Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the world’s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks are often pivotal in the collective … Continue reading Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

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Peter Mauney photographs capture light streaks that blaze across the night sky

Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

Pete Mauney has been interested in observing the dizzying patterns of planes at night since high school. As a teenager the photographer would watch aeroplanes have they circled Manhattan, imagining their trajectories and how they might intersect. Source: Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

It’s no great stretch to associate Moscow with the winter – after all, the stock image of a Russian usually includes full coat, furry hat, the whole nine yards. What we’ve seldom seen are representations of the beauty of the Russian winter, and that’s where Kristina Makeeva comes in. Source: Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as … Continue reading Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

Portfolio of the new architecture of “Großmarkthalle Frankfurt”,…

Portfolio of the new architecture of “Großmarkthalle Frankfurt”, 1928. Typography: Hans Leistikow. Via Nosbüsch Stucke Source: Portfolio of the new architecture of “Großmarkthalle Frankfurt”,...

Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Source: Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Hong Kong By André Josselin

The artist took this series while producing a short movie for a brand in Hong-Kong. Inspired by a lot of neon-tumblr blocks and movies like blade runner and ghost in the shell, André Gosselin made these images while wandering around the city. « I started photography like 9 years ago, with a camera my dad … Continue reading Hong Kong By André Josselin

AD Classics: Arts United Center / Louis Kahn

In 1961, the architect Louis I. Kahn was commissioned by the Fine Arts Foundation to design and develop a large arts complex in central Fort Wayne, Indiana. The ambitious Fine Art Center, now known as the Arts United Center, would cater to the community of 180,000 by providing space for an orchestra, theatre, school, gallery, … Continue reading AD Classics: Arts United Center / Louis Kahn

The street art of El Paso, Texas – in pictures

More than 100 murals are painted in the Lincoln Park and El Segundo districts of El Paso, Texas, depicting the city’s Latino and Native American culture and community pride Continue reading... Source: The street art of El Paso, Texas – in pictures

Wandering in Kyoto

Japan Highlight Video Here is a copy of our Japanese highlight video from early in the year – enjoy! Daily Photo – Wandering in Kyoto I don’t think I would ever get tired when wandering around streets in Japan. I can’t quite figure out my fascination with it. Source: Wandering in Kyoto

Streets: Banksy (New York)

Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:

Magical Rainbow Roads by Daniel Mercandantes

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?

Horst P. Horst, Dress by Mainbocher, 1936

Chicago weather by Neal Kumar

Chicago weather by Neal Kumar Neal Kumar: Photos Source: Chicago weather by Neal Kumar

Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Yep, a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography! When photographers encounter the dreaded creative rut , it is often accompanied by feelings of panic or despair and an overwhelming drive to climb out of the merciless void that seems to have gobbled up all your creative energy. Source: Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape … Continue reading Something Different: Using a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Picture of the Day: Crows on Snow

Photograph by Walker Berg/Portland Police Bureau Forensic Evidence Division Criminalist Walker Berg of the Portland Police took this amazing photo from the 12th floor of the Justice Center. The Portland Police are calling it “Crows on Snow.” Interestingly, a group of crows is known as a ‘murder’. Source: Picture of the Day: Crows on Snow

Meet London-based illustrator, animator and curator Joey Yu

  Joey works largely in sketchbooks which “vary in mediums, but I carry a massive pencil case with assorted materials that work well when travelling- gouache, felt tips, coloured pencils and paper. I like when things are a little messy”. Source: Joey Yu’s sporadic and colourful illustrations play upon on the mundane moments  

Americans at Work: Philadelphia's Municipal Offices (27 photos)

This week, our Americans at Work photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd : “When this project was first described to me as a look into the modern American office I thought of Philadelphia’s municipal offices because of the challenges American … Continue reading Americans at Work: Philadelphia's Municipal Offices (27 photos)

Cool Illustrations to Inspire

Illustrations to inspire Illustrations and imagery inspire my designs. Visuals help website users retain ideas, words and concepts.  The following are a selection of illustrators that excite and stimulate my creativity. Linesandcolors  Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts Bunch of Grapes , Andrew Way … Continue reading Cool Illustrations to Inspire