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Garmin’s Compact inReach Mini Keeps You Connected

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech<p>The inReach Mini from Garmin takes all the functionality of their popular inReach sat-comm device and packs it …

Japanese Artist Grates Daikon Radishes into Adorable Food Sculptures

We’ve seen plenty of amazing food art recently, in a variety of forms. From 3D latte art to avocado pit carvings, there seems to be no shortage of creativity when food is the canvas. The latest culinary craft to catch our eye is Masanori Kono’s adorable animal sculptures made from grated daikon …

Memo Pad “Excavates” Architectural Sites with Each Sheet You Remove

Perfectly pairing a penchant for cool stationery with a love for classic Japanese architecture, the <i>Omoshiro Block</i> by Triad is an office supply with a twist. Aptly (and loosely) translated to “fun block,” each one-of-a-kind memo pad reveals a beautiful architectural model as it's used, turning …

Note-Taking

Gravity-Defying Coin Stacking by Japanese Man With Incredibly Steady Hands

Mixing creativity and architectural ingenuity with steady hands, Japanese Twitter user Tanu creates incredible structures from stacks of coins. We first stumbled upon his coin stacking hobby a couple years ago and he hasn't shown any signs of slowing down, as he frequently posts photos and videos …

Sculpture

Interview: How One Artist Draws Millions of Dots to Create Amazingly Realistic Portraits

Artist extraordinaire David Bayo has an all-embracing approach to his craft. Putting a spin on conventional drawing and painting techniques, the French creative produces a range of work, including intricate white charcoal drawings, whimsical water art, and, most recently, highly-detailed stippled …

Digital Art

Let Your Stylish Side Take Flight With These Ornamental Owl Scarves

If you're on the hunt for a soaring sense of style, look no further than Shovava‘s stunning series of owl scarves. Featuring intricate illustrations of our feathered friends mid-flight, these elegant bird accessories double as winged works of “wearable art.”<p>This ornamental scarf comes in three …

Birds

Behind the Design of the 90th Oscars Stage

<i>This story was originally published on Domino.</i><p>There are stages, and then there are <i>stages</i>. The set of the 90th Anniversary Oscars, decked out in 45 million—yes, million—crystals? Definitely qualifies as the latter.<p>The stunning design is the work of Derek McLane, a production designer whose work has …

Crystals

Artist Illustrates the Adventures of Female Giants and Their Fierce Companions

Multi-award-winning illustrator and artist Tran Nguyen creates ethereal paintings and colored pencil drawings that look like they’re straight out of a fairytale. By exploring her interest in therapeutic imagery, the Georgia-based artist presents intriguing, dream-like narratives that draw the …

Anamorphic Drawings Transform Ordinary Pieces of Paper into Mind-Bending Illusions

Artist Ramon Bruin creates striking anamorphic illusions on paper. When viewed from just the right vantage point, buildings, creatures, and surreal images come alive and seemingly pop off the page.<p>We have long been fans of Bruin’s work, and he continues to experiment with the format of his illusion …

Drawing

Special Effects Makeup Artist Subtly Transforms Her Face Into Striking Illusions

Special effects makeup artist Monika Falčik produces striking—yet subtle—looks that will make you do a double-take. A self-confessed “makeup junkie” from Lithuania, she uses the material to create illusions that her entire face has shifted or that her hand suddenly has a heart-shaped hole in it. …

Special Effects

Game Boy Alarm Clock

With such powerful phones, the only reason to buy an original Game Boy is nostalgia. Now you can get that same dose of nostalgia without purchasing …

Ultra-Realistic Animal Ski Masks

If you are looking for something different and fun to wear at the slopes this year, with a unique design, these cool new Beardo HD Animal Ski Masks, …

Bracelet Flask

Bracelet Hip Flask<p>Bracelet Flask Outside diameter 100MM ( 3.94 Inch ), Inner diameter 68MM ( 2.68 Inch ), Height: 118MM( 4.65 Inch ), Width 36MM( …

