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    “What is calabash” we hear you say! Well calabash is a vine grown variety of melon that Polish artist Przemek Krawczyński has managed to transformed into spectacularly handcrafted, intricately carved lamps that illuminate their surroundings with brilliant displays of light. According to Przemek, “By day, my lamp is a unique sculpture, while at night, the light breathes new life...
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    We all know that being an expecting mother isn’t easy, but it doesn’t mean you can’t look at it with humor. Line Severinsen of Kos og Kaos (Cuddles and Chaos) comics illustrates what to expect while expecting. Drinking alcohol? Gone! Shaving, picking up stuff, and putting on shoes? Heroic struggles! These and many more adventure await...
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    This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font without a second thought, the medium’s possibilities may...
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    Sculptural artist Thomas Deininger turns found objects into amazing optical illusions sculptures. He began creating work from found objects in 1994, when he was “experimenting with the physical qualities of paint and abstraction in both material and imagery.” “Most of the content I was exploring involved mass consumerism, pop culture and environmental concerns. So really...
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    Kristýna Kvapilová is a dog photographer, traveler and frisbee player from the Czech Republic. She’s 21 years old and shoots with her trusty Canon 5D Mark IV. When she’s not at her day job, you can often find her somewhere on the road, traveling and exploring the world with her beautiful 7-year-old Australian Shepherd Charlie,...
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    Azuki is a Pygmy Hedgehog based out of Japan. A loose translation of his instagram account tells us that he was born on the 15th of January 2016 and was adopted by owner Kadokawa Shoten on the 27th of February 2016. . More importantly, Azuki is a bit of a go-getter.  Although it’s uncertain how...
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    Do you have a bunch of old clothes sitting in your closet that you haven't worn for ages? Why not turn them into realistic tree stumps! That's what textile artist Tamara Kostianovsky did in her latest seriest which creates realistic elements from nature out of strips of fabric and discarded clothing. Tamara forms severed tree...
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    On July 14, a truck drove into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, leaving at least 84 people dead and 50 others in critical condition. “Horror has again struck France,” French President Francois Hollande said in an address following the attack. As we struggle to make sense of the world we...
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    LEGO has launched a new set that comprises a fully functioning wind turbine. The kit contains 826 pieces used to create the model that reaches 3-foot off the ground, towering out of a small landscape including trees. called vestas wind turbine, the creator expert set features bricks made from plant-based plastic that is sustainably sourced....
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    We’ve all seen ultrasound pictures of human babies, but the animal pictures that follow go way beyond the grainy, black and white images we are used to. These amazing photos of baby animals in the womb were captured by scientists using a combination of high-tech ultrasound scans, tiny cameras and computer graphics, and were featured on National...
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    OK toy car collectors, kids, everyone else, maintain yourself. The Toy Atlas Rainbow is a wonderful installation of 2500 old toy cars by UK artist David T. Waller. The piece won the People’s Award at the Arts Depot Open in 2010. As absurdly beautiful as this thing is, don’t you just want to take a running slide into it and start playing with...
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    Alyssa Monks is a New Jersey-based artist who’s most famous for her stunning hyper realistic paintings. Although they seem like photographs, these are actually very detailed portraits of bathing people. “Using filters such as glass, vinyl, water, and steam, I distort the body in shallow painted spaces,“ Monks said of her techniques. “When I began...
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    Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It’s in these facial features that Spider Money employs her “dot-drawing technique.” She individually dabs the minuscule...
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    Last week in an unidentified and soon-to-be-demolished building in Melbourne, Australia, a secret street art exhibition titled “The Alpha Project” was held by renowned street artist RONE to a lucky few. As the invitation read: “I have been working on a huge top secret project over the last few months. In fact it is still a secret...
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    These stunning oversized moths and insects by Yumi Okita are constructed with fabric, embroidery thread, fake fur, wire, and feathers. Yum makes each piece by hand, creating faithful interpretations of actual insects like the Oleander Hawk Moth or the Peacock Butterfly. Here are some of our favorites…
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