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Nothing is as it Seems: The Art of Illusion at Science Gallery | Colossal

<p>Some of most amazing contemporary artists working in the realm of optical illusion have been brought together for a fantastic show called Illusion …

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

Whirling Human and Topographic Forms of Color Painted by Brendan Monroe | Colossal

<p>Oakland-based artist Brendan Monroe has been on a tear lately a solo show and several group exhibitions featuring his delightfully strange human and …

High Speed Flower Explosions by Martin Klimas | Colossal

<p>The life of a flower usually ends in slow, inglorious decay as petals wilt and succombs to the cycle of life, but these flowers shot by German …

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Colorful, Psychedelic-Style Digital Artwork

Psychedelic art (as you may have guessed) is a type of artwork inspired by psychedelic experiences that are brought on as a side-effect by various …

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6 Tips for Photographing Deserts

Deserts can make for very dramatic and beautiful landscapes but it can also be challenging to avoid your photos appearing flat and uninteresting. …

Iconic NASA Space Walk Photos Continue to Inspire

One of the key challenges in environmental portraiture is finding the right balance between subject and setting. Zoom in too close, and you lose the …

Pieter Hugo: portraits of South Africa - in pictures

Pieter Hugo’s latest exhibition, Kin, is at the Yossi Milo Gallery in New York until 19 October. It confronts issues of race and injustice in Hugo’s homeland – as well as ‘the failure of the South African colonial experiment’. Below, Hugo talks us through a selection of his photographs

20 Clean White Business Cards for Inspiration

We used to find so many business cards in various color and design.<p>Some of them are flexible for any business. But a sophisticated clean white …

10 Creative Examples of Branding & Identity Designs

Brand awareness is key to making your business stand out amongst the competition. If someone can immediately recognize your logo, mascot, or design, …

10 things you should NEVER ask a designer

Clients – you've got to love them. Except when you secretly want to strangle them.<p>Yes, of course, clients are the people who pay our wages, and so …

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These Sandcastles Far Exceed Bucket-And-Shovel Standards

Out with Shark Week, in with feats of architecture in the sand. Here’s the bucket (and shovel) list for 2013.<p>Sharks are so last week. Time to move onto land for another late-summer rite: Creative Time’s annual Artist Sandcastle Competition at New York’s Rockaway Beach. The nonprofit arts …

Would You Move Into A 5-Foot-Wide Home?

Can’t afford to live in the heart of a major city? A new scheme has designs on the spaces in between buildings.<p>As the world urbanizes and the density of cities scales up and up, there’s the pressing architectural and urban planning reality of where and how to create new housing. In a city like New …

The Most Interesting Man Once Threw a Party So Exclusive Even He Wasn’t There

You know who he is. Right now, he’s probably luging Mount Everest or quail hunting in Tunisia. He is the only man alive able to tweet 141 characters. Once, he saw a quadruple rainbow and hiked on, unimpressed. He is…The Most Interesting Man in the World. And last night, he threw a party.<p>You know …

Critter Chic: These Wild Animals Dress Like People

A photographer documents the transformative power of fashion in his portraits of animals wearing human clothes.<p>It wasn’t especially difficult to fall for Wes Anderson’s <i>Fantastic Mr. Fox</i>. The puppetry, the vintage pedigree, the fetishistic attention to detail, the references to French New Wave film, …

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 …

A Chic Leather Backpack, Just For Your Laptop

It’s hard to imagine, but as recently as the late 1960s there were no such things as backpacks. Hikers and climbers had day packs, but the backpack as we know it wasn’t born until 1967, when the Seattle-based JanSport wised up and created a version for students and their heavyweight textbooks. The …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

Daily Inspiration #1549

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 …

Spectacular Crystal Opal Looks Like a Handheld Aquarium

Crystals and gems are revered and collected for their physical beauty and monetary value and this Opal Butte crystal with contra luz color is no exception. The stunning gemstone, like many opals, features a varied spectrum of colors, but what separates it from the others is its spectacular visual …