Markki

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Art History: The Life and Lessons of Master Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson

He’s mentioned over and over as a source of inspiration for photographers, but who was Henri Cartier-Bresson, and why does he matter? Throughout the history of photography, certain artists have withstood the test of time, with Cartier-Bresson at the top of the list. We take a look at the life, …

The Purity of Expressive Timber Structure Celebrated in Finland's Pudasjärvi Campus

An environmentally-concious material response by Lukkaroinen Architects, the structural design for the Pudasjärvi Wood Campus in northern Finland …

Frank Lloyd Wright: fantasist or genius?

“June 8 1869 will for ever mark the beginning of a new epoch for the world,” gushed Olgivanna, third wife of Frank Lloyd Wright. On this day, she said, “a great gift was bestowed” – she meant her husband – a man who “led his fellows to the creative forms of a way of life which liberated man from …

Literature

Eames Lounge Chair Porn

An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>The Eames lounge chair is the definition of iconic. Everybody wants one. I want two. One to sit in while I look at the other. Below you'll find a plethora of photographs showcasing the chair in all …

Furniture

AIA 2017 Housing Awards: The country’s best new homes

A celebration of the nation’s diverse architecture, from lake homes to New York’s courtscraper<p>Earlier today, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) bestowed its 2017 Housing Awards, celebrating the work of architects from around the country. Showcasing numerous perspectives on the meaning of …

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site<p>Chandigarh Revealed: Le Corbusier’s city today by Shaun Fynn is published by Princeton Architectural …

Le Corbusier

10 Year Photo Essay by John Free

Photo Essays

A Bathroom, Unused for 30 Years, Gets a Gorgeous New Life

(Image credit: Laura Breisch)<p>Interior designer Laura Breisch of Making Home Interiors took on her toughest client — herself — when she purchased this …

Why Photographers Don’t Get Modern Art

It’s understandable that the great unwashed masses of the larger population might not appreciate contemporary art. But you’d think that …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Gorgeous Paris renovation strikes balance between elegant and modern

The home is located in Saint-Cloud, just six miles from the center of Paris<p>Prepare to feast your eyes on an incredible renovation of a 20th century maison located in Saint-Cloud, a tony suburb right outside Paris (even its name sounds glamorous).<p>Combining Belle Époque architecture with a fresh …

The best Apple ad from each year since its 1984 Super Bowl hit

We chose the most important Apple commercial from each year since the company's watershed advertising moment at the Super Bowl in 1984.<p>From the celebrity-packed "Here's to the Crazy Ones," to the beginning of Apple's memorable demonstration-style ads, here are its best commercial hits.<p><i>Julien Rath</i> …

CASWES / TOOP architectuur

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> North of the West-Flemish village of Westouter one can find a plot in an open and rural landscape, …

Architecture

Media, Humor, Redesign, Digital Art, Photography, Social Media, Creativity, Gadgets

Art of Building finalists 2016

Barcelona home camouflaged into its leafy surroundings with glazed ceramic curtain

Barcelona-based PMMT Architects have slyly camouflaged a private residence into the surrounding greenery using a checkered screen of green-hued …

Architecture

Incredible images from DJI's SkyPixel 2016 aerial photography competition

Incredible images from SkyPixel 2016 competition<p><i>SkyPixel, DJI's online aerial photo sharing platform, has shared the winners of its 2016 photo</i> …

I Have Abandoned My Career To Make Surreal Photo Manipulations

As merchant navy officer I used to shoot travels and landscapes until I realized one day that all the time I spent chasing the beauty around me, the …

Above and beyond: the world's best drone photography – in pictures

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites

Photography

Get the Look: Thrifty Modern & Eclectic Style

Colie and her husband have only lived in their 781 square foot North Loop Minneapolis apartment for a few months, but it doesn't show. As the …

Pictures of the Week 1.6.17

Horse Racing (Australia)

Gorgeous modern home in Brazil dazzles in the sun

House 28 is located in the capital city of Brasília<p>In case you need reminding that Brazil boasts some spectacular residential architecture, here’s a home in Brasília, the country’s capital, that settles into its surrounding natural landscape so seamlessly that it becomes an extension of it.<p>House 28 …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

120 Minimal Typography Logos

A big bundle of 120 minimalist logos for multi purpose.This extensive bundle of 120 well designed logos will help you to create eye-catching brand …

Graphic Design

Inside New York’s $4.5 billion art museum: the Second Avenue Subway

New York has been waiting almost a century for the city’s Second Avenue subway line. And on Jan. 1, the dream officially became a reality.<p>With the $4.5 billion first phase of the project complete, the city’s Q line will now stop at three new stations along the East Side of Manhattan, running up to …

Art Museums

This device fixes the worst thing about the new MacBook Pro

'HyperDrive' is a compact adapter for the ports lost in the recent MacBook Pro upgrade, turning the two Thunderbolt 3 slots into various HDMI, USB-C, …

Cities on Instagram: the best shots of 2016 – from Seoul to São Paulo

The @guardiancities Instagram account curates the best urban photographers from around the globe, and this year we’ve seen an amazing array of images from IGers who love to capture their city – including those who participated in our live weeks in Jakarta, Lagos and Canada. Here’s a selection of …

South Korea

Elements of Photography Every Aspiring Photographer Needs to Know

December 22, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

Landscape Photography

Principles of typography in web projects

To be a good web designer you have know by heart a lot of principles and rules. Some regard typography – forgetting about them will result with …

Typography

Mermaids Swim In A 10,000 Plastic Bottle Ocean To Show How Much Average Person Pollutes Earth

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong (previously here and here) is fascinated with water, but the artist kept his lense above the surface …