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Project Managment Dashboard

I tried to do something new and contemporary for the first time! Thanks to @Joel Beukelman for the invite, and @Eli Myers for the push to post my …

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Artist Hubert Duprat Collaborates with Caddisfly Larvae as They Build Aquatic Cocoons from Gold and Pearls | Colossal

<p>Right now, in almost every river in the world, some 12,000 different species of caddisfly larvae wriggle and crawl through sediment, twigs, and …

The "first man-made biological leaf" could enable humans to colonise space

<b>Dezeen and MINI Frontiers:</b> RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to …

Paper Play: A New Book About the Art of Papercraft from Gingko Press | Colossal

<p>Just published by Gingko Press, Paper Play is a new 256-page book exploring the use of paper in contemporary art and design. The book features no …

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Like Google Glass, But For Sports

Google Glass has had its fair share of press, but one question is asked more than any other: <i>“Does anybody need this?”</i>. While Google, through its …

3D Selfies Now A Thing

If 2013 was the year of the ‘selfie’, then perhaps 2014 is the year of the ‘3D selfie’ The new app . Itseez3D, has partnered with computer vision …

Seascape before sunrise

Human Feelings As A Drug by Valerio Loi

Farbraum, a Photographic Project by Nick Frank

Farbraum – Urban everyday objects moved into a new light by extracting colors.<p>“Farbraum” is a photographic project on urban architecture and …

Photos of the Week: 4/26-5/2

Today, a little something different: A collection of images from around the world over the past seven days, rather than a single story or theme. 35 photos covering subjects ranging from a moonrise above St. Petersburg, to a wooden Volkswagen Beetle, election violence in Iraq, a videogame discovery …

Split Decision

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Charminar - Hyd

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MailChimp Playing Cards!

Playing cards! Designed and produced with our friends at @Fuzzco™ and @theory11

Tools of the Trade

I'm doing a 90 minute tutorial video today on hand-lettering that will be released sometime next month - this is a still from the beginning showing …

Daily Inspiration #1655

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 …

Stories Come Alive with 360 Degree Cut Book

In order to express a single scene of a story in a three dimensional way, Japanese artist and architect Yusuke Oono created this imaginative series of 360 degree books. Using 40 pages, Oono assembles scenes from stories like <i>The Jungle Book</i> and <i>Snow White</i> with elaborate layers of silhouettes cut from …

10 Indie Press Books and D.I.Y Zines For Your Favorite Lit Lover - PAPER

<b>2. Mall Witch by Ben Fama</b><br>Ben Fama's poetry, laid thick with pop-culture and fashion references (The Rodarte sample sale was shit / Now I'm just laying here on my sofa), gets compiled into its first full-length collection, <i>Mall Witch</i>. Released on Fama's own indie-press, <i>WONDER</i> ("artists' books, …

Meet Darcy: The Cutest Little Hedgehog in the World

Tokyo-based Instagrammer Shota Tsukamoto proudly snaps shots of his pet hedgehog named Darcy (best known as @darcytheflyinghedgehog), arguably the cutest little hedgehog in the whole world! The spiky little girl is the epitome of “aww-worthy” as she comfortably sits in a shoe, lounges on a deck of …

Old Phone Booths Converted Into Beautiful Aquariums

Now that everybody and their grandmother has some sort of cellular phone most people no longer have any use for public phones, let alone the metal …

New York City from a Unique Perspective (Inception Anyone?)

There is something quite intimidating and awesome when you see large buildings and massive cityscapes turned upside down or on their side. One gets a …

12 Most Surreal Light Installations at Lyon's Festival of Lights

<b>Swarm of Red Lanterns in a Forest</b><p>The Festival of Lights in Lyon, France (or Fte des Lumires) kicked off on December 6th bringing with it dazzling light displays by artists from around the world. “Every year we ask the artists to propose their concepts based on locations,” explained Jean-Franois …

Working with Type in Photoshop

In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop.<p>Anti-Aliasing<p>The elephant in the …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

I Wonder by Marian Bantjes

Quirky, poignant, astute, funny—this beautiful book presents a compelling collection of observations on visual culture and design, written and illuminated by world-renowned typographic illustrator Marian Bantjes. In Stefan Sagmeister’s telling words, Bantjes’s work is his “favorite example of beauty facilitating the communication of meaning.”

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Painterly Underwater Photos Challenge Perceptions of Space

<i>Duplicity</i> is a series of dramatic underwater portraits filled with an emotional energy that emanates from the canvas. In each scene, artist Barbara Cole captures hazy, mirrored figures that blur the lines between reality and fiction. Although the complex arrangements have many painterly qualities, …

Impressive Modern Design Exhibited by Peninsula House in California

The <b>Peninsula House</b> in Long Beach, California by LeMaster Architects displays an original modern architecture and a compact shape. The concept for …