Thalia Charisse

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Whimsical Narratives Blur Elements of the Past with the Present

<i>Dancing with Costica</i> is an imaginative series in which Australian photographer Jane Long transformed old photographs into colorful and creative compositions. Long used original glass plate black and white images, originally created by Romanian war photographer Costica Acsinte, as the foundation for …

Britpop

Dreamlike Watercolor Paintings of Iconic Skylines Around the World

Depicting iconic cityscapes from around the world using a keen eye for structural beauty, Maja Wronska continues to capture a dreamy and refreshing quality in her paintings. Encapsulating scenes from Seattle to Amsterdam, Wronska uses watercolors, pastels, and sometimes coffee, to create artwork …

Art

A Quiet Day in Wonderland by Nikita Gill

London-based photographer and digital artist, Nikita Gill, transports viewers to a picturesque world that totters the boundary between reality and fantasy. <i>A Quiet Day in Wonderland</i>, Gill's whimsical series, revolves around the course of a day in the mythical land, and beautifully merges photography …

Art

Whimsical Drawings Create Fantastical Personalities in the Clouds

When you look at the clouds in the sky, what do you see? Many of us imagine giant, billowing creatures slowly floating by. Taking this fun a step further is Spanish creative and copywriter Martn Feijo who brings the fantasies to life with a pen. His series, titled <i>Shaping Clouds</i>, features …

Drawing

Rice Krispies Treats Sculpted Into Playful Pop Culture Designs

There seems to be no limit to what New York-based artist Jessica Siskin can do with Rice Krispies cereal. The artist has developed her dessert hobby into a business, called Mister Krisp, for which she sculpts Rice Krispies treats into creative designs that reference other foods, pop culture, and …

Dessert

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Kenji Croman's Breathtaking Wave Photography

Photographer Kenji Croman naturally discovered his love for the ocean at a young age while growing up in Hawaii. He spent his teen years boogie boarding and bodysurfing and experiencing the power of the crashing waves firsthand. Eventually, as an adult, Croman discovered that he could share these …

Photography

Innovative Kids Room Features Hammock Seating and Modular Furniture

When the studio Ruetemple created a room in a Russian home meant for a young brother and sister, they didn't take a conventional approach to the design. The two-storey space, called <i>Interior for Students</i>, needed to be a place for the kids to study, sleep, and hang out with their friends. So, …

Furniture

Playful Photos of Adorable Puppies Swimming Underwater

If you thought it was impossible to improve on Seth Casteel's niche of photographing dogs playing underwater, think again. The California-based photographer, who became an overnight sensation and <i>New York Times</i> Bestselling Author because of his book <i>Underwater Dogs</i>, is back with <i>Underwater Puppies</i>, a …

Puppies

Adorable Bull Terrier Stars in Owner's Imaginative Illustrations

What do you get when you put together an illustrator, his Bull Terrier, and some white walls? An imaginative series of portraits starring the adorable pup, of course! Rafael Mantesso, who works as an editor-in-chief for a Brazilian gastronomy marketing website, has turned to Instagram to document …

Cute

21-Year-Old Photographer's Conceptual Portraits Explore Worlds of Fantasy

Ventura County, California-based photographer Christopher J. Rivera explores extraordinary worlds of fantasy in his spectacular conceptual photography. Although only 21 years old, Rivera has developed a mature sense of storytelling in his work, often crafting a larger narrative and writing a few …

Photography

Sky and Landscape Merge in Breathtaking Photos of Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat

After seeing a photo of a salt flat in a guidebook about Bolivia, Tokyo-based photographer Asako Shimizu dreamt of one day seeing the magnificent sight in person. A decade later, in 2006, Shimizu finally had the chance to travel to the South American country, where she found her way to Salar de …

Sea Level

Brilliantly Clear Nightscape Photos by Nicholas Roemmelt

For the Austria-based photographer and dentist Nicholas Roemmelt, inspiring nature scenes start in his own backyard – all he has to do is strap on a backpack and walk toward the mountains. From it and other travels, he captures gorgeous images of tranquil, scenic views. His nightscape photography …

Photography

Winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 competition have been announced! The Royal Observatory Greenwich, in partnership with <i>BBC Sky at Night Magazine</i> and Flickr, invited astrophotographers from all around the world to submit their best images showcasing the spectacular beauty of …

Astronomy

Gorgeous Paintings Meticulously Crafted with a Cat Hair Paintbrush

Olena Skytsiuk is a Ukrainian artist who paints gorgeous folk-inspired works with an unusual brush. A special handmade tool is created with cat's hair that's then used to produce artworks that consist of thousands of small strokes. The meticulous nature of these paintings result in …

