Unbelievable Stacks of Balanced Stones Seem to Defy Gravity


Artist Michael Grab of Gravity Glue is incredibly skilled at achieving beautiful harmony in the most surprising rock formations. His delicately assembled stacks, entitled Balancing Rocks, seem to defy gravity. However, he says that gravity is the only “glue” that holds his structures together.

The creative stone balancing process initially grew out of Grab’s simple curiosity and has since developed into what he describes as a therapeutic ritual. With extreme patience, a very steady hand, and a meditative mind, he works carefully to find small connections between the stones’ natural indentations. He says, “Some balances can apply significant pressure on your mind and your patience. The challenge is overcoming any doubt that may arise.”

Grab works in tune with the environment, using supplies collected from nature, and working within the surrounding landscape to produce his meditative sculptures. “The process resembles an intimate dance with the elements,” he explains, “Adapting to the moments, embracing creative intuition. Focused breathing.. silence… exploring and redefining ‘possible.'”

Still a little skeptical? Check out the video below to see Grab in action.

michael-grab-gravity-glue-2 michael-grab-gravity-glue-3 michael-grab-gravity-glue-4 michael-grab-gravity-glue-5 michael-grab-gravity-glue-6 michael-grab-gravity-glue-7 michael-grab-gravity-glue-8 michael-grab-gravity-glue-9 michael-grab-gravity-glue-10 michael-grab-gravity-glue-11 michael-grab-gravity-glue-12 michael-grab-gravity-glue-13 michael-grab-gravity-glue-14 michael-grab-gravity-glue-15 michael-grab-gravity-glue-16 michael-grab-gravity-glue-17

Gravity Glue: Website
via [I-magi-nation]

January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

Read Article

January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

Read Article

Get Our Weekly Newsletter