MUGSHOTS

It started out as nothing, I was experimenting with some ways of editing when all the sudden it turned into this huge portrait project. There isn’t really any theme or meaning to it, most of the people just came by and I just took a few snaps. Before I knew it, more than 100 people had dropped by within three weeks! – Kenneth Nguyen.

Casa Vale Do Lobo, Portugal

Vale do Lobo is a golf resort located in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal – an elite course where stunning custom homes are popping up like seasonal flowers. Architect Vasco Vieira, principal of Arqui+ Arquitectura, has just completed Casa Vale do Lobo.

Choi Xooang

All at once delicate and nightmarish these painted polymer clay figures by Seoul-based artist Choi Xooang are nothing short of remarkable. Try as I might it’s hard to find a definitive, trustworthy article to source information from, and even the spelling of his name seems to change from site to site.

hwang kim: urban homeless cocoon

korean product designer and student of the royal college of art hwang kim seeks to help the homeless population by distributing a folding portable urban shelter made from cardboard. the project entitled ‘cocoon’ is made from pre-folded single ply cardboard with plastic buttons that can be reduced to a smaller, flattened and more transport friendly shape.

The Gates of Hell

While drilling in 1971, geologists tapped into a cavern filled with natural gas. The ground beneath the drilling rig collapsed, leaving a large hole with a diameter of 70 metres (The Gates of Hell). To avoid poisonous gas discharge, it was decided to burn it off. It’s still on fire.

Forgotten Legends In the Land Of The Hyper Surreal

Alex McLeod is a Canadian 3D artist who uses digital tools to create hyper surreal landscapes, which will have an air of uncanny familiarity to anyone who’s ever virtually set foot inside a video game. Shiny digital surfaces coat the bulbous, soft geometry of a Super Mario World background, and castles lie barricaded on top of their foam kingdoms.