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Mystifying Goddesses in a Macabre Dreamscape

Adrift in a dark fantasy world, these beautifully rendered heroines are the surreal creations of artist Dan Quintana. Using oil on wood panels, Quintana carefully paints the delicate features of these mystifying goddesses. Although they are surrounded by demons and skeletal creatures with claws, …

Old Hollywood Moviestars Made from Layers of Packing Tape

Ukranian-born, Philadelphia-based Mark Khaisman manipulates layers of translucent packing tape on light boxes to produce portraits rich with texture and shading. Khaisman hand-rolls each piece of tape and slowly develops the layers to create depth and detail, adding and removing pieces until the …

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

<i>Liquid Hymn</i> is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist J. S. Weis, the illustrated plants and animals exist together in abstract formations where it is difficult to distinguish from one object to …

Spain’s "Exploding" House Inspired by the Big Bang

<i>Casa Faustino</i> is a unique home designed by Portuguese architect Didier Faustino that is meant to reference the energetic image of an explosion, specifically the Big Bang. Located in Spain, the unique residence offers multiple viewpoints. Large windows face out in all directions, allowing anyone …

Architecture

Artist Transforms Ordinary Objects with Bright Colored Beads

New York artist Jan Huling takes common objects, such as dolls, toys or statues, and meticulously transforms them with vibrant patterns of beads. This process completely alters the original object, making even highly recognizable figures seem unfamiliar when stripped down to their most basic …

“Take it On” Posters for the School of Visual Arts by Sagmeister & Walsh

“Take it On” Poster Series for the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City.<p>Design firm Sagmeister & Walsh has a special relationship to the …

Rock Climbing Building Blends in Naturally with Environment

Sensing the potential for a climbing community in Polur, Iran, New Wave Architecture designed this new rock climbing hall that mimics the surrounding, rocky landscape of Mazadaran. Equipped with a dynamic climbing hall, temporary accommodation zone, fitness gym and maintenance areas, the building's …

Return of the Bifold

Small, minimal wallets are all the rave, but it’s understandable that some guys just need more room in their wallet! For them, there’s the TwinFold. …

Artists Make-Up Drawings Celebrate Chinese New Year

In honor of the Chinese New Year, artist Hong Yi (aka Red) is using make-up in all sorts of unexpected ways to produce this beautifully decorative series of Chinese scenes. The incredibly skilled artist has been known to use everything from flower petals to rings of coffee stains to create her …

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30 Logos by Hype & Slippers

Inspiring Collection of 30 Unique Logos.<p>Bristol, United Kingdom based design studio Hype & Slippers brought together 30 logos to celebrate 3 years …

Powerful Portraits of Post-Communist Villages in Romania

In 2011, Budapest-based photojournalist Tamas Dezso began documenting the centuries-old traditions that seem to be slowly disintegrating in Romania. The series, entitled <i>Notes for an Epilogue</i>, takes viewers on a powerful journey through the small villages and homes, stunning landscapes, and …

A Sofa Modeled After Ferdinand von Zeppelin’s Airship

Ferdinand von Zeppelin was a pioneer in airship design and Ukraine product designers Mukomelov took inspiration from the airship’s form for their …

Fogo Island Inn by Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Inn.<p>Some of our daily readers may remember our post about the Tower Studio in Shoal Bay, Newfoundland designed by Saunders Architecture. …