Helga Gruenbauer

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HOUSE VISION Tokyo Returns for Summer 2016 to Exhibit 12 Home Ideas

Following the success of the inaugural HOUSE VISION Tokyo in 2013, the exhibition is set to return again this summer under the theme of “Co-Dividual: …

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Javier Prez's Whimsical Creations

Graphic designer Javier Prez produces playful photographs by blending everyday objects with simple line drawings. His ongoing series, <i>Instagram Experiments</i>, is a whimsical collection that gives life and personality to small scraps, random office supplies, and ordinary foods. His cheerful collection, …

Drawing

New Exquisitely Crafted Paper Sculptures from Zim & Zou

French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of the graphic studio Zim & Zou are back with more spectacular paper sculptures that are cut and assembled entirely by hand. Their latest work, called <i>Paper Rebirth</i>, features a stunning phoenix sculpture made out of flame-colored scraps of paper. …

Sculpture

Fantastic iPhone Photos of People Floating in Mid-Air

Simone Bramante is a Bologna, Italy-based creative who helps companies come up with everything from their corporate identity to their social media strategy. He's also a jack-of-all-trades, working as a commercial photographer, illustrator, and graphic designer. In his spare time, he puts down his …

Social Media

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

Crowd Funding

Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize winner will score a …

Travel Photography

Dad Uses Special Effects to Turn His Son into a Superhero

The title of “Coolest Dad of the Year” might just go to Daniel Hashimoto for his epic home videos of his 3-year-old son, James. Hashimoto, an After Effects artist for DreamWorks Animation, adds spectacular special effects to short videos of his son's playtime, turning everyday scenes of visiting …

Action Movies

Breathtaking Bird Sculptures Made of Paper or Polymer

Beijing-born Bijian Fan creates breathtaking bird sculptures made with paper or polymer. As a child, Fan learned origami, or the art of paper folding, from his grandmother. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Mathematics as well as a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering but somehow found his way back …

Sculpture

Incredible Photograph Captures 8 Hours of Plane Departures

Self-proclaimed aviation nerd Mike Kelley recently compiled the outdoor activity of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in a single, amazing photograph. The architectural photographer spent nearly an entire day at the south complex of the airport capturing all of the takeoffs and some …

Airports

2,700 Feet of Fabric Layered Into Colorful Chair Design

This <i>Layers Cloud</i> chair is an inventive design created with modern flair and innovative style. Using precision and immense detail, Dutch designer Richard Hutten developed the seat with patterns of fabric layered together into arrangements that create texture similar to layers of rock.<p>The unique …

Design

More Nearly Lost Street Photos by Photographer Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier was an amazing photographer whose talents went unrecognized during her lifetime. Back in 2011, a box filled with Maier's negatives was discovered at a local thrift auction house in Chicago. Since that time, the American street photographer has become quite the recognizable name in the …

Street Photography

Hypnotic Patterns Drawn on Spinning Potter's Wheel

In an intriguing fusion of visual and performance art, Russian ceramics artist Mikhail Sadovnikov draws a seemingly endless series of patterns with wet clay (also known as <i>slip</i>) on a spinning potter's wheel. The process is incredibly mesmerizing to watch in motion, as Sadovnikov uses just his hands …

Art

Dance on the circle.

Spin around a mountain in super speed like Superman

Things that usually spin really, really fast: a top, the wheel of fortune wheel, other wheels, circular objects, knobs and other things of that …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Vast Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under Ocean Floor, Scientists Say

Massive reserves of “freshwater” are buried beneath the seabed on continental shelves around the world, including off Australia, China, North America and South Africa.<p>This is the conclusion of a new study by a team of Australian scientists that appears in this week’s issue of the journal, …