20+ Best TED Talks to Inspire Creativity

Held annually since 1990, TED Talks have become a go-to source for those looking to learn and be inspired. Creative TED Talks have become a staple of the conferences, with world-renowned artists, photographers, authors, and creative thinkers sharing the secrets of their success.<p>By showcasing their …

Creativity

Quirky Cat-Shaped Flip Flops are the Puuurfect Addition to Summer Fashion

If you’re now experiencing scorching summer temperatures, it's a safe bet you've packed away your boots and opted for something a little cooler on your feet. For this, flip flops are an obvious choice. With their streamlined design, however, it doesn’t seem like there’s a lot of opportunity to try …

Summer Fashion

Makeup Artist Transforms Her Eyelids into Two Gorgeous Shimmering Sunsets

When it comes to makeup art, the lips get a lot of attention. For years, we’ve covered the amazing designs that creatives paint over their puckers (and even their chins). The eyes might not be as popular, but that doesn't mean they aren't capable of achieving that “wow” factor. Beauty artist Luna …

Eye Makeup

Traditional Tea House-Inspired Starbucks Will Soon Open its Doors in Kyoto

On June 30, coffee lovers in Kyoto will be graced with a special new Starbucks shop. Unlike the chain's other locations that have popped up in the city over the last few years, however, this new addition will offer its treats with a <i>tatami</i> twist.<p>Inspired by traditional Japanese design, the new shop …

Coffee

Hidden Underwater River Flows Along Mexico’s Ocean Floor

If you've been waiting for inspiration to strike before you take those scuba diving lessons, here's something for you. In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, visit Cenote Angelita (“Little Angel”) and then get ready to experience a dive unlike any other. Just a ten to fifteen minute drive south of Tulum …

Scuba Diving

Large Embroidered Insect Sculptures Show the Delicate Details of Beautiful Wings

It’s not uncommon for someone to dislike insects, but it’s hard to resist the charming allure of Yumi Okita’s textile moths and butterflies. Crafted from fabric, wire, embroidery thread, and faux fur, the bugs represent some of the latest work from the Raleigh-based artist, whose fabric sculptures …

Sculpture

Travel Photographer Captures Gorgeous Flowing Gowns Against Breathtaking Landscapes

Creative inspiration knows no bounds. Artistically-minded folks are often influenced by the things around them and make connections of how to translate it into their own work. Fashion and architecture, it turns out, go hand-in-hand. Photographer Kristina Makeeva shows how they can inform one …

Former Cartoonist Creates Tiny Tattoos of Simply Adorable Characters and Scenes

Istanbul-based artist Ahmet Cambaz designs tiny tattoos that are as skillfully created as as they are delightfully adorable. As a former cartoonist, Cambaz finds inspiration in illustration, applying the artistic techniques he learned during his drawing days to each piece of body art.<p>Rendered in …

Cute

Potato chips get a luxe upgrade with real caviar! -

Potatoes

Let the write one in: New York gets an Oscar Wilde themed bar! -

The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is an electric car that you’ll actually want to drive -

At the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Mercedes revealed the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet, a two seater convertible that boasts an elegant …

These are Not Your Average Pencils

More often than not you’ll find us taking notes, jotting down ideas and scribbling with a pen or a marker, but there’s something to be said for going …

The Mandem Safe Hides Inside a Shoebox

Unless a sneakerhead is robbing your house, there’s a decent chance they won’t look for valuables inside an old shoebox. Keep a stack of them in your …

Dead Man Bookmark

* Handmade bookmark of your literary dream!<p>* Creative and unique gift<br>* Makes reading fun for adults as well as for children!<p><b>ORDER your bookish</b> …

Heat Reactive Hair Color Kit

VIVIDS MOOD COLOR is the industry’s FIRST-EVER heat-activated temporary hair color that transforms hair with an outof-this world, color-changing …

Samsung's 43-inch Frame TV is like a fancy art piece for your wall

When Samsung announced The Frame TV earlier this year, it quickly became a product of interest for people with minimalist taste. That's because it's essentially designed to double as an art piece, and its aesthetics can easily blend in with any paintings you may have on your wall. It launched in …

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8

For as much as we love Apple and their AirPods – we knew it was only matter of time before those little headphones were going to be blown out of the …