Peter Callesen’s Single Sheet Paper Sculpture

Peter Callesen’s Single Sheet Paper Sculpture

Danish artist Peter Callesen creates three dimensional sculptures by folding a single sheet of paper. Each work is made by cutting a single sheet and using only the removed paper to create figures or buildings. These sheets can be as small as A4 size or as big as 7m by 5m. Callesen writes about his […]

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

These planetary pictures of Jupiter like gas-giants with swirling hurricanes are actually common soap bubbles. Photographer Jason Tozer was commissioned to make these using Sony’s Alpha 350 DSLR camera by the visual communication magazine Creative Review. The shoot came about after Sony approached Creative Review in 2008 looking for a way in which to demonstrate […]

Sawdust Carpets During Semana Santa in Antigua

Sawdust Carpets During Semana Santa in Antigua

Antigua, Guatemala puts up one of the largest Easter celebration in North America, with an estimated 200,000 people flocking to this Colonial town every year to watch the colourful Semana Santa celebrations or Holy Week, leading up to Easter. Thousands of national and international visitors crowd the cobblestoned streets to watch the costumed processions, reenactments […]

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Mapmaking has been an integral part of human history for thousands of years. It is believed that the human activity of graphically representing one’s perception of his world is a universally acquired skill and one that pre-dates virtually all other forms of written communication. From cave paintings to ancient maps of Babylon, Greece, and Asia, […]

Polish Architect Builds World’s Thinnest House

Polish Architect Builds World’s Thinnest House

Polish architect Jakub Szczesny claims to have built the world’s narrowest house, just 122 centimetres across. The house is squeezed into an alleyway formed between a pre-World War II house and a modern apartment at Chlodna 22 Street and Zelazna 74 Street in the centre of Warsaw. The project is called the Keret house – […]

Javier Arizabalo’s Photorealistic Paintings

Javier Arizabalo’s Photorealistic Paintings

Javier Arizabalo was born in Saint Jean de Luz, France in 1965. His passion for art lead him to Bilbao, Spain where he studied and earned a degree from the School of Fine Arts. Today he lives and works in Irun, Spain. Initially, Arizabalo worked as a graphics designer with minor incursions into the fields […]

Construction of an Amazing Underground Hotel in Songjiang Begins

Construction of an Amazing Underground Hotel in Songjiang Begins

Some years ago, a British engineering firm Atkins proposed an extravagant design for a five-star hotel located deep within a 100-meter, abandoned and half flooded pit near the base of Tianmashan Mountain in the Songjiang District of Shanghai. Construction on the 19-story, 380-room Shimao Intercontinental Hotel finally is already underway. Initially the hotel was expected […]

V8 Car Themed Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany

V8 Car Themed Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany

Located in Stuttgart, Germany – a German international hub for car dealers – the V8 Hotel is a paradise for car enthusiasts. The hotel features 10 different themed rooms dedicated to themes related to the automobile world – from car wash and tuning to drive-in cinema and racing. All rooms are equipped with unique props […]

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

London-based still life advertising photographer Andy Rudak has recently embarked on a more personal project, creating a series of cityscapes made entirely from cardboard. With the help of set-builder Luke Aan de Wiel, Andy recreated surreal views of cities like London, New York, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo in the studio. His “Cardboard Cities” took nearly […]

Portraits of Famous People on Fingers

Portraits of Famous People on Fingers

An Italian artist going by the name of Dito Von Tease has created “Ditology”, a project where portraits of famous people, real or fictional, are featured on human fingers. “Dito” translates to “finger” in Italian. It all started when Dito Von Tease, 33, was looking for an original avatar to use as his profile picture […]

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

The Pitch Lake is located in southwest Trinidad in the village of La Brea. It’s the largest and most significant pitch lake in the world, measuring approximately one hundred acres (41 hectares), and is estimated to be 76 meters deep in the center. The liquid asphalt is black and viscous, but the surface is semisolid, […]

Ernest Zacharevic’s Playful Street Art

Ernest Zacharevic’s Playful Street Art

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These murals combine a mixture of painted figures and found objects, like a couple of adorable children riding on a bicycle or a giant portrait of a girl pushing herself up on two windows. These iconic, […]

