Kyle Thompson’s path to becoming an amazing photographer should be an amazing source on inspiration to anyone who has had such a youthful dream. Using himself as the main character in almost all of the shots, Kyle creates fantastic alternative realities full of signs, symbols and deeper meanings. As he says, he feels more like a writer manifesting his thoughts and moods through visual art than a photographer.
“Ost trifft West” is a series of infographic posters by Beijing-born artistYang Liu that make accurate and sometimes humorous comparisons between German and Chinese people. The infographics underscore important human elements like the perception of self, expression of opinions and mood.
The central Cathedral Square in Vilnius was ablaze with a sea of candles on Sunday to commemorate more than16,000 people who have died in road accidents in Lithuania since 1990. One candle was lit for every person killed. The event was part of the international World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, an international [...]
Other ice explorers might have been more famous or experienced, but this adorable little Russian toddler is hands-down the cutest ice explorer yet. This simple and brilliant video has already amassed millions of views on Youtube. Although she gets up close and personal with the ice at the end, she had plenty of padding, so we’re sure she’s fine. The kid’s a trooper!
The participants of Caravaggio Today – The Man Material Group project re-enacted the works of XVII century Italian artist Caravaggio in their workaday clothes in ordinary places. In this project, I try to digitally copy what Caravaggio had realized in a revolutionary way: To show an ordinary person in the limelight of art.
Italian architect Luigi Prina has been interested in aircraft modelling since a very young age. However, it was only after he met Venetian painter and boat builder Eugenio Tomiolo that he started to create flying ship models from ultra-thin paper and balsa wood inspired after Roman, Greek and Viking designs. His collection (or fleet) of enchanting flying contraptions now numbers over 200.
A project called “Grey Power” by Design Academy Eindhoven student Yoni Lefevre challenges our prejudices against our elders by showing that elders can be as hip and fun as young people.Lefevre gathered four children, ages 10-11, and asked them to draw a picture of their grandparents just how they imagined them to be. She then asked the seniors to pose for photographs arranged according to the children’s drawings.
I have spent thousands of hours turning my favorite snack food into my favorite celebrities. These peanut caricatures started as a joke at work in mid-2012. I would make quick sketches of my co-workers on a peanut that was roughly their body shape. The results got big laughs so I tried making ones of famous people. I have a giant list of all the people I want to make and am slowly working my way through it.
Somewhere in the world lives one lucky guy whose wife not only prepares him food for lunch, but also adds some love to it in the form of cute and lovely notes. The most important and beautiful thing is that this happens every single day.