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DIY Stacked Dowel Shelving

Something about the new year really lends itself to organization. While I’ve been pacing myself through Apartment Therapy’s January Cure and kicking …

Nolab Digital Super 8 Cartridge to Breathe New Life into Old Super 8 Film Cameras

A lot of film people have deep connections to Super 8 cameras, once the medium of choice for everyone from film school students to porn directors. …

Josh Woolliscroft Turns Boring BIC Pencils Into Works of 'Nonconformity'

Josh Woolliscroft, artist and corporate prankster, created a whimsical series of custom writing utensils from boring HB BIC pencils. After shaving …

Visitors Interact with Chicago’s Mind-Bending Light Projections

How do our eyes perceive color and what kind of illusions can be made with just light? While this fall, New Yorkers have Yayoi Kusama's new mirrored infinity rooms, those living in Chicago have their own mind-bending installations. Art collective Luftwerk has created large-scale, site-specific …

Sarah Cusimano Miles: Solomon’s House

Sarah Cusimano Miles has a beautiful series of photographic tableaus using taxidermied animals that are stunning in their complex simplicity. Her …

8 Brandy Cocktails to Try Around Town

Watermarks – Abstract Photography by Marco Visch

Abstract Photography.<p>Marco Visch aka VISCHframe is a fine art photographer who always tries to capture a unique moment. The lighting, shades, or …

Photography

Incredibly Vivid Portraits by 21-Year-Old Wyatt McCollum

21-year-old Wyatt McCollum has an incredibly vivid imagination which he brings to life through his photography. He began taking pictures after high school graduation and his work often focuses on an exploration of surreal moments blended with a touch of reality.<p>McCollum creates both portraits and …

Art

Lingering Ghost Watches Over His Mourning Loved One

<i>Presence</i> is a heartbreaking series by France-based photographer David One that features the intimate relationship between two loved ones during a time of mourning. The unexpected twist is that the man is no longer alive, lingering only as a ghostly form to watch over the living. Through this …

Empathy

Crystal "Paintings" Made from Swan Lake Music Vibrations

Japanese artist Tokujin Yoshioka uses musical vibrations from Tchaikovsky's <i>Swan Lake</i> as a catalyst in forming spectacular crystal paintings and sculptures. Each piece in Yoshioka's <i>Crystallized</i> project exhibits an elegant and eye-catching piece of work that simultaneously appears delicate and …

Swan Lake

More Power Tool Hacks: Creating a Wooden Sphere... With a Circular Saw!

I was impressed when I first saw furniture designer George Berry, a/k/a "The Wood Guy" demonstrate how to cut a circle out using a table saw. (It's …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Sarah Ann Loreth’s Vivid Dreams

New Hampshire-based fine art photographer Sarah Ann Loreth has been inspiring her creative peers with her surreal images, sparking a surge of imagination into the photography world. The self-taught photographer allows viewers to escape reality with her into an alternate universe filled with …

Art

Photographer Breathes New Life Into His Old Negatives by Nearly Destroying Them

Purposely distressing and destroying negatives was never a part of photographer Rohn Meijer‘s plans, but when he discovered a box of old negatives in …