Susan Chavez

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Portraits of Soldiers Before, During, and After War

Photographer Lalage Snow, who is currently based in Kabul, Afghanistan, embarked on an 8-month-long project titled <i>We Are The Not Dead</i> featuring portraits of British soldiers before, during, and after their deployment in Afghanistan. Similar to Claire Felicie's series of monochromatic triptychs, …

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

Various Logo Designs by Mike McQuade

Logo Design.<p>A collection of various logos created by Mike McQuade for several clients and self-initiated projects. Mike McQuade is a …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Street Photography

The Week in Review: Rising Tensions in Syria

Inside Flipboard / August 30, 2013<p>Syria’s unstable and weak regime has created a two-year long turmoil, causing more than 100,000 casualties and …

Fan the Flame – Paper Sculptures for Amnesty International by People Too

Fan the Flame – Paper Sculptures.<p>Lena Erlikh and Aleksey Lyapunov of People Too were hired by agency Ogilvy & Mather London to create a series of …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Musket, Snickles, ...

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

More Cleverly Placed Street Art by OakOak

If you're looking for a little something to brighten up your day, come check out the cleverly placed street art by OakOak. The French street artist sees the city as his playground as he finds everything from stair rails and street lights to random markings on a wall to become a part of his clever …

Blood Orange, Beet & Fennel Salad

There’s nothing like a trip to the market to really get the creative juices flowing. I was so inspired in fact, that my walk to the market to buy …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

National Parks

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Useful InDesign Scripts And Plugins To Speed Up Your Work

Line Numbering<p>This line-numbering plugin does exactly what it says on the box: it gives every line on a page a number. While InDesign is very capable …

Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity–with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed.<p>Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you–until, one day, they’re …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/06/20/casa-cormanca-by-paul-cremoux-studio/ Casa CorMAnca by PAUL CREMOUX studio

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A World Map That Lets You Scratch Off Where You’ve Been

Travel is important to one’s own development. It’s a form of education, a means to expanding one’s understanding of the world. Or as lovable sad sack, novelist, and sometimes travel scribe Gary Shteyngart has said: “What can be more important than seeing the totality of the human condition in this …

Minimalism

Key-Free Lock: Smartphone App Rekeys Domestic Security

No need to swap out your existing deadbolt with a newfangled device – this circular switch slots right over your locking mechanism, but shifts the …

From Philippe Starck, The Ultimate Couch For Working At Home

Say you work as a freelancer, or you’re taking a sick day and staying home. It’s raining outside, and your favorite coffee shop or workspace seems just too far away. The kitchen table is backache-inducing, the old couch too easy to sink into, and the bed, well, midday drowsiness trumps all.<p>The …

Furniture

Subtractive Street Art by Pejac on the Streets of Spain | Colossal

<p>Really digging this subtractive piece by Pejac. You can see much more of this piece as well as an archive of earlier works on his website. (via …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

This Many Incredible Photography Links Might Throw the Earth Out of Orbit

Another week comes to a close and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

In a series entitled /// Street stone ///, photographer Léo Caillard and retoucher Alexis Persani imagine what classic statues would look like if …

How To Make a Beautiful iPhone Case Using Real Pressed Flowers

Heaven knows as the Tech Editor I see more iPhone cases than anyone should be exposed to throughout the year. Cases have become so common, it's all …

Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …

A Hilltop Solarium Made with Panels of Caramelized Sugar by William Lamson | Colossal

<p>Designed and constructed by artist William Lamson, Solarium is a functional greenhouse with 162 windows made from carmelized sugar at the Storm King …