Photographer Johnny Joo Captures Forgotten Structures Overtaken By Nature

Photographer Johnny Joo explores abandoned structures overtaken by the natural surroundings that had originally been tamed to make space for them. Joo captures ferris wheels, cottages, malls, schools, armories, and thruways as they slip back into obscurity, covered in undergrowth, vines, and trees. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the 27-year-old photographer has spent the last ten years traversing the country to explore abandoned spaces. Continue reading »

Bizarre Photos Of Rarely Seen Places And Structures Captured With A Drone Offering A New Perspective Of Our Beautiful Planet

These images are enough to make viewers do a double-take. Although they look like vibrant works of abstract art, they are actually drone photographs taken by brothers J.P. and Mike Andrews, from near Wolverhampton, England. Continue reading »

Sculptural Mesh Structures Give This Apartment Building Its Own Personality

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Tetrarc Architects have designed an apartment building in Paris, France, that has a number of sculptural features, adding visual interest to an otherwise plain building. Continue reading »

The Cocoon Light Structures


The “cocoon light structures” that Israeli-born designer Ayala Serfaty creates don’t look like anything you plug into a wall. They look more like organisms that glow. Using thin, transparently tinted lamp filaments as “glass veins” that create both depth and surface, the tubes are then sprayed with a clear polymer in thin strands, connected like a spiderweb around the tubes, to generate “a skin-like crust,” or what Serfaty has called “a membrane of sorts” that feels like a soft cocoon. (In fact, the process was developed in the late 1940s by the U.S. military for cocooning ships.)