Kissing On A Rainy Beach: Bruce Davidson’s Photographs Of 1960s Britain

Couple Kissing on Street, London, England, 1960

Britain in the 1960s wasn’t all swinging, shagging and hair. There was condensation on the inside of windows, bomb sites that still looked like bomb sites and hadn’t been repurposed as car parks, trips to the seaside (now: ‘staycations’) to enjoy the damp, live on fudge and collect shards of glass from the sand, softened and sandblasted by the driving wind and rain; it was when ‘foreign’ meant former colonies, and people were only beginning to emerge from lives thwarted by poverty and war to coalesce around the telly for a diet of wall-busting popular culture; and everything was closed on Sundays. American Bruce Davidson photographed what he saw as he explored. Continue reading »

Artist Redesignes Celebrities, Cartoon And Comic Characters To Look More “Serious”

Marge Simpson

According to Kostis Pavlou: “Comic book and cartoon characters are an integral part of our lives. We grew up with them, loved them, made them friends, and in some cases still enjoy their company. We have learned to recognize them immediately by their voice, some of their special features (big ears, funny noses, etc.), and even by their dress. Continue reading »

This Artist Is Asking Street Artists To Paint ‘World Cows’ Around The World

World Cow is a dream where everyone in the world puts aside their differences and works together towards a brighter future. Continue reading »

Curious Photos Of Cynthia, A Superstar Mannequin In The ‘30s

Lester Gaba dines at the Marguery, a New York restaurant, with his mannequin Cynthia, 1937.

Alfred Eisenstaedt/LIFE

In 1932, a life-like mannequin named Cynthia was created by Lester Gaba. After several shoots around New York City for Life Magazine in 1937, her career was launched, and for a matter of months, Cynthia became a household name. Continue reading »

The Monster Building: Photographer Tristan Zhou Captures Epic Photos Of Dystopian Asian Cityscapes

“This is a project I started in early 2019, “The Monster Building” series. Mostly shot on a wide angle lens and then enhanced in post to create a sense of infinity. I’ve always been a huge fan of the idea “distopian”, so I’ve made my own version of it,” he wrote. Continue reading »

Moon Kingdom: Untouched Landscapes Of Atacama Desert In Photographs By Chiara Zonca

Chiara Zonca is a fine art photographer based in Western Canada. She investigate the earth as a timeless, untouched-by-humans dreamscape where she can then project her narratives. Continue reading »

These Funnily Terrible Portraits Of Famous People Drawn By This ‘Artist’ Are Awfully ‘Accurate’

There lives a guy in Italy named Matteo Carta. During his work hours, he’s a wedding photographer but in his free time, he’s an aspiring celebrity portrait artist. He uploads his portraits to Instagram and Twitter, and he gets fairly decent attention for his works. Continue reading »

Night And Day: Striking Street Photography In Japan By James Takumi Shyegun

Stunning street scenes by James Takumi Shyegun, a talented photographer, videographer, and model from Tokyo, Japan. Takumi focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. Continue reading »

The United Kingdom’s Royal Mail Issues Postage Stamps Celebrating Classic British Video Games

The United Kingdom’s Royal Mail has issued a series of official postage stamps that celebrate classic British video games. The stamps are available in a variety of collections and include such games as Tomb Raider, Sensible Soccer, Worms, Micro Machines, and Lemmings. Continue reading »

1935 Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamline Roadster By Erdmann & Rossi

Mercedes commissioned Erdmann & Rossi to produce a special show car for the 1935 Barcelona exhibition based upon their 500K. One of the visitors was King Ghazi of Iraq, who expressed his desire to buy the car and MB built another (540K) car powered by a Straight 8-cyl 5018cc supercharged (180hp) engine with a 4/5-speed manual transmission as a special order and the car was shipped to Iraq. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Socialist Architecture Of North Korea In Pastel Aesthetic

Monument to Party Founding, Axis 1

Cristiano Bianchi

In ‘Model City Pyongyang’, published by Thames & Hudson, Cristiano Bianchi and Kristina Drapic offer the reader an immersion in the heart of the capital of North Korea, to discover its “socialist architecture” and its “grand visions”. Through its buildings, the two Italian architects based in Beijing reveal a city with a strange atmosphere and beauty, between its concrete, its pastel tones, its axes and its symmetry. Continue reading »

Photographer Matthew Abbott Documents Australia’s Bushfire Crisis In Terrifying Pictures

Terrifying pictures of Australia’s bushfires by Matthew Abbott, a gifted documentary photographer, and photojournalist from Sydney. Australia’s deadly wildfires fueled by record-breaking temperatures, drought, and wind. Matthew documents Australia’s devastating fires. Continue reading »

British Designer Paul Cocksedge Creates Awesome Curved Large-Scale Installation


Mark Cocksedge

This large-scale installation of British designer Paul Cocksedge Please Be Seated was presented at the London Design Festival in 2019. Continue reading »

This Foldable Wall Desk Is Ideal For Small Spaces

Designer Michael Hilgers has created RADIUS, a fold-down work station for people who don’t need a desk every day. Continue reading »

Hyper-Realistic Artworks Of Cats That Are Hard To Believe Aren’t Photographs By A Japanese Artist

As much as it’s hard to believe, these mind-blowingly realistic images are not photographs but hand-drawn pencil drawings. Continue reading »