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Constructing The Floating Piers: How the Last Great Work of Christo and Jean-Claude was Built

Until July 3rd, you can experience the latest and last work of artist duo Christo and Jean-Claude. Called The Floating Piers, the floating dock …

Sewing

Animals Made from Circles in GIFs

Dorota Pankowska gathers geometry and illustration in adorable creations. She imagined a series representing thirteen animals formed with thirteen …

GIF Animations

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Revisited Classical Paintings with Famous Brands

<i>Global Brands</i> is a project of the designer and the collages artist Turan Ramazanli, inhabitant of Baku, Azerbaijan. He revisits ingeniously iconic …

These Animated GIFs Bring Landmark Buildings to Life (They're Also Pretty Cute)

What would some of our favorite buildings do if they could stand up and walk around? From the Leadenhall building to the Petronas Towers and One …

Skyscrapers

Sweet Phone Cases with Real Flowers

With the arrival of the spring, the shop Etsy <i>HouseOfBlings</i> proposes poetic and vibrant phone cases, decorated with real flowers. A mini garden in …

Plants

Unreal! Artist's food drawings will leave you in disbelief — and hungry

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again!<p>Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn't even there.<p>The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations.<p>In each of the videos that he's shared on Instagram and …

Art

Scientists' Discoveries Become Their Superpowers in Hilarious 8-Bit Gifs

What if the discoveries of famous scientists became the superpowers they used to wield in combat? That’s the odd world Sao Paulo-based illustrator …

Marie Curie

Fragile Crocheted Leaf Sculptures by Susanna Bauer | Colossal

<p>Working with the rigid edges of large dried magnolia leaves artist Susanna Bauer (previously) adds tiny crocheted embellishments of cotton yarn to …

Art

10 Striking Images of the Rare Yosemite "Firefall" Phenomenon

There's only one word for this striking sight: WOW.<p>For a brief window of time each February, the sun works its magic on Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park to produce what's known as a "firefall." Don't be too alarmed: Nothing catches fire exactly. This phenomenon happens when the sun sets …

Origami Enthusiast Designs a New Paper Crane Daily for 365 Days | Colossal

<p>At the beginning of 2015, origami enthusiast Cristian Marianciuc challenged himself to create a new origami crane daily for 365 days. Marianciuc …

Artist Transforms Driftwood into Stunning Sculptures of Animals in Motion

Sculptor James Doran-Webb uses pieces of driftwood to form stunning creatures that look as though they're in motion. In a scale that's larger than life, rabbits, horses, and birds appear to be in mid hop, gallop, and flap. Webb's work with the highly-textured wood is methodical, and he fuses many …

Sculpture

The Ash Piece by Ars Thanea

Our friends over at Ars Thanea have been working with some of the most prestigious clients including: Orangina, Dupont, Lifeproof, HBO, Nike and …

Exquisite Installations Unwind Strands of Ropes into Delicate Trees

Mello + Landini is a collaboration between Brazil-based artists Janiana Mello and Daniel Landini. Together, they create an on-going series of installations called <i>Ciclotrama</i>, which consist of intertwining ropes that twist and unwind into organic forms like roots and trees.<p>To the artists, <i>Ciclotramas</i> …

Design

Polish Mother Captures Heartwarming Photos of Her Son and Their Three Adopted Dogs

Three years ago, Agnieszka Gulczynska started photography as a way to capture the graceful movement of horses. When she became pregnant with her first child, Igor, she found that couldn't ride anymore, so instead, she ran after horses with her camera. Now two years old, Igor is Agnieszka's favorite …

Pets

Honest Posters of Our Relationship with Technology

Designer Ajit Johnson, living in England, has imagined a series of posters called “#This_Generation”. With honesty, the posters show anecdotes linked …

Posters

17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

Photography

Johanna Basford Creates Enchanting Adult Coloring Books

Mesmerizing adult coloring books by Johanna Basford invite grown-ups to pull out a box of Crayolas and return to the time-tested childhood method of unleashing creative energy. Basford, a commercial illustrator and textile designer by trade, has been recognized by her characteristic black-and-white …

Books

Dancing Droplets: Researchers Solve the Strange Puzzle of Attraction Found in Drops of Food Coloring | Colossal

<p>A trio of researchers at Stanford recently published an article in Nature that explains the curious attraction found in droplets of everyday food …

Atoms

Contemplative Photography by Aliza Razell

One of the best things about being part of Abduzeedo is the opportunity to get to know greatly talented people, like American photographer Aliza …

Photography

Sushi Bath Towel Concept by Jenny Pokryvailo | Colossal

<p>Have your sushi and … dry off with it, too. Designer Jenny Pokryvailo came up with this amusing concept for a series of towels that when properly …

Fish

Touching Video Captures the Powerful Moment When Colorblind People See Color for the First Time

It's estimated that nearly 300 million people across the globe are affected by colorblindness. Valspar Paint, in partnership with EnChroma, is helping individuals experience color for the first time through their campaign #ColorForAll. In the touching short documentary <i>Color for the Colorblind</i>, …

Color Blindness

DSLR Guide for Beginners: The Best Entry Level DSLR Tips

So, you’ve purchased your first DSLR camera, have you? You most likely read the manual, watched tutorials, asked your fellow photographer friends for …

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Street Art

Surrealist Sculptures by Ellen Jewett Merge Plant and Animal Life | Colossal

<p>Artist Ellen Jewett refers to her sculptural work as “natural history surrealist sculpture,” a blend of plants, animals, and occasionally human-made …

Photo - @andy_bardon /// With spring just around the corner, I'm starting to plan some warm weather adventures... What about you? Any adventures or travel planned ? /// This image of sunset bouldering was shot in the beautiful @yosemitenps ///📷 ISO 100 80mm f2.8 1/90th sec

Amazing Drawings Appear to Pop off the Page in 3D

Artist João A. Carvalho, aka J. Desenhos, has mastered the fine art of 3D illusions by transforming what appears to be typical pieces of lined notebook paper into magical illustrations that jump off the page. He uses intense shadows and creative perspectives, and even draws in the blue lines, to …

Drawing