Cloud Magically Appears Inside Rooms!

Berndnaut Smilde’s cloud creations within rooms are simply magical! The Amsterdam-based artist was able to achieve this with the combination of smoke, moisture, and dramatic lighting. It is interesting how the his work only exists for that brief period of time physically, but can still have a powerful impact after it is gone.

Smilde often experiments with the concept of “the physical presence of transitional spaces.” Nimbus I (featured above) was visible only for a few minutes at Hotel MariaKapel, while Nimbus II (below) was captured for Probe, an online gallery. Smilde elaborates, “The idea I had was going to be an ephemeral work. It would only exist as a photo.” The lone cloud installations defy boundaries and bring a fantastical element to these rooms.

Berndnaut Smilde’s Site
via [It’s Nice That, Probe]

January 23, 2017

Makeup Artist Raises Mental Health Awareness With New #InsideOutChallenge

Canadian beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi is using her makeup skills to spread mental health awareness with her new #InsideOutChallenge. While makeup can be fun and glamorous, Gheidi shows us a different side by using products to transform her face into a mirror for what’s within. The project came about after the 27-year-old self-taught beauty blogger left her staff Christmas party early due to an anxiety attack.

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