Crystal Prisms Refract Beautiful Spectrum

Prisma1666 is a beautiful, interactive installation by Super Nature Design and Wonwei that was inspired by Sir Isaac Newton’s famous optics and color theory experiments done in the year 1666. The installation consists of 15 triangular crystal blocks that are randomly placed on a clean white surface. A projection of bright colorful graphics is refracted and dispersed by the crystal blocks creating a stunning visual experience of laser-like lights. Prisma won the 2011 Shanghai International Science and Art Award for the best design. Take a look at the video, below, to see what this spectacular visual experience is really all about.

Super Nature Design Website
Wonwei Website
via [Koi Koi Koi]

December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2018 edition: French farmers.

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December 1, 2016

Meticulous Landscape Paintings Beautifully Represent Intangible Emotional States

Artist Crystal Liu intimately ties her emotional states to beautiful abstract paintings. In large-scale works, she constructs landscapes that are metaphors for the intangible forces that drive us. Visually, elements of the Earth and sky are the actors for the feelings we cannot easily imagine. Together, the sun, mountains, and more depict “narratives of conflict, entrapment, longing, and precarious hope.” These symbols allow Liu to seem removed, yet make the pieces deeply personal.

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