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18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Photography

New Releases from MASHstudios’ LAXseries Line

Venice, California design firm MASHstudios, led by Bernard Brucha, designs two gorgeous lines of modern furniture, the LAXseries and the PCHseries. …

Furniture

A Simple Trick for Getting 3D-Looking Results from Moving 2D Images

Watching movies in 3D is fun, if you can stand the splitting headache those headsets give you. For now they're the moviemakers' way of tricking your …

GIF Animations

Desert Breath: A Monumental Land Art Installation in the Sahara Desert | Colossal

<p>Located near the Red Sea in El Gouna, Egypt, Desert Breath is an impossibly immense land art installation dug into the sands of the Sahara desert by …

Noise: A Visualization of Sound through Stop Motion | Colossal

<p>Nearly three years after sharing the trailer for their short film Noise, polish animators Katarzyna Kijek and Przemysław Adamski (previously here …

Carving Paper: The Surprising Sculpture of Li Hongbo

From an inch away, the sculptures of Li Hongbo look like plaster. They are not. These large reproductions of classical busts are 100% paper. And I’m …

Art

The 10 Best Toys From The 2014 Toy Fair

A plush uterus, talking teddy bear, and other crazy trinkets<p>We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Every toy does not need an app! So once again, as we cruised the aisles at the American International Toy Fair this week, we largely turned a blind eye to "interactive elements" carelessly …

Kids

Genius UI: A Prismatic Nightlight That Seesaws On And Off

Nightlights don’t have to be glowing clown faces sticking out of a wall socket. They, too, can be well designed. Such is the case of the Prism Nightlight, a gorgeous seesaw of wood and glass that uses as its affordance a simple tilting motion to turn the light on and off.<p>A student at the Savannah …

InterAct

An Age-Old Medical Tool Gets A Life-Saving Redesign

The SAM Tourniquet, designed by Ziba, rethinks the ancient piece of medical equipment.<p>The tourniquet–the last-resort device used to temper the blood flow to an injury–is almost as old as warfare itself. The Romans reportedly used straps of bronze and leather to slow down bleeding, most often during …

Self Defense

From the UK, the World's First 3D-Printed Bike Frame

We've seen 3D-printed bike parts before, but now two British firms have advanced into printing out the entire frame (albeit not in a single piece, …

3D Printing

The Stockholm Chair by Karen Naalsund

If you’re living in tight quarters or you just don’t want many chairs, the Stockholm Chair was made for you. The design, by student Karen Naalsund, …