Monthly Archives: August 2016

Whimsical Illustrations for Book Lovers by Jungho Lee

These surreal illustrations for books are by Korea-based illustrator Jungho Lee, overall professional winner of the World Illustration Awards 2016, Website via [Booooooom] Advertisements

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The Oldest Surviving Written Melody in History

The oldest surviving written melody so far discovered in History which can actually be reconstructed, was Hurrian Hymn Text H6. The musical notation for this amazing 3400 year old melody, was discovered in Ugarit, Northern Canaan (now forming the Southern part … Continue reading

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600,000 Flowers Used to Create the Brussels 20th Flower Carpet

Every two years, in the month of August, the Brussels Grand-Place is adorned with its most beautiful attire and becomes a gigantic ocean of flowers. This year was even more special, as the famous carpet of flowers was designed to celebrating … Continue reading

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Umwelt by Yoshiyuki Katayama

Umwelt is a time-lapse video by Japanese video designer and artist Yoshiyuki Katayama. via [Colossal]

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Porcelain Abuse by Laurent Craste

This violent series of smashed vases is by Montreal-based artist Laurent Craste. ‘ The series of distorted vases actualizes the rage expressed in an earlier video depicting the artist in the process of digging. It also updates the strain inherent in … Continue reading

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The ‘Water Tables’ by Derek Pearce

“My work has always been about passion, the flow of form, the blending together of techniques and materials and the manifestation of concepts in wit and word play. I love studying animals and birds, The HIPPO TABLE has always been … Continue reading

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New Paintings by Jeffrey Smith (aka Ascending Storm)

Jeffrey Smith, aka Ascending Storm  is a talented Artist, Surrealist, Digital Painter from the United States. website / deviantart / twitter / shadowness / tumblr

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Elaborate Hand-Painted Persian Carpets by Jason Seife

In this series of paintings, Miami-based artist Jason Seife deftly renders the intricate patterns of old Persian carpets with a mixture of acrylic and ink. While the paintings utilize familiar motifs in rug design like leaves and geometric shapes, Seife … Continue reading

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Baba Yaga, Tengu & Manticore by MUTI

MUTI is a creative studio based in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. “We created a series of characters that were inspired by legend and folklore from Russia, Japan and Ancient Persia. We illustrated Baba Yaga, a Tengu and … Continue reading

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The Outstanding Illustrated Landscapes of Natsu

These amazing illustrations are by Natsu. Twitter / Tumblr / pixi

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