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Adventurous Couple Carry Kids on Their Backs While Photographing Breathtaking Landscapes

Australia-based couple Dylan Toh and Marianne Lim of Everlook Photography manage to balance parenting and their passion for landscape photography by carrying their two children on their backs as they travel the world to capture amazing scenes. While landscape photography is difficult enough with …

Per Kristian Nygård crams a grassy valley into an Oslo gallery

Norwegian artist Per Kristian Nygård attempted to bring the outside inside with this installation that involved building grassy mounds inside an Oslo …

Artist Transforms Children’s Drawings into Adorable Plush Toys

Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children's drawings into adorable, handcrafted plush dolls. The toys, which she calls “softies,” are one-of-a-kind reflections of the kids' creativity and imagination. Anything that they can dream up–from rainbow cats to cute bat-pig hybrids to three-headed …

This Toy Company Will Turn Doodles Into An Awesome Stuffed Animal

A perfect gift for a mini Picasso.<p>Though it started with kids' drawings, adults also frequently send in artwork or photographs to get turned into toys.<p>"I saw her parading from camp, pre-school, and elementary school with really cool drawings on a regular basis," he said. "The best ones would start …

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Pregnancy Book Changes in Size with the Expectant Mother

Pregnancy is a special time for a woman, and <i>Mother Book</i> created by the advertising firm Dentsu Naoya documents it in an extra meaningful way. The beautifully designed publication is intended to promote Kishoka, an obstetrics medical service network in Japan, and it takes expectant mothers through …

How Board Games Conquered Cafes

As social life gets ever more digital, new coffee shops and bars encourage face-to-face interaction via the likes of Settlers of Catanand Connect Four.<p>On a gorgeous fall day when most of New York City was outside enjoying the weather, I spent part of the afternoon in a small storefront trying to …

"Rooms by the Sea" Edward Hopper. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/463307880386490085/ Posted by Lara

Artist: Erica Hopper Erika Hopper has just completed this beautiful painting. Her style is truly original and each piece has it's own unique concept, yet her use of color and color blocking along with her defining texture brand it is as hers and hers alone. http://www.onessimofineart.com/artists/Hopper/Hopper_Originals.html Posted by Lara

Making of The Nescafé Alarm Cap

In the face of the booming craft coffee culture, instant coffee stalwarts Nescafé decided a brand refresh was in order. Opting for an innovative packaging activation to reintroduce the oft-ignored product to the greater creative community at large, Nescafé created the Alarm Cap, a combination …

Kitchen Envy: ChopChop's Workbench Inspired Design

If there's one thing that'll ruin meal-making—no matter how many glasses of wine you've had to counteract any frustration or how loud you've got the …

Incredibly Realistic 3D Illustrations Look Like Paper Art

Estonia-based graphic designer and illustrator Eiko Ojala uses the art of paper cutting as the inspiration for these clever digital drawings. At first glance, the compositions look like layers of colorful paper perfectly placed together. However, in reality, the artist hand draws everything and …

Paper Craft

Phaidon's Monograph on Ettore Sottsass

As the mastermind behind vibrant, eccentric furniture—not to mention the iconic Olivetti ‘Valentine’ typewriter—Italy's Ettore Sottsass established himself as one of the most important contributors to the Postmodernist movement. This famed founder of the Memphis Group brought wild imagination to …

Massimo Vignelli Is Gravely Ill, Requesting Letters

Influential design great Massimo Vignelli is gravely ill. His family reports that he has left the hospital and will be spending his last days at his home in New York City. His son, Luca, has extended a touching request: that all those for whom Vignelli was either an influence or an inspiration …

Eye-Catching Books Covers by Books We Made - The Fox Is Black

Munich based duo Stephanie and Tom Ising design book covers for a living and I must say that they do a rather excellent job at it. Working under the …

King of the Castle: Drip-Dried Sculptures That Put Your Cookie-Cutter Sand Castles to Shame

Forget your fancy sandcastle building tools. Your molded buckets may ensure a perfectly formed turret, but where's the fun in that? The artist behind …

LELO Celebrates Sexuality in Design

For 11 years now, Swedish design brand LELO has envisioned and created toys for pleasure that take into account sexual stimulation as much as exquisite design sensibilities. Their products are objects of which to be proud—not shy about—and the ultimate reward is fulfillment. Noticing a shift toward …

Daily Inspiration #1756

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 …

David Cameron hints at showdown with Nigel Farage on TV

Mr Farage – who recently faced Mr Clegg in televised debates on Europe – said during a phone-in show on LBC radio: “He doesn’t want to have a debate …

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