Stanford design prof John Edmark, as part of his artistic residency at Autodesk, created these 3D printed 'blooming' Fibonacci-sequence zoetropes, which seem to grow, writhe, and pulse as they're spun before a camera shooting every 1/4000 of a second.
Russia-based photographer and food stylist Tatiana Shkondina cleverly arranges foods to recreate paintings by Salvador Dalí, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and other masters in her delightful photo series. Photographer Alex Tivanov did post production for the series.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s trainshed at Paddington is one of the wonders of British architecture. The first real cathedral of the railway age, with columns supporting the innovative, ridge-and-furrow glazed roof, it was both decorative and ingeniously functional.
The Faux Museum in Portland, Oregon is what curator Tom Richards describes as 'a cross between The Natural History Museum in New York, a Flaming Lips show and that one really, really, really odd dream you had that one time'.
Adam Gopnik: The most striking exterior feature of the new architectural model is a billowing, wavelike wall of translucent glass meant to unify the Rue de Rivoli side both by referring to the original verrière roof and by creating a single visual unit that pulls the façades together.
Published between 1937 and 1999, the art books/catalogues offer an intellectual and visual introduction to the work of Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt & Egon Schiele, Fernand Léger, and Kandinsky.
In 1968, Finnish architect Matti Suuronen designed a prefabricated building later dubbed the Futuro House. Initially intended to be used as a holiday home for skiers, the Futuro had an elliptical silhouette, measured 26 feet wide by 13 feet high, and stood on metal legs for stability. A ring of 20 oval windows added to the extraterrestrial aesthetic.
Earlier this year the V&A announced its next fashion exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, which will showcase some of the most extreme shows in history. Now the London museum has revealed some of the 200 rare pairs which will be on display.