Piet Van Der Westhuizen

98 Added | 8 Magazines | 1 Follower | @pietvdw | Keep up with Piet Van Der Westhuizen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Piet Van Der Westhuizen”

Beautiful Logos by Joe White

Designing logos is always a very intricate process. Understanding the message to communicate for the product or service you are designing for might …

Graphic Design

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

Google's street art project includes over 5,000 images of murals (and graffiti, too)

There's a joke here about Google owning everything ("all your art are belong to me"?) but if you're the sort of person who enjoys looking at interesting graffiti, you might appreciate this anyway. The company just announced that it's added a collection of street art to its existing art database, …

World's Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Lets You Doodle in the Air

The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less …

3D Printing

London and the U.K. From Above

Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making fascinating aerial images since 1991. With a gyro-stabilized camera, he takes photos directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. Once more, he's been kind …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

List-Worthy

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Capture 360-degree panoramas with the throwable Panono ball

Two years ago, Jonas Pfeil posted a video to YouTube about a funny-looking ball he’d created that was filled with cameras and could capture panoramas of the entire world around it. Three and a half million people have watched that video in the time since, and with all the attention, Pfeil has been …

Cameron Brooks's Photography Project Shows Hawaii Like It's Never Been Seen Before

It's been said that helicopter pilots in Hawaii have one of the best gigs going. The same could be said of photographers in Hawaii. So, what happens when you combine the two?<p>Pure awesomeness.<p>Cameron Brooks is a professional photographer who does most of his work in a helicopter, thus capturing some …

Hawaii

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

Wildlife

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

GoPro: Backflip Over 72ft Canyon - Kelly McGarry Red Bull Rampage 2013

Mountain Biking

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures http://gu.com/p/3jyat/fb Photograph: Mist and Reflections, Crummock Water, Cumbria, by Tony Bennett, overall winner of the competition

A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

Aerospace

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Pop Culture

Unbelievable Colored Pencil Drawings by Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez

Every once in awhile, you come across a photo-realistic artist that blows your mind. The very first Online International Juried Exhibition of the Pencil Art Society just went live and it's there that we found the work of Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez. The Madrid-based artist works with colored pencils …

Art

Articles about 6 incredible homes big sur on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible.<p>It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic …

California

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Engineering

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Space

21 Majestic Photos of Lions

The mighty lion. It is ferocious, majestic, and powerful. It’s the king of the jungle for a good reason. Despite the high intimidation factor …

Behold a Burger With a Deep-Fried Mac and Cheese Bun

Here's the latest in hybrid burger creations: the <b>Mac Attack</b> from Chicago's <b>Rockit Burger Bar</b>. The restaurant tweeted the above photo of the burger, which features a beef patty, sriracha ketchup, scallions, lettuce, and tomato sandwiched between <b>deep-fried mac and cheese buns</b>. Chicago folks, take …

11 Months, 3000 pictures and a lot of coffee.

Spectacular Aerial Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is …

Google Maps