“Re-Enact Russia”: Bringing Past Into The Present

This project brings together 14 of the characters involved in the reconstruction of various periods of Russian history: from the 9th century until the end of the second world war.

Alexander, 26, 9th century, warrior

For the present, and their favourite eras they picked up hashtags — keywords that most closely express the spirit of the time. Continue reading »

Changing Cities: The Overlapping Of Past And Present

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Not only the fashion director of Esquire, Nick Sullivan is also a dedicated photographer and downright perfectionist, as demonstrated by his amazing Instagram feed. Sullivan’s new favourite pastime sees the British-born fashion expert scouring the Internet in search of old photographs of London, Paris and New York and meticulously locating the same exact spot, inserting the picture from the past into one of the present space to demonstrate the passing of time. From a picture of Colette sitting in the portico of the Palais Royale to a portrait of Bob Dylan walking down a tree-lined avenue in Central Park and the Rolling Stones taking a stroll in Covent Garden, Sullivan’s “doubletakes” become joyful accounts of the evolution of some of the world’s most-loved cities. Continue reading »

Politicians Past And Present From Around The World Are Given A Man Bun

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Vladimir Putin

These photos of political figures sporting man bun hairstyles have been put together by the talented creative community at DesignCrowd. This selection of current World leaders includes US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, North-Korea Leader Kim Jong-un and British Prime Minister David Cameron. Continue reading »

Past Present Project: Photographer Placed Grandparents Photographs In Today Places

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Christian Carollo, through his ‘Past Present Project’, recounts his grandparent’s life with their photographs. He places old pictures in their original location but at our time. An original way to show the evolution of these places, sometimes negligible, and paying a real tribute. Continue reading »

Francesca Lombardi And Giacomo Favilla Present Stunning Doily Masks Portraits

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Italian multi-disciplinary designer Francesca Lombardi presents ‘Doily’. A creative series of masks, each is composed of a single crocheted doily. By re-contextualizing the commonplace object, it can be seen as the perfect adornment for the human face. Continue reading »

Best Wedding Present Ever? Photographer Remakes Hollywood Posters Starring Bride and Groom


In a world where love is patient and love is kind, one couple refused to play by the rules. This summer, they’re going to the chapel and someone’s going to get … buried!

OK, so it was actually last fall, and no one died in a fiery blast. But these parodies of Hollywood blockbuster posters for the marriage of David DiCicco and Rachael Batts are still epic enough to make Michael Bay consider a second career as a wedding planner.

The posters were the work of the Virginia couple’s close friend, Nashville-based photographer and designer Andres Martinez. After helping them create a Casablanca-themed save-the-date card, Martinez spent about a month creating a series of posters starring DiCicco and Batts, who displayed them at their wedding reception. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Costa Concordia, Present Day.

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter, on September 12, 2013. (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)