Glass Rivers And Lakes Flow Across Beautiful Tables By Furniture Maker Greg Klassen
02 Jul

Glass Rivers And Lakes Flow Across Beautiful Tables By Furniture Maker Greg Klassen

Art Interior Design Other creative furniture creative furniture design 2nd of July 2014

Talented Washington-based artist and furniture-maker Greg Klassen's beautiful river- and lake-like desks and tables straddle the line between furniture and art. Due to his relationship with a local sawmill, Klassen has access to pieces of raw wood, which means that he can make use of its natural forms and beautiful imperfections.

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This Abandoned Shopping Mall In Bangkok Has Been Taken Over By Fish
02 Jul

This Abandoned Shopping Mall In Bangkok Has Been Taken Over By Fish

Animals Travel Weird abandoned buildings abandoned mall 2nd of July 2014

This abandoned mall in Bangkok, Thailand, hides an unlikely secret behind it's walls - it is home to thousands of fish, which roam the mall's flooded floor freely. During the rainy season, the mall quickly flooded with water, which created a perfect environment for a mosquito outbreak in the area. To get rid of them, the locals came up with a great idea - to breed freshwater Catfish and Koi fish in the mall's water so they could eat the insects.

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30 Magical Photos Of Children Playing Around The World
01 Jul

30 Magical Photos Of Children Playing Around The World

Parenting Photography childhood childhood memories childhood moments 1st of July 2014

No matter their cultural background, no matter their economic situation, kids will always find imaginative ways to have fun. Their wild imaginations and magical childhood moments, when captured on camera by talented photographers, can make for truly wonderful photos. For better or worse, the children in these photos seem entirely content making their own fun.

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Cookie Monsters, Spiders And Other Baked Demons By Christine McConnell
01 Jul

Cookie Monsters, Spiders And Other Baked Demons By Christine McConnell

Art Food Other baking baking art 1st of July 2014

Los Angeles-based multi-talented artist Christine McConnell creates terrifying yet undoubtedly delicious confectionery marvels. Aside from being a professional stylist, photographer, model, and artist, McConnell also bakes pastries, confections and cakes that look like cookie monsters, terrifying spiders, dreadful snakes, and even the sneaky ugly Facehugger.

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Incredibly Realistic Miniature Food Sculptures Made From Clay
01 Jul

Incredibly Realistic Miniature Food Sculptures Made From Clay

Art Food Sculpting 1:12 scale miniature food doll house 1st of July 2014

If you think this is food, you've been fooled - all of it was made from clay and all of it is tiny. Kim, an artist in the USA, makes these miniature food sculptures for dollhouses as a hobby, using clay, a needle, colored chalk pastels, a rock and a razor blade. It takes 1-3 hours to complete one item, depending on the complexity of the miniature.

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Self-Taught Artist Layers Glass Sheets Together To Form Ocean Waves
01 Jul

Self-Taught Artist Layers Glass Sheets Together To Form Ocean Waves

Art Sculpting Ben Young full-page glass 1st of July 2014

Sydney-based artist Ben Young creates astonishing glass sculptures that look just like ocean waves. Young puts layer upon layer of hand-cut laminated glass sheets and then hand-carves them into waves and other water forms. The artist turns the glass sheets into water by hand, drawing, cutting and crafting them from the beginning to the end without the use of any computers. The planning and sketching are the longest and most difficult parts.

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Meet Venus, A Cat With Two Faces
01 Jul

Meet Venus, A Cat With Two Faces

Animals Cute Weird beautiful cat black 1st of July 2014

Since we last wrote about her, Venus the Chimera Cat, a well-established internet cat celebrity, has been hard at work being cute and awesome. In an internet ruled over by cats, she stands among the greatest due to her mystifying two-faced features, which are due to a rare genetic trait. The owner invites anyone who doubts the veracity of her photos to view the videos on Venus' Facebook page as well!

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Jeep’s Clever Ad Campaign Works Just As Well Upside Down
01 Jul

Jeep’s Clever Ad Campaign Works Just As Well Upside Down

Advertising Art Optical Illusions ad ad award 1st of July 2014

Leo Burnett, a prestigious international ad agency, created a brilliant 3-image optical illusion ad campaign for Jeep in France with a motto “See whatever you want to see” that merited a gold award for press at Cannes Lions. At first, the 3 images in this ad campaign might look like nothing special – just dark animal images on a canvas background. You have to flip them over, however, to truly appreciate the agency's artwork.

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This Suspended Tent Lets You Sleep In The Trees
01 Jul

This Suspended Tent Lets You Sleep In The Trees

Creative Products Travel Alex Shirley-Smith camping camping ideas 1st of July 2014

This isn't some surreal work of art or alien structure – it's a tent! The Tentsile, a portable suspended tent (Tent? Treehouse? Hammock?) created by UK-based inventor Alex Shirley-Smith, solves the problem of setting up camp on rocky, muddy, or otherwise unpleasant surfaces by hanging from the trees. The Tentsile was envisioned by Shirley-Smith in 2010, and the first production model was launched in early 2013.

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Classical Interiors Carved Into Marble And Stone By Matthew Simmonds
01 Jul

Classical Interiors Carved Into Marble And Stone By Matthew Simmonds

Architecture Art Sculpting architectural art architectural sculpture 1st of July 2014

Matthew Simmonds, a highly acclaimed English sculptor, carves beautiful sculptures of monumental historical buildings from marble and stone. His work is mainly inspired by ancient Greek and Roman monuments and architecture. Buildings are created to minimize the effects of nature in our lives, but Matthew's sculptures reverse this process: the elements of architecture are perfectly balanced with nature, carved from raw stone or marble pieces.

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Tiny People’s Big Adventures In A World Of Food by William Kass
01 Jul

Tiny People’s Big Adventures In A World Of Food by William Kass

Food Other Photography creative photography culinary photography 1st of July 2014

Playing with food is not just for kids any more, as Brazilian artist William Kass proves with his imaginative "Minimize - Food" photo series. He creates amusing miniature dramas using fruit, vegetables, seeds, ice-cream, and just about anything else that's edible. The artist introduces lovely tiny people to a wondrous world, where an orange becomes a juicy, sparkling pool, chilli peppers turn into bonfires, and a zucchini becomes a cannon in a circus show.

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