Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

March 25, 2017

Flying Water Taxis Will Glide Down the River Seine in Paris This Summer

This summer, standard boats won’t be the only way to travel down Paris’ scenic River Seine. Once SeaBubble, the world’s first “flying” water taxi, sets sail, visitors to the City of Light will be able to float not on the water’s surface, but above it! Designed by Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal, the new vehicles will offer a futuristic alternative to standard, street-traveling cabs and shared water taxis.

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March 24, 2017

Artist Patiently Creates Complex Floral Drawing with 8 Million Stippled Dots

In the past, we’ve marveled at the magnificent, minutely detailed work of Xavier Casalta. Lucky for us, the French artist is back with more plant-inspired pointillism. Much like last year’s Autumn, his new piece, Winter, is rendered in a stippling technique that captures the natural beauty of the season’s distinctive vegetation. A collage of holly leaves, pine cones, and seasonal flowers like roses and lilies, Winter is an ode to plants that thrive in cold conditions.

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