Art

Candid 365 Photo Series Captures the Everyday Beauty of Life

Ginger Unzueta, the photographer behind the touching <i>Life with Pito</i> series, reached out to us to share the <i>Joy Project</i>, an ongoing effort to document the everyday beauty of life with her wonderful family. The photographer, who also teaches a workshop called <i>Everyday Beauty</i> on the Bloom Forum, seeks to …

Photography

Amazingly Hyperrealistic Drawings Created Directly on Wood

Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo produces amazingly hyperrealistic illustrations drawn directly on the surface of wood. The impressive works are filled with mind-boggling details that look incredibly realistic.<p>The skilled artist plays with perspective to develop everyday …

Drawing

Do Ho Suh Created Colorfully Transparent Replica of His NYC Apartment

In Seoul, he debuted an amazing life-sized replica of his Korean home and his first apartment (which was located in Rhode Island), and now Korean artist Do Ho Suh is back with yet another amazing fabric creation. This newly exhibited one marks the closure of his “Home” series. On view at the …

Art

New Motivational Chalkboard Art by Anonymous Art Duo Dangerdust

Anonymous art duo Dangerdust has been on a roll lately, coming up with more motivational chalk work. Not only do they have to keep up with their overwhelming workload as students at Columbus College of Art & Design, they now have the overwhelming responsibility of entertaining their fellow students …

Streetwear

Colorful Illustrations Added to Photos Transform Reality into Fantasy

Rio de Janeiro-based illustrator and graphic designer Marina Papi (@marinapapi) enhances photographs with her colorful, imaginative illustrations. They transform the images into a combination of reality and fantasy, and she pairs scenes from everyday life with things we've never seen before. “This …

Graphic Design

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Vintage

New Book of Sweet and Surreal llustrations by SHOUT

Italy-born and raised SHOUT is an artist that creates beautifully thoughtful illustrations. His works don't overpower you, rather, they ask you to sit back and see the silent beauty in them. SHOUT (otherwise known as Alessandro Gottordo) has just released a new book that compiles the best of his …

Art

12 Adorable Animals the Internet Fell in Love With

They caught the internet by storm. Their cuteness overwhelmed you. And now, twelve of the most adorable animals have been brought together in one place. You may remember our headliner Lil Bub, the runt of a litter of feral cats who was born with several genetic mutations. Bub's vet said that he was …

Cute Animals

15-Year-Old Recreates Famous Movie Scenes in Amazing LEGO Stop-Motion Animation

Morgan Spence, a 15-year-old aspiring filmmaker from Scotland, spent three weeks using hundreds of LEGO bricks to recreate famous movie scenes in an amazing stop-motion animation. Popular scenes from iconic works such as <i>Dracula</i>, <i>Breakfast at Tiffany's</i>, and <i>Titanic</i> are instantly recognizable even in …

Lego

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photos Taken in Norway

Photographer Ole Salomonsen has had his photos featured on My Modern Met a few times over the years (see here and here), but we've never dedicated a full post to him. Recently, he's come out with some spectacular aurora borealis photos taken in northern Norway that we just had to share.<p>The one …

Northern Lights

Gigantic Man Erupts from the Earth in this Spectacular Outdoor Sculpture

A gigantic man crawls out from the earth in this spectacular outdoor sculpture titled <i>Feltpve</i> (“ripped up” or “popped up”) by Hungarian artist Ervin Lornth Herv. Crafted from polystyrene, the larger-than-life sculpture was temporarily installed in Budapest's Szchenyi Square for the Art Market …

Art

Foam Sculptures Playfully Create Candy-Colored Landscapes

The process of creation and change are characteristics emphasized in Dresden-based artist Stephanie Lning's work. And in her piece titled <i>Schauminsel</i>, we're witness to how the sculpture gradually takes its form. The artist uses a foam machine connected to different water tanks that feature pigments …

Art

Playful Furniture Design Looks Like a Giant Comfortable Birdsnest

Israel-based Merav (Salush) Eitan and Gaston Zahr of OGE Creative Group were inspired by the structure of a bird's nest to develop this large, playful reclining space. Called <i>Giant Birdsnest for Creating New Ideas</i>, the circular wooden structure is filled with soft, egg-shaped pillows and is intended …

Furniture

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

Drawing

Stunning Installation of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Honors Lives Lost in WWI

By the time this installation, <i>Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red</i>, is over, it's estimated that over four million people will have seen it. Surrounding the Tower of London are 888,246 handmade poppies, each representing a British and Commonwealth person who died during World War One. The first poppy …

Art