Striking Black and White Hand-Cut Paper Designs

Boston-based paper artist Joe Bagley produces all kinds of intricate designs that feature a single sheet of black paper, hand-cut with an Xacto knife. All of the intricately cut spaces are one full interconnected sheet and, as a result of this tedious process, no two pieces are ever the same.

The artist has a great eye for producing realistic details with just the slice of a page. When a piece is complete, Bagley mounts the delicate outline with archival adhesive onto a white illustration board. The final results are often a play on positive and negative space, where the artist built his concept on the black paper, but the final product is an extremely striking contrast between solid black and white. One of his most intriguing pieces is his branches design, measuring 30×20 and including over 25,000 holes in the paper! If you are interested in purchasing his work, you can visit his Etsy shop, Papercuts By Joe.

Papercuts by Joe on Etsy
via [Farewell Kingdom]

January 22, 2017

15 Marvelous Must-Haves for Modern Adventurers

Attention explorers and modern adventurers! If you’d love to set sail around the world, believe that “not all who wander are lost,” and often find yourself yearning for the great outdoors, this curated compilation of goodies for traveling adventurers is sure to float your boat. Fueled by an enthusiasm for exploration, this eclectic compilation of treasures puts a colorful and contemporary spin on a traditional travel tool kit.

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January 21, 2017

Stunning Photos of Trains Roaring Through Picturesque Landscapes

There’s something romantic about train travel. As you sit and watch the world pass by, it offers a firsthand look at a landscape that’s both intimate and fleeting—truly a moving picture. Many routes take passengers (or cargo) through otherwise desolate lands with adventures along the snow-capped mountains, tall grasslands, and dense forests. Through stunning train photos, photographers pay homage to these journeys. Their awe-inspiring portraits capture the hard-working locomotives among grandiose settings.

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