Posts by Kelcee Griffis

May 24, 2015

Teenagers Design Tiny Houses For Seattle Homeless Community

A group of enterprising teenagers in Seattle has turned out an innovative set of plans to make life easier for the city's homeless population, and they're now making the designs a reality. The Niceville encampment is a community officially sanctioned by the city of Seattle that offers shelter and structure to individuals seeking to turn their luck around.

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May 10, 2015

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel into unshaved whiskers. Based on where he places the objects within the pictures, Niemann can create an impressive sense of motion or depth.

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April 13, 2015

Historic Images Superimposed on Present-Day Landscapes Of Norwegian Fishing Villages

When Hebe Robinson visited a remote region of northern Norway with camera in hand, she used a handful of historical photos as her guide. Fueled by a desire to re-create a lost way of life, the photographer explored the deserted landscape once inhabited by fishermen. Small, wooden homes were scattered among the mountain ranges and meadows until the families took government payouts to move to centralized locations.

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