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Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Minimalist Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Daily Life in a Dream.<p>Ray Oranges is an illustrator and a multidisciplinary graphic designer. He lives and works in Florence, Italy. This series …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Awesomely Intricate Rivendell in LEGO

Alice Finch (previously at Neatorama) and David Frank have created a replica of Rivendell, the Elvish realm ruled by Elrond in J.R.R. Tolkien's …

Old Phone Booths Converted Into Beautiful Aquariums

Now that everybody and their grandmother has some sort of cellular phone most people no longer have any use for public phones, let alone the metal …

2013, Illustrated

Mario Zucca created a collage of <b>news stories and pop culture events of 2013</b> commissioned by Beutler Ink. He posted a map to explain the references, …

Lively Streaks of Light Reveal the Inside of the Matrix

Some artists paint with a brush on canvas, but artist Janne Parviainen is a little bit different. To create his magical portraits, the Helsinki-based artist chooses to paint with light without using any digital post-processing. He sets up very long camera exposures and develops his drawings by …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

High Fashion

PyroPet Candles Melt into Creepy Metallic Skeletons | Colossal

<p>First mentioned in this space back in 2011 as the “Devil’s Candle,” this delightfully creepy candle that melts from a cute geometric cat into a …

Quebec City Jazz Festival has real quality

The Quebec Jazz Festival is developing into one of the world's best jazz festival and this year's highlights included teenager Nikki Yanofsky and American vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant<p>Mention jazz festivals and Quebec in the same sentence, and most enthusiasts immediately think of Montreal. …

Three-Dimensional Trees Formed with Layers of Painted Glass

Using delicate materials like layers of glass or paper, artist Ardan zmenoglu redefines everyday objects in her visually complex sculptures. In these tree sculptures, the Turkish artist breaks the object down into rows of hand-painted glass. A single sheet appears to be completely abstract, …

At first glance these look like digitally manipulated photographs. They are actually hand-cut and collaged by Justine Khamara! See more of them on #JUX: http://j.mp/1ffR3M3

Surreal Portraits of Elegant Women Inspired by Ballet

Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre, better known as Sparrek, uses photography as an outlet for creative expression. Her eye-catching shots depict stunningly surreal scenes that incorporate her background in ballet. Having trained for years as a ballet dancer, Sparrek found that it wasn't the right …

Sergey Larenkov’s Ghosts of World War II

Former sea pilot-turned-photographer Sergey Larenkov uses his photo manipulation skills to create a collection of intriguing images that merge the past and present. The 41-year-old Russian photographer initially began the project as a hobby, taking an interest in the idea of occupying a space that …

Photo Manipulation

Taking Some Alone Time in the Stunning Symmetrical City

German artist Kai Ziehl approaches architecture photography with a certain style that results in visually powerful, contemplative moments. Ziehl transforms architectural structures into stunning geometric shapes and lines that fill each composition. Light and shadow complement each other in the …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Young Photographer Explores Her Imagination Through 365 Project

Ontario-based British photographer Gillian Woods, aka GillyFace, explores her own imagination and talents through various personal photography challenges. Having completed a 52 Week Project and a 365 Project, Woods is yet another shining example of a young photographer who vastly improved her …

Photography

The Roly-poly Pod

Designed specifically for use in airports, the Slater lounge applies the best of biomimicry to create a personal, relaxing and private sanctuary …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

New Portraits by Kumi Yamashita Made with Nails, Thread, and Denim | Colossal

<p>Two new portraits this morning from one of my favorite artists Kumi Yamashita (previously). The first one is part of her Constellation series titled</i> …

Book Paintings by Ekaterina Panikanova | Colossal

<p>Artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates densely layered paintings across large spreads of old books and other documents, resulting in artwork that blurs …

Paper Lion Constructed from Hotel Receipts by Kyle Bean | Colossal

<p>Designer Kyle Bean (previously) was recently commissioned by Intercontinental Hotels Group to make this amazing 2-foot lion sculpture from shredded …

Pardon My Dust: The Chalk Art of Peter Han | Colossal

<p>Designer Peter Han (he rejects being called an artist) has worked as a conceptual designer for a number of different video games and films, but has …

design

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