Surfing in the City


Talented French photographer Romain Laurent's recent project L'Horizon is a series of surreal images that features a floating surfer who is seemingly lost on the busy streets of Manhattan, New York. Preoccupied crowds pass by without interest as the out-of-place surfer experiences calm moments before riding the next big wave.

In these moments, the displaced surfer seems to find sanctuary within the rush of everyday life. Like in most of his work, Laurent uses digital post-production to play with the idea of certainty and to challenge the idea of "normal" expectations.








Romain Laurent’s website





December 6, 2016

Elegant Floral Tattoos Mimic Delicate Pencil Sketches

Delicate and detailed, the tiny floral tattoos of Toronto-based artist Lindsay Asselstine are whimsical works of art. Asselstine—who goes by Lindsay April on social media—is known for her simple, sketch-like style and nature-inspired pieces, ranging from miniature portraits of pets and animals to dainty depictions of flowers and foliage. As an artist at Toronto’s Golden Iron Tattoo Studio, April is often commissioned for her expertly executed flora-and-fauna creations.

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December 6, 2016

Japanese Man Masters the Gravity-Defying Art of Stacking Coins

Japanese Twitter user @thumb_tani (aka Tanu) has mastered the art of balance. He uses his keen sense of equilibrium to create small, fascinating sculptures from carefully-positioned coins. Although many of us have probably attempted this same sort of coin stacking, Tanu takes these arrangements to a whole new—and totally epic—level. Using a variety of denominations, Tanu creates intricate structures that range in shape and size. Often, he’ll first build a strong base using staggered coins.

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