Samantha Phillips

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LAGOON Coffee Table from LA TABLE

The LAGOON model, a unique coffee table designed by Alexandre Chapelin for LA TABLE.<p>The LAGOON coffee table is something for individualists, people …

Furniture

The Seven Most

Changing Planet<p>In case you missed them, South Africa’s famous “flying” sharks, Texas floods that washed “river monsters” onto the land, a video that caught a chameleon changing color, and a “sharkano” revealed by deep-sea cameras were among the most popular posts on National Geographic Voices in …

Wildlife

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo …

Tutorials

Jim Darling’s Airplane Window Seat Paintings Frame Landscapes From Mile-High Perspectives | Colossal

<p>Often I use the windows of airplanes as frames in which to view the landscapes just beyond the thick glass— scenes featuring rolling clouds, rich …

Alberto Bustos’ Paperlike Ceramics Imitate Sprouting Blades of Grass | Colossal

<p>Inspired by forms of vegetation, Spanish artist Alberto Bustos' pieces appear like blades of grass sprouting from the earth, stretching and curling …

New Laser Engraved Rolling Pins by Valek Imprint Elaborate Designs on Baked Goods | Colossal

<p>Last year around this time, Zuzia Kozerska of Valek Rolling Pins (previously) practically set the internet on fire with lasers, more specifically …

New Hammered Steel Animal Head Sculptures by Selçuk Yılmaz | Colossal

<p>Turkish sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz (previously) just completed work on three new mask-like sculptures depicting the heads of a lynx, tiger, and fox. …

Matty Smith’s Photographs Display Vibrant Life Lurking Just Below Sea Level | Colossal

<p>Appropriately titled <i>Over/Under</i>, Matty Smith‘s series showcases the dual environments that exist just above and below sea level. Smith focuses on …

Foggy Forests of Ancient Trees Pruned for Charcoal in Basque Country Photographed by Oskar Zapirain | Colossal

<p>Oskar Zapirain's photographs capture eerie forests cast in thick fog, hazy light descending upon the foliage in the same green shade that blankets …

Bent Wood Objects by Joseph Walsh Studio Twist and Spiral into Extraordinary Forms | Colossal

<p>Designer Joseph Walsh believes that the quality of life can be improved by surrounding ourselves with work that is valued beyond both its form and …

71 Times Celebrities Did Impressively Selfless Stuff

*heart melting*<p>Celebs sometimes get a bad reputation for being out of touch with reality. But some truly go above and beyond to make the world a better place. Take a look at those who use their star power for good, not evil.

The Best of Michael Kors’s Theater Series for Vogue

Over the past year, <b>Michael Kors</b> has gone backstage at some of the most celebrated productions on Broadway. He cuddled up with <b>Elisabeth Moss</b> during <i>The Heidi Chronicles</i>, played video games with the cast of <i>This Is Our Youth</i>, and got into full costume at <i>Into the Woods</i>. With the Tonys mere weeks away, …

Michael Kors

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Rhode Island

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week - PAPER

<b>-- Gabby Bess</b><p><b>Smartest Animal of the Week:</b> The Honey Badger. YO THOSE GUYS ARE SMART. WOW. <b>-- Tucker Chet Markus</b><p><b>-- TCM</b><p><b></b><p><b>Most Popular Girl of the Week:</b><p>Emma Stone. Her <i>Vogue</i> cover hit stands, she got bangs -- and everyone LOVED them -- and she has been killing it on the press tour for The Amazing Spider …

Dog Has a Peculiar Snore

(YouTube link)<p>You recall the ominous sound that was used in the <i>Inception</i> trailer (and many other trailers afterward)? If you don’t, push this button. …

Go Hammer, Get The High Score

Hammer Bros by louisros<p>Old school gamers know when it's time to break it down and when two hammers are better than one. You can't touch this high …

Sky by gdp

Colorful Illustrations of Cities

For the “Cosmopolis” section of Aire Magazine, Mexican illustrator Aldo Crusher did very beautiful and colorful illustrations of different cities …

The Palais des Congres Montréal--A Glass Wonderland

(Photo: JKimMelo)<p>You're not in heaven--just Quebec. This is the Palais des Congrès, a convention center in Montreal. The west side of the building …

Iconic Glass House Disappears in a Veil of Dense Fog

From May 1 to November 30, visitors to the iconic Philip Johnson Glass House in Connecticut will be in for a treat: the house will be wrapped in a shroud of dense fog as a part of Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya's installation <i>Veil</i>. This installation, which coincides with the 65th anniversary of the …

Architecture

Realistic Comfort Foods Playfully Knitted Out of Wool

This playful project features a collection of delicious foods that you can't actually eat. <i>The Comfort Food</i> series is a collaboration between model maker and prop stylist Jessica Dance and food photographer David Sykes. The two paired up to put a little twist on typical food photography.<p>Dance used a …

Food

Koopa Troopa Bacon Turtle Burger

Ooh, this is a perfect sandwich for a kid’s birthday party, or a video game night! Dress up your bacon turtle burgers as Super Mario Koopa Troopa …

Find the Dog in This Picture

You’ve heard that there are people who buy carpet, draperies, and furniture to match their pets. Sometimes it’s because of they just wanting things …

Photographing the Jaw-Dropping ‘Crystal Caves’ of Iceland

If there is only one way for me to describe Iceland, it would be “Monumental Scale Shock”. The country really borders on the extreme. The entire …

Intimate Portraits of Polar Bears Set Against Backdrops of Warm Colors

Typically, we are all predisposed to seeing the stark white polar bear depicted against a glaringly icy white background, but photographer, Sylvain …

Up the Ambient, Create Beautiful Portraits by Mimicking Daylight

When I first picked up a DSLR and got a taste of artificial lighting, I loved shooting in darkness. I felt like I could control light a lot easier …

DSLR Cameras