Located in Oberlängenfeld, Austria, the Aqua Dome is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area’s scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding landscape. This includes the spiked roof of the observation tower and the conical structure that connects to the three outside basins.
Li Hongbo’s sculptures will make you look twice. First glance you think they are carved from hard stone, but look again…Hongbo’s sculptures are nothing more than thousand’s of pieces of paper glued together!
Hongbo got his inspiration from Chinese paper toys that become unique shapes when they are pulled. He brought a few of the toys home and experimented to see how they worked.
The bust shown here is made from over 30,000 pieces of delicate paper glued together. He then uses an electric saw to carve the human shape.
Carlo Bernardini started out his career in the early 90′s with an abstract painting that concentrated on the dialectical relationship between line and monochrome, diversified moments of representative conception of space-light. He started using fiber optics in 1996, transforming dark spaces into abstract light environments. Most of his site-specific installations are based on triangular forms or similar geometric shapes.
French photographer Nicolas Rivals is based in Paris. In one of his latest series entitled ‘Eloge de la Stabilité’ (In Praise of the Stability) he creates amazing light paintings. Regarding them he associates: ‘There is always hope that even in the depths of night a glimmer will appear.
When first encountering this body of photographs Madrid-based advertising and industrial photographer Miguel Vallinas it’s easy to view it as a familiar “animals dressed as people” project. But as you look closer you realize it’s quite a bit more than that.
Titled Segundas Pieles (Second Skins), the ongoing series includes some 50+ animals whose personalities seem to be perfectly amplified by their pitch-perfect attire, making the portaits just a bit more human than animal.
Justin Mezzell is an illustrator and designer currently surviving extreme weather conditions in Orlando, Florida. Enjoy his work!
German artist Hans Kotter on iGNANT gives physicality to light and asks viewers to explore the infinite quality of space. A selection of materials such as mirrors, plexiglass, metal and LEDs make up the practice of Kotter, perfectly planning their interaction with each other so that their reflections and refractions create complex optical illusions.
Jaume Montserrat is a Barcelona based illustrator. Graduated as Senior technician applied arts at wall in Massana School after six months in Hanze University Fine Arts (Netherlands) and currently ilustration student at Llotja School. His greatest passions are the nature, society and the travels , and he draw to try to transform those three worlds.
California artist and mother Queenie Liao has always found inspiration in her surroundings. With the birth of her first son, Wengenn, she turned even more inward for her art. Rather than go out into the world to explore her photography, she began to explore her own dreams and fairytales and then created imaginative and gorgeous dreamscapes for her slumbering son.
Fashion sketch is always a good method of recording or working out ideas for fashion design – the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories.
It’s more free for the designer to demonstrate his/her idea on the sketchbook as the model is under his/pen pencil and it’s free to use any color, clothes and even hairstyles.
When AMC’s Breaking Bad premiered in 2008, one of Alabama’s most successful meth cooks was already knee deep in building a massive meth empire. His name? Walter White. In this documentary, Walter tells us the secret behind his product, how he stacked up thousands of …
Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, however, is an inspiration to aspiring amateur photographers everywhere – he created a home-made rig capable of capturing stunning close-up pictures of snowflakes out of old camera parts, boards, screws and tape. His pictures give us an enchanting close-up view of snowflakes that we could never hope for without specialized equipment.
The Life of a Superhero is the name of a project by Swedish artist Andreas Englund. The project consists of some incredibly funny and photo realistic oil paintings documenting a Superhero in his day to day life; the ups, the downs, and the damn right hilarious. The series takes you through the life of this Superhero, from a toddler to an old man, and highlights the everyday struggles that can happen to the best of us.
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This handpicked collection of inspiring surreal / creepy illustrations are made by Brian Smith from Pasadena, California. Most of Brian’s artworks are for sale, so if interested, make sure to visit his web site. Enjoy!