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Photorealistic Pastel Drawings of the Maldives

Artist Zaria Forman, who we first got to know for her spectacular series on Greenland, continues to bring awareness to important environmental issues through her pastel drawings. Forman spent September 2013 in the beautiful Maldives, the lowest and flattest country in the world. She found …

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Photocopied Men Attempt to Break Out of Picture Frames

This clever collection by artist Steven Guermeur playfully challenges the limitations of a conventional picture frame. Entitled <i>Action Against the Frame</i>, the series explores how artwork is traditionally presented to the world and how changes to that approach alter the general feel of the work as …

Art

Internal Landscapes: Sweeping Abstract Oceans by Samantha Keely Smith | Colossal

<p>Artist Samantha Keely Smith paints abstract oceanic landscapes that are at once menacing and serene, a clash of light and color that she refers to …

From the 'You Can Draw With Anything' Department: Seung Mo Park's Gorgeous Steel Mesh Portraits

While Chuck Close's tool of choice was the pencil, artist Seung Mo Park makes his marks with a very different medium: Stainless steel mesh.<p>By …

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

Climate billionaire aims for 2016

California billionaire Tom Steyer turned heads in Washington with the news that he plans to spend $100 million to help make climate change a defining issue in this year’s elections.<p>But it gets even bigger: The hedge fund executive turned green activist might be willing to lay out even more than …

Annie Leibovitz's Celebrity Disney Dream Portraits

World renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been capturing shots of celebrities as popular Disney characters for years, as part of her ongoing collection of Disney Dream Portraits. The latest addition to her portfolio of work is Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain as the …

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Home Tours

Extraordinary Detailed Hobo Nickel Carvings by Paolo Curcio

Impressively detailed, these miniature relief sculptures are carved into coins by Paolo Curcio, known artistically as Mr The. The generic term for this art form is hobo nickel, but any denomination of coin may be used. Curcio is particularly good at using clad coins, which are made of multiple …

Art

CEFAE – Branding by Walter Mattos

CEFAE – Brand Design.<p>Walter Mattos was asked to redesign the brand identity for CEFAE, a nursing course for professionals in Rio de Janeiro. The new …

Graphic Design

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 …

Sculpture

Logo Design: Compasses

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 …

SkyForex Logo and Identity by Cosmin Cuciureanu

SkyForex Logo Design and Brand Identity.<p>Cosmin Cuciureanu of Optimacad was responsible for the logo design and basic brand identity for financial …

Carol Marine's Painting a Day

Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn | Colossal

<p>Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

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Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

Daily Inspiration #1636

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 …

How to Take Architectural Photography at Twilight

When it comes to ambient lighting, daytime photography provides great light for clear, crisp images. But, what about that off time when the sun is …

Architizer Relaunches To Connect Architects With Other Architects, And Brands, And Clients Too!

For 100 years or more, architects have relied on the massive catalog sitting on their desk to find the right products to use in their projects — this brand of glass, or that brand of toilet. That catalog had a monopoly on the market for a century, but with the birth of the internet, that catalog …

A New Golden Age Of Productivity Software Is Dawning

As Microsoft struggles to bring its lucrative Office franchise to Android, iPhone and iPad, investors and developers are seizing the opportunity to create business and productivity software optimized for the new era of mobile computing.<p>These new tools won’t tend to look anything like Word, Excel or …

Eye-Fi Mobi SD Card:Move Photos Onto Your Phone, Wire Free!

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your camera is going to love this. It finally has its own way to play with that smartphone it sees you tapping on …

Mobile Photography

The CKIE Store by Yanko Design is your source for products of exceptional design and integrity.

CKIE (pronounced 'seeky') is an extension of Yanko Design, the world’s most popular & influential online design magazine. Keeping in mind our mission …

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‘More Than Just a Hobby’ – A Fun Animated Short from Animade - The Fox Is Black

“More than Just a Hobby” is a new short from the London based animation company Animade. Featuring the Cowboy from their popular mobile game Ready …

‘Oscillate’ is a Mesmerizing Digital Animation of Sine Waves by Daniel Sierra | Colossal

<p>Oscillate is a thesis animation made by Daniel Sierra for his MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York. While essentially an experiment in …