Lauren Esqueda

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Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

Oona Ratcliffe’s Broken Topographies

This week’s CMYLK pairs Colourlovers palettes with three paintings by California-born artist Oona Ratcliffe, whose work is represented by gallery …

New York City

Story-telling illustrations by Emilie Sarnel - The Fox Is Black

Emilie Sarnel illustrates pinup girls, anthropomorphic food items, wolves with attitude, and tropical countries using bold black lines and bright …

Linear Or Long, Just The Way I Like It

The EON 2 is a concept kitchen whose main highlight is the rotating bar. By moving this bar from linear to L-type, you get a chance to play around …

Articles about 7 small beach houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features …

Articles about projectile motion hat trick design’s stockwell project bring local art wayfinding on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Stockwell Park Estate in Lambeth, South London, boasts a colorful cultural history.<p>Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>When I heard that Impossible Project’s instant I-1 camera was being launched at this year’s New …

Art Deco

The Smart Logic Of Chat’s Annoying Typing Indicator

One of the typing indicator’s original designers defends his invention (and he’s pretty convincing).<p>Among the more awkward features of online chatting is the little bubble that tells you when someone is typing. It can make typers feel weirdly exposed and rushed, like someone’s waiting for you to …

A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into a Series of Sweeping Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the …

Daily Inspiration #1684

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 …

Graphic Design

Pin-Up Inspired Illustrations by Julianna Brion

Pin-Up inspired Illustration Series.<p>Baltimore-based artist Julianna Brion studied illustration at MICA. Nowadays, she operates her own design and …

Graphic Design

Elisa Insua's Assemblage Mosaics Turn Everyday Junk Into Giant Games of 'I Spy'

If you were one of those kids who grew up thumbing through "I Spy" books until the pages were worn and torn (or bedtime came around—whichever came …

Darth Vader

Em Cartaz – Corporate Design by Kempeli Design e Comunicação

Em Cartaz – Brand Identity.<p>The branding specialists at Kempeli Design e Comunicação have created the corporate design for Em Cartaz, a guide for …

Geometric Sandcastles from Calvin Seibert | Colossal

<p>New York-based sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert (previously) just returned from a 10-day trip to Hawaii where he completed a number of his abstract, …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

Modern Fireplace Mimics the Fluid Curves of a Flame

Design studio Nuvist has just unveiled their spectacularly modern <i>Mvtikka</i> fireplace, bringing a highly contemporary form to a long, unchanged furnishing. The studio, which is known for their extremely organic and sweeping products, continues its brand of design with the innovative domestic amenity. …

Fireplaces

Stunningly Beautiful Sculpted Busts by Gosia

On her first foray into sculpture, Toronto-based artist Gosia created three distinct sculptures from one identical bust. Although there are several unique sculptures in her new work, Gosia has once again made a study of crafting individual characters through small differences or additions.<p>While …

How visualising data has changed life… and saved lives

Big data, infographics, visualisations – the pop words of a modern phenomenon. But while information accumulation has become a 21st-century obsession, our generation is not the first to discover that a picture is worth a thousand words, as a new British Library exhibition will reveal.<p>Revelling in …

Travel tips: Gozo island, artistic holiday homes and the Yorkshire Dales

Take me there: Gozo<p><b>Why go?</b><br>It's a cliché but Malta's little sister island really is one of the Med's best-kept secrets. Its ancient citadels, sun-baked terraces and Byzantine churches are a gift for location scouts (see Gladiator, Troy, Game of Thrones), but for the rest of us, the red-sand beaches …

30-Foot Hand-Stitched Tapestry Tells the Story of Star Wars

Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to <i>Star Wars</i>, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing piece, entitled <i>The Coruscant Tapestry</i>. Created in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry, the massive piece was hand-stitched by the artist, along …

Little Book of Lettering

The book suggestion of this week is once again about typography and hand lettering. The title is Little Book of Lettering and the author is Emily …

Typography

Daily Inspiration #1685

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 …

New Flower Mandalas by Kathy Klein | Colossal

<p>Using the flower petals of carnations, daisies, mums and other wildflowers Arizona-based artist Kathy Klein (previously) creates temporary mandalas …

Hunting Trophies: Repurposed Vintage Bike Parts Converted into Functional Taxidermy Racks | Colossal

<p>Vienna-based designer Andreas Scheiger created this fun series of faux taxidermy heads using a bunch of found bicycle seats and handlebars. The …

Logo Collection by Aleksandr Samochernyi

Logo Design Collection.<p>Aleksandr Samochernyi is a freelance graphic designer from Odessa, Ukraine. He has been working on a variety of design a …

Beautiful Hand Lettering by Ben Johnston

Who doesn't love some beautiful hand lettering? Ben Johnston is a Toronto letterer and Illustrator with an amazing style of work. Here is a selection …

Typography

Giant Wind-Up Bots Overtake the Streets of Buenos Aires | Colossal

<p>In this latest clip from Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films we watch as tin windup toys overtake the streets of Buenos Aires, living amongst …

A Lakeside Summer Retreat in Seattle by CCS Architecture

Built for a Bay Area couple who longed for a summer retreat away from the fog of San Francisco, the Madrona Residence was designed by CCS …

Architecture

Ototo by Dentaku

We've all found ourselves banging out a rhythm with some produce or tapping the keys to an imaginary keyboard on a pile of books—right? Now music creativity has reached ingenious new heights with the Ototo, an all-in-one musical instrument invention kit from London-based studio Dentaku. There's no …

Word of Mouth: Park City

More than just a hub for the film industry when it plays host to the annual Sundance Film Festival, Utah's Park City offers charm and adventure year round. The surrounding Wasatch Mountains provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor excursions in all seasons, while world-class dining and …

Beautifully Bold Bursts of Color Create Unpredictable Shapes

Dutch photographer Marcel Christ has a unique approach to still life photography–he creates crisp, modern, and innovative images that radiate with a lively and explosive energy. With degrees in both chemical engineering and photography, Christ blends those two interests together to obtain his …