing sculpture by Jaume Plensa named <i>Wonderland</i> immediately caught my …

Art

Villa Kogelhof by Architecture Bureau Paul de Ruiter

Villa Kogelhof.<p>The Dutch architecture bureau Paul de Ruiter has designed this puristic and modern house called “Villa Kogelhof”. But not only the …

Interiors: future classics - in pictures

Which contemporary objects are destined to become design standards? We asked a panel of experts for their predictions

3D Light Sculptures Created with Two Spinning Monitors

<i>Full Turn</i> is a project by artist Benjamin Muzzin that takes two flat screen monitors placed back-to-back and spins them at high speeds, turning the projected images of light into three-dimensional animations. Created as a diploma project for a bachelor degree at ECAL, the result is a spectacular …

Art

How to Create Great Environmental Portraits

Interested in learning how to take better Environmental Portraits? If so, do yourself a favour and watch this video of a training session by …

7 Tips for Helping Women Love having their Photo Taken by You

When I look at a picture of myself, I can point out a million things I hate: my hair is always flat, I hate the ptosis in my left eye, I hate the …

Digital Photographer

Photography