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New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just released a new series of ink plumes photographed underwater against a black background titled …

Rothko And Mondrian Get Glitch-Art Makeovers

No image on the Internet is safe from the hands of code-hacking glitch artists–not even the hallowed work of modern art masters. And in some cases, that’s a good thing. In a new series by digital artist and painter Stuart Atteberry, Mark Rothko’s deep, overwhelming color fields and Piet Mondrian’s …

How The “Star Wars” Lightsaber Was Designed

How do you design a futuristic laser sword? Take a stick, rotoscope it, and then let a sound design genius work his magic.<p>In all of the annals of film and science fiction, you’d be hard pressed to find an object as singularly identifiable as the <i>Star Wars</i> lightsaber. Even if you don’t like science …

Blue Hills House by La SHED Architecture

This single story residence nestles itself between the surrounding trees on a steeply sloped lot in Morin-Heights, Québec, Canada. Dubbed the Blue …

Dramatic Photos of Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

Caracas-based freelance photographer Carlos Becerra's photographs of the ongoing Venezuelan anti-government protests provide an eye-opening look at the waves of chaos, violence, and destruction that have swept over the nation. In these shocking images, protestors and security forces alike are seen …

Venezuela

Comment on Tea House in Shanghai, China by Archi-Union Architects by phelisia

What a master piece.

Tea House

A Rejuvenating Vehicle

Paean is far-out concept takes aim at today’s workaholics, offering a break from the day-to-day grind! The vehicle changes shape to work in three …

Photographer Klaus Leidorf’s Aerial Archaeology | Colossal

<p>Perched at the window of his Cessna 172, photographer Klaus Leidorf crisscrosses the skies above Germany while capturing images of farms, cities, …

Divergent is like an irritating, self-absorbed, self-pitying teenager

Kate Winslet is great in this Young Adult franchise as a tyrannical wicked queen, but otherwise it's a depressingly generic affair<p>Oh great, another young-adult franchise that dares to finger-wag the world's teenagers into cherishing their own individuality but which itself makes no effort to stand …

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Spectacular Splashes Create Colorful Liquid Creatures

It would be quite shocking to come across these giant creatures emerging from the surface of a lake. In reality, though, it wouldn't be possible considering Milwaukee-based photographer Jack Long captures the beautiful liquid formations at extremely high speeds.<p>With technical acuity, Long documents …

Photography

Daily Inspiration #1721

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 …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Spectacular Photographs Taken Beneath Iceland's Biggest Glacier

It might be a common reaction, but one cannot help liken these cavernous glacier images with the fabled Fortress of Solitude of Superman. This …

Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize winner will score a …

Travel Photography

Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Fascinated by architecture, photography and mobile technology, Sebastian Weiss abstracts urban shapes and models a new uniqueness by underlining …

Architecture

Sport picture of the day: sunrise in Sydney

First published on Sun 30 Mar 2014 08.28 EDT

Photoshop Composite of 300+ Hours & 1000 Layers|Whimsical New York

In 1960, the fact that I could write from my couch, and send this out instantly for you to read on your own, or whatever cozy spot you’ve taken up …

Blue Penthouse by Dariel Studio

Thomas Dariel of Dariel Studio took on the challenge of designing a functional and unique home for a family in Shanghai, China. After a renovation …

Articles about high hill san francisco homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

San Francisco

Port X

On the banks of the Prague's Vltava River lies one of Europe's most inventive housing concepts. Designed by architects Jerry Koza and Adam Jirkal, along with engineer Tomáš Kalhaus from Atelier SAD, the modular, floating house dubbed Port X was first created as the prototype for a serial production.<p>…

Architecture

House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

Silicon Valley

Suspended Staircase Floats Above Oslo Apartment

When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as <i>Idunsgate</i>, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a …

Architecture

Lake Travis Residence by Hsu Office of Architecture

The Lake Travis Residence near Austin, Texas.<p>The creative team of Hsu Office of Architecture was hired to design this house atop a sloping site off …

‘Frozen’ Becomes Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Ever

Behind The Scenes: Chicago Furniture Brand Stars in Divergent

Furniture from the sleek Chicago studio gets a closeup in the hit movie Divergent.<p><i>Divergent</i>, the movie adaption of the young adult novel that dominated the box office this past weekend, is set in a dystopian Chicago where society is split into personality types. While that cheery setup may not …

Furniture

Richard Meier on Designing With Marble

Notable for his commanding buildings clad in bright white aluminum, architect Richard Meier, who recently celebrated 50 years in the industry has become increasingly comfortable working with stone. It was his work on the Getty center in Los Angeles—for which he hand-picked, quarried, and …

Architecture