3D Pop-Up Postcards of Italy


Forget everything you know about cheesy pop-up postcards and then take a look at these. These wonderfully elegant cards of famous monuments in Italy are by Giovanni Russo. “The idea of our postcards was born in early 1992 and patented at the end of the same year,” he says.

“The very first prototype was produced in Christmas 1993 with subject the Cathedral of St. Anthony in Padua (Italy). The mass production for the Italian market started in the first months of 1994 and after a few months grown and expanded to the other European and International markets.”

Love how these take away all the fuss and instead give old architecture center stage.





If you’d like to see how they’re made, check out this video. Giovanni Russo’s website





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Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Britain

  Every December, the Tate Britain debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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