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Brodie Neill creates terrazzo-effect table using recycled ocean plastics

<b>London Design Biennale 2016:</b> fragments of recycled ocean plastic are inlaid to achieve the terrazzo effect of the Gyro table, designed by Brodie …

A Coatrack Made with Moving Hexagonal Blocks

Your bare wall can be turned into a coatrack with Wardrobe, a clever storage system designed by Studio Rene Siebum. Made up of connected hexagonal …

Furniture

Aerial Photography by Kacper Kowalski

Polish Autumn, a Series of Breathtaking Aerial Photography.<p>This is a series of breathtaking aerial photography by Kacper Kowalski from Poland.<p>After …

Photography

Photo: @pedromcbride. Exploring a secret canyon off Fiji's Navua river — one of the longest tropical slot canyons in the world. It is also one of the only regions in the South Pacific protected from commercial mineral extraction. The conservation zone is also supported by local landowners. Not sure which was greater, our fear of an unexpected waterfall ahead, or a T-Rex appearing around the corner in this lost, ancient world. #Fiji #freshwater #riversfiji @oars_rafting @thephotosociety

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

Creatively Surreal Portraits by 21-Year-Old Audrey Simper

The creative photography of 21-year-old Audrey Simper is an inspiring collection of conceptual portraits that blend real with surreal. Based in Chicago, the self-taught artist brings her imagination alive in subtle and not-so-subtle digital manipulations. Whether there's a third hand reaching out …

Art

Ordinary Objects Are Actually Single Woodblock Sculptures

Sculptor Randall Rosenthal specializes in turning single blocks of wood into intricately detailed sculptures of ordinary objects. Each piece is carefully and painstakingly whittled down from a solitary woodblock and meticulously painted to give the illusion of anything from a cardboard box full of …

Art

Soaring Above the World from a Bird's Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Birds

The Incredible Underwater Art of Competitive Aquascaping | Colossal

<p>No, these aren’t exactly your childhood goldfish bowls. The world of competitive aquarium design, or <i>aquascaping</i>, is just as difficult, expensive, …

Wintertime in Yosemite Looks Like the Inside of a Snow Globe

Last month, 21-year-old landscape photographer Jeff Lewis braved the bitter cold to capture these gorgeous shots of wintertime in Yosemite. As he's still a college student studying meteorology at UCLA, he also had to put on hold a 20-page paper and studying for three final exams in order to see …

Landscape Photography

The World's Best Dish Washer

Bet you would've loved these over the holidays. Much better than paper dishes and yet with the same convenience: No washing! That's right, …

Dishwashing

Six Things Every Designer Should Know About Copyright

<b>1. The Law Protects Your Work, Not Your Idea</b><p>Copyright law, which is the body of law that protects original and creative works from misappropriation, …

Intellectual Property

Unconventional Locomotion: The Cubli, a Freaky Self-Balancing Cube

Your cell phone is able to vibrate because there's a little motor inside that rotates a small, off-balance weight. We've all seen our phones skitter …

Robotics

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings …

Software

Logo Design: More Hands

Special day here at Abduzeedo for logo lovers! We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to …

Spectacular Photos of Bubbles Frozen in Frigid Temperatures

Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly took advantage of the frigid temperatures earlier this month by blowing bubbles with her son and photographing the spectacular results for her series dubbed <i>Frozen in a Bubble</i>. Using a homemade solution consisting of dish soap, karo syrup, and water, Kelly …

Homemade

Best Art Posts of 2013

10. Urban Geode Street Art<br>An art project that places small art installations made from shiny paper into random cracks, crevices, and holes.<p>9. …

Art

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Forget Resumes, Jens Lennartsson Sends Action Figures of Himself to Potential Employers

The things that people do to snag a job are nuts. Standing out among the unemployed and enthusiastic is becoming pretty tough... especially when you …

Employment

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Surreal Sculptures are in Search of Their Missing Pieces

Who hasn't gone on a trip and felt like they had left something behind? In September, to celebrate the city of Marseille's status as the European Capital of Culture 2013, French artist Bruno Catalano displayed ten life-size, figurative sculptures at the port of Marseille. Inspired by travel, his …

Art

A Herd of 99 Lifelike Animals Drink From a Pool at QAGOMA | Colossal

<p>Inspired by a trip to Stradbroke Island in Australia back in 2011, artist Cai Guo-Qiang began work on his newest large-scale installation, <i>Heritage</i>, …

Animated GIFs Seamlessly Blend Portraits with Nature

22-year-old Daniel Barreto has added a nice twist to the already popular concept of animated GIFs. In his series, titled <i>Animated Double Exposures</i>, the Boston-based artist blends two distinct images into one playful motion.<p>Puddles ripple across a young boy's silhouette and leaves rustle on top of a …

GIF Animations

Logo Creations by Sébastien Nikolaou

Creative Logo Design Collection.<p>Sébastien Nikolaou is a Athens, Greece based graphic designer who loves typography and all kinds of graphic design. …

New Amazingly Surreal Portraits by 19-Year-Old Alex Stoddard

One of our favorite young photographers, Alex Stoddard, continues to expand his collection of creative images, offering an endless source of inspiration for his peers. The 19-year-old photographer manages to produce engaging narratives with each image he shares through his Flickr account, inviting …

Photography

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

40-Foot Hand-Carved Sculpture Earns Guinness World Record

This huge wooden sculpture is an impressive display of the famous Chinese wood carver Zheng Chunhui's incredible hand-carving skills. Standing more than 40 feet long, almost 8 feet wide, and, at one point, 10 feet tall, the massive work of art was formed out of just one single log and was recently …

Art

This Painting Of The Danish Royal Family Will Steal Your Soul

For the first royal family portrait in 125 years, Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II turned to painter Thomas Kluge. Four years later, this is what she got back.<p>Landing a commission to paint the portrait of a royal family is a blessing that is bestowed upon few artists. It is an important honor that not …

Family

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Minimalism