Mitchell Szmyt

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Watch This Artist Create Beautiful Calligraphy Using Different Pens And Techniques

Designer, calligrapher and stationery enthusiast King Blotto III creates short videos of beautiful calligraphy that are an absolute delight to watch. …

Calligraphy

The Whimsical Language Of Comics Adapted To Furniture Design

There have been whole books written about the visual language of comics. A curlicue above someone’s head means he’s dizzy. Straight lines shooting out of an object means it’s moving fast. A series of lines coming out of an object that trace increasingly smaller hills means it’s bouncing. And so …

Furniture

The Best Scientific Image Of The Year Was A Hand-Painted Watercolor

A renaissance in scientific illustration is afoot.<p>Stunning. Beautiful. Elegant. These are not descriptors you usually hear applied to deadly pathogens–much less a virus that has killed thousands in the past year alone. Except in the case of the doctors and researchers who judge the prestigious …

Imaging

Why Can No One Figure Out How Many Girls Are in This Picture?

Guys.<p>Another day, another Internet-melting, brain-blowing optical illusion to stress about. Long gone are the days of finding pandas among the snowmen and cats among the owls. Today, we face the challenge of counting how many human girls are in the Instagram.<p>For context, Swiss photographer Tiziana …

Simple figures: the surreal beauty of Hans Breder's transfigured forms

Given that our recent fashion stories with photographers Noé Sendas and Brigitte Niedermair have focused on the human form of late, it felt only apt to highlight the work of Hans Breder, the German-born, self-taught photographer who made his name in New York by blurring the lines between …

Who ​Are Graphic Designers, Anyways?

Three designers set out to survey their industry–and ended up creating a beautiful book that reveals some truths about graphic design.<p>Authorship in the design world is murky territory, especially when it comes to graphic design. “The designers who work their black magic on the global economy are …

Graphic Design

Photo gallery: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night 84

LONDON – Relive one of MMA’s more memorable fights and check out a photo gallery of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 84 headliner between Michael Bisping …

MMA & UFC

Physicists find signs of four-neutron nucleus

The suspected discovery of an atomic nucleus with four neutrons but no protons has physicists scratching their heads. If confirmed by further …

Physics

Fallout 4 confirmed for GDC talk

Developer Bethesda will have folks on hand at next month's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to discuss the level design of <i>Fallout 4,</i> conference organizers announced today.<p><i>Fallout 4</i>'s Modular Level Design will offer an inside look into how the developer was able to "create an enormous …

The Unspoken Beauty Of Dancers With Tattoos

Before photographer Travis Magee devoted himself to his camera, he toured the world as a modern dancer. He hasn't been able to shake his fascination with dancers' physiques -- particularly those that have been inked up -- since.<p>"The dancers' bodies are their canvas and very often they must perform …

Dance

Five Female Artists Turning Hotel Selfies into Art | Amuse

You know that feeling, when you’re entering a hotel room, and it’s absolutely yours. It’s so clean and perfect: soft light, folded towels, branded stationery, large white bed. It feels so new and yet hundreds of people slept on this bed before you, and hundreds will after you. The anonymity is …

Hospitality

Watch this robot solve a Rubik's Cube in about a second

Ah, the Rubik's Cube. Few novelty puzzles have had as long of a career.<p>Since its invention in 1974, the cube has become on one of the best selling …

The Witness review: A haunting, beautiful, coldly logical puzzle allegory | Ars Technica

Long-awaited, Myst-like follow-up to Braid is a masterclass of puzzle design.<p>After 30 hours of intense play, I had not beaten <i>The Witness</i>, the latest …

Puzzles

Photo highlights of the day, New Year's Day dippers and divers

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a 12-gun salute and fire in Dubai

Cape Town

55 Bulgarian Artists Create an Illustrated Deck of Cards

With an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, the illustrators behind Infinite Collision hope to play their cards right.<p>What do a villainous monkey, two pink flamingos, a 16th century princess sheep, and female nudes have in common? They are all depicted in Infinite Collision, the first-ever set of …

Art

Powerful Dance Portraits Capture the Elegance and Intensity of the Human Body in Motion

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. …

Photography

Vincent Callebaut Imagines "Oceanscrapers" 3D Printed from Recycled Trash

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has envisioned a radical underwater colony for "climate change refugees" 3D printed from recycled materials taken …

This photographer's series on unconventional beauty went viral, and her favorite shot was an accident

Photographer Eva Woolridge, 22, captured women's unique features for her photo series, "Embrace Your Essence." The series was originally for a homework assignment, but it unexpectedly went viral.<p>Woolridge told INSIDER that her favorite piece was of her friend Sana Manejwala, and that it was taken …

Photography

News: Xbox One Won't Work Without Update + BioWare Teases Mass Effect + Forza Ditches Past Tracks

BioWare Part 1: Setting Out

Bioware Roundtable: New IP, Jade Empire, and the Next Generation of RPGs

Romance, Release Date hints, Dragons! (PAX East Bioware Base news recap)

Bioware's Spark Trailer

BioWare Delays Dragon Age Keep

Not a surprise.<p>BioWare has announced it's pushed back the launch of Dragon Age Keep following the news of Dragon Age: Inquisition's release date …