Artistic Toasts

here is no bound to the creativity of an artist. No matter what the canvas, an artist finds a way to create drawings on it. This applies to toasts too! Yes, what we eat everyday is also a canvas for some wonderfully creative art! Check out the photo below to know what I mean.

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Urban Nomad Redux

Compact, efficient and optionally mobile, micro-dwellings have been around for some time. As the the “less is more” lifestyle is gaining momentum, they are making bigger waves nowadays and it’s exciting to see people actually build their own, like this replica of a 50-year-old design constructed by Glasgow School of Art student Alex Farmer, who based it on architect Ken Issac’s original 8-foot Microhouse concept from the 1960s.

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‘les bains des docks’

photographs of the recently completed ‘les bains des docks’ aquatic centre in le havre, francedesigned by jean nouvel have begun to surface. the mostly white space is very light in feel,while a brightly coloured alcove pops with vitality.

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Ellen Von Unwerth

Ellen Von Unwerth is a German photographer born in Frankfurt in 1954. After a model career, she takes the camera and develops a recognizable style inspired by Helmut Newton’s work. Defending the idea of a free woman, able to use her assets, she prefers the close shots and the color contrasts but never ignores staging and erotism.

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Freaky Fashion Trend?

Whoa. It’s probably a little too late on a Saturday to fully comprehend what you’re seeing here, but artist Percy Lau has created this trippy earring design which makes it look like you’ve got a smaller ear growing off your lobe. Freaky.

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Hiding In by Liu Bolin

Liu Bolin, born in 1973, pictures himself. Over and over again, he points his lens to his own figure. But, beneath the act, no narcissism, because on the snapshot, you won’t see him. Chinese, sculpture graduated, he decides in 2005 to fix himself, paint covered, in front of the ruins of his studio that government has just destroyed.

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Britain’s 50 Best New Buildings

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) unveiled the winners of the 2012 RIBA Awards. RIBA Awards for architectural excellence were presented to 50 buildings in the UK and 9 buildings elsewhere in the EU. The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the building of the year will be drawn from the 59 RIBA Award winners.

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Britain's 50 Best New Buildings

Garsington Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
Snell Associates

Kumi Yamashita

Kumi Yamashita is a New York based artist that has released an ongoing portraiture series labeled ‘Constellation’. Each of her work consists of threads and nails with a whiteboard as the canvas. The image is rendered utilizing contrasts built up by varying layers of thread.

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