Have you ever wondered just how true-to-life the world's many metro maps actually are? If so, you're in luck! Recently, Reddit users have started to create animations that compare stylized subway maps with accurate geographical representations. Now, this transit-inspired trend has taken off, with several cities starring as its subjects. The phenomenon began when vinnivinnivinni, a contributor on the Data is Beautiful subreddit, created and shared a unique map based on Berlin.
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They say that “all roads lead to Rome,” and self-proclaimed “geography and data nerd” Sasha Turbetskoy is making the case...
Attention, New Yorkers! Thanks to an inspiring initiative by the New York Public Library and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
Artisans Xaria Knight and Bryan Poole of Pixie Shadow Craft create wearable art for the “modern day warrior.” Combining traditional fabrication techniques—think Medieval chain mail—with a contemporary aesthetic, they produce dragon scale armor, gloves, and harnesses for use in cosplay or as a statement-making addition to your everyday attire. The unique pieces incorporate the stainless steel chain mail with layers of metal scallops.
Greek jewelry design firm QUPA has launched a beautiful line of architecturally inspired pieces, Croquis.
Nowadays, it seems like pets have just as many sartorial options as us humans.
Customized wedding bands have been a popular alternative to readymade rings for a while now. In the past, these personalized pieces usually featured minimal alterations, like unique stone placement or subtle interior engravings. Now, however, customers have gotten a bit more creative, as particularly evident in the growing trend of the fingerprint ring.
Many of us grow up wishing to be a princess or a character from a fairy tale.
In 2009, chemist and Oregon State University professor Mas Subramanian was leading an electronics-related project when he and a student inadvertently made an...
Time and time again, imaginative stylists and hairdressers have proven the creative potential of hair. From interesting optical illusions to looks inspired by mythical creatures like mermaids and unicorns, there are endless examples of this growing phenomenon. One individual who has helped transform the trend into an art form is Ursula Goff, a creative colorist who specializes in inventive hair art. Goff's creations are dominated by color. Favoring a Technicolor color palette, she fashions unique hairstyles that range from rainbow abstractions to geometric patterns.
Digital artist Viktoria Solidarnyh continues to impress with her ability to merge random photos into fantasy composite imagery.
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