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Daily Inspiration #1550

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 …

Spectacular Eggshell Sculptures Transformed into Mini Lamps

B?n Tre, Vietnam-based deviantART user vnarts shares some truly spectacular eggshell sculptures that have been transformed into unique lamps. The meticulously carved chicken eggs feature a variety of subjects that include anything from beautiful Vietnam landscapes and portraits of iconic figures to …

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Artist Creatively Re-Imagines Iconic Paintings

Cuban-American painter Cesar Santos recreates iconic paintings with a contemporary twist for his series known as <i>Syncretism</i>. His intriguing works simultaneously pay homage, merge, and play with Renaissance art and Modernism. Santos' collection of paintings tackle the famous works of some renowned …

Intricately Detailed Carpets Illustrated with Bic Pens

<i>The Blue Carpet</i> is an intricately designed illustration by Paris-based art director Jonathan Brchignac that is made entirely out of blue Bic pens and ultraviolet ink on paper. The labor-intensive piece features a detailed, fairly symmetrical pattern filled with a variety of complex geometric …

Colorado Visual Identity by Berger & Föhr

Yesterday thanks to a tweet from @brunoberger I saw this fantastic branding work done for Colorado state by Berger & Föhr. They were selected to …

Erotica Calligraphy Font Family by Lián Types

Erotica – Award Winning Type Family.<p>The decorative <b>Erotica</b> font family was born out of the passion for calligraphy and its interpretation in a new …

Urban Wandering: Film and the London Landscape

I've been told that London's reputation for fog is not only due to the fact that it used to be foggy. It was also because cash-strapped postwar film-makers found it convenient to shroud their scenes in mist because they wouldn't have to build so much of the set – just one or two house fronts …

Make way for a new social media icon: the interrobang

At the risk of making my life sound more exciting than it really is, around once a week I find myself staring at my laptop keyboard wondering which of the symbols staring back at me – not to mention those only conjured into existence via complex keystrokes – will be the next big thing. I think of …

Lisbon Architecture Triennale: strictly no buildings allowed

Photograph: Luke Hayes/LAT<p>Participatory publishing … The 'fanzine machine', by Portuguese collective Friendly Fire. Photograph: Luke Hayes/LAT<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2013/9/16/1379368310841/522c4325-24b2-4c6d-82bc-39e1da9969e1-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Luke …

Homes wish list: what we like this week - in pictures

The Weekend interiors team picks their five favourite high-street finds each week. So whatever you're looking for to brighten up your home – be that a new lampshade, a great candle holder or a groovy chair – check out their wish list. This week, their choice includes a cushion, a rug and a cabinet

Good Content Is Too Valuable To Die

5 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Google gets out the rolling pin and flattens its logo

Since ancient Greek times it has been generally accepted that the world is round, but it now seems to be getting flatter. Loading up Google now, you would be forgiven for missing a momentous move in the search engine giant's branding strategy – it has dropped the drop-shadows and gone flat.<p>When …

Interior design ideas: a glimpse through Tim Bubbs' sixties home

Manygate Lane, near Shepperton film studios, is one of Swiss architect Edward Schoolheifer's masterpieces of radical design. Nearly 50 years on, it's still got style

Lisbon Architecture Triennale – review

I'm standing in the shadow of an equestrian statue in a Lisbon square, as part of a small crowd, listening to eager young architects explain their projects through megaphones. We're not meant to be here, as a special stage has been constructed nearby for this and other events. But the sun is hot, …