Book Of Shadows: 2D Shape Cutouts Cast Silhouettes On Pages

A children’s book with an interactive twist, Motion Silhouette engages readers through pop-up pieces that require lighting to animate shadow pictures on each page. The idea is to add elements of manual animation that are necessarily subjective – each person will hold, turn and highlight the cutouts in different ways. Continue »

Before The Dirt: The Cars Of Mad Max Fury Road

A selection of the seventy five cars, trucks and bikes photographed over three weeks prior to the filming of Mad Max Fury Road. Continue »

Artist Tries To Paint The Life Inside The Stone

To most people stones are nothing special. But this artist claims that they can sense the life inside of a stone and they try to bring it out by painting it. Continue »

DIY Steampunk Trailer Fit For Travelling The World In 80 Days

For some of us, DIY means hanging up a few picture frames at the weekend, or giving the garden shed a new lick of paint. For Dave Moult of Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, DIY means building a teardrop trailer from scratch that Jules Verne would have been jealous of… Continue »

Abushe, An African Child With Plastic Eyes


Eric Lafforgue

Abushe lives in southern Ethiopia. No one would pay any attention to him, but if you catch a glimpse of his eyes, their incredible magnetic colour will stop you in your tracks. Abushe suffers from the Waardenburg syndrome. One of the characteristics of this syndrome is an abnormal spacing between the eyes but mainly a special pigmentation of the irises. This phenomenon is rare. Its effects are obviously striking on a child with black skin like the little Ethiopian. Continue »

Before Smartphones And Computers Kids Had Real Fun

Kids nowadays will just never understand. Continue »

3D-Printed Solar Systems That Fit On Your Table

Little Planet Factory is a company created by George Ioannidis. One day this London-based artist searched for a Mars globe, and after failing to find one he liked, he decided to make his own. George grew up watching Cosmos and reading Douglas Adams, and he also happened to be experienced in 3D printing so mashing space and 3D models was an idea close to his heart. Continue »

This Pin-up Calendar Is Not What You Expect

The Eizo: Pin-up Calendar offers you more than the usual nude – it shows everything. Eizo is a manufacturer of medical imaging high precision displays for the examination and diagnosis of radiographs. Whereas craftsmen are showered with pin-up-calendars at the end of every year, this kind of present is less popular among medics. EIZO breaks this taboo. This brilliant advertising campaign of pin-up calendar of X-rayed girls was created by a German advertising agency named Butter. Continue »

This Wall Clock Is Covered In Icelandic Moss

German designer Tobias Mittmann, of design studio HerrMittmann, has created a modern wall clock covered in Icelandic moss, that makes it easy to display both the time and your love for nature. Lush, soft, and with a range of natural greens in it, this moss wall clock brings a touch of nature to your interior and creates a functional piece of decor. Continue »

Galaxy Inspired Ceramics That Allow You To Drink From The Stars

Thanks to artist Amanda Joy Wells everyone can have a drink with the stars. Continue »

Vibrant Photos Capture Spirit Of 1980s New York City

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Jamel Shabazz first took up photography at the age of 15, and went on to create a peerlessly vibrant record of the city in the 1980s.

c. 1980. A boy does a backflip on a mattress in a lot in Brooklyn.

Jamel Shabazz/Getty Images

Drawing inspiration from the works of socially concerned photographers such as Gordon Parks and Leonard Freed, Shabazz roamed the streets and subways of New York, making both candid and effortlessly posed images of the city’s diverse denizens, especially black and Hispanic communities. Continue »

These Geometric Pet Beds Are An Ideal Resting Spot For Modern Cats And Dogs

As much as we all love our pets, sometimes we don’t want them right on us or on the furniture. But when that’s the case, our pets need a comfortable alternative. This is where the three geometric pet beds, from Natural Slow’s PET HOUSE series come in. Each pet house is made from Paulownia wood, a traditional Japanese wood favored for it’s insulation, humidity control, and pest repellent properties. Paulownia wood is also a lightweight material which allows the pet houses to be moved easily whenever you feel like it. Continue »

Lennu Is Finland’s Most Adorable Dog

President Sauli Niinistö’s dog Lennu is known for constantly having a smile on its face and people have dubbed the pup “Finland’s most adorable dog.” Continue »

The Future Is Now: Cyberpunk Illustrations Of A Dystopian Future

“The future is now,” might be a true statement: we live in a present that’s in constant flux—maybe it even means we’ve entered the future as a state of mind, if not the literal definition of a fixed point in time. As fun as it is to debate, Josan Gonzalez’s art books of the same name are decidedly set in a future we have not yet set foot in. His cyberpunk illustrations create a chaotic, densely urban world populated by cyborgs and outlaws outfitted with advanced prosthetics. Continue »

The Finalists Of The 14th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest

Winter Is Coming

The Arctic wolf is a sub-species of the grey wolf and lives in the Arctic regions of North America. (© Pedro Jarque Krebs/Smithsonian Photo Contest) Continue »