Inspiring archive for 2011-04-20

Pic of the Day: The President was a Pirate

(4 years ago)
Today, the New York Times has a great article and some fantastic photos of President Barack Obama and his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham. One of the…

Artists Pay Tribute to Edward Scissorhands

(4 years ago)
Can you believe that it's been over 20 years since the movie Edward Scissorhands first debuted? Starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, it will live on as one of those classic and artistic Tim Burton films that beautifully rode the edge…

Contemplative Landscapes

(4 years ago)
Where do you go to escape? Do you jump in your car and drive to the nearest beach, looking for answers as you look out into a vast, never-ending ocean? Or do you head to the mountains and stand in the snow, feeling the cold and crisp wind as it…

Top 6 Sites to Make You a Better Photographer

(4 years ago)
When one of your main tasks is to find and write about beautiful photography, you can't help but be inspired by all the incredible talent out there. Just like anyone who's viewing our posts (hello out…

Parkour Gallery – Are You Sure People Don’t Fly?

(4 years ago)
Efficiency and speed – these are two primary features of parkour – a very specific urban sport discipline, aiming at reaching the destination point in the quickest way possible and overcoming all the obstacles on the way with the help of such skills as running, climbing, jumping, wall scaling, rolling, etc. Parkour is not yet [...]

A Simple Fitness Plan for Travelers

(4 years ago)
‘A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.’ ~A.A. Milne Post written by Leo Babauta. I’m on vacation in London right now, and will be in Paris this afternoon — a three-week trip that has messed up all my fitness routines. And yet I’m still getting fitter every day. Vacations have a horrible [...]

Photoshop inspiration | # 242

(4 years ago)
In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. Face of despairCosmolady – Submitted by Chanitox and Gustavo Collab If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries, please [...]

Sci-Fi Fonts – Fiction, which is Still Science

(4 years ago)
The genre of science fiction or just “sci-fi” is among the most popular trends in modern literature, cinematography, and… design. Today we want to share with our readers a collection of splendid free sci-fi fonts, which can be used in a diverse range of projects: from designing a web site to preparing a poster for [...]

Luke Byrne

(4 years ago)
Recent travel photos by Luke Byrne.

Eske Rex

(4 years ago)
“Drawingmachine” by Eske Rex. Denmark. Watch it in action, below!

Carla Fernández Andrade

(4 years ago)
Photos by Carla Fernández Andrade. Madrid, Spain.

Daily Inspirations no. 152

(4 years ago)
Our today inspirational set includes the same categories as usual (photography, architecture, digital art, typography, and so on), but the images represented here are really versatile. They are created by different artists, thus, they reflect various world views, philosophic approaches, and art trends. Skills of the authors, their attentiveness to details, and power of observation [...]

The World of Mechanical Insects by Scott Bain

(4 years ago)
When I see an insect I often think about that how it would be awesome to make some kind of robot which could do similar things which insects do.It seems that Scott Bain has pretty same thoughts about insects as I. He has created a series of photos called Micromachina and there you can see insects represented as machines with tiny mechanics which are fixing them and preparing for the flight or drive....

Santa Barbara's Glass Pavilion

(4 years ago)
Los-Angeles-based architect Steve Hermann says this glass-walled home in Santa Barbara, California is his "greatest achievement of a 20-year career." He originally planned to keep the house for himself, but his plans…

Mythical Fantasies

(4 years ago)
Australia-based artist Rod Luff just started off his US solo exhibition at the Phone Booth Gallery in Los Angeles. As you can see from …

Awesome Scotch Tape Sculptures

(4 years ago)
You don't have to go very far to find creative materials. In fact, you can use what's sitting right on your desk! Scotch proves this point in their recently concluded Scotch Off the Roll Tape Sculpture Contest.…

The Creative Post-It Show

(4 years ago)
Who doesn’t love to doodle on Post-It notes? The small canvases provide endless possibilities for even the best of doodlers. Now, Post-It art is made universal with the Post It Show: Barcelona, which begins May 5th. Organized by the…

Splattered Fashion Artwork

(4 years ago)
Taking a tip from Jackson Pollock, fashion photographer Daniela Glunz masterfully mixes fashion photos with splatters of paint to create these colorful and dynamic works of art. Each piece is fantastically fierce!…

The Back of a Webpage

(4 years ago)
Ever wonder what the back of your favorite website looks like? Art director Jeff Lam asked himself the same thing. He's the genius behind the Back of a Webpage series, which is…

Should mother paint sons's toenails pink?

(4 years ago)
A controversy has bubbled up over a photo spread in the most recent J. Crew catalogue. Under the caption "Saturday with Jenna" the company's president and creative director Jenna Lyons is pictured laughing with her 5-year-old son Beckett, holding his little feet in her hand. A bottle of hot pink Essie nail polish is pictured…


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