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Upcycling Old Suitcases to Vintage Furniture

  Using pieces of discarded junk, Katie Thompson recreates a unique, recycled range of furniture, each piece infused with its own previous character but with a new function. By blending South African craftsmanship,… Continue reading

Close-up Photography Shows the Amazing Strength of Ants

Incredible close-up photographs show worker ants carrying Mimosa tree seeds, which weigh several times their own body weight, back to their nest. The ants and seeds are so small that Eko Adiyanto, the Indonesian photographer… Continue reading

Steampunk Mixed Media Collages by Finnabair

Polish mixed media artist Anna Dabrowska, also known as Finnabair, creates richly-textured collages blending handmade art with fabric, buttons and electronic waste. Her work is a blend of industrial art, cyberpunk art and artistic… Continue reading

Lake Superior’s Incredible Ice Caves

image source Thousands of years ago glaciers sculpted the sandstone into amazing cliffs towering over Lake Superior, Apostle Islands. During summer, the caves are inaccessible and can be viewed only from the water.… Continue reading

“Sky Ladder” Made of Fireworks

Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, utilized fireworks and a giant balloon filled with helium to create the effect of a fiery ladder.  The pyrotechnic art piece lit up the sky above Quanzhou, south-eastern China… Continue reading

The ephemeral beauty of waves

Photographer Ray Collins captures captivating seascapes in Australia. Freezing the ephemeral relationship between water and light is what drives and inspires him to clamber out of bed in the dark each morning to… Continue reading

Kussharo Lake Tree

  For seven years photographer Michael Kenna had been photographing the same crooked oak tree in Kussharo Lake, Japan, finding beauty in its unusual and elegant shape. “I have photographed many trees, but this one… Continue reading

Quirky Mashup Images by Stephen McMennamy

Art Director Stephen McMennamy splits two photos he has previously taken, and then carefully arranges them together  to create unexpected and humorous situations.

Bubble Houses

Known as Bolwoningen (globe houses), these structures that resemble giant white golf balls are made out of cement and fibreglass. In the early 1980s the Dutch government offered subsidies for experimental housing. Bolwoningen were the… Continue reading