Inspiring archive for 2011-07-29

Reality Sucks

(4 years ago)
In an often contrived way, movies are completely unrealistic. In fact, certain scenes are obviously created to warm your heart or make you cry. Well, we can't blame the movie studios because, most of the time, reality sucks. Agency Duval…

Getting Lost in Europe

(4 years ago)
Late last year, Canada-based photographer Todd Korol had an epiphany. He realized that he just wasn't going to Europe enough. The photographer felt as though that there's so much of Europe to discover that he decided that once a year, he would…

The Disconnect Between Humans and Nature

(4 years ago)
In a world driven by modern technology, how disconnected has our society become from nature? German-born director Hanna Maria Heidrich believes the answer is way too much. In this beautifully filmed short entitled "We Miss You," Heidrich gives us a powerful and poignant reminder of where we all came from, suggesting that we get back in touch with our roots. The…

Surreal Self-Portraits by a 16-Year-Old

(4 years ago)
Wow, to have this much talent at 16! Duisburg, Germany-based Phillip Schumacher is a young teenager who, for the past two years, has been placing himself and his friends in beautifully magical scenes. Inspired by famous Flickr…

Here's Where I Live...Lived

(4 years ago)
You know that print or piece of art you wish you had bought? Well, for me, this is one of them. Kevin Tong created two posters for the Crazy for Cult 5 show at 1988…

When Willpower is Trumped by Bad Habits

(4 years ago)
‘Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.’ ~J. Petit-Senn Post written by Leo Babauta. Have you ever set out to start a new habit or goal, but found your willpower lacking? Many new ventures are foiled by the morning email habit, for example — we want to exercise or write or meditate, but we can’t resist [...]

Graphic design inspiration | #307

(4 years ago)
Advertise here with BSAIn 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.

Marco Mazzoni

(4 years ago)
Incredible pencil crayon drawings by Marco Mazzoni.

Raimond Wouda

(4 years ago)
“School”, photos by Raimond Wouda.

Jocelyn Hobbie

(4 years ago)
Paintings by Jocelyn Hobbie.

Viviane Sassen

(4 years ago)
Photos by Viviane Sassen.

Naomie Kremer

(4 years ago)
Paintings by Naomie Kremer.

Bianca Chang

(4 years ago)
Stop-motion animations of cut paper works by Bianca Chang. Watch the animations below!

Beards – the Endless Possibilities to Create Art

(4 years ago)
“Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.” “A beard creates lice, not brains.” “Wisdom is in the head, not in the beard.” There are so many jokes and proverbs about beards! In spite of the risk to be laughed at, many men still choose to wear beards; moreover, all of them [...]

Daily Inspirations no. 221

(4 years ago)
If you are tired of reality, if it looks dull and boring to you, if you miss being a child when your imagination could easily revive pictures in the fairy tales book, it is time to make a couple minutes break and dive into the world of fancy illustrations, such as those we have for [...]

Extreme EdgeWalk

(4 years ago)
For those who of you who aren't afraid of extreme heights, EdgeWalk is a new attraction at the CN Tower in Toronto that allows visitors to walk along the edge of the tower while tethered to a safety cable. The view at 1,168 ft looks terrifying and amazing all at the same time. Visitors are screened for narcotics, explosives and heavy objects before being allowed take the…

Easy Being Green, It Is Not

(4 years ago)
Brooklyn-based illustrator Peter de Sève, who is mostly known for his cover illustrations for The New Yorker magazine, drew two of Hollywood's most beloved characters having a little pity party for themselves. Sève figures that…

Golden Days of Summer

(4 years ago)
For some students, the start of school is looming but thanks to these photographs, we know that the fun doesn’t have to end. Los Angeles-based photographer Nicole L. Hill captures summertime fun with wonderful ease. Her photos encapsulate the feelings of a sweet summer's day, one that sees no end in sight.…


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