Inspiring archive for 2011-05-18

Pic of the Day: Orange Sky

(4 years ago)
This image by National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting is photoshopped, right? Apparently, it's not. Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune is the backdrop for the hulks of camel thorn trees in Namib-Naukluft…

Creative Marriage Proposal Goes Viral

(4 years ago)
In just two days, a creative marriage proposal video has gone viral racking up over 750K views.Here's the background from Matt, the boyfriend."My girlfriend Ginny gets taken to the movie theater to see 'Fast Five.' After a preview for the Hangover 2, a trailer for a movie comes on. A trailer I made of her father and I where I ask her father for her hand in marriage. After he gives me permission, I race off to the theater she is at to ask her to…

All the Dogs Want to Kill Me

(4 years ago)
If your sweet Maltese turns into a rabid beast when a stranger comes to your door than you might understand what Ryan Bradford must endure day in and day out.All the Dogs Want to Kill Me is a funny photo series taken by…

New Surreal Hyper-realistic Painting

(4 years ago)
A little over a week ago, artist Jeremy Geddes released a new hyper-realistic oil paining that's "the first of a very loosely connected series." Called A Perfect Vacuum, this piece is definitely a departure from his floating…

Eat Simply and Feel Wonderful

(4 years ago)
Why junk food will make you sick.

Hellen Jo

(4 years ago)
Drawings by Hellen Jo. I like her URL choice.

Architecture, That Talks to Your Emotions

(4 years ago)
Architecture represents one of the ancient forms of fine arts and there is absolutely no doubt about this. Just like any other art, architecture itself as well as the results of an architect’s creative process is targeted at human feelings and emotions. Among all the art forms, architecture is unique because it combines perfectly the [...]

Graphic design inspiration | #259

(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. Artificial landscapes – Submitted by valeron If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries, please click the link “Submit [...]

Free Basic Fonts

(4 years ago)
Arial, Times New Roman, Courier New, Lucida, etc. – the names of these default fonts are known to every user of a Windows or Mac computer. Being universal typefaces, such basic fonts offer many advantages, such as wide popularity, cross-platform support, web-safety, etc. However, if you are a creative designer with the keen interest in [...]

Daily Inspirations no. 170

(4 years ago)
The beauty and grace of a female has always been an inexhaustible source of admiration and inspiration for representatives of different forms of visual art, including but not limited to photography. Actually, today we want to show you once again the pictures, featuring beauty and grace of a woman, within the daily inspiration set at [...]

Ella Amitay Sadovsky

(4 years ago)
Paintings by Ella Amitay Sadovsky. Tel Aviv, Israel.

Design competition | #003

(4 years ago)
For three months we’ll be doing one competition a month and each contest will have a winner and a runner up who gets some really sweet prizes from our sponsors. And now its time for the last one! How the contests work Each contest will have a specific theme that you the designer can interpret [...]

Bizzare Phobias Miniature Golf Course

(4 years ago)
“Off Course” is 18 holes of mini-golf madness brought to you by the School of Visual Arts MFA Design in New York. Be warned though, you’ve never putted at a place like this. Every hole embodies a bizarre…

Mesmerizing Rainbow Art

(4 years ago)
Jen Stark mesmerizes us once again with her vibrantly colored artwork! Just this past weekend, she exhibited an incredible new piece at Show & Tell Gallery in Toronto, Canada.Though we're used to seeing her …

Deeply Dramatic Photography

(4 years ago)
Did you think of Lady Gaga when you saw that first picture? Yes, we did too. While we're all used to seeing happy and upbeat photography, it's wonderfully refreshing when we're presented with something completely different. Silent-View…

Capturing 30 Years of Age

(4 years ago)
1975Ever think about how you and your siblings have physically changed throughout the years? If so, you'll appreciate Nicholas NIxon’s The Brown Sisters, an incredibly interesting series that reveals the gradual changes…

The Burning House Project

(4 years ago)
Hannah Queen, 20, Blue Ridge, Georgia, PhotographerWhat would you take with you if your house was on fire? It's a classic question but have you really thought through the answer?This is the exact premise of…

Find Your Book

(4 years ago)
Alice (from Alice in Wonderland) reading LSD by Timothy Leary.How would the stories in classic fairytales and works of fiction have turned…


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