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The Surreal Digital Paintings Of Ferdi Ritzkiyanto

At its worst, digital art offers highly manipulated images with little artistic merit. But at its best, as seen in the work of Ferdi Rizkiyanto, digital art pushes the limits of what we consider possible in image-making.<p>Jakarta-based Rizkiyanto, also known as Pepey, makes hyper-detailed digital …

Digital Art

The Coziest Mug Ever

The ToastyMUG is a design that makes you say DUH! The concept focuses on our natural tendency to hold our cold hands close to a coffee mug in order …

Guerilla Gardening Starbucks Style

Envisioned as a conceptual design for where Starbucks as a brand may be in 2025, the The Starbucks ‘SeedPod’ is the new-age tactic for Guerilla …

Indians and Europeans share 'light-skin' genetic coding

Indians share a gene with Europeans that plays a significant role in coding for lighter skin, new research suggests.<p>The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS Genetics, also revealed that the gene, which is responsible for 27 percent of skin color variation in Indians, was positively …

Anthropology

Colorful Zen Gardens With Cactuses You Can Modify

In our world of constant stress and problems we really need some relaxation. Gardens of Wendiland will help you to rest with their Modern Zen …

Dubai's Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

See 1.2 Billion Facebook Users' Photo on One Page

The fact that Facebook has more than 1 billion users is pretty insane, but things just got a whole lot crazier thanks to The Faces of Facebook, a project that visualizes over 1.2 billion Facebook users on one page.<p>The initial image that greets you is a fuzzy matrix of TV static-like dots. You click …

Street Artist Blasts Streaks of Color in Stunning Portrait

French street artist Hopare recently spent a weekend completing an eye-catching wall mural for the Cergy Soit Street Art Festival that features a spectacular medley of colors. Located in Cergy, a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, the vibrant graffiti work offers a lively feast for the …

The Great Wall Of Cooking

2D Smart Kitchen is a wall mounted kitchen concept that hosts interactive modules and appliances. This full set of kitchen appliances automatically …

Letterform furniture by Matt Innes and Saori Kajiwara - The Fox Is Black

Matt Innes and Saori Kajiwara bring font and furniture together in their functional collaborations. Together they have made tables out of Kanji …

Whirling Human and Topographic Forms of Color Painted by Brendan Monroe | Colossal

<p>Oakland-based artist Brendan Monroe has been on a tear lately a solo show and several group exhibitions featuring his delightfully strange human and …

High Speed Flower Explosions by Martin Klimas | Colossal

<p>The life of a flower usually ends in slow, inglorious decay as petals wilt and succombs to the cycle of life, but these flowers shot by German …

Human Movement Accentuated by Colorful Digital Trails

Recently, Taiwan-based firm JL Design produced this intriguing series that translates human movement into visually expressive displays. The project was created to promote the launch of the new Chinese documentary channel, CCTV9. Angela Moo, executive producer of JL Design, says, “As a young …

Martial Arts

Sculpture of Sound

iN.cline is a sculptural audio object that’s as functional as it is funky. The playful form allows the user to rotate the single directional speaker …

Tuta Coat Hanger

<i>Tuta</i>, ivy in Japanese, is a stunning coat stand featuring a light fixture inside, which gives the illusion that the vines are growing up around the …

Drawing with Paper: Amazing Papercraft from Lobulo Design | Colossal

<p>London-based Lobulo Design (who is actually just a single designer who goes by Lobulo) creates wonderful, vibrant designs using paper. From pop …

Funny Posters Reveal the Real Life of a Photographer

To many, being a photographer is a glorified profession. How hard could it be? You get to travel the world, shoot babies or weddings, and you might even be your own boss! Sounds like a pretty sweet deal, right?<p>Over the past year, The Shoppe Design studio has started to dispel those myths, revealing …

Stunning Shots of the Most Gorgeous Sculpture at Burning Man

One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year's Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. <i>Truth is Beaut</i>y is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls …

Artist Camouflages Self, Hides Behind a Mirror

Seoul-based Korean artist Seokmin Ko addresses ideas of normalcy and identity in his self-photo series titled <i>The Square</i>. By holding up a giant mirror, the artist reflects his surroundings while simultaneously camouflaging himself into his environment. The elusive artist conceals himself almost …

Spectacular Crystal Opal Looks Like a Handheld Aquarium

Crystals and gems are revered and collected for their physical beauty and monetary value and this Opal Butte crystal with contra luz color is no exception. The stunning gemstone, like many opals, features a varied spectrum of colors, but what separates it from the others is its spectacular visual …

Your Own Holographic Chef!

Who wouldn’t want Gordon Ramsey to scream at them while crafting their cooking skills?! The Humaleon system brings the top chef and other favorites …

The Evolution Of Bicycles Print by Pop Chart Lab

Brooklyn-based Pop Chart Lab just released their latest print and it’s all about bicycles. The 18″x24″, $27 print features 75 detailed illustrations …

Photorealistic Color Drawings of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi | Colossal

<p>Italian artist Marcello Barenghi draws incredibly realistic everyday objects that appear almost three dimensional with the help of colored pencils …

Sony's Clip-On Cameras Give Smartphones the Photos They Deserve

The line between dedicated camera and smartphone camera just got a bit more blurred. Sony's new QX camera series look less like traditional shooters …

Send Texts in the Dark Without Infuriating Everyone Around You

Taking out your phone to text or answer emails during a movie won't just earn you dirty looks by theater goers. Some vigilantes are starting to take …

This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

Apple's little September get-together is over. As expected, the iPhone- and iOS-centric event produced a line of colorful iPhones, a new …

A Perfectly Balanced Table Made of Steel

UK designer Paul Cocksedge doesn’t mess around. He’s so confident in the strength and design of his Poised Table that he doesn’t mind standing on its …

Furniture