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26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Books

Before & After: A Blah 1970's Kitchen Get a French Country Makeover

A pair of rookie renovators gives this kitchen an expert transformation.<p>A pair of rookie renovators gives this kitchen an expert transformation.

Heavens above! The future of religious architecture – in pictures

Religion continues to inspire some of the world’s finest buildings, but these stunning non-traditional places of worship – from the South Korean Church of Water and Light to an award-winning Islamic cemetery in Austria – have rejected old-fashioned architecture and turned towards the light. Sacred …

Architecture

Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces Participants

The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the list of participants and artists that who will participate in the “largest international survey of contemporary architecture in North America” this fall from October 3 to January 3, 2016.<p>Biennial Co-Artistic Directors Joseph Grima and Sarah …

Geometric Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama | Colossal

<p>Working with precisely cut 1/8″ pieces of laser-cut mahogany plywood, Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates densely layered wood relief …

Surrealist Sculptures by Ellen Jewett Merge Plant and Animal Life | Colossal

<p>Artist Ellen Jewett refers to her sculptural work as “natural history surrealist sculpture,” a blend of plants, animals, and occasionally human-made …

Art

Visually Arresting New Sketchbook Spreads and Drawings by Pat Perry | Colossal

<p>Michigan-based artist Pat Perry (previously) spent most of 2014 living a transient life spread across the U.S. His travels took him backpacking, …

Aamodt/Plumb – Architecture Studio Branding by TwoPoints.Net

Architecture studio branding and graphic design by agency TwoPoints.Net for Aamodt/Plumb.<p>This is an architecture studio branding project recently …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

New Wool Felt and Cork Wall Coverings from Submaterial

Modern wall decor brand brand Submaterial has recently re-imagined their most popular wall hanging patterns into wool felt and cork wall …

Cubed Slovakian Lodge Stands on a Corner in the High Tatra Mountains

The proposed <i>Kemarsk Hut</i> by architecture firm Atelier 8000 is a unique take on the typical lodge, as its incredible structure looks like a cube that's been rotated onto one of its corners. This concept was created for an international competition aimed at designing a building for the High Tatra …

Architecture

99-Year-Old Woman Sews a Dress Every Day for Children in Africa

99-year-old Lillian Weber has a generous heart and sewing hands that just won't stop. The Iowa-based woman spends hours every single day making a dress for small children who receive the clothing through the Christian nonprofit group Little Dresses for Africa.<p>For the past two years, Weber has made …

Africa

Torsten Lindsø Andersen Creates Vibrant Covers for Jack Kerouac’s Best Novels - The Fox Is Black

“I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.” – Jack Kerouac<p>Torsten Lindsø Andersen (who’s name is quite …

Exciting Arrangements of Food Suspended in Mid-Air

Rather than arranging foods from one recipe into perfectly aligned rows of ingredients, German artist Nora Luther created this exciting collection where the items burst into the air in an organized chaos. Created in cooperation with Pavel Becker, <i>Recipes</i> is a series of deliciously presented foods in …

Food

Logo Design: The Work of Paulius Kairevicius

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 …

The Top 10 Pope-Approved Secrets To Happiness

The group-selfie shooting, totally tweetable @Pontifex must be reading <i>Fast Company</i>, because he’s come up with a list of his own happiness secrets.<p>As part of an interview for the Argentine weekly <i>Viva</i> on July 27 (and translated by the Catholic News Service), Pope Francis shared his top 10 list for …

Architizer

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Ahellya, Days Sans, Chapaza

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Absolutely Stunning Poster for ‘The Last of Us’, Designed by Olly Moss & Jay Shaw - The Fox Is Black

Designer/artist/illustrator/nerd Olly Moss is an unstoppable creative force. Earlier this morning he shared an image he created for the video game <i>The</i> …

Fine Art Photography by Kylli Sparre

Fine art photography and experimental photo manipulations by Kylli Sparre.<p>Kylli Sparre is a fine art photographer based in Tallinn, Estonia. After …

Magical Fashion Photography by Oleg Oprisco - The Fox Is Black

I can’t say that I know much about Oleg Oprisco other then that facts that he works in Kiev and that his photos blow my mind. To me his work seem …

Gourmet Chocolate Packaging Design

Lapp & Fao – Gourmet Chocolate Postcards.<p>Hamburg, Germany based Studio Chapeaux was commissioned to create a suitable packaging range inspired by …

Bangalô – Flower Shop Branding by Estúdio Alice

Flower shop branding for Bangalô – Boutique de Flores.<p>Estúdio Alice is a Brazilian collective of five members. The mix of the different creative …

Animal Logos vol. 2 by Tom Anders Watkins

Volume 2 of Tom Anders Watkins’ animal logo series.<p>About a month ago, I published a series of well designed animal logos by Tom Anders Watkins. As it …

Forest Design Week – Event Identity Design by Anastasia Kolesnikova

Event Identity Design for Forest Design Week.<p>Anastasia Kolesnikova is a young Krasnodar, Russia based designer with more than 3 years of experience. …

Beautiful Laser-Engraved Wooden Posters by SpaceWolf Ltd.

The unfortunate truth is that no matter how much you like a poster of a movie or television show, it probably won't last. Luckily, SpaceWolf ltd. has the solution to this problem with their limited-edition wooden posters. The beautiful and intricately-detailed pieces depict well-regarded series …

Posters

A Sophisticated Lawyer’s Office Identity Design

Benício lawyer’s office – corporate design.<p>Adilson Porto Jr. is a senior art director living and working in São Paulo, Brazil. While working for …

Graphic Design