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Photographer Spotlight: Andrea Costantini – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of photo collages from “Where Is My Mind” by photographer Andrea Costantini. More images below.

Quirky Photo-Manipulations That Remix the World in Creative Ways

Photographer James Popsys lives in London, one of the most photographed cities in the world. With so many people making virtually the same photos as …

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9 Examples Of Black And White Bathrooms For Those Who Love Contrast

1. This bathroom is from a hotel in Xiamen, China, designed by Team BLDG.<p>2. This bathroom is from a home in Sydney, Australia, designed by CplusC …

Are these nine structures the world’s most impractical buildings?

“We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us.” Winston Churchill’s 1943 aphorism is perhaps the most often-quoted exposition of the …

VAG design proposal will change the way Vancouver thinks about its architecture

The proposed design for a new Vancouver Art Gallery by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron Herzog will be wrapped in wood.<p>You descend below ground, and then rise up into the air. This is how the architects Herzog and de Meuron imagine visitors will enter the new Vancouver Art Gallery. If the …

The Philosophy of Selfie

Justin Bieber issues some rules for modern-day autograph seekers.<p>“I’ve observed a general societal decline in kindness to our fellow man,” wrote the blogger Matt Raymond in 2010. “At the same time, our senses of entitlement have seemingly spiked. You can look almost anywhere and witness this …

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Where Have All the Teachers Gone?

Every year, as August slouches toward September, public schools around the country resume classes--and bemoan the difficulty of finding enough teachers:<p><i>The New York Times</i> proclaimed "Teacher Shortages Spur a Nationwide Hiring Scramble," reporting that one North Carolina district was unable to fill …

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Illustrations Showing The Ugly Truth Of Today's World

Take a look at this brilliant artwork by Steve Cutts, which helps us recognize the sad truths about our world and inspires us to take action.

Exploring Street Art in Rio de Janeiro | Artinfo

When Rio de Janeiro-based designer Nina Chini Gani and her film-maker friend Júlia Murad hit upon the idea to start offering an immersive graffiti …

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German graffiti artist Claudia Walde, aka MadC, is famous for her giant murals. Her new book Mural XXL showcases the best large-scale graffiti around the globe, from a building-high portrait of architect Oscar Niemeyer in São Paulo to a huge upside-down alligator in Atlanta

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Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" …

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.<p>Her …

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Street Artists Germen Crew Team Up with Mexico Officials to Make an Amazing Neighborhood View

July 29, 2015<p>Web journalist, coffee junkie and art fanatic. Cares about the environment, writes for Widewalls. Alias of Milica Jovic<p>Government …

The New Modernism: 20 Best Minimalist Swimming Pools

In a recent discussion with San Francisco-based landscape architect Scott Lewis, he told us that the biggest shift in pool design, as he has seen it, …

The people ‘possessed’ by computers

What would happen if a computer could take over a human body? David Robson meets an “echoborg” – a strange experiment that reveals our future with artificial intelligence.<p>Sophia Ben-Achour looks like a typical London student. She has short, brown hair, dancing eyes and a wide smile. We talk about …

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