Vintage Photos From Between The 1940s And 1970s Show How Glamorous Flying Used To Be!

Vintage Photos From Between The 1940s And 1970s Show How Glamorous Flying Used To Be!

Although flying today is cheaper, safer, and faster than it’s ever been, it’s becoming an increasingly unpleasant experience as airlines cram more passengers into planes, causing overcrowding and delays. It’s enough to make travelers wish for the golden age of aviation. Here are some vintage photos from 1946 to 1970, sourced from Iberia, KLM, Delta, British Airways and Air France, that show just how glamorous flying used to be. Continue reading »

Uncanny Resemblances Between Classic Dog Breeds And Humans Captured By Gerrard Gethings

Uncanny Resemblances Between Classic Dog Breeds And Humans Captured By Gerrard Gethings

Gerrard Gethings has captured a lot of personalities as an animal photographer, including his own canine muse Baxter. Therefore when he began shooting his latest series that paired humans and look-alike dog breeds, it would only make sense that he would first focus on finding the perfect animal models before locating matching humans. For the memory game ‘Do You Look Like Your Dog?’ Gethings spent a year creating images that examine the classic trope of owners looking just like their canine friends. Continue reading »

Colorful Installations Of Spray Paint And Mesh Form Connections Between the Analog And Digital Worlds

Colorful Installations Of Spray Paint And Mesh Form Connections Between the Analog And Digital Worlds

Hanover and Berlin-based art duo Quintessenz recently completed a large-scale installation for the newly funded Paxos Contemporary Art Project, which is currently taking place on the island of Paxos in the Adriatic sea. Although designed to be appreciated and enjoyed in person, the images of their intervention created inside of a 400-year-old ruin are quickly becoming viral due to the work’s strong contrast against the historic setting. Continue reading »

“Weaving” Paintings By Alexi Torres Show The Connection Between Man And Nature

“Weaving” Paintings By Alexi Torres Show The Connection Between Man And Nature

Alexi Torres is a well-known artist from Cuba, most famous for his intricate oil art pieces that are painted to appear as if they were knitted and woven. Continue reading »

True Differences Between Designers And Clients Show Why They Will Never Understand Each Other

True Differences Between Designers And Clients Show Why They Will Never Understand Each Other

Designers and clients see everything so differently that a conflict is only a question of time . To illustrate this, ‘Trust Me, I’m A “Designer”‘ made a witty animation that lists the things that cause the biggest disagreements. Continue reading »

Between Street Art And Pixel Art, The Amazing Creations Of Pappas Pärlor

Between Street Art And Pixel Art, The Amazing Creations Of Pappas Pärlor

A selection of street art creations by Johan Karlgren, aka Pappas Pärlor, an artist who imagines pixilated artworks with his kids, inspired by the world of video games and pop culture. Continue reading »

“Between Reality And Imagination”: Stunning Digital And Concept Art By Jason Scheier

"Between Reality And Imagination": Stunning Digital And Concept Art By Jason Scheier

Jason Scheier is a concept artist who helps create visual styles and language for properties like Kung Fu Panda, The Croods, and Scared Shrekless. You’ve probably seen the results of his work, although most of that work is done well before a single frame of a movie has been filmed. It’s his job to take a screenplay and raw ideas and flesh out a world the characters will live in. You might think this is only necessary for animation, video games, and comics, but it’s also an essential process for some genre films (e.g., science fiction, mystery, fantasy). Continue reading »

Between Clouds And Mists: Beautiful Rural Poland In Dreamy Photographs By Marcin Sobas

Between Clouds And Mists: Beautiful Rural Poland In Dreamy Photographs By Marcin Sobas

People rarely see how beautiful the rural country-side is in reality, many live in such areas for their entire lifetime not realizing in what an amazing environment they have the privilege of living. In this example a large compilation of photos is taken in Poland during few sunrises and sunsets. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Beautiful Mashups Between Her Eyes And Animals

