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A Bright & Colorful Restaurant with Branding to Match

We’ve already seen the magic that Spanish creative agency Masquespacio can do – hello, remember Doctor Manzana?! Well, their latest project is the …

Interior Design

Designer Transforms One Dollar Thrift Store Clothes Into Trendy Outfits

A few years ago, fashionista Jillian Owens decided that she wanted to change how the world approaches fashion. Finding herself both disheartened by the rise of fashion giants with unethical labor practices, plus a bit broke at the time, the South Carolina-based writer and designer began exploring …

Gorgeous Reclaimed Wood Tables Embedded with Glass Rivers

Greg Klassen is a furniture maker in the Pacific Northwest who finds inspiration in its landscape and translates that into his work. His <i>River Collection</i> is a series of intricately designed and handcrafted tables that feature embedded, blueish-green glass “rivers” running throughout each piece. The …

Furniture

Adorable Love and Life Calendars Keep Track of Your Emotional State

Designer Raquel Catalan of Brigada Creativa has created two adorable calendars that were made to keep track of the important things in life – your relationship and your emotions. The first one featured here, called <i>Love Life, Day by Day</i>, shows 365 hearts that are each divided into four quadrants. At …

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Historic Architectural Structures Intricately Carved into Blocks of Marble

The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren't your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed …

A Cocktail Party Collection of Tableware

On June 12th, we combined forces with the underground Bushwick gallery – Air Circulation – to test our latest multi-sensory eating experiences.<p>Every …

Artist Transforms Everyday Objects into Delightful Characters

French artist Gilbert Legrand adds some whimsy into everyday objects by transforming them into delightful characters. For the past 10 years, he's found hidden people and animals in things like ping-pong paddles, tape measures, and even water spigots. Legrand reveals them with paint, and creatively …

Clever Jeep Ad Campaign Filled with Surprising Illustrations

Creative agency Leo Burnett France had to put an incredible amount of forethought into each one of these illustrations for the new Jeep ad campaign: See whatever you want to see. Each right-side up design features a single animal set against a textured background. However, turn the image …

Sheets of Glass Cut and Layered to Form Stunning Sculptures of Ocean Waves

Self-taught artist Ben Young creates stunning sculptures of ocean waves and watery landscapes by layering multiple sheets of hand-cut glass. Young, who also surfs and builds boats professionally, is inspired by his upbringing in New Zealand's beautiful Bay of Plenty. His affinity for the sea is …

Art

"into the green" (j) VOGUE US, December 2006 Models: Karen Elson, Sasha Pivovarova, Caroline Trentini, Gemma Ward Photographer: Steven Meisel

Alluring Female Colored Pencil Portraits by Jennifer Healy

In these alluring drawings, American illustrator Jennifer Healy uses colored pencils to blur the lines between fantasy and realism. Her technically stunning approach blends delicate lines into gorgeously detailed feminine portraits that have a dreamlike quality to them. The young faces stare out …

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

The Most Exquisite Rooms Inside the Beautiful Louvre

As one of the world's most visited museums, it's rare to see the Louvre's array of lovely rooms completely empty. Through a project that began as a commission by Le Muse du Louvre, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot gives us a rare glimpse of the colorfully ornate spaces throughout the …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …

Adorable 2-Year-Old Directs Nanny to Pose Just Like Him

Canadian photographer Alex Neary is the nanny for an adorable little 2-year-old named Henry who has already shown signs of a budding triple threat–model, director, and photographer. In a fun collaborative project called <i>Henry's Concepts</i>, the toddler calls the shots. He strikes a pose for a picture …

Artist Finds New Ways to Create Art Despite Irreversible Nerve Damage

Artist Phil Hansen uses a labor-intensive approach to create his large-scale murals. Instead of simply drawing a figure or going the pointillism route, Hansen produces many of his pieces entirely out of handwritten text from submitted stories of challenges and struggles to words of encouragement …

Pixelated Masterpiece Paintings out of LEGO

Squint your eyes. Do these works of art look familiar? They should. Italian designer Marco Sodano is the mastermind behind these LEGO interpretations …

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Celebrities Pose with Younger Versions of Themselves

<b>Drew Barrymore</b><p>Fact: Keanu Reeves does not age. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's take a look at some fun photos of celebrities posing next to the younger versions of themselves. Sure, the Photoshop work here is a bit shoddy but, of course, that's not the point. More than the average …

Singapore’s Beautifully Soulful Willow House

Built in Singapore, the <i>Willow House</i> is an open and airy home designed to invite as much of the outdoors inside. Created by Guz Architects, the home rests atop a small hill and was built to capture as much of Singapore's seldom wind and cross breeze as possible. To do this, the architects left the …

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates Amazingly Complex Temari Balls

These stunning embroidered balls called “temari” were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned this elaborate skill in her sixties, she has since created nearly 500 unique designs that have been photographed by her granddaughter …

Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo

If you're on Tumblr, you may already know the name Liz Climo. She's the artist whose funny comics get thousands (and even tens of thousands) of notes a day as people share her witty works with the world. By day, she's an author and animator for the hit show <i>The Simpsons</i>. By night, she turns into one …

Swinging Couch Provides the Ultimate Relaxation in Nature

<i>Swing Rest</i> is an innovative hanging couch developed by French designer Daniel Pouzet. Created for furniture company Dedon's Island resort, the structure was inspired by high ceilings and an open, airy layout. The basket-like structure can be suspended from any sturdy support system and functions as …

Furniture

Floating Gracefully in an Upside-Down World

Montreal-based photographer Martin Tremblay, aka Pinch, developed this beautifully striking series that features a graceful model elegantly floating, upside-down. Each dynamic portrait blends reality with conceptual ideas of a curious, inverted world. The creatively talented photographer captures …

Hairstyling

Furniture of the Future as Imagined by Carlo Ratti and Cassina

Carlo Ratti Associati teamed up with Cassina to create three design prototypes depicting what it might be like to use home furnishings in the near …

Fabrication

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Cancer Patients Forget About Their Illness With Crazy Makeovers

“You know what I miss the most? Being carefree.” This was the sentence that inspired the <i>If Only For a Second</i> photo project, by the Mimi Foundation, where 20 cancer patients were asked to participate in a unique makeover experience. Invited into a studio with a two-way mirror, they closed their eyes …