“The Struggle For Utopia”: Everyday Soviet Life In Magnificent Photos By Semyon Friedland

Semyon Osipovich Friedland was a soviet photographer from Kiev. He was born in 1905 into a family of Jewish shoemakers. He began his career as a journalist, but then left the profession because of the censorship. In 1932 he graduated from the photography department of the State Institute of Cinematography. In 1950 Friedland worked as an editor-in-chief for the photography department of the famous “Ogonyok” (Russian: Огонёк, lit. “little flame”), which is one of the oldest weekly illustrated magazines in USSR and is published even today in Russia.

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Russian Artist Makes Beautiful Space Themed Calendar For The Year 2018

Artist’s name is Anastasia Prosochkina, she is fond of space themed art. And this year she compiled some of her favorites into a 2018 calendar.

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A Built-In Dog Bed Was Created In This Living Room Wall

When Studio North were designing this modern laneway house in Calgary, Canada, they included a built-in dog bed nook.

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Remarkable Photos Of Manhattan By Berenice Abbott From 1935

Berenice Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and raised by her divorced mother. She went to Ohio State University for two semesters, but left in early 1918 spending two years studying sculpture in Paris and Berlin. She studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris and the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin. During this time, and after it was suggested by the writer Djuna Barnes, she adopted the French spelling of her first name, “Berenice”.

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Hammond Fever! Vintage Sexy And NSFW Hammond Organ Album Covers

The electric organ came about in the 1930s; a few decades later, it found favor with Mad Men era bachelors and their swingin’ cocktail hour music… or just grocery store background music. Later in the decade, the Hammond found its way into rock bands and earned a few “cool points”. But by the 1970s, Hammond sales and popularity were sinking.

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“Neon Dreams”: Photographer Matthieu Bühler Explores The Streets Of Tokyo At Night

Matthieu Bühler is a talented German-French photographer and graphic designer who currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Matthieu loves to capture the lights of Tokyo at night illuminating the streets and back alleys of the city. His series “Neon Dreams” features views of various places away from the famous tourist spots.

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This Lighting Collection Is Designed To Look Like Sausages In A Butcher Shop

French designer Sam Baron has created a collection of unique suspension lights for Petite Friture, that are named ‘SO-sage’.

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This Street Library In Bulgaria Encourages People To Read

“Rapana” is the first street library in Varna, Bulgaria created by a team of young architects and designers.

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Incredible Ice Sculptures By Darren Jackson


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Darren Jackson is originally from Sunderland in the North of England, he has worked and lived in London over the last five years as a Model Maker and Special Effects technician before focusing on Sculpture. He currently shares a studio in Tulse Hill, South London.

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Artist Illustrates What Would Happen If Movies And TV Shows Were Made In Real Life

If you have ever watched a movie or a TV series then you have come to the right place. Have you ever wondered what would it be like, if the characters and scenes from your favorite TV shows and movies were based in real life?

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The Family Dog Was Considered In The Design Of This Toronto House


Sarjoun Faour

When Studio AC were designing the renovation of a house in Toronto, they made sure to include a design element for the family dog.

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Artist Creates Impressive Sculptures From Marble That Look Surprisingly Light

Edinburgh-based artist Alasdair Thomson sculpts artworks of our everyday items that do not seem very heavy at the first glance. But his ongoing interest in the subject of drapery and in the way that it hangs and folds results in these precise marble sculptures, and it’s hard to believe they are made of stone.

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Russian Craftsman Makes Stunning Candles Inspired By Iconic Sneakers

Here are the Sneaker Candles, a collection of candles inspired by iconic Nike sneakers. Air Jordan, Air More Uptempo, Air Max, some scented candles that will bring a soft light to your sneaker head interiors.

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Artist Aditya Aryanto Continues To Transform Animals Into Geometric Shapes – Meet Animal Balls!

After the Animal Cubes series and its strange geometric animals, here is Animal Ball, a new amusing project created by the Indonesian photographer Aditya Aryanto, who is having fun this time transforming animals into inflatable balloons!

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Illustrator Imagines What Stranger Things Characters Are Doing Now, 33 Years Later

With the incredibly popular sci-fi TV series Stranger Things back on our screens, Music Magpie has fast-forwarded 33 years to 2017 to give fans a glimpse of what main characters from the show would look like now, and what career paths they’ve taken.

Lucas Sinclair

Age: 46
Profession: Accountant
Hobbies: Building computers and DIY

Sensible and sceptical Lucas was often around to keep the group grounded. Practical and pragmatic, he always got on with the job at hand, particularly when it came to finding his friend Will.

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