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This intriguing series by photographer Jasper Doest features a glimpse into the peculiar world of wild Japanese macaque, also known as snow monkeys. At one point in their existence, in a perfect example of adaptation, these creatures developed a system for staying warm by bathing in the hot springs …Monkeys
We don't get to post very often about icon design, but I've found a fantastic set of icons by Russian designer Anna Paschenko and it's definitely …
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The Hindu religious festival of Holi (j) http://kals.megashot.net/photos/33829 Holi (also called Holaka or Phagwa) is an annual festival celebrated on the day after the full moon in the Hindu month of Phalguna (early March). It celebrates spring, commemorates various events in Hindu mythology and is time of disregarding social norms and indulging in general merrymaking. Holi is probably the least religious of Hindu holidays. During Holi, Hindus attend a public bonfire, spray friends and family with colored powders and water, and generally go a bit wild in the streets.
Ernest Zacharevic, a Lithuanian painter with a penchant for street art, created a mural of two children on a wall in the Malaysian state of Penang, then affixed a bike to the image and invited camera-toting passersby to add their own flourishes. Some photographers snap photos of themselves chasing the kids down the road on foot or motorbike or leaping and turning in midair. Others include props like balloons and umbrellas, add amusing or philosophical text, or go sepia or color-saturated with photo-editing software. "This is street art at its best," Zacharevic says of the collaboration, "when it stops being an individual painting and becomes part of the public imagination." on design-dautore.com
Every year in Catalonia, Spain, there are festivals in which people come together to build colorful — and ridiculously tall — human towers that are …
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …Architecture