Best horticultural artists of the world are showcasing their works at the international mosaiculture competition Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal, held in Canada. As explained in the official website of the event, mosaiculture “is a refined horticultural art that involves creating and mounting living artworks made primarily from plants with colourful foliage (generally annuals, and occasionally perennials).” 22 000 works will be showcased in 10 exhibition greenhouses and 30 themed gardens till September 29. Do pay a visit if you’re in Canada, the works…
Patrick Blanc makes grey city walls blossom with his unique vertical garden installations. This particular one is scheduled to be inaugurated on September 10th (today) as part of the Paris Design Week, running from September 9th to 15th. Titled Oasis of Aboukir, this impressive luscious creation is installed on the corner of Aboukir Street and Petits Carreaux Street in Paris and took 7 weeks to grow. The green-haired botanist, working at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, has already…
“A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.” Seeing a waterfall would be the most beautiful Natural scene on this world, its Stunning beauty and relaxing effect is always terrific for almost everyone. The beauty of these waterfalls is so huge that no one can resist saying ‘wow’! http://www.flickr.com/photos/yury-prokopenko/
Illustration is everywhere. Wherever you see a picture, someone has been commissioned to produce it. An area that is growing larger is digital illustration for websites, apps and e-books. Companies try more and more to catch the reader’s attention through good design. http://www.goranfactory.com/
The Lyon Festival of Lights is an annual event famous for bringing millions of citizens and city visitors together to celebrate beauty, art, and the honor of the Virgin Mary. Every year Lyon, the second largest city in France, becomes a miraculous haven of charming light installations and projections situated in various places among the historical city monuments. Each of the four nights of the festival are quite different as the installations constantly change their colours and schemes, changing the…
3D printing is everywhere nowadays. It has been making headlines with printed weapons, but it’s used everyday to build toys, industrial parts, dresses, and much more… Ron Arad, a famous designer based in London, recently created a cool pair of 3D-printed glasses. It is only one piece of material, printed in polyamide. http://www.ronarad.co.uk/
As the light from a 50 watt compact florescent bulb goes through the colored candies, the space is filled with soft saccharine glow. Kevin made the chandeliers for an American company Jellio, and only 10 of these will be created in total. Every single one will be slightly different, so if you do purchase one, you’ll definitely have a one-of-a-kind item. http://kchampeny.tumblr.com/
This real-world version of the Flintstones’ home has one bedroom and two bathrooms, a fireplace and several large glass windows offering views of city lights and sunsets as well as Serrano Valley, the Boney Mountains, the Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean. The whole property sits on more than 22 acres.
Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends. http://www.opiomgallery.com/
Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg is on a mission to broaden our traditional understanding of this peculiar art form. Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, has a creative artistic approach to eye makeup and creates extraordinary themed pictures around the eyes using only basic makeup products such as eyeliner and multiple eyeshadow colours. The artist uses various sources of inspiration, from fairy-tales and dreams to cultural movements and pop culture. http://talp.co.il/https://www.facebook.com/TalPelegMakeUphttp://scarlet-moon1.deviantart.com/
Minneapolis-based designer John Foster created a magnificent cocktail table, which will make your guests take out their cameras once they enter you living room. His one-of-a-kind “Sparkle Palace Cocktail Table” table is a magnificent fusion of glass and light reflection. A round glass tabletop is placed on a reversed pyramid of elegantly cut glass crystals, which divide the natural light into hundreds of rainbow reflections the walls. http://cargocollective.com/JohnFoster
As designers we love to experiment in different dimensions and typography is definitely one of the favorite areas.Alex Varanese Portfolio a Artist from San Francisco in the US has done a exceptional job in experimenting with different shapes and lighting positions to come up with a awesome collection of type experiments. There isn’t much that I can say about the designs that the images won’t portrait for themselves. I think that its time to take a look at these wonderful outcomes….
Canadian photographer Hana Pesut’s playful and clever “Switcharoo” series takes a creative spin on fashion photography by getting couples to pose for portraits and then switch outfits. The fun gender-bending series has been met with great popularity on the web, and Pesut has released a book of the photos for sale. All the while, she’s been working on getting even more of these cute pairings. http://sincerelyhana.com/
London-based Atmos Studio has completed the the Woven Nest project in 2010. This 764 square foot duplex penthouse apartment is located in North London and was heavily remodeled to accommodate musician and songwriter Jamie Norton and his growing family. http://www.atmosstudio.com/
The Pierce Street project is a 1906 Victorian Pacific Heights remodel by San Francisco-basedFeldman Architecture. The owners of this Victorian home wanted to maintain its traditional feel while injecting a modern feel and making it as eco-friendly as possible. The result is a beautiful space with open kitchen, roof top garden and plenty of natural light throughout. http://www.feldmanarchitecture.com/
New York based fashion and interior design studio Jarlath Mellett has designed the interior of this beautiful apartment located in Tribeca, a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York. By melding mid-century designs with cutting-edge custom pieces and classic elements, Jarlath Mellett folks re-imagined the “classic Fifth Avenue style apartment as a modern, sleek downtown residence.” Home Page