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Exquisite Geometry Sculpted From Paper, Not Stone

Layer by layer, a Spanish artist uses paper and geometry to calm her inner chaos.<p>Elena Mir is a Spanish artist from Valencia. She describes herself as “loving the smell of wet soil at night,” of having “eyes the color of honey and eucalyptus, and a lot of brown hair sprouting from her short head.”<p>A …

Best of the Week: Architecture, Typography, Illustrations and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Amazingly Detailed Portraits Created with Thousands of Dots

Artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz uses impressive Pointillism techniques to fill his black and white illustrated portraits with great detail and personality. Based in Spain, the artist focuses much of his time on portraying people with realistic style. He uses just black ink on paper to produce thousands of …

Amazing

Daily Inspiration #1533

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 …

Digital Art

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

Calligraphy Every Day by Jackson Alves

The only way to learn anything is by practicing. The more you practice and exercise, more you become aware of the subtleties of what you are working …

Daily Inspiration #1536

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 …

Epic Masters of the Universe Illustrations

Any kid born or raised in the 80's remembers all the epicness of the Masters of the Universe, where He-Man and his friends would fight evil forces on …

Weed, NyQuil, And Dongs: The Secret Ingredients Behind Voodoo Doughnut

Cereal, penises, NyQuil, even weed. Nothing is off limits for the creative minds behind Voodoo Doughnut, which is exactly what’s made them so darned delightful.<p>Long before the resurgence of Brooklyn and the birth of the Cronut, there was a West Coast revolution in sugar, flour, and yeast. These …

Voodoo

Rainbow Anatomy by Shok Oner | Colossal

<p>London-based street artist Shok Oner has been making work since the 1980s. I’m really enjoying his current series of rainbow hued x-ray pieces, some …

Landscapes Formed From Human Bodies by Carl Warner | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs by Carl Warner, human bodies have been contorted, lit, and manipulated to form expansive landscapes reminiscent of …

New Paper Birds from Diana Beltran Herrera | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with paper artist Diana Beltran Herrera (previously here and here) whose skill in crafting the fine …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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The City Of San Francisco Constructed From Jelly

When you think of art and landscapes, you might have visions of expansive paintings, time-lapse videos or sweeping panoramic photographs - you're …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

Architecture

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Tea

How to Make Mozzarella at Home

<b>You chop up the cheese curds</b> with a knife. I just slice it up, make little pieces — three by one inch slices — and put it in a stainless steel bowl. It's got to be stainless steel because you put in the boiling water, and stainless steel keeps the water hot.<p>You put boiling water inside — cover the …

Recipes

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

grain editAriane Spanier

Ariane Spanier Design is a Berlin-based studio founded in 2005 focused on print work for architects, galleries and publishers. Often playing with the …

Momo Tour

by Jennifer Miller<p>What do buffalo meat and Snickers bars have in common? They're both fillings in beloved Nepali and Tibetan dumplings called momos. The dearth of Nepali restaurants in the US has kept the momo under the dumpling radar, but in Nepal it’s considered something of a national food. …

Ice Cream

Surrealistic Chandelier With A Mirroring Effect

Hilden & Diaz were inspired by the drawings of Ernst Haeckel and, as I think, by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Salvador Dali, for creation of this …

Salvador Dali

Wooden Illusions: Incredibly Lifelike Objects Carved from Wood by Tom Eckert | Colossal

<p>Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert creates incredibly lifelike sculptures out of little more than wood, paint and patience. Working primarily with …

NY Design Week 2013 - ICFF

<i>Photography by Glen Jackson Taylor for Core77</i> Feeling a little smaller in scale this year, the 25th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair …

Perceiving the Flow: Human Figures Composed of Unraveling Stainless Steel Ribbons by Gil Bruvel | Colossal

<p>Though cast from bands of stainless steel ribbons, these figurative sculptures by Texas-based artist Gil Bruvel seem more fluid than solid, as if …

beautiful porcelain by Caroline Swift (j)

NY Design Week 2013 - Satellite Shows

<i>Photography by Glen Jackson Taylor for Core77</i> This year saw the debut of NYCxDESIGN, a 12-day citywide initiative to present New York's Design Week …

Sculptures Made from Stainless Steel Ribbons by Gil Bruvel

Gil Bruvel a Texas based artist, is the creator of these remarkable stainless steel sculptures. Though I’m not sure exactly how these are made, it …

Sculpture

Paint the Rainbow: New Street Art by Seth | Colossal

<p>I love this new piece by street artist Seth, spotted today in Paris. You may remember his work from a few weeks ago in the temporary gallery space …