Mystical Floating Chair (5 pics)

I can just imagine the baffled faces of those who pass by as they see me floating in this chair…Designed by the Japanese company Nendo, the Fadeout Chair looks as though as it stands in a pool of mist or fog. The chair's back and seat are wooden, while the clear acrylic legs are specially painted by craftsmen so that the wood grain appears to gradually fade away.”Usually, our perception of furniture is strongly affected by the space around it,” says Nendo. “The fade-out chair turns this relationship on its head: we can change the look and feel of a space simply by placing the chair in it. This was our attempt to design space itself through furniture.”

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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December 9, 2016

Researchers Disover First Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Researchers in Myanmar made an incredible discovery last year by finding the first dinosaur tail preserved in amber. The findings were published recently in Current Biology and are all the more incredible due to that fact that the tail was covered in feathers. Paleontologist Lida Xing made the discovery in a local market, where amber is frequently sold for jewelry.

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