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The Week in Review: Remembering Cultural Great David Bowie

An innovator in his field, and hugely influential to generations of musicians, David Bowie kept up his enigmatic persona until the end, shielding his 18 month battle with cancer from the media spotlight until his death on Sunday.<p>Known for his regular reinvention, Bowie evolved through a variety of …

David Bowie

30+ Of The Weirdest Children’s Books Ever

Children's minds haven't been ruined by adult humor the way ours have, so children's book authors have a lot of leeway when it comes to the language …

Daily Inspiration #2043

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 …

Transport a Miniature Garden by Bike or Necklace with Colleen Jordan’s 3D Printed Planters | Colossal

<p>Colleen Jordan’s Easter egg-hued vases are the perfect springtime accessory. Built in miniature, her creations are sized to carry small succulents …

3D Printing

Gorgeous App Lets Kids Build Their Own Robots

Inspired by Lego, Tinybop’s Robot Factory encourages kids to design robots beyond their wildest imaginations.<p>Kids love robots, from R2-D2 to Optimus Prime. Now there’s an app that lets kids build the wildest robots of their imagination from scratch, then send them out into an alien world to …

Trendspotting at High Point Market

Hello from High Point, N.C.! Camille and I have spent the past few days at the biannual High Point Market, the largest furniture show in the world. …

Trends

Startups: Top 3 Web Design Trends That Will Blow You Away

> Startups: Top 3 Web Design Trends That Will Blow You Away<p>Views6714<p>Businesses have to adapt to an evolving web design ecosystem. Web design isn’t a …

25 Examples of Fashion Branding

Leaving a memorable impression on consumers are becoming more of a challenge, yet these examples of fashion branding show that it's still possible. …

10 Contemporary Illustrators You Should Know About

With illustrations bearing the mark of the artist, there is a certain authenticity attached to a hand-drawn work of art. Illustrations have the power …

Art

Take a Tour around the New Whitney with the Museum’s Curators

Is Having an 'Eye' for Art a Thing of the Past?

A few years ago I was standing in a Malibu furniture store looking at coffee tables when I heard another shopper whisper excitedly to a friend:<p>"Hey, isn't that Bruce Willis? He looks just like he does in the movies... but maybe just a <i>bit</i> shorter."<p>I can confirm: it <i>was</i> Bruce Willis, and that was one …

Art

3 top tips to keep illustrating fun and fresh

Working as an artist can suck the fun out of drawing and mean illustrating in your spare time can seem like a chore. Here eight-time Hugo …

Earth Day: 50 mind-blowing images of our world from outer space

The beauty of Earth is indisputable - from the mighty mountains, to the rippling rivers, to the panoramic plains - everywhere one looks, our planet's …

Hong Kong street art gets a boost, thanks to support from local businesses

<b>Fatty Crab</b><p>When Southeast Asian "It" restaurant Fatty Crab opened its doors in 2013, they called on a handful of local artists to bring the space to …

Local short films hit the big screen

Katlego Mkhwanazi is the Mail & Guardian's arts, culture and entertainment content producer. She started her career in magazines, before joining the …

Christopher Nolan Says His Filmmaking Process a ‘Combination of Intuition and Geometry’

Christopher Nolan described his filmmaking process as “some combination of intuition and geometry” in one of the Tribeca Talks series of public …

How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives: Annie Dillard on Choosing Presence Over Productivity

The meaning of life has been pondered by such literary icons as Leo Tolstoy (1904), Henry Miller (1918), Anaïs Nin (1946), Viktor Frankl (1946), Italo Calvino (1975), and David Foster Wallace (2005). And though some have argued that today’s age is one where “the great dream is to trade up from …

Lunchtime

tea & coffee / paris market

tea & coffee / paris market

11 Libraries So Astounding You'll Leave Your E-Reader at Home

You'll need a passport.<p>To visit the incredible collections featured in the aptly-named new book, Libraries, you won't need a library card, but you will need a passport. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

How Earth Day Changed the Way We View Cities

In 1970, cities epitomized everything that was wrong with the planet. That's changed, partly because of Earth Day.<p>Not long ago, cities were like a cancer in the environmental imagination. Proposing a national environmental agenda to Congress in January 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin …

How The New York Times Magazine Made That Awesome “Walking New York” Cover

Earlier this month, workers with the French street artist JR covered a plaza in Manhattan’s Flatiron district with a giant, wheatpasted photograph of a guy walking. It was 20-year-old immigrant and Brooklynite Elmar Aliyev in mid-stride. The image was only up for a day, and almost no one noticed. …

Interview: John Spies' Magnificent Photos Reveal the Hidden Wonders of Underground Caves

With more than 30 years of experience as a cave explorer and guide under his belt, Australian photographer John Spies is an expert at navigating the incredible formations and winding passages of underground sites never before seen by man. Camera in hand, the adventurer has journeyed into the depths …

Vietnam

Vibrant Arrivals from Artifact Bag Co.

American-made work aprons, bags & more<p>At Hand-Eye Supply we live for good-looking, well-made stuff, especially when that stuff helps us make our own …