France-based street artist Mantra transforms multi-story buildings into gigantic butterfly specimen cases in a series of clever, trick-of-the-eye 3D murals. The enormous, hyper-realistic butterflies appear to be set within wooden-framed boxes, recessed into the side of each building. Long shadows and subtle details, which suggest a transparent glass surface, create a convincing level of depth that helps to enforce the head-turning optical illusions.
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On the grounds of Segera—an award-winning, 50,000 acre wildlife eco-safari retreat in Kenya, East Africa—sits the NAY PALAD Bird Nest...
You may or may not know Azuki: the Insta-famous, Japanese pygmy hedgehog. If you don’t, allow us to introduce you.
Back in June 2017 we introduced you to an adorable photo series entitled All That is Three (#allthatisthree) by mother of two, Dominique—the woman behind the fashion and lifestyle blog, All That is She. Each photograph captures Dominique and her two daughters—11-year-old Amelia and 4-year-old Penny—standing in order of descending height, dressed in coordinating outfits, matching hairstyles, and playing with identical props.
Russian embroidery artist Krista Decor hand stitches her designs onto tulle—a fine net-like fabric with a shimmering, translucent quality that...
Russia-based creative duo—Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin—began experimenting with paper in 2007 by making opulent historic costumes.
Holland-based Charles Nypels Laboratory, part of the Jan van Eyck Academie—an institute for fine art and design—has created a heat-sensitive edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Developed in collaboration with graphic design collective, Super Terrain, the lab-made pages are covered in what appears to be a soot-black, screen-printed layer. Words are only revealed when a high temperature is applied.
Melbourne-based tattoo artist Tukoi Oya uses colored ultraviolet ink to highlight specific areas of her illustrative designs.
We’ve seen plenty of amazing food art recently, in a variety of forms.
Daphne Tan (aka periperipeng) takes coffee art to the next level. The 17-year-old is quickly making a name for herself by whipping up 3D coffee foam characters that pop out of the mug. With the use of a Nespresso milk frother, the self-taught, Singapore-based latte artist uses a mix of carob powder, soy milk, and water to create the thick foam for her sculpted masterpieces.
London-based model maker and founder of Chimerical Reveries Andy Acres invites you to “peer into another world” with his hand-crafted shadow...
At first glance, you might think that this floor looks too warped to cross safely.