Jul 28

Creative directors Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova put a unique spin on vacation photos with their fun project Lens Between Us, which consists of snapshots of the couple’s travels that they capture while facing each other at the same time.

Turkish company Pugedon recently introduced an ingenious recycling box that’s an innovative way to help both the environment and stray animals. It releases food for the city’s stray dogs and cats every time a plastic bottle is deposited, and it allows people to empty their water bottles for the animals as well. This wonderful service operates at no charge to the city because the recycled plastic pays for the cost of food.

Food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustín Nieto recently worked together to develop this creative series of landscape food art that depicts four different capital cities throughout Eastern Europe: Prague, Budapest, Bucharest, and Warsaw.

Montreal-based studio Moment Factory has transformed Quebec’s Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook into Foresta Lumina, an illuminated nocturnal trail through an enchanted forest. After nightfall from now until mid-October, visitors to the park are invited to take a magical stroll through the woods on an immersive, storybook-like adventure.

Jul 27

Tokyo-born, Bali-based graphic design student and photographer Yutha Yamanaka produces stunningly surreal self-portraits that explore a strange and darkly mysterious world. Keep up with his Project 365 on Flickr.

With the help of the mobile app Kirlian Device mobile, designer Luis Hernan captures long exposure photos of Wi-Fi signals as ghostly streaks of color in an attempt to create a visible representation of this wireless technology that surrounds us every day.

Wine, or maybe not? is a playful, minimalist wine bottle design project inspired by The Simpsons and the style of famous Dutch painter Pieter Mondrian. The collaborative project was developed by Russian artist Constantin Bolimond and Dmitry Patsukevich in 1987, and the contents of the bottle have remained a mystery ever since.

Toronto-based illustrator Rebecca Yanovskaya uses ballpoint pens to create gorgeously detailed, fantasy illustrations inspired by mythological stories, natural forces, and the beauty of the human figure.

Jul 26

Imagine a tree that produces not just one type of fruit, but a whole variety of them! Artist Sam Van Aken has brought that vision to life with the Tree of 40 Fruit, an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees that grow over 40 types of stone fruit, including cherries, plums, peaces, nectarines, apricots, and almonds.

Van Aken created these unique trees through the process of grafting—taking a sliver off a fruit tree and inserting it into an incision of another tree, then pruning it to encourage growth as a normal branch.

Iranian architecture studio nextoffice created Sharifi-Ha house, an urban dwelling in Tehran that combines beautiful, modern design with innovative space-saving rooms that can be controlled by the push of a button.

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