Yasaman Deylami

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23 Breath-Takingly Beautiful Photos Of Frozen Flowers

Mo Devlin's Frozen Flowers series is better than real flowers — they last forever and you don't have to change the water.

Gorgeous and Rare Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by John Vernon Lord

<i>“Words mean more than we mean to express when we use them,”</i> Lewis Carroll once wrote in a letter to a friend, <i>“so a whole book ought to mean a great deal more than the writer means.”</i><p>Perhaps due to its timelessly whimsical nature, <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> — the umbrella title given to Lewis Carroll’s …

Persia in New York

Beyond the tragedy of Brooklyn-based band the Yellow Dogs, a vibrant scene of Iranian artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and actors is flourishing in America, centered in New York. If there’s a silver lining to the story, it’s the chance to recognize and celebrate the vital work of Iranians …

Psychogeographies: 3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass by Dustin Yellin | Colossal

<p>Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put, a “toy box full …

The Amazing World Of Zhichao Cai

Art director Zhichao Cai (aka Trylea) uses no tricks or photocopying in his amazing, ridiculously vertical compositions, featuring incredibly pushes …

Art

Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal

<p>When he was just 16 years old Luigi Prina entered and won a national aircraft modeling competition. When he went to collect the prize money the …

Articles about torontos 10 top homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

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 …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Anthony Howe’s Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures Powered by Wind | Colossal

<p>The Creator’s Project recently visited with kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe who creates kinetic artworks powered by wind. You might remember Howe from …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Surreal Portraits Blend Mystical Landscapes with Reality

Spanish artist Antonio Mora is a creative photographer who transforms simple portraits into dreamy landscapes filled with intriguing emotion. In the series, entitled <i>Dream Portraits</i>, the artist elegantly blends two elements together to form an abstract fusion where distinct lines and shapes are no …