Typographer's Glossary. 10 Stunning Images of Futuristic Architecture. Technology I have always been fascinated by futuristic architecture and seeing as it’s the weekend I was browsing around checking out some amazing designs today.
I have picked out my favorite ten for your perusal – as a bit of a respite from text-heavy lists. So here you go – ten of the most amazing futuristic buildings – some which are actually in the process of being built or will be built. Click the images to see a larger version and tell us which one you like the most in the comments. The Khan Shatyr is already a reality! Nuragic & Contemporary Art Museum The Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum in Cagliari, Italy, ran a competition for the design of their new building. 5 Works of Legitimate Mad Science Passed Off as Art. Nobody loves bullshit more than the art world, and nobody tolerates bullshit less than the world of science, so when the two do meet it should be a knock down brawl to the death.
That's just not always the case: Sometimes they get along quite well. Sometimes they even improve one another. Sometimes when they get together, they make sweet, sweet love. Design. Art. Oobject - Daily User Ranked Lists. Envisioning Disney Characters in "Real Life" on the Behance Network. 5 Works of Art That Can Probably Kill You. Most Fine Arts majors will tell you, while serving your Double-Tall Latte, that all true artwork is dangerous.
What they will not tell you, however, is that in some cases it could also win a war single-handedly. The definition of what constitutes art now apparently contains giant roving robots, terrifying autonomous skeletons and flaming metal snakes. These five pieces of art may sound awesome, until they're killing you and everyone you love.
The history of the paper clip: It was invented in 1899. It hasn’t been improved upon since. Getty Images/BananaStock via Thinkstock.
The paper clip is something of a fetish object in design circles. Its spare, machined aesthetic and its inexpensive ubiquity landed it a spot in MoMA’s 2004 show Humble Masterpieces. This sculptor builds incredible dead sea monsters trapped on land. The Whale: Ahhh!
Woooh! What's happening? Wooden Train Dining Table Redefines Playing With Your Food. Always Be Gaming: A Stylish Donkey Kong-Inspired Shelving Unit for Your Home. All the Private Space You’ll Ever Need, In One Little Box. Everyone needs (or demands) their own bit of defensible space.
In an increasingly urbanizing world with living conditions becoming ever more dense, that space may not amount to much. Still, the diminutive dimensions of this private cloister (the smaller, the better, says the "good" urbanist) need not be boring, nor spatially simplistic. Stunning Aquarium Bed Redefines Sleeping With the Fishes. These Cthulhu LEGO sets will drive you insane with little plastic bricks.
Mind-Bending Body Painting Work by Craig Tracy. By ibby Tue, 07/17/2012 - 03:11 Craig Tracy, a New Orleans native, has been a professional artist since the age of sixteen.
Never satisfied with conventional contemporary art, Craig was always searching for a form of expression that would amplify his unique creative perspective eventually leading him to take his expertise in bodypainting into the realm of fine art. His work encompasses a bevy of techniques from traditional paintbrush for the majority of the work mixed with airbrush, finger-painting, sponging, splatter and dripping as part of the process as well. Often inspired by a specific body's shape or perhaps a unique pose, Craig takes inspiration from daily doses of culture, nature and intellectual constructs. We hope you have as much fun as we did in trying to decipher the living from the faux in this visually stunning gallery.
Craig Tracy Body Painting Gallery - Behind the Scenes. Sculpture. Paper art. Clockwork love paper - Tjep. - Think, amaze. Water art. Liquid Sculptures By Shinichi Maruyama. Fictional Landscapes. Colossal has seen its fair share of commendable book and paper work the last few weeks, but this was too good to pass up.
UK-based artist Kyle Kirkpatrick constructs these wonderfully tiny dioramas using the topographies of carved books. Via the artist: My practice is primarily concerned with the notion of the imagined landscape. I present man-made objects and natural materials simultaneously to form carefully and meticulously composed installation works. Breathtaking landscapes and monuments carved from books.
Secret Passageways, Origami Sculptures, and More. SExpand.
Origami Resources. Design. Art, being gifted, choice and discipline. Modern Expression. Street art. Optical illusions. Watch a 99-year-old Polish war memorial transform into a giant starship engine. This Clever Pot Waters Itself. Harvard Scientists Make Graphic Designers Look Lazy by Using DNA to Create a New Font. Sort of related: this reminds me of the "evolved" font that Richard Dawkins created and described in his book "The Blind Watchmaker.
" He created a very simple graphics primitive (a symmetrical branch) and wrote a program to reproduce it, introducing very subtle "mutations" using a variety of parameters related to the branches.
9 utopian architectural projects. This Chinese Culture Center Looks Like It's About to Blow Away. Chinese 'cultural' center designed by Aussies.....shows us the depth of talent of local designers. Was the Eiffel Tower designed by a Russian? Also the truth is, however contemporay Chinese want to think, there's no 5000 years of history, more like 40 years. China has lost almost everything of real cultural value back when Mao razed the country to the ground during, before and after the cultural revolution. And today's culture of fake goods, fake food, fake gdp growth, corruption, bad traffic jams, frequent food poisoning, etc etc, well, China, please tell me with a straight face that's culture.
Having money to build shit designed by the laowais which they so much love to hate and using cheap, almost slave labor is not really 'cultural'. BLDGBLOG. S Most Beautiful Buildings. Here's How to Blow Up Websites You Don't Like with Bombs. Superheroes grace the covers of Life Magazine. I can't take Black Canary's ginormous torpedo boobs seriously. What is that outfit made out of? Reinforced titanium? Hydro-Electro-Musical Machinery. [Image: Flow]. Gavin Rothery Blog - Soviet Space propoganda. Mountains of Books Become Mountains. I thought I’d seen every type of book carving imaginable, until I ran across these jaw dropping creations by Guy Laramee.
New Software System for Realistically Adding Objects Into Photos. ART DIRECTION: INSTRUMENTS FROM INSIDE on the Behance Network. Man Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns. Artist Simon Beck must really love the cold weather! What Phones Looked Like Before And After The iPhone Transformed The Industry [Image. Logo Top 250 (1-250) CSS, Web Development, Color Tools, SEO, Usability etc.
Vitaly Friedman's The Web Developer's Handbook creativity | css galleries & showcases | color tools | color schemes, palettes | color patterns | fashion: colors selection | color theory | royalty free photos | The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! 72 Creative And Smart Typographic Logo Inspiration. If we are starting to go crazy in typography style, then let’s continue with typographic and smart logo designs, shall we?
Here you’ll find 72 beautiful logos created by talented designers. A guide to typography (Infographic) 20 Creative Resume Designs Which Will Amaze Any Potential Employer. InspirationBy TimothyBlake · On March 21, 2011.
Sabeena karnik paper+ typography. This Book Contains Every RGB Color That Exists. Star wars travel posters. Albums browse your computer. 10 beautiful alternative Disney movie posters. 10 Alternative Book Covers & Film Posters. The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. This stunning painting imagines the real sky that inspired The Starry Night.
Check out some of last year's coolest science fiction and fantasy art. These incredible posters illustrate two stories with a single image.