Dianne Jacono

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Abandoned houses in rural Iceland - The Fox Is Black

Started in 2011, <i>Abandoned Houses in Rural Iceland</i> is an ongoing project by R3 Radgjöf, Gláma-Kím architects and Stapi, which documents the discarded …

WHISP Vases

<b>Tillandsia</b> species are beautiful air plants that make stunning focal point when put on proper display. <i>Whisp</i> by <b>Müzz Design Studio</b> is a vessel designed …

Would You Move Into A 5-Foot-Wide Home?

Can’t afford to live in the heart of a major city? A new scheme has designs on the spaces in between buildings.<p>As the world urbanizes and the density of cities scales up and up, there’s the pressing architectural and urban planning reality of where and how to create new housing. In a city like New …

Intricate Organic Forms Cut from Paper by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Artist Rogan Brown creates intricate sculptural forms reminiscent of microorganisms, plant life, and topographical charts by deftly cutting patterns …

Fire & Ice: A Walk Inside an Ice Cave Next to the Mutnovsky Volcano in Northern Russia | Colossal

<p>This amazing shot was captured last year by photographer Denis Budkov in an ice cave near the Mutnovsky volcano in an area of northern Russia. Known …

Towering Spider Sculpture Reflects a Mother's Strength

<i>Maman</i> is an incredible, intimidating sculpture resembling a giant spider by the late French-American sculptor Louise Bourgeois (aka Spiderwoman). The towering structure, whose title translates as <i>Mother</i> in French, is an homage to the artist's own mother who passed away when she was 21 years old. …

Art

The Dino Pet: A Living, Bioluminescent Pet | Colossal

<p>Designed by Yonder Biology (“The DNA Art Company”), the Dino Pet is a dinosaur-shaped habitat for a species of bioluminescent marine algae that …

Interview: Jon M Gibson of iam8bit Gallery

In 1971, a little question led to a big idea. When Roger Hargreaves' six-year-old son asked him what a tickle looked like, Hargreaves was inspired to create a yellow Mr. Tickle character with long arms, a small blue bowler hat and a giant white toothy smile. Later that year Hargreaves published his …

Art

Organized Rows of Gold-Coated Popcorn Hang Overhead

This puffy white popcorn is certainly not for snacking! LA-based Pae White is a multimedia artist who blends art, design, and architecture into a variety of captivating creations. In this piece, she created tiny porcelain, gold-glazed kernels that were installed as part of multiple shows throughout …

Art

Gorgeously Sculpted Formations Represent the Life of a Cell

From 2003 to 2010, landscape artist Charles Jencks developed this amazing project entitled <i>Cells of Life</i>. It was completed as part of Jupiter Artland, a privately-owned sculpture park in Edinburgh. The project includes eight landforms and a connecting causeway developed within the incredible outdoor …

Outdoor Spaces

An Exhibition Tells The Sentimental Stories Behind Ebay Items

An Internet project-turned-exhibition tells the deeply personal tales behind pieces of clothing pawned on eBay.<p>In 2007, while shopping on eBay for a pair of vintage heels, New York-based writer Emily Spivack stumbled on a 1967 Playboy Bunny costume for sale. It came with the ID badge of its …

Lively Snakelike Installation Spans 100 Feet Long

This snakelike piece is a 100-foot-long installation created by sculptor and furniture-maker Barbara Holmes. The California-based artist produced the complex arrangement using lath (narrow strips of straight-grain wood) collected from the San Francisco city dump.<p>Simply called <i>Untitled No. 5</i>, the …

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Architect Student Redesigns a School Bus as a Modular Home

In his final semester of architecture school, graduate student Hank Butitta grew tired of completing conceptual projects that only existed on paper and decided to bring an assignment to life. With this drive, Butitta impulsively bought a school bus off of Craigslist for $3,000 with the intention of …

Architecture

Superb California HD Wallpapers

I've been posting lots of landscapes recently and one thing I've missed was good quality images available in huge dimensions to be used as wallpaper. …

14 Stunning iPhone Photos Taken During Hurricane Sandy

With powerful images–and all royalties for relief–#Sandy captures the raw during-and-after of the superstorm.<p>As all New Yorkers, New Jerseyans (and most Americans) will remember, the days that immediately followed Hurricane Sandy last fall were largely spent trying to find out what was going on. …