Matthew Somerton

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Meet Tatsuo Horiuchi, the 77-Year-Old Artist Who ‘Paints’ Japanese Landscapes With Excel | Colossal

<p>For over 15 years, Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi has rendered the subtle details of mountains, cherry blossoms, and dense forests with the most …

The Edge Is the Greenest, Most Intelligent Building in the World

The Smartest Building in the World<p>Inside the connected future of architecture<p>By Tom Randall | Sept. 23, 2015<p>From<p>Watch the video 3<p>It knows where you …

Perspective: Hilariously Shortened Vehicles and Other Edited Oddities Race Around a City’s Streets | Colossal

<p>Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films (previously) edits everyday footage in order to add a touch of the bizarre to mundane scenes. In his most …

Trailer for Awaken, a Documentary That Brings Together Breathtaking Footage From Over Thirty Countries | Colossal

<p>Here is the first trailer for the feature length documentary film AWAKEN, a work that beautifully observes the simple and complex relationships that …

NIKE Brand Walls | FIELDWORK Design & Architecture

Designed in collaboration with the Nike Workplace Brand Design group, the design approach was to create a three dimensional architectural branded …

Meet the Milky Way: A Timelapse Video Shot From the Cockpit of a Swiss Airliner | Colossal

<p>Sales Wick is an airline pilot, photographer, and film producer based in Switzerland who photographs the journeys of his many international flights …

An Immersive Forest of 60,000 Rainbow Numbers by Emmanuelle Moureaux | Colossal

<p>In celebration of The National Art Center of Tokyo‘s 10th anniversary, French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux was commissioned to fill the …

Art

Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

<p>The full trailer for Loving Vincent (previously here and here), a film examining the life of Vincent van Gogh, has finally been released after …

Animation

A Sprawling Coral-Like Structure Suspended Above an Orlando Convention Center by Marc Fornes | Colossal

<p>An interconnected pathway of tubular branches hangs above the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, an installation produced …

New Classical Paintings Reimagined as Part of Modern-Day Italian Life by Alexey Kondakov | Colossal

<p>For his latest works in the ongoing series <i>Art History in Contemporary Life,</i> Ukrainian artist and designer Alexey Kondakov (previously here and here) …

Speculative Paintings of a Graffiti-Covered Earth by Josh Keyes | Colossal

<p>Josh Keyes‘ newest series features subjects both manmade and natural, their common element being several layers of graffiti that cover a space …

A Fascinating Film About the Last Day of Hot Metal Typesetting at the New York Times | Colossal

<p>On July 2, 1978 the New York Times made a significant technological leap when they scuttled the last of 60 manually-operated linotype machines to …

Lossless Energy Transfer: Scientists Just Had Another Superconductor Breakthrough

Energy at its Finest<p>Superconductors are awesome. They can deliver power more efficiently because no energy is lost in electricity resistance — the …

Cycle: A Trippy Experimental Animation About the Human Form by Kouhei Nakama | Colossal

<p>Cycle is a new animation from art director Kouhei Nakama that uses a wide range of physics-based particle animations to explore the human form. …

Cramped photographs of Hong Kong cubicle apartments

These photographs of Hong Kong cubicle apartments are a disturbing combination of vertigo and claustrophobia. According to the SoCO, about 100,000 …

Tessellating Patterns Formed From Intricately Folded Paper by Polly Verity | Colossal

<p>Sculptor Polly Verity interlocks domes, orbs, and other curved structures by strategically folding large sheets of paper. The result of these …

Footage of Osaka’s Skyline Transformed into a World Where Architecture Grows Organically | Colossal

<p>In this fantastic short titled Spatial Bodies, actual footage of the Osaka skyline is morphed into a physics-defying world of architecture where …

Bisected Boulders With Stretched Bronze Interiors by Romain Langlois | Colossal

<p>A self-taught sculptor, Romain Langlois studied medical books and anatomical charts to understand the human body, building his first sculptures …

Illustrator ‘Yoyo the Ricecorpse’ Animates Quirky Hand-Drawn Characters With Her Original Photography | Colossal

<p>Blending her original photography with hand-drawn illustrations in Photoshop, animator Yoyo the Ricecorpse creates quirky ghost-like characters that …

Ignight: An Experimental Long Exposure Light Film by Daniel Barreto | Colossal

<p>Ignite is an experimental animation from 24-year-old artist Daneil Barreto. The clip was made with hundreds of long exposure photos of various LEDs …

HYPER-REALITY

Photographer Denis Cherim’s ‘Coincidence Project’ Explores Uncanny Moments of Synchronicity | Colossal

<p>With an eye for unusual juxtapositions and serendipitous moments where the universe seems to synchronize itself just so, photographer Denis Cherim …

Photography

REX Designs a Concave and Crystalline Office Building for Washington DC

REX has released designs for 2050 M Street, an office building in Washington DC’s Golden Triangle Business District. The 41,800 square meter (450,000 …

Surreal Monochromatic GIFs by Carl Burton | Colossal

<p>Digital artist and animator Carl Burton creates quick atmospheric GIFs that blend elements of science fiction and surrealism. Glittering illuminated …