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Less is more as Japanese minimalist movement grows

TOKYO (Reuters) - Fumio Sasaki's one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meager scattering of various other items.<p>Money isn't the issue. The 36-year-old editor has made a conscious …

The Craziest Hats From the Royal Ascot Race

A racegoer poses for photographers on Ladies Day at the Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, U.K., on June 16, 2016.<br>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images

Top 10 Extreme Environments

The tallest skyscraper in Stockholm will be made entirely out of wood

1/<p>The new building, "Trätoppen," or "tree top," will sit inside in the middle of an existing car park.<p>Anders Berensson Architects<p>"If we want to …

A Photographer Collected Four Years Worth Of Trash To Show Just How Wasteful Humans Can Be

"We're often told about the quantity of waste we produce, but I think the impact of pictures can be much powerful than words," Antoine Repessé explains.<p>In 2011, self-taught photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing things away. Along with 200 friends and colleagues, he accumulated around 70 …

11 Airline Secrets From an Airline Insider

<b>Ever wonder why your seats have to be in the "upright and locked position"? Why your windows have to be open during take-off and landing? What the flight attendants real job is?</b><p>Well, I'm about to tell you. I worked in the airline industry for a number of years, both as an International Flight …

Customer Service

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Abandoned Manhole Covers Converted into Secret Rooms – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Milan-based artist Briancoshock turns abandoned manhole covers into fully decorated miniature rooms. While amusing, the installations are part of a …

This 15,000 Egg Omelette Puts Your Breakfast To Shame

Omelette you finish, but Bessières just had the best Easter of all time.<p>Egg enthusiasts, you <i>might</i> want to consider a trip to the South West of France next Easter.<p>Using more than 15,000 eggs, dozens of chefs (who call themselves the brotherhood of the Bessières' giant Easter omelette) concocted a …

These surreal photos will make you rethink how often you stare at your phone

1/<p>Here's a look at one of the photos from Geiger's "SURFAKE" series.<p>Photo Courtesy of Antoine Geiger<p>2/<p>For Geiger, a screen is "an object of 'mass …

Photographer turns old food scraps into new pieces of art

Lauren Purnell has a real talent for playing with food.<p>On her blog Culinary Canvas, Purnell turns leftover food scraps into small collages.<p>Purnell …

Culinary Arts

The Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth: a trip to Australia through the middle of nowhere

Food and wine masterclasses, sky going on forever and the feeling of space you only get in the outback … this is a train journey you will never forget<p>You don’t take the 4,352 kilometre Indian Pacific Railway journey to get from Sydney to Perth (or vice versa). It’s a train you take to discover …

Illustrator Amusingly “Unmasks” the True Identities of Pop Culture Icons for New Book

Alex Solis continues to marvel us with his clever series <i>Icons Unmasked</i>. The witty cartoon-style portraits reveal the unknown “identities” of famous characters in pop culture, and their costumed alter-egos might surprise you. All along, a babbling Minion has been lurking beneath the facade of a …

Audi Used Fan Photography to Make Rad Retro Posters

We wish more car ads looked like these.<p>For its latest social media promotion, it seems like Audi hired the people who designed Porsche's 1950s/1960s ads. That's obviously not true, but the end results look like that could actually be the case.<p>Audi worked with Amaury Laparra, a Paris photographer …

Our Graphic Designer's 8 Favorite Packaging Designs of 2015

Our graphic designer Tim McSweeney is the unsung hero of the Food52 <i>look</i>—he's behind the composition of our web pages, including colors, styling, fonts, and the icons. Every email we send you is designed by Tim (even those cute illustrations that crop up on certain images), every banner, every …

Typography

10 web design trends that ruled 2015

Another practical trend popularized by the mobile movement, card layouts display a wealth of content in a clean, organized manner attuned to browsing. Each individual card contains all the relevant information a user needs to know, usually:<p>Enticing image<br>• Title<br>• Description (or relevant tags)<br>• Control …

Interview: Gorgeous Landscapes Heightened by Auroras Illuminating the Night Sky

While Calgary, Canada-based photographer Neil Zeller has photographed everything from cityscapes to remote mountains to corporate events, his heart ultimately belongs to the night sky and its myriad of breathtaking wonders. Twinkling stars, bright hints of the Milky Way, and the otherworldly glow …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Cute and Quirky Conceptual Photography

<b>Failed opportunities</b> <br>Finland-based photographer Jenni Holma has a gift for creating cute and quirky scenes. The 22-year-old photography student says that her “heart lies in conceptual photography” but that she's in awe by anything that makes her feel something.<p>“I see things through child filtered …

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It's Not You, It's Me: The Real Reasons Why I Travel Solo

Aside from "How do you make money to travel so much?" and, "If you're traveling solo, who's taking the picture?", the next most common question I get asked is, "Why do you choose to travel solo?"<p>My immediate logical response is usually something along the lines of, "Because if I want to go …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Victoria Falls

Travel<p>Victoria Falls isn't the tallest waterfall in the world, nor is it the widest, but it certainly rates as one of the most impressive phenomena in nature. Victoria Falls, which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe, checks in at more than a mile wide at the point where the Zambezi River …

Minimalistic Cartoons Reveal Differences Between Tourists and Travelers

Do you fantasize about curling up in a luxurious hotel when taking a holiday, or do you take pride in being able to sleep wherever and whenever, often opting for that scrappy, budget hostel? Enjoy taking the road less travelled, or is a clear, well-marked path the way for you? In a quirky series of …

Tiger Becomes Friends with Live Goat Who’s Given to Him as Food

Recently, Primorye Safari Park's zookeepers placed a goat named Timur (who didn't have a name at that point) in Amur the Siberian tiger's cage as live food. Instead of treating the goat as his prey, Amur didn't go after Timur. This shocked the creature's caretakers because Amur has never behaved …

Animals

Daliy Inspiration #2243

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 …

Understanding all the Different Image File Formats

When you take a photograph, what is essentially happening is that the camera is capturing data, which creates a digital image. There are many …

People Put Their Arm Through A Hole In A Wall And Get A Surprise Tattoo From Artist Scott Campbell

With clients including Robert Downey Jr., Courtney Love and Orlando Bloom, tattoo artist Scott Campbell is a pretty big deal in the ink world.<p>So when …