Jul 24,2014
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deniserdesign:

I’ve noticed that I am having a new sense of appreciation for those darn drop caps. Some of them are plain and simple, while others are super elaborate and ornate. My first challenge will be to create my first drop cap.

The inspiration for this challenge comes from Jessica Hische’s design for…

Jul 6,2014
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escapekit:

It’s a sketchbook

Brooklyn designer Ricardo Gonzalez selective pieces of his sketch book.

Apr 21,2014
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skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get the full detail.

I’ve paired each amazing close-up (by macro photographer Linden Gledhill) with an image of the corresponding butterfly or moth.  The featured lepidoptera* are (in order of appearance):

*Lepidoptera (the scientific order that includes moths and butterflies) means “scaly wing.” The scales get their color not from pigment - but from microscopic structures that manipulate light.

The great science youtube channel “Smarter Every Day” has two videos on this very subject that I highly recommend:

Wow

Mar 29,2014
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yakangler:

Beautiful!

Feb 10,2014
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winteranastasia:

DIY Nutella Mug Cake Art Print by theicarustheory | Society6 on We Heart It.

Nutella mug cake!

Jan 19,2014
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electronickandi:

Governors ball 2014 line up!

Jan 8,2014
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fyeahbookbinding:

DIY Bookbinding Video by sisterMAG on Vimeo.

Awesome bookbinding

Dec 18,2013
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twloha:

Can you imagine what it would look like to stare into the center of space? This art installation by Yayoi Kusama allows viewers to experience a version of this through the use of many mirrors and colored lights. This “Infinity Mirrored Room" is intended to call to mind "the souls of millions of light years away"—and it reminds us of the permeating, persistent light we may not always be able to see.