The sea, the scents of an island and contemporary art, to be explored on foot amidst the rustle of the Mediterranean maquis. On Porquerolles, off Hyères in Provence, artwork sinks into nature and is almost overwhelmed by it. As Édouard Carmignac, French investment banker, fund manager and long-time collector, tellsRead More →

Gabriel Gabriel garble vacuum animation

Vacuum , a new short film by London-based animator Gabriel Gabriel Garble, opens with a mechanical whir and a bird’s-eye view of a supermarket conveyor belt. As a pack of six vacuum-packed grapes passes along the belt in front of us, a cold voice from a PA system cuts acrossRead More →

Close-up of coffee beans

If you are like any other coffee lover, there’s probably not one single day that goes by without you indulging in at least a cup of your favorite hot beverage. And once you have become quite the expert in different aromas, you may want all the coffees you drink toRead More →

illustration Michael Halbert feature

Scratchboard Illustrations by Michael Halbert Using mostly black and white to create his pieces, American artist Michael Halbert produces incredibly detailed scratchboard illustrations with an engraved woodcut look. “For simplicity, I call myself a scratchboard illustrator, but a more accurate name for what I do would be ‘pen and inkRead More →

Waterfall by M. C. Escher. Monument Valley is one of the most beloved mobile games all time. Inspired by the drawings of M. C. Escher, the core gameplay revolves around solving puzzles by exploring isometric “monuments” filled with impossible geometry and optical illusions. Source: The Surprising Inspiration Behind Monument ValleyRead More →

Since Instagram launched in 2010, its visual filters have allowed users to alter scenes from their everyday lives with increasing sophistication and processing power. For his short video Outside , the Russian graphic illustrator and motion designer Vladimir Tomin was inspired by Instagram’s use of realtime AI filters to considerRead More →

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Sep 03, 2018 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Source: Daily Design InspirationRead More →

@kunnahaan Burning Man 2018 takes place August 26 – September 3, 2018 in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Participants join in the effort to co-create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to art and community. Burning Man isn’t your usual festival. Source: Burning Man 2018 Mega-Post: Awesome PhotosRead More →

Anna Calvi: Hunter Anna Calvi’s new song “Hunter” (from her upcoming album of the same name) and the accompanying music video are both beautiful, bold and powerful statements. The latter, directed by Matt Lambert, is a divine and raw exploration of concepts surrounding self-love, identity, intimacy—specifically from a queer angle.Read More →

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, founded in 1958 at the height of the cold war. According to leading political artist Peter Kennard, who has been creating anti-war images since the late 1970s and has a show currently on in Sheffield, the CND’s messageRead More →

Astronomers using an infrared telescope at the European Southern Observatory in Chile recently released an infrared photo of the Carina Nebula that shows the inner workings of the star factory “as never before”. This spectacular image of the Carina nebula reveals the dynamic cloud of interstellar matter and thinly spreadRead More →

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Aug 31, 2018 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Source: Daily Design InspirationRead More →

Andrea—the subject of directorial duo Yuri Pirondi and Ines von Bonhorst’s latest film—is a high-wire walker. Source: Funambulist DreamRead More →

Source: Conceptual And Fine Art Portrait Photography By Svyatoslav GindlerRead More →

Oliver Sacks’ writing in a Noam Chomsky book The intellectual is, quite simply, a human being who has a pencil in his or her hand when reading a book. —George Steiner Photographer Bill Hayes wrote a nice essay about Oliver Sacks’ love of words , and he’s been posting imagesRead More →

8/29/18 Lately, I’ve been loving the idea of feminine branding with curvy lines, soothing colors, classic typefaces and the perfect corresponding images keep popping onto my radar. From my favorite illustrators (I’m looking at you Laura Berger … see more of her work in a previous post here ) toRead More →

We recently made this simple, but beautiful, arrangement for a video because it’s so perfect for any last-minute gathering. If you’re not super comfortable arranging florals, this is an easy way to make a statement with simple white flowers that doesn’t require any florist skills! Source: an easy rainbow floralRead More →

Four years ago, my wife and I bought an old house in Madison, Wisconsin. That decision triggered all kinds of new experiences, but it also confirmed an old, familiar one — that we would be, for the foreseeable future, making our home in the Midwest. Source: 10 Midwest Photographers YouRead More →