Design

August 21, 2017

Designer Suspends Tiny Hidden Art Studio Under a Bridge

Plumber-turned-designer Fernando Abellanas has taken micro-dwelling to a whole new level with his new art studio, installed under a bridge in his hometown of Valencia, Spain. Showing incredible imagination and the ability to fabricate anything his mind conjures up, Abellanas suspends himself under the bridge, seeking solitude in an unexpected place. Abellanas, who runs the design label Lebrel, created this urban hideaway using the concrete underbelly of the bridge as a skeleton.

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August 16, 2017

91 Vintage Book Covers Brought to Life with Mesmerizing Animations

Digital artist Henning M. Lederer brings vintage book cover design to life through his ambitious ongoing animation project. The endeavor transforms science-themed textbooks from the mid-20th century and sets them into mesmerizing motion. Their imagery is abstract—comprising mostly of bold colors, geometric shapes, and easily-recognizable symbols—making them the perfect candidate for this type of treatment.

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August 12, 2017

Empowering Nature Tattoos Designed with Uplifting Concentration of Colored Energy

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. With a lifelong interest in flora and fauna, Portland-based artist Emily Kaul specializes in “watercolor art inspired by our wonderful natural world.” Originally, this interest culminated in a collection of works on paper. Eventually, however, Kaul turned her attention to body art, transforming her own nature-inspired designs into expressive and empowering tattoos.

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August 9, 2017

Creative Dad’s DIY Submarine Crib Turns Naptime into an Under-the-Sea Adventure

Video game artist Rob Adams might design in the virtual world, but he fashions his offline life in a similarly fantastical way. Adams first wowed the internet last year by building an incredible fairy tree reading nook for his daughter’s bedroom. After seeing his handiwork, the website Fatherly asked him to construct an imaginative baby bed that captures that same charming spirit. Modeled after a submarine, Adam’s colorful DIY crib design takes a newborn “under the sea.

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