Artist Creates Beautiful Mashups Between Her Eyes And Animals

According to an artist Flora Borsi: “The photoshoot was done in 1 hour, I just made pictures of myself with the matching hairstyle and makeup, and then matched with the photos of each animal. The manipulation took me up to 20 hours for each. “Animeyed” previously appeared on many social media platforms, but now it’s an extended version with additional images.” Continue reading »

Amazing Portrait Photos Of Iranian Women From Between The 1920s And ’50s

Amazing Portrait Photos Of Iranian Women From Between The 1920s And '50s

Parisa Damandan (born 1967) is an Iranian photographer and art historian. She received a degree in photography from the University of Tehran. She is the author of Portrait photographs from Isfahan: Faces in transition, 1920-1950, a book illustrating the history of Isfahan in the early 20th century with portrait photographs, which she collected over a period of ten years; the photographs were hard to find because many photo archives in Isfahan had been burned after the enactment of a 1979 law forbidding depictions of unveiled women.

These amazing photos from her collection that show portraits of Iranian women taken from between the 1920s and 1950s. Continue reading »

Bad Girl Mugshots From Between The 1940s And 1960s

Bad Girl Mugshots From Between The 1940s And 1960s

From murderers, thieves and hookers, these are the faces of the many who were captured on camera at the lowest points of their lives. And while many people would say mugshots of the past hold a certain curiosity, one man confesses what started as an initial fascination turned into an obsession. Mark Michaelson has collected more than 10,000 photographs of men and women of all races and ages, taken after their run-ins with the law. Continue reading »

29 Clever Illustrations That Show The Differences Between Copywriters And Art Directors

29 Clever Illustrations That Show The Differences Between Copywriters And Art Directors

In the late 1950s, advertising legend Bill Bernbach came up with the idea of pairing art directors and copywriters into teams. The strategy worked and DDB ended up creating some of the most iconic work of that era. Since then, the art-copy team structure came into existence at most, if not all, agencies. They may be working towards a common goal, but as a creative species, copywriters and art directors are not all that similar. Their differences are best highlighted on a Facebook page titled ‘CW Versus AD’ where Caio Pena (art director), Henrique Parada (art director) and Letícia Hanower (copywriter) share their cool, quirky illustrations on this subject. Continue reading »

The Balance Lamp: A Lamp That Creates A Look Of Balance Between Dark And Light

The Balance Lamp: A Lamp That Creates A Look Of Balance Between Dark And Light

The Balance table lamp, designed by Victor Castanera for manufacturer Oblure, is a lamp that creates a look of balance between dark and light, and black and white. Two white glowing orbs sit on slanted steel boards that are balanced by two small black metal balls of the perfect weight to offset the weight of the opposite parts of the lamp. A black marble base with white flecks throughout it brings together the black and white details of the rest of the lamp to create a visually striking sculptural table lamp. Continue reading »

Between Fantasy And Realism: Artist Bo Bartlett Unmoors His Visions From The Everyday

Between Fantasy And Realism: Artist Bo Bartlett Unmoors His Visions From The Everyday

A midcareer figurative painter with a distinctive and haunting narrative vision, Bo Bartlett composes large-scale contemporary portraits and landscapes that combine the memories and impressions of his upbringing, his faith, his family, and his friends. Presenting iconic American subjects subtly underlined with open-ended questions, Bartlett implies that there is a chance for magic and wonder in everyday life. Bo Bartlett belongs to the tradition of American realist painters defined by such artists as Andrew Wyeth, who called Bartlett “fresh, gifted and what we need in this country.” Continue reading »

Aerial Images Of Salterns That Blur The Line Between Photograph And Painting

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Photographer David Burdeny, whose photo of a towering iceberg we featured last month, has been working on another large-scale photography project. Burdeny began the series SALT: Fields, Plottings and Extracts in 2015, using aerial photography to explore some of the world’s most vibrant salterns in Utah, Mexico, and Australia. Gazing upon the images it’s difficult to determine whether the expressive boxes of color are produced with a camera or paintbrush, or if the gestures were made by hand or nature. Continue reading »

