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Prints of the Season

Dries van Noten

“Live Between Buildings” : A Surprisingly Appealing Concept

Mateusz Mastalski and Ole Robin Storjohann’s project <b>Live Between Buildings</b> is original and highly practical. Winners of the International Design …

Top Pin of the Day: A Cozy Library

Today's top pin is a cozy library with paisley-patterned walls. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>To give the library in his Los Angeles house "a cozy atmosphere," Mark D. Sikes covered the walls in Peter Dunham's Samarkand paisley. The center table is draped in Cowtan & …

Interior Design

Adorable 4-Year-Old Girl Creates Fashionable Paper Dresses

The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She …

High Speed Photos of Combusting Alcohol Look like X-Rays of the Human Brain | Colossal

<p>The plume from an exploding bomb. Black and white flowers. X-Rays of a human brain cortex. These all seem like valid guesses when looking at this …

Pictures of the Week 2.28.14

Mogadishu: evolution of an African capital – in pictures

A new exhibition by Somali-British architect Rashid Ali and British photographer Andrew Cross presents contemporary images of the battle-ravaged Somali capital alongside rare archive images that document Mogadishu under Italian colonial rule<p><i>Mogadishu - Lost Moderns is at the Mosaic Rooms, London</i> …

The weekend in pictures

The closing ceremony of Sochi 2014 and Cavalli at Milan fashion week feature in our selection of the best images from around the world this weekend

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Japan

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Kimberley Magain. Of her photo she says:<p>“Many hikers say a prayer at the Sengen Shrine in Fujiyoshida before they take on Mount Fuji. The shrine is a magical place of stillness and introspection in a country renowned for its hyperactive energy. We …

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 …

Provocative Black and White Photography by Peter Lindbergh

On February 27, the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles is putting on an exciting new exhibition that shows the provocative photography of Peter Lindbergh. The German fashion photographer, who's best known for his iconic images of supermodels, like those he shot for fashion magazine <i>Vogue</i>, has an …

Stark White Geometric Animal Sculptures by Ben Foster

Kaikoura, New Zealand-based sculptor Ben Foster creates modern, inorganic renderings of animals that boast a geometric design. Each sculpture in his portfolio, whether it be a seal balancing an invisible ball, a horse standing in place, or a dog howling at the moon, blurs the lines between the real …

7 Ways to Make Your White Sofa Not Boring

White sofas are a great investment because they can easily be transformed. Here are easy ideas instantly infuse a jolt of personality.<p>1. <b>Punch in interest with pattern</b>. Flip for more or less with dual-sided, print pillows.<p><i>Interior Design by Laura Church Wilmerding</i><p>2. <b>Play-off preexisting elements</b>. …

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Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Seascapes: Fine Art Photography by Pavel Gospodinov

Seascapes: Fine Art Photography by Pavel Gospodinov<p>Gorgeous shots by Pavel Gospodinov, a travel, cultural and documentary photographer/videographer …

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

While Afghanistan has been one the most heavily documented countries over the past decade, few photojournalists have approached it with t…

While Afghanistan has been one the most heavily documented countries over the past decade, few photojournalists have approached it with the depth and perspective of Majid Saeedi. Saeedi, a native of Iran, was not allowed to work in his home country for four years, following his coverage of the turbulent 2009 Iranian election. This exile led him to embrace the people of Afghanistan as his main subject. ‘War is not the only thing going on in Afghanistan,’ he writes. ‘Sharing a common tongue, I …

New in the Shop: Elegant Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures the stunning movements of siamese fighting fish as they dance in the water. The photographer manages to snap brilliant shots of their quick, elegant movements as their bodies and flowing fins take action. Each portrait celebrates …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Magnificent Street Photographs in B/W this Season – Editor’s Choice

<b>Street Photography</b> and Black and White go hand in hand. Be it capturing the light, or a soulful portrait with great ambiance, or an incredible moment …