Philippa Bianchi

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The Chart of Cosmic Exploration Elegantly Details 56 Years of Human Adventures into Space | Colossal

<p>We’ve long been fans of the data-rich illustrations produced by Pop Chart Lab, and this new print is no exception. The Chart of Cosmic Exploration …

17th Century Villa San Valerio Albiate, Italy with a 1950s intervention by Luigi Caccia Dominioni.

Let’s take a step back in time and visit this gem that is altogether grandiose, elaborate and unique. Behold this beauty tucked away in Albiate, …

Cubetto is a wooden robot designed to teach toddlers how to code

London company Primo Toys has designed a "hands on" wooden play set that aims to teach three-year-old children the principles of coding without the …

Brian Pollett does 20 different Illustrations under 20 different drugs

Graphic designer Brian Pollett, aka Pixel-Pusha, went on a 20-day “binge” and created 20 illustrations while under the influence of different drugs. …

Artist Spotlight: Dave Kinsey – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Painting

Palette Inspired by Mid Century Design

Using a rich color palette inspired by mid century design, set designer Grace Hartnett and photographer Daniel Dorsa visually explore the idea of an …

Maja Egli’s Collages of Women Mix Handmade and Digital Techniques

Collage artist Maja Egli creates surreal portraits by manipulating various images of women to work together as complex unities. Her work can be read …

Art

Five Illustrators Answer "What Does it Means to Be a Woman?"

International Women’s Day is being celebrated around the world, but what exactly does it mean to be a woman in 2016? Dazed Digital posed this question to a few of their favorite women illustrators—including Polly Nor, Celeste Mountjoy, Frances Cannon and others—to see and hear their thoughts. …

The Heart Stopping Casa Horta in Barcelona by Guillermo Santomà.

At times, writing about incredible design can be a little intimidating. Finding the right words to give pure visual brilliance justice can be …

Anatomical Balloon Dog and Rubber Ducky Models by Jason Freeny | Colossal

<p>Designer Jason Freeny (previously) is known for his humorous realizations of popular toys turned into anatomical models. Lego figures, Barbie dolls, …

Valeria Napoleone: Foremost Collector of Modern Female Art

In honour of International Women's Day, AnOther steps inside the home of the esteemed art collector to discuss creative politics, power and evolving …

Embroidered Mushrooms, Animals, and Other Forest Creatures by Emillie Ferris | Colossal

<p>Inspired by spring flora and fungus, 21-year-old Emillie Ferris embroiders one-of-a-kind hoops that feature detailed rabbits, foxes, and mushrooms. …

New Spray Painted Tile Floor Patterns in Abandoned Spaces by Javier De Riba | Colossal

<p>Instead of competing with giant graffiti tags or wall murals, Spanish artist Javier De Riba (previously) takes an entirely different approach with …

Interview: Dorothy O'Connor Reimagines Her Life as Surreal Installations in a Single Room

Dorothy O'Connor translates events from her life into a surreal ongoing series called <i>Scenes</i>. For years, the artist has transformed spaces–often a room–into fantastical places that tell a story. Visually rich and exciting, they feature elements of the natural world that are handcrafted by O'Connor. …

Thickly Layered Flower Paintings Literally Pop Off Artist's Canvas

Artist Jane Ironside (of IronsideImpastos) paints flowers that literally pop off the page. Utilizing a distinct impasto style involving layers that impressively resemble flower petals, the creative is able to depict a wide range of blossoms. Ironside does so using a simple palette brush to mix both …

Mixed Media Works Bring an Impressionist Hand to Rural Canadian Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Blurring the line between the real and imagined, Stev’nn Hall paints and stains images he takes with his 35 mm camera, often landscapes of his rural …

Seamlessly Blended Images by Charlotte Heal and Mark Sanders – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Future Retrieval : Sculpting A Modern History

Future Retrieval, a studio collaboration of Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, strives to place historic objects in today’s context. (...) Read More …

The Artist Undermining Political Oppression Through Colour

Filippo Minelli floods beautiful landscapes with bursts of pigment, in a defiant subversion of the use of tear gas to silence demonstrations, a new …

Wonderplants by Sarah Illenberger.

We are really fond of creatives like Sarah Illenberger– the spontaneous types who don’t stop thinking or making, regardless of where they are or what …

Jennifer Nehrbass’ Unique Paintings Based on Collages

American artist Jennifer Nehrbass has a unique way of creating collages! Except that they are not really collages but oil paintings! Nehrbass starts …

James Rawson Paintings are a Pop Culture Explosion

Young British artist James Rawson is revisiting the pop culture of the last 50 years by painting explosive, busy and ultra colorful scenes filled …

Daniel Featherstone’s crisp images of the eccentric characters of New York

While street photography is nothing new, there’s something oddly compelling about photographer Daniel Featherstone’s portraits of New York …

Archive Illustrations of Obscure Underwater Creatures

On this Happy Monday, we explore the Biodiversity Heritage Library’s fascinating collection of aquatic illustrations<p>Museums, libraries and archives …

Captivating Simulations Explore the Beauty and Raw Power of Waves

Using abstraction, Memo Akten's 'Waves 2015' reflects on the mood and reactions after the attacks on Paris last November.<p><i>GIF by Memo Akten (via)</i><p>The oceans and waves have long-inspired artists, from the famous Japanese woodblock print by Hokusai <i>The Great Wave off Kanagawa,</i> to contemporary artists …

John Baldessari and the art of not making sense

It’s been almost forty years since John Baldessari burned all his paintings and turned the ashes into freshly baked cookies for his “Cremation Project” in 1970. While it might have been bold (back then, slightly mad), it wasn’t for nothing – marking his transition from painter to a conceptual …

Ai Weiwei Wraps the Columns of Berlin’s Konzerthaus with 14,000 Salvaged Refugee Life Vests | Colossal

<p>Ai Weiwei has produced a five-column installation on the facade of Berlin’s Konzerthaus, a collection of 14,000 life vests from refugees who landed …

Aalto University students experiment with stained-black wood to create chairs

<b>Stockholm 2016:</b> a group of students from Helsinki's Aalto University have designed and built a collection of chairs using a single material: …

Headspace App Launches Personal Meditative Pods

More than five million people globally have used guided meditation service Headspace. There's an invaluable ease to using their service (especially the free app) and it has opened the doors of meditation to many. Now, the acclaimed team behind the app have produced a different sort of tool for …

The Fine Art and Craft of 1960s Wallpaper Manufacturing | Colossal

<p>This short film from 1968 demonstrates the newest technologies in wallpaper manufacturing, the narrator exclaiming that some of the processes found …