Alicia Kramme

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Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

In a series entitled /// Street stone ///, photographer Léo Caillard and retoucher Alexis Persani imagine what classic statues would look like if …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

Coke’s Social Can Splits Into Two Before Your Eyes

A clever package turns sugar water into a way to connect people.<p>I don’t remember the last time I cracked open a full calorie Coca-Cola and guzzled it down with glee. By the end of the can, it honestly makes my mouth too sticky-sweet. And all I can think about is how many words I’ll need to type to …

IMDB’s Top 50 Movies, Arranged By Genre

The bigger winner: drama.<p>Netflix has proven it’s possible to get incredibly granular when breaking down different types of films. But before the streaming service offered such classic search faves as “mind-bending,” “stoners,” “race-against-time,” and “nightmare vacations,” IMDB was using more …

FLORIAN NICOLLE

Measure and Mix in One

KÜMA – 15 is a combination mixer/scale designed to save space and time when you’re whipping up complex mixtures. Rather than weigh out ingredients …

Heineken’s Lost Plan To Build Houses Out Of Beer Bottles

In the 1960s, Heineken proposed a novel idea: rectangular “World” beer bottles that could double as bricks for affordable housing. And it’s not nearly as crazy as it sounds.<p>Here’s a design anecdote that is sure to light up your next cocktail party. While Miller, Bud, Coors, and even Heineken are …

High Speed Photographs of Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects | Colossal

<p>As part of an ongoing exploration of high speed photography, Jon Smith has been filling standard incandescent light bulbs with various objects, …

Infographic: Over 300 Fruits On One Mouthwatering Map

You know your plums and pears, sure. But what about pomelos, pawpaws, and gacs?<p>I’ve never met a fruit I didn’t like. Seriously. Grapes, bananas, apples–all friends of mine. Even you, honeydew. But what about the fruits that exist beyond the orderly, hand-piled troughs of the supermarket? What are</i> …

Drop the Drips: Ingenious Mug Kills the Awful Coffee Ring

Avid coffee drinkers are well aware of the frustration of the coffee ring: that nasty brown circle left on the table after you pick up your mug. No …

Coffee

Watch: The History Of The Bauhaus, In 2 Minutes

A new video short uses minimalist graphics and witty wordplay to describe what the Bauhaus was.<p>“How Bauhaus is your house?” The question is posed at the end of the animated short “Bauhaus: Design in a Nutshell.”<p>I’d venture that most of our apartments and bedroom interiors include next to nothing …

The Bouroullec Brothers’ Drawings Fill A Tome

This new book of abstract shapes reveals the brothers’ free-form thinking but also their strict discipline.<p>Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the French brothers and design duo, produce a colossal amount of work. In the past year alone, they produced a mid-career exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art …

Mirrored Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory | Colossal

<p>French artist Fabienne Rivory creates these unusually beautiful images by working with mirrored photographs and watercolor paints. Rivory has been …

Modern Contemporary Design

Design

Showcase of Beautiful Flat UI Design

Behold web and user interface designers, a new trend (or style) is taking the world of UI and website design by storm – flat design. It is a …

UI Design

Typeverything.com - Moonshine Corn Liquor by Derrick Castle

Typeverything.com - Moonshine Corn Liquor by Derrick Castle

Freshly Baked by James T. Edmondson

Something I whipped up a bit ago. #lettering #script #brushpen @aubreyrd

Something I whipped up a bit ago. #lettering #script #brushpen @aubreyrd

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Eat, Pray, Love your way through Italy

More than six million people have read <i>Eat Pray Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert's account of her year-long trip through Italy, India and Bali. But seriously, how did she ever make it past eating in Italy?<p>After sampling Rome's gelato, departures require serious discipline – plus maybe some non-refundable …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

15 Beautiful Off-Grid Homes We’d Like to Live In

The idea of eschewing electricity, running water, and the white picket fence is a terrifying prospect for the average American. Based on the number …

Off-grid

Three-Story Interior Green Wall Breathes Life into Home

What looks like an imposing, monolithic black volume from the outside is filled with air, light and greenery on the inside. Casa CorManca is a …

Grave of the Fireflies – review

This deeply moving animated movie from Japan's Studio Ghibli is being rereleased (along with <i>My Neighbour Totoro</i>) to mark its 25th anniversary. It's …

65 Awesome Garden Hot Tub Designs

a fire bowl and a hot tub would make your patio a lovely oasis<p>If you often need to relax after a hard long day, you’ll be happy to jump into a pool …

Landscaping

Beauty of Simplicity: Four Walls, One Roof, Stunning Home

This Portuguese house in the town of Leiria, designed by Manuel Aries Mateus, stands tall and solid, looking rather a lot like the pictures of houses …

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Frank Svengsouk - The Fox Is Black

You may not have heard of Frank Svengsouk, but he’s one of the most talented guys I know. By day he works as an art director with me at Disney, …

Surreal Wildlife Paintings by Tiffany Bozic | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Tiffany Bozic explores a wide range of natural themes in her tightly rendered depictions of wildlife. Drawing inspiration from …