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Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

Macro Photographs of Singapore’s Most Unusual Insects and Arachnids by Nicky Bay | Colossal

<p>One of my favorite Flickr accounts to follow is Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay (previously) who ventures into some of the most ecologically …

Insects

Abstract Parisian Rooftops Photographed by Michael Wolf | Colossal

<p>For a photographer living in a major city filled with iconic architecture, museums, and myriad tourist destinations, the struggle to capture an …

In Novels, A Character Flaw

<i>Architects are woefully underrepresented in literature. According to Jay Wickersham, author of this article originally published in Architecture</i> …

Literature

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Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

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Artist Lucy William's Remarkable Illustrations of 20th Century Modernism

Neither photographs nor renders, all of the images in this post are actually the intricately handcrafted creations of British artist Lucy Williams, a …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

Landscape Photography

Beautifully Minimalist Luxury Yacht Made of Stacked Levels of Glass

California College of the Arts architecture student Lujac Desautel re-examines traditional yacht design with <i>GLASS</i>, a beautifully minimalist concept that utilizes stacked levels to create a sleek, sculptural form. Inspired by interlocking LEGO blocks as wall as the architecture of skyscrapers, the …

Calligraphy Blends with Different Mediums to Create Incredibly Striking Art

As a young child, Jake Weidmann had a fascination with handwriting. His mother had a beautiful cursive style, and Jake loved how it looked when her letters were fluidly linked together on a page. Unlike many of us, he knew, at a very young age, what he wanted to be when he grew up. It was during …

Ethereal Landscape Scenes Created by Filling Glass Bottles with Smoke

Artist Jim Dingilian has an incredible-yet-unconventional way of creating art. Instead of crafting images with paint or graphite, he uses smoke as his medium. Dingilian fills glass bottles with fume and coats their inside surfaces with soot. He'll then reach in the vessel to selectively erase …

Intricately-Detailed Sand Art from the 19th Century Made Without Using Glue

Andrew Clemens (1857-1894) was an artist from Iowa who spent a large part of his life experimenting with sand. Stricken with encephalitis (an inflammation of the brain) at age five, he was completely deaf and nearly mute. But, that didn't stop him from starting to collect multi-colored sands from …

Ridiculously Thin Hand-Made Lens Leaves Pancakes Behind, Borders Crêpe Territory

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the company that goes by the name MS Optical, and we won’t blame you. It’s a one-man operation, run by …

Calligraphy Animals by Andrew Fox | Colossal

<p>With just a few strokes of his calligraphy pen, London-based designer and illustrator Andrew Fox created this fun series of minimalistic animals. …

From the New World: A Sprawling Digital Collage of a Dystopian Future by Yang Yongliang | Colossal

<p>In his largest artwork to date, Chinese artist Yang Yongliang (previously here and here) just unveiled From the New World, a sprawling digital …

A108 House / OOKO industriarquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Two people have completely built the house over four years. This unique approach begins with the …

Framing

Perkins + Will Designs FIU Complex for the Research of Extreme Natural Events

Florida International University’s Stempel Complex, designed by <b>Perkins + Will</b>, will be completed this fall. The complex will house the Extreme Event …

Architecture

Rocco Designs New Campus for Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Modeled after its dense urban surroundings, Chu Hai College of Higher Education’s new campus in Hong Kong meets a complex program while giving …

Architecture

Win Your Very Own Arckit, A Freeform Model Making System

Physical model making can be time intensive and expensive. However, thanks to the makers of Arckit, that has changed. Based on a panel by panel …

OMA / Ole Scheeren's "The Interlace" Nabs Inaugural CTBUH Urban Habitat Award

CTBUH, the organization best known for its Tall Building Awards, has announced the winner of its inaugural Urban Habitat Award: OMA / Ole Scheeren's …

Skyscrapers

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Fumihiko Maki Commissioned to Design China's First Design Museum

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki has revealed early designs for China's "first major design museum", a project in the Shekou …

Architecture

Sinjinmal Building / studio GAON

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> At this time when industrial society changes to cultural era, we started this project to turn on the …

Libeskind Breaks Ground on 60-Story “Century Spire” in Philippines

Last week, <b>Daniel Libeskind</b> joined Century Properties Group to celebrate the ground breaking of the “Century Spire.” Designed as a key building for …

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Administration Information Building / Aedas

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Suzhou Industrial Park, the Xi’an Jiaotong–Liverpool University occupies a beautiful …

New Glass Labyrinth is the Ultimate Disorienting Experience

On May 22, at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's sculpture park in Kansas City, artist Robert Morris unveiled <i>Glass Labyrinth</i>, a huge installation that will might just have you walking into walls. Fully transparent, the clear structure is made up of 1-inch thick glass. It's 62-foot by 62-foot by 62-foot, …

2 Holland Grove / A D LAB

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Having constructed their house themselves over 25 years prior, the clients were somewhat reluctant to …

Living Rooms