Irene Shao

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Amalgamated – Vases made up from Pencils

Amalgamated, a project by Studio Markunpoika.<p>Pencils are normally used to write down or illustrate our thoughts and ideas. They are an indispensable …

Design

Moments of The FIFA World Cup – Brazil 2014

Outstanding and best moments of The FIFA World Cup – Brazil 2014 – illustrated by Dipanjan Biswas.<p>Dipanjan Biswas is a Gurgaon, India based …

Brazil

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Tel Aviv

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

Wild Art: Revealing Today’s Most Eye-Popping Artworks

Though you probably won't see these artworks in your local art museum, you have seen a number of them right here on My Modern Met. <i>Wild Art</i> is a new book by authors David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro that takes a look at today's most offbeat and outrageous art. From Tilt's half-graffiti hotel room …

China’s Flowing Bridge with Three Separate Undulating Roads

In an effort to enliven the local area of a new lake district on Changsha's Meixi Lake in China, an international competition was held to design an innovative, new pedestrian bridge that would span the length of the Dragon King Harbor River. The winning proposal was a stunning concept that rises …

Lake District

Dynamic Duos: Acumen Fund’s Jacqueline Novogratz And Ideo.org’s Jocelyn Wyatt On Poverty Solutions

Here’s what happens when two individuals–and their organizations–tackle global poverty challenges together.<p><b>Jacqueline Novogratz,</b> founder and CEO of Acumen Fund <b><br>Jocelyn Wyatt,</b> co-lead and executive director of Ideo.org<p><b>Novogratz:</b> The privilege for me has been to see Jocelyn going from being a fellow …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Animals

PUSH Bowls: From 2D to 3D

PUSH starts out looking like a flat metal plate and with the help of your hands, it gets pushed into a solo metal jewelry bowl or an attached trio of …

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

Beautiful Rainy Day Reflections Captured on City Streets

When it starts to rain, you will most likely find French photographer Yodamanu outside, documenting the reflections that bounce off of wet sidewalks and glisten on window panes. Based in Strasbourg, Yodamanu concentrates his attention on the shadowy figures of people walking in the rain and their …

Photography

Stunning Artistic Home Features Floating Staircase

Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld has designed <i>Casa Cubo</i>, a personal museum of sorts, for an anonymous couple in So Paulo. More than just a place of rest, it is a space for the art enthusiasts to display their wonderful collection. The home away from home is both an architectural project that …

Feather Clock

Inspired by traditional cabinets of curiosities, French designer <b>Marie-Aurore Stiker-Metral</b> has created this poetic wall clock by replacing its hands …

Marvelous Giraffe Photography

There are many beloved animals in the wild, like koalas, deers and monkeys, but there's one more I'd like to show some love today: giraffe! This …

9,000 Human Sand Silhouettes Serve as a Reminder of D-Day

Just a few days ago, British artists Andy Moss and Jamie Wardley, of <i>Sand In Your Eye</i>, produced this incredibly powerful visual display at the D-Day landing beach of Arromanche in France. The two developed this concept, entitled <i>The Fallen</i>, in honor of International Peace Day (September 21) and as a …

D Day

Huge Mural of Colorful Owls Spotted in DUMBO, New York

If you have an unnatural affinity towards owls (who doesn't?) and you love street art, then do we have something for you. Street artist Craig Anthony Miller (or CAM) recently completed a huge mural of colorful owls for the DUMBO Walls Project, a series of eight outdoor murals packed within a …

Owls

Gravity-Defying 1,000-Pound Steel Table

While London-based designer Paul Cocksedge has become fairly well-known for his magical light installations, it is his newest gravity-defying sculptural piece that has caught the eye of art aficionados. The <i>Poised Table</i> may seem like a physical impossibility, but, due to very careful mathematical …

Furniture

Expressive Combination of Ballet Dancers and Calligraphy

<i>Rurubu</i> (meaning “to dance and flow slowly” in Japanese) is a collaborative project by Toronto-based photographer Haley Friesen and San Francisco-based calligraphy artist Nobuhiro Sato that explores the powerful expressions of body movement coupled with energetic strokes of ink. The multiple mediums …

Calligraphy

Clever Depictions of People Interacting with Graffiti

<i>Please Draw Me a Wall</i> is a playful photo series by photographer Julien Coquentin. In each scene, the French photographer documents his subjects as they creatively interact with a variety of colorful graffiti. His compositions incorporate a single person perfectly arranged next to an illustration, …

Graffiti

100 Handmade Shark Fins Float in a New Zealand Lagoon

On Friday the 13th, those near New Zealand's Aotea Lagoon in Wellington were greeted with the sight of 100 shark fins floating in the water. The handmade fins were part of an art installation by Greenpeace for New Zealand's first-ever shark awareness week. While the 99 grey fins in the lagoon …

New Zealand

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