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Secret oasis: the artist who's hidden a swimming pool in the desert

Art does not always want to be seen – at least, not easily. Since the 1960s, some of the most memorable works of art have been hidden in remote places, or knowable only through photographs.<p>The latest such elusive treasure is a swimming pool created in the Mojave desert by Austrian artist Alfredo …

10 Lessons David Alan Harvey Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photos in this article are copyrighted by David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos</i><p>David Alan Harvey is one of the living legends in street photography. …

The Best Street Photographer Portfolios for Inspiration – Part3

Yet another grand list of Street Photographers. But let me tell you how this list will spur your thirst for street photography, there is so much to …

21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind

Oleg Oprisco is a photographer based in Ukraine whose magical, dreamlike photographs have been shared far and wide on the Internet. In an age where …

Remarkable Photos of Wildlife Against Beautiful Natural Backgrounds

Mark Bridger is an avid amateur photographer, who pursued wildlife photography as a hobby just 5 years ago, thanks to his wife who bought him his …

Wildlife

The Sixties: protest photography

Your reality is 15 seconds in the making

When you really focus your attention on something, you’re said to be “in the present moment.” But a new piece of research suggests that the “present moment” is actually a chunk of the recent past, and it’s about 15 seconds long.<p>Jason Fischer of the University of California at Berkeley, the lead …

The Brain

There’s A 9-Hour Movie Of A Guy Walking Through Tokyo, And You’ll Want To Watch The Whole Thing

The movie, part of a new reality TV genre called “Slow TV,” debuted on French television late last month. Here’s a (much abbreviated) clip.<p>Foot by foot, 28-year-old Ludovic Zuilli walks slowly and deliberately through Tokyo, but as he walks, the city around him unwinds. Salarymen hurry backward …

Delightfully Simple Animation Shows Kids Why Design Matters

How do you get young people thinking about design? Such a task requires first explaining what design is, exactly, which can be tricky even for adults to grasp. The meaning of design is made delightfully simple in “Shape,” a wordless six-minute animation designed and directed by Johnny Kelly for …

Hypnotic Patterns Drawn on Spinning Potter's Wheel

In an intriguing fusion of visual and performance art, Russian ceramics artist Mikhail Sadovnikov draws a seemingly endless series of patterns with wet clay (also known as <i>slip</i>) on a spinning potter's wheel. The process is incredibly mesmerizing to watch in motion, as Sadovnikov uses just his hands …

Art

Spring Fling: 5 Date Ideas and What to Wear

Whether your love is in bloom or you need a fresh idea for a first meet-up, we're dressing you perfectly for these sweet occasions.<p>Whether your love is in bloom or you need a fresh idea for a first meet-up, we're dressing you perfectly for these sweet occasions.

The Color Palettes and Symmetry of Wes Anderson - The Fox Is Black

Since the release of <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> there’s been a streak of interesting stories around Wes Anderson and the way he creates his films. The …

Portfolio Update: Will Holmes - The Fox Is Black

Will Holmes is an English born designer and illustrator based in Brooklyn who’s creating some rather fancy lettering. He recently updated his …

Keeping Letterpress Lively: Studio visit with KeeganMeegan & Co.

It's not hard to love letters, they give us ideas and inspiration and connect us to the world through writing. For traditional printers that …

The Bike Design Project: How Do You Design A Better Urban Bike?

This spring, Co.Design and Co.Exist are partnering with Oregon Manifest’s Bike Design Project, which has tapped teams of top designers and bicycle craftsmen in five major cities to create the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike. Starting on March 24, we’ll be publishing the designers’ process diaries to …

How to Make Dyed Concrete Gemstone Pendants

Concrete is an easy to use, accessible material that can be set in moulds to create all sorts of fantastic shapes and details. It's also easy to dye …

Diy

Anna White from the blog Anna-White.com has done a great tutorial (with plan and pictures available in .pdf) to make …

Everyday – Short Film by Gustav Johansson

Everyday.<p>Filmmaker Gustav Johansson from Stockholm, Sweden has written, directed and edited this beautiful short film called “Everyday”. The film is …

Short Films

A Three-Legged Chair That Neatly Folds Flat

With a few simple movements, Sedia3 (or Chair3 – sedia is Italian for chair), by DORODESIGN, transforms from a three-dimensional chair to something …

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined – review

There's a terrible misconception about architecture, which is that it is a visual art. Yes, you can see buildings and photograph and film them, but a great deal of your experience of a given space has to do with its temperature and acoustic, its odour or lack of it, the feel of the floor under your …

Underwater Photography by Jesse Boyd Reid

Black and White Underwater Photography.<p>Jesse Boyd Reid is a Sydney, Australia based photographer specializing in fashion, documentary, reportage, and …

Photography

Daily Inspiration #1666

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 …

Incredible Timelapse Videos Illustrate Birds in Motion

Through amazing digital editing techniques, American artist and professor Dennis Hlynsky turns an average video of flying birds into a surreal experience of shapes forming overhead. The Rhode Island-based artist first films the movements of various animals that swim, crawl, and fly in spectacular …

Time-lapse Photography

Mind-Boggling Ceramic Sculptures Look Like Inflatable Toys

West Virginia-based artist Brett Kern has mastered the art of illusion with handcrafted ceramic sculptures that deceptively look like inflatable toys. Each figure in this ongoing series of work presents a set of whimsically simple characters, be it a minimalist dinosaur or a cartoonish astronaut. …

Art

Geometric Sculpture Perched on a Freeway in Marseille

Belgium-based artist David Mesguich's newest public sculpture, <i>Pressure 1.0</i>, is the second of his outdoor, larger-than-life geometric installations. Much like his first project, <i>Luz 1.0</i>, Mesguich uses angular pieces of polyurethane and recycled plastic to construct the bust of a woman staring …

Art

DIGNITY – One Page WordPress Theme

The DIGNITY Responsive WordPress Portfolio theme.<p><b>Dignity</b> is a simple and easy to use one page website theme. It was developed and designed for the …

Web Design

Nail The Ultimate Smokey Eye In 7 Simple Steps

Photo: Courtesy of Beauty Is Boring.<p><i>Despite Robin Black's self-professed love/hate relationship with beauty, the photographer-cum-makeup artist</i> …

No Joke: DIY This Neon Chicken Wire Bracelet

Sure, turning chicken wire into a bracelet may seem funny at first, but think about it: those hexagonal shapes are so in right now. Spray paint it a neon shade and wrap up the ends in ribbon for a unique party look.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>chicken wire ( 5 inches wide by 3 inches long length )<br>• spray …

Red Carpet Ready: 17 Glamorous DIY Hair Hacks

And the Oscar for best hair goes to…<p>Hairstyles from Awards Season definitely inspire the greatest looks for date night, a wedding, or any special event at all. From braided updos to loose locks, these looks are a lot easier to achieve than you may think. Ready to become a master hairstylist? Check …