Roslyn Leslie

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A Sea of Glistening Solar Mirrors Photographed at the Nevada SolarReserve by Reuben Wu | Colossal

<p>Chicago-based photographer Reuben Wu (previously here and here) recently photographed the Nevada SolarReserve, a grouping over 10,000 mirrors which …

Artist Liz West Captures a Rainbow Inside the Bristol Biennial | Colossal

<p>Liz West is no stranger to multi-colored environments, previously covering the floor of an historic UK church with dazzling reflective orbs. Her …

This Long-Exposure Photo Captures Marin County in a River of Fog Lit by a Full Moon | Colossal

<p>Two weeks ago in the middle of the night, Italian photographer Lorenzo Montezemolo climbed Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California and waited for …

A Macro Timelapse Highlights the Micro Movements of Spectacularly Colored Coral | Colossal

<p>Interested in documenting one of the oldest animals on Earth, Barcelona-based production company myLapse set to capture the minimal movements of …

A Mesmerizing Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Path Unveiled in Poland | Colossal

<p>Seeking to make bike paths safer and more accessible in the evening and night hours, urban planners in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland just unveiled a …

A Virtual Reality Sky Projected Above a Parisian Church by Artist Miguel Chevalier | Colossal

<p>Projected onto the ceiling of Saint-Eustache Church in Paris, <i>Voûtes Célestes</i> is a work by Miguel Chevalier that turned the ancient chapel into the …

A Volcanic Eruption Photographed Against the Backdrop of the Milky Way, Moon, and a Streaking Meteor | Colossal

<p>While photographing the surface flow of a volcano several weeks ago in Hawaii, photographer Mike Mezeul managed to capture an extraordinary number …

Everything You Need To Know About This Weekend's Extra Special Hunter's Moon

September's Harvest Moon gets the glory of signaling the start of fall (and sweater weather). But experts believe that this weekend's Hunter's Moon, …

Understanding the Basic Laws of Light and How to Use Them

As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding …

How to Turn a Mile-High Torture Chamber Into a Comfy Cabin

Regardless of how an airplane’s cabin irks you—no legroom, garbage Wi-Fi, scant overhead bin space—most of the experience is dictated by the carrier …

Norm Architects LED Carrie Illuminates the Spirit of Danish “Hygge”

Designed for Scandinavian home design retailer MENU, Norm Architects took everything we already liked about the candle-powered Carrie Lantern and …

Hygge

Team GB's flashing shoes from Olympics closing ceremony set to give British design company a leg up

The public could soon be wearing Team GB athletes’ flashing shoes after the company that produces them was swamped with expressions of interest.<p>Team GB’s light-up deck shoes were one of the hits of the Rio Olympics closing ceremony, and Simon Jersey, the company that designed the athletes’ outfits, …

How to Integrate the 12 Principles of Permaculture to Design a Truly Sustainable Project

<i>The 12 principles published here are explained in detail in the book Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, by David …

Permaculture

It glows! The world's most incredible light festivals - CNN Style

Written by By Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>From the skylines of Singapore to the canals of Amsterdam, festivals around the world are using everything from neon to lanterns to create these glowing works of art.<p>In Asia, locals celebrate the lunar new year with lantern festivals, while across Europe and …

Cutting-edge façades around the world Photos

It glows! The world's most incredible light festivals - CNN Style

Written by By Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>From the skylines of Singapore to the canals of Amsterdam, festivals around the world are using everything from neon to lanterns to create these glowing works of art.<p>In Asia, locals celebrate the lunar new year with lantern festivals, while across Europe and …

Chris Hadfield on the great space discoveries of 2015

It has been an astonishing 12 months for space exploration. Chris Hadfield, the astronaut, discusses the awe-inspiring discoveries on Pluto, Mars and Saturn.<p>A year ago – almost to the day – Philae, a spacecraft the size of a washing machine, landed on Rosetta, a comet 316 million miles from home. …

Articles about 10 skylights modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de …

Cape Cod

Submerged 400-Year-Old Church Resurfaces from the Waves

Drowned in 1966, the Templo de Quechula has recently re-emerged from receding waters in Chiapas, Mexico. A drought in the area allowed this 400-year-old church to reappear from the watery depths, with recorded levels in the Chiapas state reservoir dropping by 25 meters (82 feet). This is the second …

Entrepreneurship

Translucent Glass Sculptures That Beautifully Fragment Color and Light

Inspired by his fascination with cell division, artist Jiyong Lee has created incredible glass sculptures that represent this scientific process. As onlookers move around Lee's creations, the light plays off of the glass, transforming the works of art into astonishing new forms. On the surface, the …

Art

Sleek Modern Light Bulb Doubles as a Bluetooth Speaker

Isn't it nice when technology can perform double duties? Sony introduced a product that simultaneously plays music and lights a room, all while being gorgeously designed. They've combined a warm-colored LED bulb with an integrated Bluetooth speaker. This innovative mixture has a clean and modern …

Light Bulbs

Abstract Paintings by Joanna Pieczyńska

A collection of abstract paintings created by Polish art and design student, Joanna Pieczyńska.<p>Joanna Pieczyńska is a Warsaw, Poland based art and …

Art

A Bowlful of light

There’s something serene and calming about Philips’ Hue Go light. It fits in the palm of your hand, is washed in white, and has this meditative aura …

Iranian Artist’s Mirror Installations Symbolize the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Iranian artist Shirin Abedinirad explores complex human issues and relationships through her intriguing exhibitions and symbolic performances. Abedinirad's <i>Evocation</i> and <i>Heaven on Earth</i> installations each focus on one of these distinct connections, examining how human beings connect to Mother …

Art

Nighttime Self-Portraits Under the Northern Lights Reveal a Vast Universe in the Sky

Against majestic backgrounds of infinite stars and the Northern Lights, photographer Tiina Trmnen captures a series of breathtaking self-portraits. <i>Wanderer</i> is a project that shows how minuscule an individual human being is when compared to the vast universe that encircles our planet, touching upon …

Northern Lights

Hidden Illustrations Revealed Under UV Lighting by Canada’s Newest Passport Designs

For those interested in design and its infinite possibilities, have a look at these Canadian passports and their surprising security feature! …

Canada

Candlestick Design Creates Awe-Inspiring Off-Grid Light Installation With Solar-Powered LEDs

These surreal Technicolor trees aren’t photoshopped – they’re illuminated by solar-powered LED lights! The Brompton Lodge Trees is a semi-permanent, …

Michael Anastassiades on Lightbulbs Video 2015

NOWNESS launches its “Show and Tell” series with a short film on the beauty of the lightbulb featuring acclaimed London-based lighting designer …

How to become a lighting designer

Marty Langthorne puts the spotlight on a career in lighting design: where to start, who to approach and why Turner offers the best inspiration<p>When I was six, my mum took me to a puppet show in the Sydney suburbs. We sat very close to the action – on the floor with the other kids. I remember feeling …

'Smart' Headlights Use Eye-Tracking To Beam Light Where Drivers Look

From self-driving cars to drunk driver-detecting lasers, researchers are using technology to help make the road much safer.<p>And now, engineers at General Motors (GM) are developing "smart" headlights that beam light precisely where a driver is looking -- an invention that could improve visibility …

Eye Tracking