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Linear Tattoos Use One Continuous Line to Leave a Beautifully Bold Impact

Tattoo artist Mo Ganji specializes in black-and-white body art that makes a strong impact with relatively simple drawings. Opting for bold lines and stippled dots, the Berlin-based creative adorns his clients with portraits of people and animals, sometimes combining the two into an elegant image …

Articles about 17 modern bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...<p>Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern...<p>Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen …

From Homer To J.K. Rowling: The World’s Greatest Storytellers, Visualized

“Storytelling” has become a buzzword in boardrooms of late–the term has come to refer to a branding strategy as companies seek to use compelling narratives to captivate consumers. But before it became an overused bit of business jargon, storytelling was the job of authors, poets, playwrights, and …

The Geography of Terrorism

More than 80 percent of last year's terrorism fatalities occurred in just five countries.<p>Of the 17,958 people who died in terrorist attacks in 2013, 82 percent were in one of five countries: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Syria. That's one finding from this year's Global Terrorism Index …

This Wireframe Furniture Is Like Software You Can Sit On

What does the chair in your living room look like before it becomes a chair? It looks like a wireframe: a digital skeleton of hidden geometry that only becomes a piece of furniture after it is turned into physical materials like wood, metal, and fabric.<p>The Wireframe Collection by Taiwan’s Noiz …

“I’ve been asked if I think there will ever come a time when all people will come together

<i>“I’ve been asked if I think there will ever come a time when all people will come together. I would like to think there will. All we can do is hope and dream and work toward that end. And that’s what I’ve tried to do all my life.” Gordon Parks (1912-2006).</i><p>Gordon Parks was an extraordinary man who led an extraordinary life. Few individuals will ever match his range of interests and caliber of work. This humble tumblr post certainly cannot give the man his due. All I would say to you, dear …

“The desire to discover, the desire to move, to capture the flavor–three concepts that describe the art of photography.”–Helmut Newton

<i>“The desire to discover, the desire to move, to capture the flavor–three concepts that describe the art of photography.”–Helmut Newton</i><p>Helmut Newton’s work is familiar to us because he’s had such an indelible impact on photography. His images have stretched our cultural psyche to accept, even embrace, the possibilities for fashion photography and portraiture. He has influenced many photographers and has shaped our ideas of how far an artist can push the boundaries and still get paid.<p>Paying …

“She had few boundaries and made art out of nothing: empty rooms with peeling wallpaper and just her figure

<i>“She had few boundaries and made art out of nothing: empty rooms with peeling wallpaper and just her figure. No elaborate stage set-up or lights. Her process struck me more the way a painter works, making do with what’s right in front of her, rather than photographers like myself who need time to plan out what they’re going to do." –Cindy Sherman on Francesca Woodman</i><p>After a successful run at the SFMOMA, the Francesca Woodman show opens today at The Guggenheim here in New York. While a lot of …

“The world makes up my pictures, not me.” –Lee Friedlander 

<i>“The world makes up my pictures, not me.” –Lee Friedlander</i><p>Until December 22nd, the Pace/MacGill Gallery on E. 57th St. is hosting a double-shot of Lee Friedlander. Two exhibits, “Lee Friedlander: Nudes” and “Lee Friedlander: Mannequin” take us into the past and back to the present. On the second floor, we get to re-visit Friedlander’s acclaimed nudes from the late 70’s and 80’s, while on the 9th, we encounter the first New York presentation of his latest body of work, “Mannequin."<p>Both shows …

Incredible Shadow Art by Fabrizio Corneli

The shadow art of Italian artist Fabrizio Corneli is the result of carefully calculated projections of light. Using mathematics to produce each visually compelling and mind-boggling piece of work, Corneli gives life to his seemingly simple, geometric wall extensions with light. He poignantly says, …

Art

Selfishly Selfie – Short Film by Jonathan Lennard

Selfishly Selfie.<p>A phone call and some narcissistic but even adorable girls, this is the short film ‘Selfishly Selfie’ directed by Jonathan Lennard. …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

Two Hulls House in Nova Scotia, Canada by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Minimalist Architecture amidst a Coastal Landscape.<p>The Two Hulls House in Nova Scotia, Canada is designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. The …

8 Of The Year’s Most Creative Infographics

Fancy flowcharts! Colorful maps! A running cheetah made see-through! In this age of information overload, infographics have evolved into a vital new vernacular, transforming the Internet’s daily avalanche of facts and figures into digestible and often beautiful images.<p>Edited by Pulitzer-Prize …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Auto Aerobics by Chris LaBrooy | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of stretched and interlinked classic cars by UK-based illustrator Chris Labrooy. Labrooy graduated from the RCA with …

Daily Inspiration #1609

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 …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Black and White Illustrations by Nicolas Delort

Nicolas Delort Illustrations.<p>Look at these stunning black and white illustrations by Nicolas Delort, a Paris-based artist and illustrator. His …

Socially Critical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Critical Illustrations.<p>Pawel Kuczynski is an artist and illustrator from Poland. He is well known for his style and his socially critical …

Illustration

Terrific Sketchbook Works by Pierre-Yves Riveau

Some might consider sketching just a way to improve one's skills, but if you push a little harder, you might get to become a kick-ass sketch artist …

Amazing Portrait Paintings by Denis Gonchar

Denis Gonchar is a very skilled Illustrator and Painter from Ukraine. I selected some of his amazing portrait paintings to share here and you will be …

Interview with Glennz

Anyone into t-shirt culture already saw or have a Glennz t-shirt, probably because he's a legend on this niche, a truly godfather of the tee design. …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Collages of Superheroes & Villains Made From Recycled Comic Books

Austin, Texas artist Mike Alcantara of ComicCollageArt has made a fantastic collection of collages depicting well-known superheroes and villains from …

Comic Books

21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Spire Table & Trialog Chair by Philipp Von Hase

German-born designer Philipp Von Hase has been studying at Bergen Academy of Art & Design soaking up everything that Norway has to offer and letting …

GREEN ZERO by Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini

GREEN ZERO by Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini is a new interpretation of the modular housing suite that can be placed just about anywhere: …

Prefab Homes