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Highly Detailed Drawings of Aging Hands

<b>32</b><p><i>Skin</i> is a beautifully moving series, by artist Kim Anderson, that consists of highly detailed drawings of aging hands. Created by copic liner (or ink pens) on washi (a type of Japanese paper made from the bark of the gampi tree), each set of hands holds stories we can only begin to imagine but …

Former Walmart Transformed Into Modern Library Space

When Walmart vacated this large warehouse building, the abandoned space sat empty for quite a while before Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle decided to do something about it. The architecture firm transformed the former retail store, located in McAllen, Texas, into a huge, functioning library.<p>124,500 …

Interiors: life on the riverbank - in pictures

Suspended over rushing water, a light-filled home in Wales makes the perfect river hangout

Intricate Hand-Drawn Patterns by Marlene Huissoud

Marlene Huissoud is a French-born, British-based freelance textile designer who takes doodling to the next level and then some. You know how when …

Olek Crochets an Entire Four-Car Locomotive in Lodz, Poland | Colossal

<p>Textile artist Olek has just completed work on what may be her largest piece ever, a four-car locomotive covered in crocheted technicolor camo in …

Prefabricated Passive House by ecoDESIGNfinca

This Mallorcan paradise should be mine (a girl can dream, can’t she?) but since it’s not, I thought I’d share. Stephen Nickel of ecoDESIGNfinca …

Architecture

Setting Sail: A Giant Orb Made Of NYC’s Snapped Umbrellas

Assembled from discarded umbrellas and plastic bottles, the Harvest Dome 2.0 is a dramatic work of “performance architecture.”<p>This week, SLO Architecture celebrated the crash-free launch of Harvest Dome 2.0, a 24-by-18 foot floating sphere made of umbrella skeletons and plastic bottles. It smoothly …

Canoeing

Surreal Scenes of African Animals Playfully Living Life

<i>Hakuna Matata</i> is a lighthearted series created by Paris-based photographer Thomas Subtil. The surreal images feature African animals playfully living by the motto “Hakuna Matata” or “no worries” and going about life without a care in the world. In the photographs, Subtil transforms typical African …

Vitamin D: Start, Use, Do

<i>(click on the image for a larger version)</i><p>Sometimes we spend so much time preparing or buying supplies or getting ready that we never really get …

Vitamin D

Friday Finds 08.02.13

From a storm detecting app to a ghostly portrait photography series, dark vibes certainly take the lead in this week's roundup of our editors' internet finds.<p>Jaime: Optical Illusion House<p>Argentine artist Leandro Erlich created this interactive optical illusion for the Barbican in London. An angled …

A Mirror That Lets You See Different Perspectives

halb/halb designed the #180 mirror that has a unique feature: it’s bent. The angle that bisects the circular mirror is actually functional as it …

Furniture

This Week in Digital Fabrication: The ROI of Household 3D Printing; UPS Store Partners with Stratasys, Plus MCOR's Full-Color Paper 3D-Printer

Findings from a paper by a handful of intrepid engineers at Michigan Technical University have been making headlines this week, concluding that "the …

Fabrication

Jupiter Cake with Inner Layers and Detailed Atmosphere

After receiving a surge of attention and countless messages praising her for her Earth cake, self-taught cook Rhiannon (aka cakecrumbs) decided to try her hand at baking a structural layer cake of another planet–Jupiter. Unlike her first planetary dessert, featuring only one hemisphere, this one …

Futuristic iWatch Concept

Continuing the current trend of wearable technology, check out this stylish and futuristic iWatch concept designed by James Ivaldi. This sleek watch would feature two separate screens, one being a touch screen for the user's music, contacts, and apps and another that would simply display the time. …

Life-Size Driftwood Animal Sculptures by James Doran-Webb

British sculptor James Doran-Webb uses driftwood and recycled metal to construct remarkable, life-size sculptures of various animals. From horses and dogs to a lion and a deer, the artist has a vast collection of wooden animals, each boasting a uniquely textured construction.<p>Doran-Webb manages to …