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10 best photographs of the day

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of photo highlights, today's theme is children.<p>For more days' pictures see our live blog

Photographer Captures the Lives of People Who Often Call Walmart Parking Lots Home

Photographer Nolan Conway has a gift for finding and photographing people that you or I might never think twice about pointing a camera at. His …

Using Innovative Paint Splashes & High Speed Photography for Stunning Results

What happens when you give an artistic scientist a camera? Fabian Oefner, who we featured in a previous article, shows us in this peek into his …

NOTWASTE Eco-Friendly Furniture

NOTWASTE is a brand of furniture founded by Kristian Almonte and Attanasio Mazzone in 2012. Born from the idea of not creating any waste in the …

Mysterious Characters by Ruben Ireland

Some artists have the power to create pieces that will really get your attention and make you wonder how they come up with such ideas. Ruben Ireland …

An Artist Attempts To 3-D Copy And Print Herself

In her series Replicants, Lorna Barnshaw challenges various technologies to duplicate herself.<p>Most sculptors might cite the work of masters ranging from Donatello to Brancusi. But Lorna Barnshaw admits she’s been shamelessly influenced by dystopian sci-fi. It was movies like <i>Blade Runner</i> and shows …

Perles Necklaces by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Working with blood jasper, black onyx, and Carrara marble, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec designed a collection of necklaces called Perles. Pearls make …

Art Installation – Reverse of Volume by Yasuaki Onishi

Reverse of Volume.<p>This art installation called ‘Reverse of Volume’ by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi was created for the Rice Gallery. The shape of …

The Best Of Dutch Design Week, From A Pro

Every fall, designers and curators (and the plain curious) descend on Eindhoven for Dutch Design Week. And more and more each year, the post-industrial town plays host to a series of experimental design projects, the most impressive of which play with our perception of what materials are and what …

Touch Me Light

Simple and bold, the Ledo lamp series is ideal for anyone with limited space. Made of durable Hi-macs and Corian Du Pont, this translucent dual …

Type:Rider, an app that explores the history of typography - The Fox Is Black

You could pretty much add typography to any game and I’d be sold. The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog (a type memory game with an obnoxiously …

Watch: An Amusement Park, Entirely Handmade In The Woods Of Italy

The new short doc Ai Pioppi is a charming ride through the fun fair of a magnetic 76-year-old inventor named Bruno.<p>Forty years ago, self-starter Bruno (as he’s known to all, first-name friendly) opened a fledgling restaurant, or <i>osteria</i>, in the wooded region near Treviso, Italy. The way he tells it, …

Handmade Rugs That Look Like Color Wheels

These carpets, by French designer Constance Guisset, are subtle color studies, blending a multitude of hues into harmonious compositions.<p>One doesn’t usually expect carpets to be academic studies in color, but these circular rugs are just that: uncommonly subtle displays of colors ranging from …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Orchid: Exploding High-Speed Paint Flowers by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>For his third and final investigation in his “Paint Action” series Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously here and here) created a series of …

Busy Beaver launches their 2013 Button-O-Matic Series - The Fox Is Black

Busy Beaver, who for the past 17 years have been known as the finest makers of badges, has released their newest 2013 Button-O-Matic Series with a …

ZIIIRO Delivers Yet Another Beautiful Timepiece to Add to the Roster with Their Titan Pocket Watch

Pocket watches are a timeless and come packed with tons of old man style cred (the good kind) to anyone who can pull it off. ZIIIRO is making …

Delicious Textiles Made From Licorice, Noodles, And Ham

Just like mother used to make?<p>Leather is comedically barbaric if you think about it: We kill an animal. We peel off its skin. We pluck out all the hair. Then we dump a bunch of tree bark or minerals on top to change the color. And with this varnished outer animal layer in-hand, an artisan (or …

Daily Inspiration #1597

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

California Design 1930-65, Queensland Art Gallery – review

For a good part of the last century the golden state of California, gazed at from across the Pacific, was to many Australians the embodiment of the American dream. A place glimpsed through cinema, records and television while its residents, many of them immigrants, fostered new ways of living that …

‘Return to Paradise’ by Monster Rally - The Fox Is Black

Ted Feighan, who makes music under the name Monster Rally, is one of my favorite musicians these days. He’s been steadily releasing albums for the …

Graffiti Artist Le Module de Zeer Transforms a Room at the Les Bains Night Club | Colossal

<p>Back in April we took a peek inside the near complete transformation by fifty street artists of the Les Bains nightclub prior to its demolition. …

Articles about 7 prefab prototypes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

Mysterious Photos of Venice Cloaked in Darkness

<i>Dark Venice</i> is a series by Toronto-based photographer Alessandro Cancian that presents the Italian city of Venice cloaked in darkness. The intriguing landscapes we often see in the light of day are suddenly veiled by overpowering shadows. The dark aesthetic makes the stunning architecture barely …

Site-Specific Land Art by Andy Goldsworthy are Ephemeral Earthworks

It's fairly impossible to predict what British artist Andy Goldsworthy might come up with next! The Scotland-based artist creates intriguing, site-specific land art that utilizes natural resources in completely unexpected ways. The final results are organized, colorfully radiating leaves, spiraling …

See The Beauty Of Math, Even If You Don’t Understand Math

Vizualizing complex math equations is a privilege for a unique few–that is, until you place them within real world context.<p>There comes a moment in most of our lives when we realize that some secrets of the universe will remain hidden from us–not because mankind hasn’t discovered them, but because …

Concrete, So Hot Right Now: Two Plant Holders That Break Down the Material's Rough and Tough Attitude

Our inbox has seen an influx of concrete-based products and projects recently. Seems like the impending winter months has everyone looking to heavier …