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When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Photography

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

Britt Bass Turner iPad and iPhone Cases

While not usually fans of loud or flashy cases for our mobile devices, we were impressed by the vibrant, playful appeal of Athens, GA-based artist Britt Bass Turner's iPad and iPhone accessories. All bright colors and thick brushstrokes, the abstract designs look like they were created in a joyful, …

Dwell

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Daily Inspiration #1714

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

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

11 Classic Car Ads From The Heydey Of Motoring

Taschen’s 20th Century Classic Cars: 100 Years of Automotive Ads offers a tour through a century’s worth of car design.<p>In 1911, an ad for the Brush Runabout, dubbed “The Everyman’s Car,” promised that “after six days of close application to your work–confined within four walls, perhaps–it is a …

Innovative Suspended Stairs Double as All-In-One Workspace

There's no wasted space in Mieke Meijer's innovative new design, <i>Object lev</i>. Combining a desk, storage, and shelving, this incredible installation is not only a work-space, but a way to move from one floor to another. The Dutch studio was commissioned by designer Just Haasnoot for his home in The …

PRISM Mirror Table designed by Tokujin Yoshioka

Tokujin Yoshioka designed a new project for GLAS ITALIA that works with their innovative cutting techniques. The PRISM Mirror Table uses thick, …

Furniture

Meet Your 2014 Core77 Design Awards Jury Captains: Pt. 3

You've already met the majority of this year's Core77 Design Awards jury captains in our first two announcements (here and here). As you know, these …

Amazing Hyperrealistic Paintings Show Layers of Details

Artist Joshua Suda paints portraits that look so amazingly realistic, it's hard to believe they're not photographs. From the texture of skin and the expressiveness of the subject's eyes, all the way to the subtle interplay of shadow and light on surfaces like hair and clothes, Suda absolutely nails …

Painting

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Jeremy Jackson's Light Paintings

Jeremy Jackson's (aka TackyShack's) light paintings are a breathtaking display of colorful lights that illuminate the night with a sense of wild energy. Jackson's love for unexplored ideas, creative long exposure techniques, a bit of experimentation, and the potential for countless creations keeps …

Base Jumping and ‘High Fashion’ Meet in this Adrenaline–Fueled Shoot

What happens when you combine base-jumping with fashion models? Well, you end up with this. Teaming up with photographer Noah Bahnson, fashion model …

VSCO Announces $100k Scholarship Fund For Creatives

Sticking to their mantra “by creatives, for creatives”, Visual Supply Co. has announced the VSCO Artist Initiative fund: a $100,000 scholarship fund …

Veronese, Bill Drummond, Iain Andrews: this week's new exhibitions

Jerwood/Film And Video Umbrella Awards, London<p>What Will They See Of Me?, the second edition of this recently launched prize, sees four emerging artist-film-makers tackle one of the internet age's presiding themes: self-presentation. Lucy Clout's film features lip-readers who translate what …

10 Successful Practices I've Learned from Interviewing 200+ Photographers

Over the past 8 years, I have conducted well over two hundred interviews with photographers on my show, The Candid Frame. These conversations have …

Social Media Tips from a Pro Adventure Photographer

It isn’t the over 14,000 followers on Instagram or 9,000 on Twitter that made adventure photographer Lucas Gilman a finalist in the 2010 and 2013 Red …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #5: How Much Can You Charge for Different Corporate Assignments?

<i>This is the last in a series of blog posts exploring pricing your work from our 3 free guides written with Bill Cramer, CEO of Wonderful Machine.</i> …

The Next Big Thing: Social Media Designed For Photographers

Want to get more leads in a specific area of your business? Have you heard of PhotogRefers.com? The next big social media platform for photographers …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #4: Fees & Expenses in Magazine Photography

<i>This is the fourth in a series of blog posts exploring pricing your work from our 3 free guides written with Bill Cramer, CEO of Wonderful Machine.</i> …

Fragments: Work by Ryan De La Hoz & Russell Leng

Ryan De La Hoz and Russell Leng, despite being two very divergent artists, have come together to create an exhibition of their congruous work. …

Painting

Adjustable Geometric Wall Coverings by Dsignio

Geometry lovers rejoice! Dsignio has created a new collection of wall coverings for Harmony by Peronda called GEN, and it’s a geometry enthusiast’s …

Furniture

The Most Colorful Artworks We've Seen This Year

Awe-inspiring color explosions.<p>Artist Kim Keever's color explosions are awe-inspiring...and so is the method behind them. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

Stunning Installation Represents Life in Abstract Patterns

Artist Laurie Frick says that numbers are abstract concepts and our recognition of a pattern is intuitive. We have the ability to sense something's repetition and frequency, but are taught numerals. Despite the ease in which we understand patterns, our lives are documented with digits, like how …

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How One Photographer Made $15,000 in One Day Through Instagram

You really never know until you give something a try. That was the particularly good fortune that Daniel Arnold discovered when he managed to earn …