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B&W landscapes by Maciej Duczynski

I was born in Katowice, south of Poland in 1975. During my studies in Technical University in Gliwice I discovered my first passion – traveling. After a few years the second passion – photography, followed the first one. Up until now I have spent most of my free time traveling around Europe. I specialize in landscape photography and prefer the cold beauty and wilderness of northern lands Scandinavia. I started with analog cameras, nowadays I continue with digital cameras and using new techniques giving more possibilities in landscape photography (HDR, panoramas stitching etc) I exhibit my photographs in Poland and write articles about landscape photography and post-processing of digital images for various European photo magazines.

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Top-rated Fonts on Fonts2u

Multiple top ratings are extremely popular these days. If we put aside all the marketing and management concepts, such ratings have only one primary purpose – to help consumers with the choice of the best product in a particular category. Since we are interested in design mainly, we now want to present you with the list of the top-rated computer fonts, compiled based on the feedbacks of users of our friendly typography expert Fonts2u.com. These free fonts represent the highlights of the modern font design. From delicate Souci Sans NL to reserved Diavlo font, and from classic JFRingmaster to artistically eroded Ithornet font – this collection will definitely draw your attention, so do not hesitate to download these free fonts and use them in your creative designs.

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Beautiful fashion photography

Alix Malka was born in the south of France – as a young stage opera singer he was struck by the magic of the visual arts that soon grew into a passion for photography, fashion, and film. He graduated with a fine art degree in Aix en Provence and completed Fashion Design at Esmod, Paris. He worked for many years as art director beside iconic designer Thierry Mugler creating all aspects of a haute-couture house. He played an integral part of the House of Mugler, collaborating with numerous photographers including masters such as Helmut Newton and Richard Avedon. These inspirational collaborations played a pivotal part in fulfilling Alixʼs dream of becoming a photographer.

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16 Artistic and Bizarre Photographs by Holger Pooten

Holger Pooten is a German born, London based photographer, when you will see his photography you will definitely say wooh! And when you will see his creativity you will be taken to different world.
In this post we have gathered 16 Best photography from his portfolio, we hope that you will like them, your comments will be much appreciated.

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Conceptual Architecture Showcase – Breaking the Limits

No one can stop the flight of the conceptual architects’ thought. We bet they keep on working even at night during the sleep – and at this time their vigorous imagination and restless mind picture unbelievable and grotesque buildings in front of their closed eyes. How delightful it would be to see all those unique shapes rising in the modern cities in the real life! Thus, during the daytime, architects do their best to remember every single detail they saw in a dream and reproduce each of them in their conceptual works. In white and silver color, twisted, tangled, and circular, raising above the water and floating in the sky – these architectural designs break the limits, go beyond our imagination, and tower into the cosmic heights.

Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Stadiums by Various
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Paintings by Eric Drooker

ERIC DROOKER is a painter and graphic novelist, born and raised on Manhattan Island. He’s the award-winning author of Flood! A Novel in Pictures, and Blood Song. He designed the animation for the recent film, Howl, a movie based on the epic poem by Allen Ginsberg, who collaborated with Drooker on the book Illuminated Poems. His paintings appear on covers of The New Yorker, and hang in numerous collections. He regularly draws from the figure, and is working on a series of nude paintings for an upcoming book.

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Amazing Photo Manipulation by LSD Photographers

Italian photography group known as LSD makes awesome images by combining photography and graphic design.

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Daily Inspirations no. 141

Advertising is said to be the major moving force of economy today; but what is advertising if not a brilliant combination of visual images and textual message? Thus, advertising has many similarities with the visual design art, including its constituents, such as photography, digital illustration, typography, etc. Among the inspirational works, included in the today’s collection, you will find several samples of advertising projects, where different forms of visual design were employed. Also, we will show you each of those visual arts separately: landscape photography and exceptionally interesting dust photography by Thomas Edwards, cartoon illustrations, digital painting, typography art, etc. As always, a new set of free textures for your designing achievements as well as some new inspiring samples of the industrial design and architectural solutions are also here.

Johny Gogo by Carlos Gonzalez Villagomez
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The Sugar Bowl Residence

In an otherwise horizontally oriented house, a two story glazed wall at the main stair provides a singular vertical perspective on the stands of surrounding pines and provides a moment of transition from the heavier base element to the light-filled airy spaces above. On the upper level, a variety of living spaces and the master bedroom suite,each enjoying mountain views, are gathered between the linear roof form and the simple block below. The interior palette of walnut, fir,concrete, and steel strikes a balance between clean, modern spatial expression with the warm, rustic feel of a mountain home.

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Urban illusion by John Pugh

John Pugh is an American artist known for creating large trompe-l’oeil wall murals giving the illusion of a three-dimensional scene behind the wall. Pugh has been creating his murals since the late 1970s. He attended California State University Chico, receiving his BA in 1983 and the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2003. He has received numerous public and private commissions in the United States, Taiwan, and New Zealand. He lives in Santa Cruz, California. His particular mural style sparked the term “Narrative Illusionism”.

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Lines That Work the Miracles – Free Vector Set

If someone thinks that lines are simple and boring, he should definitely take a look at our today Free linework vector set. In the hands of creative designers, ordinary lines can turn into the means of an endless number of different shapes and forms. Waves, curves, circles, stars, hair-like motifs – a line is actually the beginning of any picture. And today we offer a large number of them to all our visitors. But the best part about it is that this vector set, which was initially developed as a commercial product, can be downloaded from Cruzine for free today, thanks to cooperation with us of a graphic design specializing company FlavaFX. So do not hesitate and take your chance to make your projects uncommon using these simple, still so special lines…

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…escaped from the wonderland

Awesome creative photography by talented Dennis Ziliotto. Not much more to say … get inspired.

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Perfume Packaging – The Visual Image of Odor

Believe it or not, but many women feel reluctant to throw away empty perfume bottles. “Nonsense!” some will say. Nope, it’s true. The vast majority of them look so beautiful! No wonder, since perfume bottles and their packaging are usually developed as precisely and thoroughly as the perfumes themselves. Multiple talented designers work on creating the exclusive packaging for perfume, because it is in fact not just the glass bottles and hard paper they have to make – they are going to represent us the visual image of the odor inside. In many cases we subconsciously, not even realizing it, choose the perfume taking into account the looks of a vessel and a box it is packaged in. If it wasn’t true, they would not look practically as real art masterpieces!

Minuit Privé by Catia Caeiro
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Double Exposure Portraits

Very interesting double exposure photos worth taking a look at. Enjoy!

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Unique food photography by Ryan Matthew Smith

Principal photographer and photo editor for Modernist Cuisine. Here is our showcase from his great portfolio. Enjoy ;)

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