Strange plants of Socotra Island Imagine waking up on the Socotra Island < > and taking a good look around you. After a yelp of disbelief, you'd be inclined to think you were transported to another planet - or traveled to another era of Earth's history. The second would be closer to the truth for this island, which is part of a group of four islands, has been geographically isolated from mainland Africa for the last 6 or 7 million years. Like the Galapagos Islands, this island is teeming with 700 extremely rare species of flora and fauna, a full 1/3 of which are endemic, i.e. found nowhere else on Earth. The climate is harsh, hot, and dry, and yet - the most amazing plant life thrives there.
Search Results You searched for "3d" 31 January 2013 This stuff was crazy! First of all the whole Rockefeller Center Plaza was just plain out of control! You can see some of the pictures here: Christmas in New York City. It’s even harder now to say since why the hell am I writing about Christmas but … what’s up … 25 must-see examples of kinetic typography Kinetic typography can come in all shapes and forms. Whether it's a homage to a famous movie speech or song or an exploration of the typography itself, these creations are a feast for the eyes. Here, we've picked our favourite kinetic typography animations including music videos, movie tributes and more... Information Design Watch December 14, 2011, 9:57 am Game Theory, Starring the Bowerbird By Henry Woodbury For some reason I was reading about game theory over on Wikipedia, and followed a link to this:
10 Infographics That Will Teach You About Typography Typography is a crucial component of great designs involving text, so knowing as much as you can about it is an important step to becoming a great designer. This roundup of infographics will help you discover new and interesting things (as well as reinforce and reiterate stuff you already know) about typography. Click the Go to Source link under each infographic to navigate to the source of the infographic and to see the larger version provided by the creator of the infographic. 3d Realistic 3D Papercraft Birds by Johan Scherft Dutch artist Johan Scherft has created this series... Cube 3D Home Printer The Cube 3D Printer is the latest 3D Home Printer,... The World’s First 3D Printing Pen 3Doodler is the world’s first and only 3D Printing...
The World's Loveliest Advertisement For Death There are times when design needs to be understated, when it needs to recede into the background. Spaces where the proportions of a room, a wall treatment, or a tacky chandelier should be the last thing on your mind. Like a funerary home. Funeral homes are purposely dour, all subdued blacks, hushed grays, and buffed dark cherry wood. It would seem that design flourishes have no part to play in this (non)aesthetic. art Posts tagged as "art" Abstract models Tags: art , humor , painting By Flora Borsi Such art, much concept Hubble's sharpest view of the Orion Nebula This dramatic image offers a peek inside a cavern of roiling dust and gas where thousands of stars are forming. The image, taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, represents the sharpest view ever taken of this region, called the Orion Nebula. More than 3,000 stars of various sizes appear in this image. Some of them have never been seen in visible light. These stars reside in a dramatic dust-and-gas landscape of plateaus, mountains, and valleys that are reminiscent of the Grand Canyon.
Surreal Hyperrealistic Paintings Turn Human Bodies Into Decorative Art Virtual reality - Acrylic, alkyd and oil on glazed canvas, 80 x 80 cm At first blush, Marco Grassi’s works of art look like intimate photographs, his models glancing shyly away from the camera. Their skin has a velvety fuzz and slightly mottled tone; their lips and knuckles are softly creased. Their tousled hair forms a halo of barely visible fibers around their heads.