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New Creative Musings From the Imaginative Mind of Christoph Niemann


For some people 2 bananas are 2 bananas, but with some fixed perspective and markers to doodle with, Christoph Niemann transforms them into a horse’s backside.

Somebody Labeled Our Hallway Art…


When we opened the doors at Visual News HQ this morning we noticed something… a little different… What’s that label down there?

Eat Dots at the Taj Mahal: Google Maps Becomes a PAC-MAN Maze for April Fools’ Day


This might be the best Google hack yet. For April Fools’ Day you should be logging into Google Maps where you’ll find that the streets can be transformed into a playable PAC-MAN maze.

Pressed Ferns Transform into Intricate Animal Illustrations


Artist and illustrator Helen Ahpornsiri uses pieces of nature to illustrate the natural world. Her intricate collages use pressed ferns to create butterflies, sea horses, beetles and other wild creatures.

Surprising New Paste Ups Interact with the Street


Street artist/street modifier OakOak (previously) has been hard at work over the past year, transforming the streets into playgrounds for characters large and small.

Is This the Most Amazing “Save The Date” Video Ever?


Some people call Tyler MacNiven the most interesting young man living in San Francisco. He has walked the length of Japan in search of the birthplace of his father, wrestled 100 worthy opponents in Mongolia, run across the country of Iran for peace, and even won the Amazing Race.

A Library & Public Art Space Built with 50,000 Free Books


Most libraries are filled with books, this one is made from them. Lacuna is a public art space for book lovers, built from 50,000 free books donated by the Internet Archive.

Two Holocaust Survivors Form a Band in Their Eighties


Last summer Saul Dreier and Reuwen (“Ruby”) Sosnowicz formed a band. While that isn’t too unusual, it is if you are in your mid-to-late eighties and survived the Holocaust.

World Renowned Graphic Designer Recreates Famous Brand Logos Free Handed With Pen & Ink


With just ink and a calligrapher’s pen, Sebastian Lester can create lettering that looks computer generated.

China’s First 3D Printed Automobile Is Not The Most Aesthetically Pleasing Vehicle


We have heard about 3D-printed apartment buildings, guitars, furniture, and clothing. But now China’s WinSun Technologies brings us something a little more technical: a 3D-printed automobile.

Stunning Pointillist Images Created By Burning Tiny Dots Into Paper With Incense


We have seen many beautiful pyrography works before, but normally they appear on wood with a laser flame device.

Without 3D Printing, This Rocking Chair Would Be Impossible


You might be looking at the future of furniture. The Durotaxis Chair uses 3D printing to produce a unique structure impossible to create with traditional methods.

Journey Through an Ever Evolving Fractal Forest


Juilius Horthuis takes us on a journey through a lush and evolving forest made of fractals. His video experiment, Where Forests Are… continues a series of exploratory work inspired by the natural world.

It’s All How You Look At It: Fixed Perspective Fun With White Paper and Black Marker


Is there anything cooler than anamorphic art? Whether simple or complex, seeing 2D art jump from a page is pretty flipping awesome.

A 24-Day Journey to the World’s Extreme Environments with Photographer Klaus Thymann and Casio G-Shock


SPONSORED ARTICLE: Award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and creative director Klaus Thymann recently partnered with Casio G-Shock on a 24-day, globe-circling expedition to capture 3 pristine environments and test the time zone and extreme environmental capabilities of the GPW1000 – the World’s First GPS Atomic Solar Hybrid watch.

Charles Leval Makes Art That Interacts With the Streets of Paris


French street artist Charles Leval (aka Levalet) is pasting up Paris with highly original artwork that interacts with the street itself.

Lessons from a Master of Cinema: How Akira Kurosawa Composed Movement


If you haven’t seen Tony Zhou’s excellent series Every Frame A Painting (previously), you are in for a treat.

Mind-Blowing, Laser Cut, Mathematical Art Lights Up the World


You may have seen the beautiful works of Cozo Designs, as fractal night lights on the Playa at Burning Man.

In 1939, Pontiac Built a Transparent Car from Plexiglas


For the 1939-1949 World’s Fair in New York, Pontiac had a special surprise in store. Working in collaboration with chemical company Rohm & Haas, who had just developed a new product called “Plexiglas”, they created an entire body shell for a 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six.

Could You Live in an Internet Cafe? Japan’s “Cyber Homeless” Do


The cities in Japan can be challenging to live in. If you are not making a full-time salary, which typically involves long hours and high stress, then you are a temporary worker, which basically means you are on a short-term contract and making half as much as a “salary man.” With such low wages and rising rental costs, it’s tough to make rent.


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