Portraits of Rural Chinese Families with Everything They Own

Portraits of Rural Chinese Families with Everything They Own

Photographer Huang Qingjun has spent the past ten years travelling to remote parts of China persuading people to have their photographs taken along with all their household possession. The result offer glimpses into the utilitarian lives of millions of ordinary Chinese that appear not to have been swept up by the same modernisation that has […]

Damien Hirst’s Controversial Pregnant Woman Sculpture in Ilfracombe

Damien Hirst’s Controversial Pregnant Woman Sculpture in Ilfracombe

The skyline of the seaside town of Ilfracombe in north Devon, England, is about to change, and not many residents are happy about it. A 20 meter high statue of a naked pregnant women wielding a sword is being erected on the coast. One side the woman’s skin is peeled back, revealing her skull, muscles […]

Jantar Mantar – Ancient Astronomical Observatories of India

Jantar Mantar – Ancient Astronomical Observatories of India

Between 1727 and 1734 Maharajah Jai Singh II of Jaipur, India, constructed five astronomical observatories in his native territory of west central India. The observatories called “Jantar Mantars” incorporate multiple buildings of unique form, each with a specialized function for astronomical measurement. These structures with their striking combinations of geometric forms at large scale, have […]

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Great Train Story is one of the world’s largest HO scale model railroads display located in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the US. The 3,500 square foot model depicts the story of modern day rail transportation in a 3,550 km journey from Seattle, Washington through several plains states en route to […]

Pre-Islamic Civilization in Madain Saleh in Saudi Arabia

Pre-Islamic Civilization in Madain Saleh in Saudi Arabia

Madain Saleh is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia, approximately 400km north-west of Madinah. Formerly known as Hegra it is the largest conserved site of the civilization of the Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan. The site features 131 massive rock cut tombs with […]

The Creative Office of Inventionland

The Creative Office of Inventionland

Inventionland is the creative work environment of Davison, a new product development firm located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Inventionland, turns out 2,000-2,400 new inventions each year with a license being secured with a corporation every three business days. In order to inspire creativity, Inventionland provides one of the most intuitive work environment ever. It’s 75,000-square-foot design […]

Superman Fan Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery to Look Like The Superhero

Superman Fan Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery to Look Like The Superhero

Most kids will eventually get over their childhood obsession with comic book superheroes by the time they reach high school, but not Herbert Chavez. This 35-year old Filipino designer is so crazed with Superman that he has undergone several cosmetic surgery for his nose, cheeks, lips and chin down to his thighs and even his […]

Controversial Cow Nipple Dress At London And Paris Fashion Week

Controversial Cow Nipple Dress At London And Paris Fashion Week

Forget nip-slips. British designer Rachel Freire recently unveiled a collection of dresses at London’s Fashion Week crafted entirely out of cow nipples – 3,000 to be exact. Unsurprisingly, her creation have instantly raised the ire of the public, politicians, bloggers and animal-rights groups alike, who have vilified her creations as “inappropriate and disturbing”, “absolutely grotesque”, […]

Das Park Hotel Built from Giant Sewage Pipes

Das Park Hotel Built from Giant Sewage Pipes

If your idea of a holiday is to live inside a sewage pipe, then congratulations – you qualify for a night’s stay at the Das Park Hotel in Austria. Three huge concrete drain pipes located in a public park in the Austrian city of Ottensheim is all that make up the Das Park Hotel. The […]

Capsule Hotels in Japan

Capsule Hotels in Japan

Capsule hotels are a unique form of accommodations developed for working Japanese men who are too busy to go home. The hotels comprise of individual blocks of small, coffin sized living quarters with just enough room to sleep. Some capsules include a TV, a wireless internet connection, mirrors and alarm clocks. The capsules are stacked […]

The Crazy Camera Van

The Crazy Camera Van

One night In the fall of 1993, a guy named Harrod Blank had a dream in which he covered his car with cameras and then drove around and took pictures of people on the streets. When he woke up the next morning he decided to build such a vehicle in reality. With the help of […]

Jewelry Made From Barbie Doll Parts

Jewelry Made From Barbie Doll Parts

I’m not sure why but Barbie dolls have often inspired creativity. Designers have went on to plug them into soccer tables or create macabre photo series. There is even a beauty contest for the most beautiful Barbie doll held annually in Venezuela. Then there is Margaux Lange’s jewelries. This New York designer creates jewelry pieces […]

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