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Bold Geometric Design Composed of Mexican Sarape Thread

For his recent installation, <i>Wake and Wonder</i>, Texas-based artist Adrian Esparza created impressive illusions of depth with strong lines organized into this detailed arrangement. He began with a sarape, a Mexican blanket, and unraveled it into a large pile of string. Then, using just a hammer, nails, …

Art

92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates Amazingly Complex Temari Balls

These stunning embroidered balls called “temari” were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned this elaborate skill in her sixties, she has since created nearly 500 unique designs that have been photographed by her granddaughter …

Japan

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>February 23, 2018<p>Spring is in the air, which means it's time for a new look. It's time to clean your home and get the winter dust...<p>February …

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

Art

New Glass Room in French Alps Offers Amazingly Scary View

A brand new installation in the French Alps, called <i>Step Into the Void</i>, opens today for those who are not afraid of heights. On the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi, Europe's highest mountain peak, sits a glass cube that looks like it's suspended in mid-air. Now the tallest attraction in …

Grand Canyon