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Majestic Animals Envisioned as Hundreds of Multicolored Dots

London-based artist Ana Enshina uses her creative eye to envision majestic animals as an abundance of multicolored spots. Dot by dot, the watercolorist forms diverse creatures including a statuesque, bright pink flamingo, a graceful whale suspended in the sea, and a distinguished peacock with a …

Japanese Street Photography Highlights the Nation’s Rich Culture

If you've ever wanted to walk along the streets of Japan and become immersed in its remarkable culture, Japanese photographer Takashi Yasui can help you get there. With his vibrant snapshots, the artist effortlessly transports viewers to various locations all across this breathtaking country. There …

Hand-Illustrated Designs Provide Uplifting Messages of Encouragement

Artist Scotty Russell blends elements of hand lettering with illustration to produce uplifting messages that are perfect for anyone pursuing their passion. He creates the images under the moniker Perspective-Collective and, in them, he pairs a short inspirational quote with an ink drawing that …

Calligraphy

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate patterns. Once the …

Whimsical Faucets Incorporate an Unexpected Sense of Humor

Japanese company Kakudai has shown that whimsicality can come in an unexpectedly small package. The business carries an array of fanciful faucets that are sure to make you smile, laugh, and feel a tad bit nostalgic for a time when your imagination was wild and free. Some are shaped like teapots, …

A Notebook with Remoistenable Glue Patterns

The Glued Notebook, from Be2ween, is decked out with remoistenable glue patterns that let you easily attach photos, sketches, receipts, business …

YO! Home Is a Convertible Apartment Concept

Simon Woodroffe, the man behind the Yotel hotel and the YO! Sushi chain, has come up with another clever concept to add to his resume – the YO! Home. …

La Veronique Font – Handwritten Typeface

La Veronique font, a handwritten typeface created by Elena Genova of foundry My Creative Land.<p>Elena Genova, a type designer from United Kingdom has …

Adorable Minimalist Illustrations Have a Hilariously Sharp Wit

Illustrator and designer David Olenick has a knack for pairing adorable characters with a biting wit. His minimalist artworks grace a variety of products like pillows and greeting cards but are most popular on t-shirts. Smiling foods, unhappy umbrellas, and puzzled dinosaurs accompany short sayings …

Cute

Infographic: What Do Those Flowers You Bought Really Mean?

Sometimes, a bouquet of flowers is filled with more than just well wishes. Historically, different flowers have symbolized different messages for various cultures, from romance to jealousy to grief. Now that it’s spring and all those flowers are beginning to bloom around us, make sure you know what …

Origami Artist Creates Stained Glass Art Out of Sugar and Watercolor

Artist Sipho Mabona is well known for his incredible origami works, like the life-size elephant sculpture he made from just one piece of paper. Recently, he used his background in origami to create stunning art pieces that resemble a modern day version of stained glass. Using a laser cutter, he cut …

Glass Art

10 Photos That Will Change How You See Disabled Women

Wendy Crawford hadn't been in front of fashion photographer Walter Chin's camera for thirty years. When she first worked with him, she was an aspiring model. "I was this dumb girl, nervous," she told ELLE.com. "I never really did have the confidence that I should have had." Then she got into a car …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

18 Adorable Photos of Animals Caught in a Warm Embrace

Call it snuggling, hugging or cuddling. When our day is just not going right, all we need is a sweet embrace. From cats to polar bears, we'll show you how the world's animals are a lot like us. They need that tender touch to just get through the day. It's the body's way of saying, “Take a deep …

Cute

“Mastering the Art of Arabic Calligraphy”

“Mastering the Art of Arabic Calligraphy”

What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

Once in a while when you look at your little gal twirling in her frilly skirt, remember she'll be grown one day. What do you want her to know about men, life, herself, love?<p>I'm spending the morning waiting for my car in the repair shop. Four men in flannel (I missed the flannel memo) and I sit …

Dainty Under-$30 Jewelry Perfect For Pinky-Raised Tea Drinking

If you like your morning cuppa black and your jewelry to match — look away. This collaboration is not for you. But, if you're prone to loading up on …

Nelson Mandela's favourite photographer

Nelson Mandela recalled that, during his long imprisonment, what he missed more than anything was the sight and sound of children. As a father, he was deprived of watching his own children grow up – except in a series of snapshots delivered to Robben Island by his wife Winnie. These precious …

FINES Foldable Multi-hull Boat Expands to Give You More Space

<b>FINES foldable multi-hull boat</b> is pretty impressive concept boat. It can accommodate 4 to 6 people and expand itself into a small floating island. …

Massive Remains of a Volcano Looks Like a Giant Triceratops

In Iceland, there stands a massive rock that looks like a grazing dinosaur called <i>Hvtserkur</i>. The spectacular structure is a natural accent to the landscape that adds an intriguing, mystical touch to the surrounding environment. In fact, legend has it that the colossal boulder was once a giant troll …

Interview: Stunning Vertical Panoramas of Churches by Richard Silver

<b>Franciszkanska Church in Krakow</b><p><i>Vertical Churches</i> is a visually stunning series by photographer Richard Silver that presents a set of vertical panorama shots of churches. Each image spotlights the spectacular architecture of these spiritual places of worship using the photographer's unique …

Krakow

The only clip you’ll ever need!

The Gripstar pushes the concept of versatility to an entirely new level with its minimalistic yet remarkably multifunctional design! Easily mounted …

Magnificent Marie Antoinette Inspired Headpiece

Just how gorgeous is this headpiece? Fine art photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair (who you may remember from this 2009 viral post about powerful women throughout history) has just come out with a new series inspired by the one and only Marie Antoinette.<p>In this particular photo, called <i>La</i> …

Krabhuis: A Cardboard House for Cats to Scratch

For all your feline companions that have cat scratch fever (I couldn’t help it), the Krabhuis (Dutch for scratch house) was made for them! …

Articles about 8 sophisticated rooms around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...<p>Always a feast for the eyes, the 41st …

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Acid Condensed Script Typeface by Typomancer

Acid Calligraphic Script Font.<p><b>Acid</b> is a condensed script typeface published in 2013 by font foundry Typomancer. This elegant font has a nice …

Non-Denominational Chapel Stands in Harmony with Nature

Developed by architect E. Fay Jones, <i>The Thorncrown Chapel</i> stands among the trees in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and serves as a non-denominational chapel for anyone interested in getting married within the nature-inspired space. Since 1980, the majestic design has provided visitors with a unique, …