Dominic Vincent

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The Darkest Material on the Planet Absorbs 99.96% of Light that Touches it; How Would You Use It?

The possibilities for photography are endless. That’s the thought that crossed our minds earlier today when we stumbled across Vantablack, the new …

Anatomical 3D Self-Portrait by Joshua Harker | Colossal

<p>Chicago-based artist Joshua Harker recently unveiled this 3D-printed sculptural self-portrait titled 21st Century Self-Portrait. Harker utilized a …

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese

If you ever wanted to learn Chinese but never thought you could do it, here is a great opportunity! London-based entrepreneur and author ShaoLan Hsueh is developing a book, <i>Chineasy</i>, that makes it rather simple to learn basic Chinese words and phrases.<p>The visual system uses playful illustrations to …

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Tori Sugimura's Miniature Shoji Screens Hide Power

After spotting the photo below (which is one of those endlessly, shamelessly Pinterested-shots with no attribution, making tracking down the original …

Six Planets Orbit the Sun Inside This Planetarium Watch

This spectacularly innovative watch design, known as <i>Midnight Plantarium</i>, allows you to wear a little piece of the Solar System on your wrist. Developed by Van Cleef & Arpels in partnership with Dutch watchmaker Christiaan van der Klaauw, the intricate concept replaces hands of a watch with six tiny …

Astronomy

A Black & White Penthouse Apartment Full of Curves

With views of the Thames, this penthouse apartment in Wapping got a major refurbishment thanks to atmos. Keeping the palette black and white, the …

The Most Exquisite Rooms Inside the Beautiful Louvre

As one of the world's most visited museums, it's rare to see the Louvre's array of lovely rooms completely empty. Through a project that began as a commission by Le Muse du Louvre, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot gives us a rare glimpse of the colorfully ornate spaces throughout the …

France

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

Art

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages …

Digital Art

Daily Inspiration #1632

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 …

Realistic Oil Paintings by Eric Zener

Inspiring Oil Paintings.<p>This is a small selection of inspiring oil paintings by California-based artist Eric Zener. His work has been exhibited …

Bold Geometric Design Composed of Mexican Sarape Thread

For his recent installation, <i>Wake and Wonder</i>, Texas-based artist Adrian Esparza created impressive illusions of depth with strong lines organized into this detailed arrangement. He began with a sarape, a Mexican blanket, and unraveled it into a large pile of string. Then, using just a hammer, nails, …

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Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Cape Cod

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.<p>First came …

Airstream

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

Demanding Modern Design for Two-Level House Extension in Australia

Have a look at this daring architecture approach taken on by the Australian architects March Studio! According to the project developers, the Mullet …

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

Our Beautiful Planet<p>A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which …

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Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Nature

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

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