Design

May 30, 2020

Meticulously Crafted Miniature Interiors Are So Lifelike It’s Amazing They’re All Fake

The best miniatures have the ability to transport people to another world without them even realizing it. So detailed and precise, they look and feel like a lifesize environment. Nothing proves this more than a collection of photographs from Lyon’s Musée Miniature et Cinéma. It was here that digital retoucher Diego Speroni shot Little Spaces, a fascinating series where one slowly realizes that seemingly abandoned environments aren’t actually real.

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May 28, 2020

10 of the Best Sketchbooks That Artists of All Abilities Love to Draw In

A sketchbook is the ultimate artist’s companion. Like a close friend, you’ll spend a lot of time with it and tell it your inner thoughts (through drawing, painting, and writing). Many artists will regularly fill their pads with a bevy of drawings. Some are so polished that their books feel like mobile art galleries. But, gorgeous spreads aren’t the point of keeping a sketchbook.

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May 25, 2020

Surreal Fine-Lined Tattoos Inspired by Scientific and Strange Subjects

Tattooist Michele Volpi creates surreal body art crafted from finely inked details. Devoid of color, his delicate drawing style is the focal point of his work. His technique of choice is called dotwork, in which tiny dots comprise the images. Paired with thin lines, he depicts famous works of art, vintage-inspired diagrams, and the insides of the human body.

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