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Summer Super Villa By Lassa Architects In Greek

The 150-square-metre Villa Ypsilon was designed by London- and Brussels-based firm LASSA, which is headed up by architects Theo Sarantoglou Lalis and Dora Sweijd. The domed form of the summer house responds to the client’s desires for a vantage point from which to survey the agricultural land, as well as the nearby mountains and coastline. Continue »

An Artist Paints Tiny Masterpieces Inside Her Empty Altoids Tins

Two years ago, Heidi Annalise quit her government job in Washington DC and returned to her home state of Colorado to paint– out of handheld mint cans. She spends most of her days “frolicking in meadows” and painting the wilderness and has since managed to rack up an Instagram following of more than 50K with her adorable Altoids painting kits, living quite happily off her miniature craft. She’s basically a character straight out of Wes Anderson’s mind. Continue »

Tatted Up In Victorian Times: Fascinating Photos Show The Work Of One Of Britian’s First Tattoo Artists Sutherland Macdonald

Victorian pictures always show stern-looking faces with people covering their bodies from head to toe in long clothes. But vintage images have revealed how some people living in 19th century Britain had a love of huge tattoos covering their entire chests and arms. And all of the pictures from the Victorian era show the inkings carried out by one of the first ever tattoo artists – Sutherland Macdonald. Continue »

Artist Jeff Koons Installs A Giant Inflatable Ballerina In The Heart Of New York


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The famous artist Jeff Koons has installed a giant inflatable ballerina in the heart of New York! This monumental 14-meter-high artwork, simply entitled Seated Ballerina, took its place in the center of the Rockefeller Center. A massive project designed to support the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in partnership with Tishman Speyer and the Art Production Fund. This installation is visible until June 2, 2017. Continue »

Artist Sculpts Waves On Driftwood

In love with the sea, the artist Johny Surf Art sculpts waves of gypsum on driftwood, capturing the energy and poetry of these liquid monsters. A beautiful work to follow on Instagram. Continue »

Disney Princesses Gracefully Reimagined As Poetic, Staid Digital Illustrations

It’s always refreshing to see Disney artworks reimagined in the signature style of different artists around the world. France-based freelance illustrator Melanie Delon showcases the iconic characters in her very own sedate style.

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Delon not only designs book covers, but also creates concept art for the video games industry and publishes tutorials to help other creatives in the field. Though drawing has always been a part of her life, Delon admits that becoming a full-fledged illustrator was not always the most obvious, and that “it happened quite by mistake.” Continue »

How Is It Even Possible To Make Such Things Out Of Sand?!

Artist Toshihiko Hosaka creates some of the most elaborate sand sculptures in all Japan. His work is so detailed and refined, most sculptures look like they’ve been carved from stone. Continue »

The One Backpack – First Customizable Backpack With Replaceable Shell

The ONE Brand announces the backpack with the innovative product design and functionality. The main item, that differs The ONE backpack from others – is that it consists of two parts: the leather backpack & customizable outer Shell. Creators intend to provide people an opportunity to express themselves in their own special and creative way according to everyday changing style, mood and preferences. Continue »

Brazilian Expats Launch Project That Is Going To Change The Face Of Tourism In Berlin

In addition to observing the German city from a totally different and unique point of view, people soon will be able to show the world their hometowns through this new look.

Nicole Plauto and Ligia Fascioni have joined their talents and expertise to found wesen.berlin, a company that will offer a very different way of bringing home a souvenir from the German capital. The project brings together storytelling, illustration, photography, culture, social media, tourism and history, as well as appreciation and respect for diversity. Continue »

Obvious Signs Humanity Is Regressing

Sometimes you come across a sign that states something so obvious, you wonder why the heck somebody decided to put it up in the first place. But then you wonder if maybe, just maybe, somebody did something so stupid once that someone else put a sign up to dissuade other people from doing something equally ridiculous.

Check out the list below for some perfect examples. Continue »

Extreme X-Rays: Photographer Nick Veasey Takes You Inside The Insects

Nick Veasey is a British photographer working primarily with images created from X-ray imaging. Some of his works are partial photomanipulations with Photoshop.[1] He therefore works with digital artists to realise his creations. Continue »

Russian Nerd Party Goes Wild In Photographs By Tanya Zommer

This is how a Russian geek party looks like. Interesting part is they even managed to get chicks for the party. Continue »

Granny’s Old China Just Got Really Cool!

Dirty Lola is a shop created by Miss Scarlett, a full-time professional illustrator, who has spent time working for some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, including Dior, Christian Lacroix and John Galliano. Primarily specialising in vintage ornate dishware, sourced by Miss Scarlett herself and updated with her hand-painted pop icons. Running between $29.99 to $75 bucks, these would make the perfect table accessories to any Mad Hatter’s tea party. Continue »

Rare NSFW Photos From Salvador Dali’s Bizarre But Sexy Photoshoot For Playboy In 1973

For his photo shoot for Playboy magazine, Salvador Dali, long-time Playboy photographer Pompeo Posar, a gaggle of Playboy Bunnies and a giant egg headed to Cadaqués, a seaside town in Spain near where Dali lived in Port Lligat, a small village on a bay next to the town. The event would turn the sleepy village upside down during the shoot and local Dali-devotees would wait outside his home so that they could pay homage to the Surrealist by chanting “Master! Master!” whenever he left the residence to go to work under the blistering hot Spanish sun. Continue »

Photographer Snaps A Frog ‘Horsing’ With A Beetle

The images taken by wildlife photographer Hendy Lie in the lush surroundings of his home in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia look like something out of a fantasy novel: a playful frog which seems to mimic a rodeo cowboy riding the back of a black beetle. According to Hendy, he captured the unusual scene for five minutes before the beetle made an escape to chase some food elsewhere. Continue »