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Double Exposure Animal Portraits by Andreas Lie | Colossal

<p>Norwegian visual artist Andreas Lie merges verdant landscapes and photographs of animals to creates subtle double exposure portraits. Snowy mountain …

A Family of Tableware Stripped of its Functions

Studio Dessuant Bone designed a family of tableware, called Fasted, that is stripped completely of its functions. The non-functional series is made …

Growduce "micro-factory" concept would allow users to grow their own products

A biologist and a designer are developing a bacteria and yeast "micro-factory" that could one day enable consumers to grow their own products at home …

Calico Wallpaper + BCXSY = Wallpaper Inspired by NASA Imagery

The brilliant Calico Wallpaper partnered with Amsterdam-based conceptual design house BCXSY (Boaz Cohen & Sayaka Yamamoto) on a new design of …

Incredible Double Exposures Merge Wondrous Wild Animals with Stunning Scenery

When Norwegian artist Andreas Lie digitally merges two unique photographs, he is able to create stunning works of art. Lie designs his creations with a double exposure that places captivating scenes from nature within the bodies of wild animals. While the images are brilliantly surreal, they also …

May the 4th Be With You: 20+ Magnificent Artworks That Celebrate Star Wars

May the Fourth Be With You! As most of you already know, today is Star Wars Day, the unofficial day to celebrate all things related to the cinematic saga. According to staticbrain.com, the Star Wars franchise is hugely popular amassing an estimated $27 billion in revenue. Looks like fans around the …

The Zaha Hadid Collection for Citco 2015

Starchitect Zaha Hadid designed a collection of sculptural vases and tables out of marble for Italian stone brand Citco. The collection debuted at …

Rihanna's Met Gala Dress = Lesson in Cultural Appropration

Last night the world’s most famous people descended upon NYC for the 2015 Met Gala, which Rihanna took by storm in a show-stopping yellow dress. Though its already made rounds on social media spoofed as a pizza and omelet, her stunning ensemble reveals a very important lesson about cultural …

Cultural Appropriation

Color Cube Your Way

Colors surround us. As a creative, you obsess over color everyday but struggle when trying to match or use an exact color in your projects. Now you …

Handcrafted Plant Hangers by Kathryn Leah Payne

Handcrafted in New Zealand by Kathryn Leah Payne, the Colour Pop and Tassel Plant Hangers pay homage to those vintage macrame plant holders of …

James Dieter Launches New Studio with Mobi Lamp

Designer James Dieter is not just launching a new customizable lamp, but also his new design studio at the same time. Although he’s been designing …

Articles about 4 copenhagen hotels combine good design and green sensibility on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tour a crop of Copenhagen hotels that are making a strong case for eco-friendly design.<p>I'll be down in Los Angeles on Thursday to speak at the bulthaup showroom and wanted to alert all our Southern California readers...<p>Dwell talks to The Climate Desk on the Subject of Green Design.<p>When I was in …

Beautiful Papercut Artworks of Nature by Marina Adamova

Moscow-based artist Marina Adamova just popped on our radar thanks to Ann Martin, founder of the blog All Things Paper. Though Adamova is a talented illustrator and graphic designer, it's her papercut artworks that really caught our eye. She's a self-taught paper artist who combines illustration …

Nendo’s Glass Tables for Glas Italia Appear to Glow

For Salone del Mobile 2015, Nendo debuted a new, ethereal collection of glass tables called soft for Glas Italia. With bright chromatic edges that …

Star Wars Cosplayers Pose with Adorable Shelter Animals to Promote Adoption

On May 4th, members of a Canadian costuming group decided to celebrate Star Wars Day by volunteering for a special photoshoot. The members of the 501st Legion: Capital City Garrison frequently volunteer their time for local charity events, but this was their first time working one-on-one with cute, …

"Flashcrash Unlimited" at the Widget Art Gallery

The Widget Art Gallery (WAG) was created in 2009 by Rome-based new media artist Chiara Passa as a space to show art without any logistical restrictions: any time, anywhere, and for free. All you need to enter the virtual room is a mobile device and an internet connection—so you're out of excuses …

Explosive Splattered Ink Animal Paintings by Hua Tunan | Colossal

<p>The creatures depicted in Chinese artist Hua Tunan‘s ink paintings seem moments away from escaping the canvas. Each piece seems to pulse with …

Metallic Flash Tattoos Are Set to Become a Gorgeous Summer Beauty Trend

With summer fast approaching, a new beauty craze is inspiring trendsetters everywhere to experiment with their seasonal looks. Flash tattoos are a jewelry-inspired design that can make an unexpected statement on any part of the body. The unique pieces naturally last for up to six days, but can be …

Behind the Lens: Kindra Nikole Creates Gorgeous Dreamlike Worlds

Kindra Nikole's dreamlike imagery is rich with creativity and vision. The intricacies of the handmade wardrobe adorning her characters, shows her dedication to her craft, often using fresh foliage that needed to be assembled early the morning of the shoot. Created as a tribute to her late mother, …