In the age of the Internet, the digitization of historical materials has proven to play a crucial role in the preservation and proliferation of cultural heritage. In addition to major museums and large-scale libraries, archives around the world have adopted this practice. This phenomenon has been made particularly apparent by Europeana Collections, an online platform that has digitized over 53 million “artworks, artifacts, books, videos and sounds from across Europe.
Self-taught photographer Francesco Bagnato doesn't consider himself a professional, but his incredible macro photography proves otherwise.
In its largest digital release to date, the Library of Congress is making 25 million records available for free online.
Like many modern-day designers, New York-based creative Nick Misani is skilled in the art of typography. Unlike most of his contemporaries, however, Misani combines his text-related talents with photography to create realistic digital art. Misani beautifully presents this unique approach to graphic design in Fauxsaics, a thematic series of travel-inspired and digitally-created mosaic art. Each work of digital art includes the name of a city set against a one-of-a-kind patterned background.
The graphic, abstract work of London tattoo artist Mowgli is instantly recognizable.
When is a watermelon not a watermelon? When it’s a loaf of bread!