Giovanni Cardenas

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Intimate Photos Take Us Into the Bedrooms of People With Disabilities (NSFW)

For <i>Je t’aime moi aussi</i>, photographer Olivier Fermariello enters the bedrooms of individuals with disabilities, cutting through taboo and rarely …

Photo du Jour: The Untitled Underwear Project (NSFW)

Your home is your own to do as you please and sometimes that includes wandering about in your underwear. Josh Soskin explores the private lives of …

Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Design

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

A.P.C. Makes Quilts, Too - The Fox Is Black

Here is something important to know that many may have been unaware of: A.P.C. makes quilts. Like grandmothers and some Brooklyn and Downtown Los …

Colorful Silhouette Collages Reveal Layers of Reality

Disappear is a collage project by French artist Slip, where forms, colors, and landscapes intersect in visually exciting combinations. In the series, the artist introduces new realities where mundane black and white backgrounds are interrupted by beautifully intriguing silhouette figures.<p>By …

Art

A Man's Primer on Gin | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Maiellano.</i><p>Gin is perhaps the most versatile of the distilled spirits. Sure, whisky is delicious. With a …

The Future of Learning Environments: An Issue That Concerns the Students

<i>Following her first article on her experiences as an architect/designer working with kids, Moa Dickmark offers her insights into the future of</i> …

Intersections: An Ornately Carved Wood Cube Projects Shadows onto Gallery Walls | Colossal

<p>Created by mixed media artist Anila Quayyum Agha, this elaborately carved cube with an embedded light source projects a dazzling pattern of shadows …

A Homemade Wooden Luge Track Launches Teen To Sochi

It's single-digit cold as Brett West steps into the snow in his backyard in Ridgefield, Conn., and points to a wooden monstrosity. It stands 32 feet high and looks kind of like a wooden roller coaster.<p>"The whole thing's made of wood — two-by-fours, four-by-fours and 3-quarter-inch plywood, all …

Everything Looks Better Embroidered: It's Not Just for Moms and Personalized Hand Towels Anymore

Embroidery might not be groundbreaking or new, but the craft is clearly having a moment. We're not talking about the circular pieces you might see …

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

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Aesthetics

Mind-Boggling Ceramic Sculptures Look Like Inflatable Toys

West Virginia-based artist Brett Kern has mastered the art of illusion with handcrafted ceramic sculptures that deceptively look like inflatable toys. Each figure in this ongoing series of work presents a set of whimsically simple characters, be it a minimalist dinosaur or a cartoonish astronaut. …

Art