The Red Beach in China

image credit Red Beach, located in Dawa County, Panjin, China, is famous for its landscape featuring the red plant of Suaeda salsa. It is based in the biggest wetland and reed marsh in… Continue reading

Rock sofas

Momentum  collection by Fredrikson Stallard features a series of pieces including these two sofa designs named Species 1 and Species 2. Species, made out of polyurethane, glass fibre and polyester, is a study in… Continue reading

A night on Earth

Persian Gulf Spectacular photographs from NASA reveal the nocturnal beauty of the Earth seen from space. The high definition photographs are edited using different techniques, allowing among other a vertical exaggeration of the relief based… Continue reading

Forests

White Carpathians, Czech Republic/Slovakia image credit .

The power of contrast

Russian journalist Nikolai Tolstyh cuts out  paper silhouettes of animals and then poses them against colorful landscape backgrounds. A tiger’s stripes are portrayed using dried fern leaves, while a giraffe’s spots are mimicked by marigold blooms.

Norwegian architecture taken out of fairy tales

Borgund Stave Church It was built sometime between 1180 and 1250 AD with later additions and restorations. Its walls are formed by vertical wooden boards or staves. The four corner posts were connected… Continue reading

Everyday objects mixed with simple painting turned into playful art

Adorable illustrations created using playfully vibrant colors, illustration and real-life objects by Spanish artist Jesuso Ortiz.

Lost Tracks of Time – Steam Trains Photography

American engineer and self-taught photographer Matthew Malkiewicz captures the beauty of old steam locomotives and their huge clouds of smoke in his ongoing series entitled “Lost Tracks of Time”.

Ceramic Sculptures Mimic the Appearance of Decaying Wood

Christopher David White creates ceramic sculptures that explore themes of growth and decay. Through the use of trompe l’oeil he seeks to expose the beauty that often results from decay while, at the same… Continue reading