Jake Harley Pease

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Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Take a Vertigo-Inducing Walk into the Infinite Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms at David Zwirner in New York | Colossal

<p>In an impressive display of new work, artist Yayoi Kusama (previously) recently opened a solo show, <i>I Who Have Arrived In Heaven</i>, at David Zwirner …

Little Printer: the toy-like gadget with a human touch - video

Little Printer is, as its name suggests, a miniature printer connected to the web. Its offerings are the size of Post-it notes, and it can provide personalised messages, photos and tiny newspapers at the touch of a button. It was created by the design agency Berg, which wants to bring a human touch …

MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms, not pixels.<p>We live in an age of touch-screen interfaces, but what will the UIs of the future look like? Will they continue to be made up of ghostly pixels, or will they be made of atoms that you can reach …

Touchscreens

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Illustrated Artworks by Jose Mertz

Experimental Artworks.<p>Stunning drawings, paintings, sketches and illustrations by Jose Mertz, a Miami-based artist and image maker. The artistic …

Infographic: What Depression Actually Looks Like

A clickable online map narrates the thoughts and feelings of a person going through a depressive episode in an attempt to destigmatize a widespread mental illness.<p>Antidepressants are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in America, with a whopping one in ten Americans currently taking them. …

Depression

Interview with Glennz

Anyone into t-shirt culture already saw or have a Glennz t-shirt, probably because he's a legend on this niche, a truly godfather of the tee design. …

Graphic Design

Behind the Scenes of John Lewis’ Stop Motion Holiday Ad from adam&eveDDB | Colossal

<p>UK department store chain John Lewis are known for the high production value of their annual holiday commercial produced in partnership with …

The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

Art Installation – Reverse of Volume by Yasuaki Onishi

Reverse of Volume.<p>This art installation called ‘Reverse of Volume’ by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi was created for the Rice Gallery. The shape of …

Headsongs: Graphite Portraits Morph into Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Austria-based artist Stefan Zsaitsits creates large-scale graphite portraits of truly strange and wonderful characters whose bloated faces often …

Nuanced portrait illustrations by Agata Marszalek - The Fox Is Black

Agata Marszalek is a Polish illustrator with a real knack for creating stunning portraits. A graduate from the University of Arts in Poznan, Poland, …

A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

Raymond Loewy celebrated in a Google doodle

Google's latest doodle celebrates the birthday of Raymond Loewy, the late industrial designer of the Coca-Cola bottle who was also involved in creating the Shell, Exxon, TWA and former BP logos.<p>Loewy's slenderised design for an S1 steam locomotive that saw service in the eastern US forms the basis …

An Aerial Kinetic Sculpture with 256 Helium Balloons Embedded with LEDs | Colossal

<p>Cyclique was an aerial light and sound installation created by audiovisual artist Nohista and Collectif Coin for Nuit Blanche 2013 (previously). The …

Architect Wants To Reclaim Public Space, One Dumpster At A Time

How to grow a generation of proactive urbanites much like one would grow mushrooms: in a dumpster.<p>Decades of rampant privatization have left New York’s public spaces endangered. The backlash frothed and bubbled with the OWS protests of two years ago, but has since quieted. There were many lessons …

Urban Design

Dissected Cadavers Re-Created Using Rolls Of Paper

Inspired by 18th-century papercraft and anatomy textbooks, this artist constructs the human anatomy out of quilled paper.<p>Inside of us, an astonishing yardage of tissue is compressed, fold by fold, into our compact frames. Anatomically speaking, our bodies are works of organ origami, bound by …

‘Yuri’ A Silent Graphic-Novel by David Biskup - The Fox Is Black

There’s a lot to like in David Biskup’s portfolio. The Bristol-based illustrator has a unique and quirky style that’s rich in humor and character. Of …

Pixelstick Gives Light Painting a (Much Needed) Makeover

It seems like you only see light painting in wedding photo ops and unintentionally (and then intentionally) in 4th of July sparkler shots. It's a …

Light Painting

Amazing Aluminum Wire Sculptures by Seung Mo Park

Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates incredibly detailed metallic sculptures by carefully manipulating aluminum wire. Each figure in his <i>Human</i> series of sculptures presents a remarkable attention to the delicate form of the human body (including wispy locks of hair) as well as the …

The Abominably-Awesome Imagination of Virgil Finlay - The Fox Is Black

Seeing as it’s Halloween and all, I thought I’d take this week’s post to write about renown sci-fi, fantasy, and horror artist, Virgil Finlay. While …

Human cheese and Elvis mice: the future of bio-design – in pictures

Here's your chance to see today's bio-hackers and bio-artists at work, and witness their visions of the future. It's a stomach-churning world full of humans giving birth to dolphins, cheese made from armpit bacteria and mice born from the DNA of dead celebrities ...<p>• The exhibition Grow Your Own, …

Album Review: Arcade Fire – Reflektor

A-<p>“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and …

Spherikal – Motion Graphics by Ion

Stunning Experimental Motion Graphics.<p>Motion graphic designer Ion has created this fascinating animation as an experiment to explore different …

All Hail Dithyrambalina: The Little Musician Shantytown That Could

Two years ago, we wrote about street artist Swoon's plans to collaborate with the New Orleans Airlift to create a music laboratory called "The Music …

New Orleans

Loving Father Photographs Unique Habits of His Son With Autism

San Francisco-based photographer Timothy Archibald began photographing his autistic 5-year-old son Elijah as a way of dealing with the young boy's diagnosis. Noticing how his son behaved, different from other kids, and knowing that as a parent he was desperately eager to raise his child as best as …

Photo Realistic Pastel Drawings

Rubén Belloso is an amazing artist from Seville, Spain. He specializes on drawing huge portraits using pastel on wooden canvas, and the result is so …

Drawing

Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures | Colossal

<p>Based in Richmond, Virginia artist Morgan Herrin transforms the most humble material—laminated construction grade 2x4s—into spectacularly detailed …