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Smithsonian's "Great Design" Book

Only the Smithsonian Institution could compile a survey of design from the 1860s onward and somehow land every major milestone. Their new book, released this month by DK Publishing, is as comprehensive as it is beautiful. Covering design from across the world, the book incorporates everything from …

The Negative Space of a House Cut Inside a 908-Page Book | Colossal

<p>Your House is limited edition artist’s book by Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson that depicts the negative space formed by his home located …

Funny Illustrations: If Animals and Objects Could Talk

Graphic designer David Olenick gives a window into another world with these humorous illustrations that show us what would happen if objects and animals could talk. The clever works feature everything from a cup of coffee smugly saying, “I own you” to a seemingly happy cat sinisterly proclaiming, …

Vertical Emptiness: Crystallized Tree Branches Dripping with Strands of Hot Glue by Yasuaki Onishi | Colossal

<p>Known for his ethereal and seemingly weightless installations of plastic membranes suspended in midair by black hot glue, Japanese artist Yasuaki …

Meticulous Detailed Carpets Drawn with Bic Pens by Jonathan Bréchignac | Colossal

<p>Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. …

Ark Nova: World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall Will Tour Recovering Areas in Japan | Colossal

<p>Designed through a unique collaboration between sculptor Anish Kapoor, architect Arata Isozaki, and the Lucerne Festival, Ark Nova is the first …

Meltdown by Johan Lindstén for Cappellini

Swedish designer Johan Lindstén, of Lindstén Form, designed the beautiful Meltdown lamps which were inspired by something quite serious and sad. You …

Furniture

9,000 Sand Sketches Take Over Normandy Beach

In a tribute to International Peace Day (September 21st), British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss of Sand in Your Eye took a team of 60 …

Art

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Logo Design: Camels and Dromedaries

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Logo Design

Thousands of Paper Sheets Layered Into Colorful Formations

Charles Clary creates mesmerizing paper sculptures that will whisk you off to another world! Each one of his hand-cut paper formations is a blend of geometric shapes with suggestions of strange land formations, sound waves, or cell structures. He says, “I have created a viral like environment that …

Street Artist Blasts Streaks of Color in Stunning Portrait

French street artist Hopare recently spent a weekend completing an eye-catching wall mural for the Cergy Soit Street Art Festival that features a spectacular medley of colors. Located in Cergy, a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, the vibrant graffiti work offers a lively feast for the …

Malin Henningsson's "Jocalia æris"

"Materials that are biting and fighting, delicate detailing and dramatic tension," are, according to young Swedish jeweler, Malin Henningsson the hallmarks of her work. It's an exciting and bold description of her debut collection—a pitch-perfect balance of raw, native Swedish minerals and fine …

Fashion in Leaves by Tang Chiew Ling | Colossal

<p>Fashion in Leaves is ongoing personal project by Malaysian illustrator and artist Tang Chiew Ling that explores various forms of leaves and flowers …

Wemoto Clothing: Rap Idols Series

Skateboard decks have almost become as much about artwork as skateboarding itself. Sometimes that's just fine, especially in the case of German brand Wemoto Clothing's newly released Rap Idols Series. The decks feature three of the genre's most influential rappers in the brand's signature …

Shapeways Adds Brass & Gold to Their Materials Mix

When you think about digitally fabricating metal, you probably picture steel powder or something unusual like Alumide, which is nylon laced with …

Jewelry

Exquisite Icon Design by Anna Paschenko

We don't get to post very often about icon design, but I've found a fantastic set of icons by Russian designer Anna Paschenko and it's definitely …

Graphic Design

New Zealand Town Powers Down for Spectacular Astrophotography

While city dwellers look up at the night sky and are left staring at a nearly blank atmosphere, occasionally featuring the moving lights of a distant airplane flying by, the Earth and Sky Mt. John Observatory in New Zealand gives stargazers some truly spectacular views of celestial bodies. Located …

Heart-Melting Photos of Baby Lions and Leopard Cats

<b>Roaring Practice</b> <br>While photographer Ashley Vincent might best be known for his amazing, award-winning shot of a tigress shaking off water in a Thailand zoo, it's his adorable photos of baby animals that are melting our hearts today.<p>The shot above, called “Roaring Practice,” features one of three …

Made by Radio bring environmental issues to life in their colourful illustrations for Wired - The Fox Is Black

I’ve been following the work of South African studio Made by Radio for a while and was recently impressed by this series of illustrations they …

SHIELD Watch Was Inspired by Captain America’s Shield

At first sight, the first model of <b>Shield watch</b> reminds us about the iconic Captain America’s shield. Well, I guess that was the main design …

Uncommon Art

I love this Bowl Stack print by husband and wife design team Allison Glancey and Craig Seder (pictured above). Its vintage vibe and subject matter …

Art

12 Fantastic Photos of Fall Trees Exploding with Color

After all that hot weather, can you believe it's now fall? To celebrate the start of a new season, today we've rounded up 12 incredible photos of trees exploding with color. Otherwise known as autumn, it's the time of year when certain trees like the sugar maple or the baldcypress turn a …

Floti Playful Modern Necklaces

Posted by<p>Main Style + Fashion<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>I discovered Floti necklaces on Etsy and I’m totally obsessed with these cute little playful …

Furniture

Heartwarming Portraits of Newborn Babies by Alicia Gould

Doting parents are eager to commemorate the birth of their children and New Jersey-based photographer Alicia Gould is right there with them, capturing heartwarming photos of their newborn babies. The photographer's precious subjects, anywhere from three days to two weeks old, are adorably serene in …

Atype - Craft Typography

Continuing our focus on featuring craft projects we bring to you "Atype" - a beautiful project that mixes typography and paper craft. The project was …

Graphic Design

An Ongoing Series of Great Fashion Illustrations by Dadu Shin - The Fox Is Black

There’s nothing I love more than seeing artists and illustrators sharing their personal projects online. I feel that the internet has been really …

Mylar Lamps Mimic Freshwater Jellyfish | Colossal

<p>Created by California-based Roxy Russell, the Medusae Collection is a series of four pendant lamps designed to look like freshwater jellyfish. The …

Dog Milk: Best of September 2013

During September on Dog Milk we featured a pair of fantastic modern pet beds and some handmade custom items that would make great gifts:<p>here<p>Jaime …

Furniture

Colored Wooden Rugs by Elisa Strozyk

German designer Elisa Strozyk can do no wrong in my book. She crafts beautiful flexible textiles out of wood making you wonder how she did it. Her …