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DIY: God’s Eye Ornaments with a Scandi Twist

Honestly, I never imagined I’d meet a God’s eye I liked. But recently, when trying to conjure a Christmas tree star (see A Star Is Born: DIY Foraged …

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Best Art Posts of 2015

10. When Art Meets Transport: Stylish Bikes Inspired by Works of Art<br>Three custom-made bicycles inspired by influential works of art and design.<p>9. …

Cards for Cancer Patients, a Revolutionary Beehive, and Other Designs That Made the World a Better Place in 2015

Good design can help make the world a better place. Here are 11 modest designs that we covered this year on the Eye that acted as a force for good in …

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Colors of the Earth - Photographs and text by Bernhard Edmaier | LensCulture

Across his stunning, decades-long oeuvre, Bernhard Edmaier has been animated by a simple desire: “to arouse interest in the earth’s surface untouched by humans.” In this series, titled “Colors of the Earth,” Edmaier presents some of his favorite discoveries from around the world. Each of these …

These Amazing Photography Links Will Keep You Busy for a While

As another week flies by us all we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all the known corners of the internet, looking for links to the best …

An Open Letter to Landscape Photographers: Check Your Etiquette

Have you ever noticed that when you go to a Costco gas station, the rows of vehicles can be so orderly with everyone nicely lined up with a general …

Landscape Photography

This Street Artist Turns Old Tires and Busted Appliances Into Stunning Animal Sculptures

Street art has become such familiar urban wallpaper in cities that it’s sometimes easy to bypass without much of a second thought. But these striking …

This is the Pallet Emergency Home. It Can Be Built in One Day With Only Basic Tools.

This is the pallet emergency home.<p>This pallet house can be built in one day using only basic tools.<p>You can also upgrade it with insulation, AC, smoke …

OK Go - The Writing's On the Wall - Official Video

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Drawing Development in Children

Betty Edwards <br>Creative and Mental Growth<p>The scribbling stage<p>Random scribbles begin at age one-and-a-half, but quite quickly take on definite shapes. …

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Margot Teusner (marteus) on Pinterest

Artist and Teacher... I like to collect things that provide inspiration for new work and student projects

This 'Pantone Colour' book was created 271 years before 'Pantone' was even a word

Created in 1692, this book by unheralded artist A. Boogert featured beautiful watercolours and theories around how best to mix them. As our friends …

Awesome animals created from calligraphy strokes

Calligraphy is usually reserved for formal invitations or place settings. Not in Andrew Fox's world. This England-based artist has taken his designer …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from France

Ah, <i>le jardin í la française.</i> No need to add the word <i>formal</i> to that phrase, because when it comes to French gardens, formal is a given. We’ve all seen …

Wall-gami for Plants

Origami Planters by Verde Veil are a fun, simple, affordable and eco-friendly way to spruce up a wall with your favorite plants! The unique folding …

Editorial Illustrations by Maria Corte

Maria Corte is a spanish illustrator from Barcelona, Spain. Even though these are her personal project illustrations, it carries a heavy editorial …

Bec Brittain’s New Modern Geometric Lighting

Lighting designer Bec Brittain has kept busy this year, especially during NYCxDesign where she debuted new work at ICFF and pieces with Roll & …

Plant Wall Art by Art We Heart

You’ve seen vertical gardens, wall planters before but this is next level stuff. Art We Heart makes unique wall art using plants and moss. From …

Textile Moth and Butterfly Sculptures by Yumi Okita | Colossal

<p>North Carolina-based artist Yumi Okita creates beautiful textile sculptures of moths, butterflies, and other insects with various textiles and …

Extraordinary Scenes Hand-Cut from Rice Paper by Bovey Lee | Colossal

<p>Using large thin sheets of Chinese rice paper, artist Bovey Lee (previously) meticulously cuts intricate scenes of plants, roads, people, and …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

A Field Guide to Procrastinators

This comic from twenty Pixels came out a couple of weeks ago, but I'm just now getting around to sharing it with you. But that's nothing compared to …

Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Balls

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends …

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Space and Spacecraft A to Z Print from 67 Inc

Space and Spacecraft A to Z – illustrated fine art print by 67 Inc.<p>This is a new print from the A to Z series by 67 Inc. The “Space and Spacecraft A …

It’s what’s inside that counts.

At first glance, Misko looks like your average bedside drawer table… minimal and well-balanced. But, flip the switch and that’s when you’ll fall in …

Insane Illustrations by Tarasov Konstantin

These are some truly remarkable illustrations by Russian artist Tarasov Konstantin! It goes from super-cute, colorful chicks to dark, blade-runner …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

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