Monthly Archives: February 2018

China Opens World’s Coolest Library With 1.2 Million Books

MVRDV and Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI) have completed Tianjin Binhai Library as part of a larger masterplan to provide a cultural district for the city. The 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium and floor-to-ceiling cascading … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: The Night We Met by Lord Huron

This song is by Lord Huron and appears on the album Strange Trails (2015).  Lyrics: I am not the only traveler Who has not repaid his debt I’ve been searching for a trail to follow again Take me back to the night … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Body, Mind and Nature by Raija Jokinen

These amazing sculptural bodies made out of flax are by Finnish artist Raija Jokinen. “Visually my works are often based on body-related details, such as skin, blood vessels and nerve tracks and they intersect with the forms of roots or branches without representing either of them. I am … Continue reading

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People Say the Funniest Things When They Think no One is Listening

Avner Geller is an illustrator and visual development artist in the Animation industry. He currently works as a visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Animation where he worked on Mr. Peabody and Sherman, The Penguins of Madagascar, Trolls and currently Larrikins. Geller now resides in Los … Continue reading

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The Power of a Single Book Distorting a Solid Brick Wall

Mexican mixed media artist Jorge Méndez Blake constructed a 75 x 13 foot brick wall that balances on top of a single copy of Franz Kafka’s The Castle. “Although a larger metaphor could be applied to the installation no matter what piece of literature … Continue reading

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Architectural Sculptures Made from Dandelion Fluff by Yusuke Aonuma

These architectural sculptures are made from real dandelions (tanpopo, in Japanese) by Japanese artist Yusuke Aonuma . – Aonuma begins by harvesting the dandelions and drying them (…) He then “plants” them upright in acrylic slabs to form three-dimensional geometric and architectural shapes. … Continue reading

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Cosmic Love by Aykut Aydoğdu

This gorgeous surreal artworks with hidden meanings are by Istanbul-based artist and graphic designer Aykut Aydoğdu (previously). Facebook / Instagram / Behance

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The Surreal and Poetic World of Justin Peters

Justin Peters is a 22 years old German digital surrealist artist who merges reality with his own imagination using Photoshop. “Everything you can imagine is real” by Pablo Picasso is a quote Justin lives by, especially when creating his work: … Continue reading

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