Judging America: Prejudice By Alternating Between Judgment And Reality By Joel Parés

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Joel Parés is an internationally recognized photographer and digital artist based in Dallas, TX, who specializes in advertising and composites. He grew up watching his father take pictures with his 35mm camera and listening to his mother tell stories of her modeling days in Puerto Rico. This combination of image and story led to the use of the narrative throughout his work. Continue reading »

François Dourlen Blurs The Line Between Popular Culture And The Real World With His iPhone

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The pairing of Instagram and the iPhone led to a lot more creativity than the average selfie. As a matter of fact, people all over the photo-sharing platform are using Instagram to find new ways to make sharing pictures fun again. Instagrammer François Dourlen is a perfect example. The France-based teacher uses Instagram in his spare time to upload awesome, creative images, bringing his favorite cartoon characters and pop culture icons to life. Keep in mind, Dourlen does all of this just using his iPhone and his imagination! Continue reading »

Incredible Photographs Of The Old Closes And Streets Of Glasgow From Between 1868 And 1877

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Thomas Annan (1829 -1887) was the son of a Fife farmer and flax spinner and lived for most of his life in Glasgow. After training and working as a copperplate engraver, he set up a photographic studio in Sauchiehall Street in 1857. Annan concentrated initially on architectural photography but then turned his attention to portraits. Continue reading »

Cartoonist Smartly Illustrated Eternal Fight Between The Brain And The Heart

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Cartoonist Nick Seluk publishes amusing webcomic called “Awkward Yeti” which illustrates the constant struggle between the heart and the brain. Continue reading »

A Photographic Project On The Beauty And Connections Between Animals And Humans

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Coexist” is a not-for-profit photographic project titled focusing on the beauty and connections between animals and humans with the aim to create public awareness of the lives of animals in captivity in circuses and zoos around the world. The images will feature a model posing in multiple shots alongside varied animals currently under the care of Zambi Wildlife Retreat in Sydney – an animal welfare establishment that rescues, rehabilitates and offers shelter to exotic, farm and native animals in need. Continue reading »

12 More Differences Between Living In San Francisco Versus New York City

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After a year hiatus (and a lot more living), comedian and comic artist Sarah Cooper is back with yet more illustrations highlighting the subtle differences between living in NYC and SF. The New York transplant who spent 5 years in the city before moving to SF certainly notices the quirks of each, pointed out hilariously in this new set of comics below. Continue reading »

“Spring And A Girl”: Cute Friendship Between A Snow Fox And A Human

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Katerina Mikhaylova from the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk is a zoo worker and an animals fancier. Luckily, she has had a chance to grow a sweet Snow Fox named Spring. This kind of foxes are a man-made breed, they are almost whole white with a little black specks. Continue reading »

What Peaceful Borders Between European Countries Look Like

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Since the Schengen Agreement of 1985, restrictions on moving between countries in Europe have slowly been erased. Netherlands-based photographer Valerio Vincenzo decided to document this change in his series “Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace,” a project which is especially poignant today, as the EU struggles with the immigrant crisis. Continue reading »

A Fire Pole Is A Fun Way To Travel Between Floors

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Photography by Lucas Henning

When Designs Northwest Architects were designing this home in Stanwood, Washington, they included a fire pole as a fun way to get between floors. Continue reading »

Wonderful Color Photographs Of Street Scenes From Between The 1950s And 1970s

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Fred Herzog was born in Germany in 1930. Immigrating to Canada in 1952, he took odd jobs wherever he could find them. He rented a place at a rooming house, which is where he met Ferro Shelley Marincowitz, a South African who also happened to be a medical photographer. Herzog had an interest in photography; his camera was one of the few items he brought with him from Germany. Marincowitz encouraged that interest and soon they found a basement suite where they built a darkroom for both of them to share. Continue reading »