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Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico at Heath Ceramics

Based in Mexico City, fashion designer Carla Fernández travels through Mexico seeking the most talented regional artisans; she creates new designs that honor traditional fabrications in each region. This has given Fernández a reputation as a champion of the decorative arts of her beloved country. …

Gorgeous Oil Paintings of Women Submerged in Water by Erika Craig

Artist Erika Craig captures the multi-faceted beauty beneath the surface of water in her series of gorgeous oil paintings. The works revolve around submerged female characters whose reflections are distorted by the constantly-moving liquid. Abstract shapes and meandering colors intertwine with the …

Young Love: Intimate, Candid Snapshots of Couples on the Streets of NYC

Between shooting photo and video assignments for the <i>New York Daily News</i>, multimedia journalist Julia Xanthos uses her iPhone to capture fleeting, candid portraits of couples sharing intimate moments on the streets of NYC. Whether they are on park benches, waiting for the subway, or standing on a …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Photo @ladzinski / The twisted and spiraled navajo sandstone of #AntelopeCanyon is one of the most photographed slot canyons in the world. It's an incredible place to visit in the dead of winter when the crowds have gone and you can walk through the sculpted canyon with nothin but the sound of the wind. @natgeocreative

Photographer Creates Elaborate Fairy Tale-Inspired Portraits in Her Tiny Attic

Canadian photographer Daniela Majic creates images of gorgeous, fantastical scenes, and she does so all in the small attic in her house. Since last year, she's worked on a series called <i>Secret Garden</i>, and it features surreal, colorful portraits of women dressed in elaborate costumes. They wear …

The secrets of color-changing chameleons revealed

Scientists studying chameleon skin have discovered the secret to the lizards' color-changing prowess: Rather than relying purely on pigments, the animals use photonic nanocrystals in their skin to manipulate light with exquisite precision.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature …

Daily Inspiration #2001

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 …

30 Beautiful Photography Links for Your Inspiration

It's been a very active and busy week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching online to find links to …

Touching Figurative Paintings of Women by Amy Lind

Amy Lind's figurative paintings offer beautiful representations of women dressed in captivating, feminine styles. The artist casts her subjects in soft colors and filtered light to showcase their gentle, realistic expressions. The styles exhibited by the subjects jump across decades to highlight …

Dreamlike Scenes by Conceptual Photographer Jenna Martin

Jenna Martin constructs alternate, dreamlike realities through her conceptual photography. Inspired by films and storytelling, the Montana-based creative takes advantage of her mountainous, serene surroundings to capture elaborate portraits that truly come to life after seamlessly blending …

Flowers And Taxidermy Arranged Into Gorgeous Headdresses

On his website, Japanese fashion designer Hanayuishi Takaya calls himself a “Flower Artist,” and it’s true that his extraordinary headpieces would look as much at home in a vase as they do in his models’ hair. His ornate pieces employ flowers, fresh vegetables and fruits, and, most recently, …

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

The 10 Tallest New Buildings From Around The World

<i>This story originally appeared on ArchDaily.</i> <b>by Michael Aynsley</b><p><i>The following list, originally published on BuzzBuzzHome, is based on data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the recognized authority on skyscraper height.</i><p>With the number of officially “tall” buildings -- at least 656 …

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

6 Places Every Photographer Should Visit At Least Once In Their Lifetime

Photography and travel seem like they go hand in hand. There are so many gorgeous locations in the world, it's hard not to want to photograph them …

Long Exposure Photos Capture the Motions of Kayakers and Canoers Through Light and Color

Ontario-based photographer Stephen Orlando turns the repetitive motions of kayakers, canoers, and swimmers into stunning displays of light painting, with woven strands of color representing the individual strokes of movement across time and space. To create these beautiful images, Orlando attaches …

The Most Beautiful Bathrooms in The World

Where to bathe with breathtaking backdrops<p>Where to bathe with breathtaking backdrops—the best hotel bathrooms in the world. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i><p>Courtesy

Bathtubs

Pictures of the Week 11.27.14

Holiday Gifting: Early Standouts

While we are always on the lookout for new things to add to our ever-evolving Buy section, during the holidays we like to turn it up a notch to help readers find the perfect presents for friends and family. Keep an eye on Buy over the next few weeks as we continue to augment the offerings, but for …

Buildings Built By Energy And Light Create A New Type Of Architecture

Architect Sean Lally sees building materials beyond just wood, concrete, and glass.<p>When most architects think about energy, they’re thinking about how to use less of it. But Chicago-based architect Sean Lally sees energy in a fundamentally different way–as a building material. Lally envisions a …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

Alice In Wonderland

Pictures of the Week 11.20.14

Abstract Nature Photography: 3 Effective Tips to Create Captivating Images

Abstract art separates reality of a subject through the use of imagery. Instead of an accurate, concrete image, abstract art instead conveys feeling, …

18 More Photos of People Awestruck by Nature

<b>Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia</b><br>Photo credit: Svetlana Bogomolova<p>After we published our first set of photos that showed people awestruck by nature, we felt as though we owed it to you to find more. Here, then, are 18 more photos of people taken aback by their surroundings – whether that's by land, sea …