Japanese Photographer Has Spent 15 Years Creating Vivid Portraits Of People Surrounded By Their Belongings

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Japanese artist Mami Kiyoshi has spent 15 years creating vivid portraits of people surrounded by their belongings – from wine bottles and violins to the odd stray pet. Mami Kiyoshi’s ongoing series “New Reading Portraits” is, in part, a nod to the mise-en-scène found in traditional woodcut printing. Continue reading »

Israeli Artist PILPELED Collaborates With Bike Company Creating A First Ever Artistically Designed Bike

Electric Concepts has announced a fruit of a unique collaboration with PILPELED as well as FOFFA creating an innovative and fascinating, first ever artistically designed bike in the electric bike market. This product has been produced with PILPELED x FOFFA to disrupt the electric bike market by creating and delivering electric bicycles that look great and attractive with artistic design and provide the class, speed and extra boost required for urban commuters while riding on the road. Continue reading »

Californian Inventor Spends Millions Creating One-Off Camper Van To Take His 4YO Daughter Around The World

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Are you a fan of camping? Ever set off on long scientific explorations? Do you have a general disdain for refilling your fuel tank? Well, have we got the expedition vehicle for you. This is the KiraVan, a formidable off-roader engineered from the ground up to do one thing – get you (and your stuff) there and back. Inventor Bran Ferren developed the vehicle as a mobile learning lab for his daughter Kira, but also with scientists and film crews in mind. It allows teams to trek out to remote locations but not forgo the comforts of working from a lab or an editing studio. Continue reading »

Ukrainian Copywriter Practices His Skills By Creating Clever Print Ads Every Day

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Have you heard about the ‘365 challenge’? The one where you’re supposed to do something every single day for one year? These things actually work, and if done honestly, they can become a good way to hone your skills. That’s what Ukrainian copywriter Andrii Mischenko decided to do to flex his creativity muscles. Continue reading »

Living With A Rare Disease And Chronic Pain, This Artist Found Joy In Creating Beautiful Art

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Artist Beau Bernier Frank suffered from chronic pain for several years that was recently attributed to an autoimmune disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis. The disease caused such severe pain and inflammation within Frank’s joints that he had to quit his job. Stuck at home for five months, Frank found himself in a dark tunnel of purposeless pain. As a means of coping with the unfortunate realities of his situation, Frank turned to the things he loved most about life — art and world travel. Continue reading »

Photographer Spends 12 Months Creating a ‘Never-Ending’ Panoramic Story

In the photography world, we’re pretty familiar with 52-week projects, although some of us have yet to ever start or complete one. Beamused Magazine wanted to encourage all artists to take up a 52-week challenge called an “endless book.” The premise is that artists create one page of their “book” per week, constructing them in such a way that one page leads to another for a seamless mega-panorama.

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Creative still life photographer Dina Belenko decided to undertake the project, composing a giant, story-rich (and, sometimes, humorous) panorama over the course of twelve months. Continue reading »

A Magician has Spent the Past 12 Months Creating a Balloon Model Every Day


A magician has spent the past 12 months creating a balloon model every day – honouring some of key events of 2013 in the process.

From a blow-up Prince George, an inflatable turkey dinner and even a Tardis for the Doctor Who anniversary, ‘Robbie the Wizard’ has spent hours honouring some key events of last year with the amazing models. Other figures in the magician’s 365-strong collection include an evil-looking witch, several Mr Men characters, numerous animals including a duck, scorpion and a monkey, plus Dennis the Menace. Continue reading »

The Big Face Woody – Creating a Wood Watch Everyone Loves

Made from all natural bamboo, The Big Face Woody is lightweight, durable and eco-friendly. Finally, a wood watch you’ll love! Continue reading »

Creating a Dragon


Underground laboratory for moving dragons creation. St. Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading »