A Japanese priest has built a real techno temple

February 10th, 2017|

Forget about going to Sunday church at Berghain; Japanese DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, has actually made a real techno temple.

The 49-year old priest throws completely off-the-wall “techno memorial services” at Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City.

There is a catch though. His project is expensive and he needs money to keep on keeping on. Judging by the […]

Powerful images of mankind devoured by nature

March 5th, 2016|

French digital artist and photographer Carl Redback is the talented individual behind the eye-catching series “Treebeard”. It sees him photographing portraits of everyday individuals, before digitally fusing them with various botanicals, foliage and plant matter in Photoshop.

Look closely and you’ll notice razor sharp thorns painfully puncturing the skin, whilst roots and branches grow out of eye sockets […]

Breathtaking photos of dancers frozen in time

February 23rd, 2016|

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance and a gorgeously refined energy.

For this series, The Mirages, Yakovlev had the incredible idea to cover his subjects in flour. This added element accentuates each dancers graceful movements and adds a bit of magic and mystery.

Though he previously […]

Birds plumage patterns and colors

May 14th, 2015|

Photographer Thomas Lohr is known mostly for his high-profile fashion shoots for clients like Vogue, Le Monde d’Hermès, and i-D, but somewhere in his grueling shooting schedule he still finds time for personal projects, the most recent of which is a collection of bird plumage photos gathered into a limited edition book titled Birds.

Lohr wanted […]

Ocean waves and galaxies in a cup

May 13th, 2015|

Victoria Siemer, a Brooklyn, New York-based graphic designer behind the heartbreaking ‘Human Error’ series, gives your morning cup of coffee an additional dose of surrealism with her latest project, entitled ‘Coffee Cup Manipulations’.

Digitally orchestrating big ocean waves, beautiful currents sweeping against rocks on shores and the calming visuals of mysterious galaxies, Siemer skillfully fits them […]

Blind pregnant woman feels her unborn baby’s face through 3D ultrasound image

May 7th, 2015|

The excitement of embracing your baby for the first time is unique. For her it was even more special. This is the true story of Tatiana, who is #CountingTheDays to embrace the little Murilo.

Huggies is a brand concerned about every moment between a mother and a son, including one of the most important: the first […]

Lace Patterns Delicately Cut from Industrial Steel Objects

April 16th, 2015|

Cal Lane works in a series of “Industrial Dollies”, producing works that use contradiction to create an empathetic form. Lane imparts highly industrial materials with touches of delicacy, adding filigree to car parts, oil tanks, and shovels with a blowtorch. Her chosen patterns also exist on another level, their compositions inspired by those used in […]

Crashing waves frozen into elegant glass vessels

April 7th, 2015|

These beautiful glass sculptures depicting ocean waves were made by Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker, a husband and wife team, known internationally for their glass and ceramic art. They work mainly with hot glass and create pieces from both blown glass, which ends as a hollow piece, or solid works, which are large pieces of […]

Transition: a flowering paper structure designed for sky-gazing

April 6th, 2015|

For her graduating thesis project, art student Shoko Konishi created this beautiful paper structure. She calls it Transition. From the outside it doesn’t look like much, just some paper cylinders in a circle with a small entrance to climb into. But inside is a blossoming dome on the ceiling that creates a transformational experience.

Made from […]

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright

April 2nd, 2015|

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors.

More of the artist’s work can be found here.