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These Photochroms Captured 19th-Century America in Living Color

These Photochroms Captured 19th-Century America in Living Color | Inspiration | Scoop.it
A vibrant look at America from the 1880s to the 1920s through what a new book's editors call "the first color photographs" of the New World.
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Joyful Forms: The Little-Known Photography of Ellsworth Kelly - The New Yorker

Joyful Forms: The Little-Known Photography of Ellsworth Kelly - The New Yorker | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Chris Wiley writes about Ellsworth Kelly’s photographs.
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The Eye of the Photographer: Travels in Color - Interview with Bernard Plossu | LensCulture

A legendary French travel photographer shares some recent color work from the islands of Brittany—and looks back on a rich life filled with moments of solitude and beauty on the road
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The Best Scientific Image Of The Year Was A Hand-Painted Watercolor

The Best Scientific Image Of The Year Was A Hand-Painted Watercolor | Inspiration | Scoop.it
A renaissance in scientific illustration is afoot.
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Interested But Not Confident? - Know How to be Good at Hand Drawings - Landscape Architects Network

Interested But Not Confident? - Know How to be Good at Hand Drawings - Landscape Architects Network | Inspiration | Scoop.it
An A-Z guideline for beginners who want to be successful with their hand drawings when it comes to design.
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Video: Decoding the secret language of a city’s street signs, numbers, and letters

Video: Decoding the secret language of a city’s street signs, numbers, and letters | Inspiration | Scoop.it
A city reveals its secrets to those on foot. In this fascinating video, Alexander Tochilovsky, an adjunct professor of design and typography at The Cooper Union School of Art, shows Quartz how these oft-overlooked signs and markings can reveal layers of stories about a city’s past. A trained graphic designer, Tochilovsky has been keenly observing the letters on commercial signs,...
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Mesmerizing Studio Visits with Five South Korean Master Ceramicists

Mesmerizing Studio Visits with Five South Korean Master Ceramicists | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Icheon Ceramics Village in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, is home to over 300 ceramics studios where artists use traditional techniques to produce a wide range of functional pottery and artwork. Nearly 40 of the studios still use wood-fired kilns. This video filmed by the American Museum of Cer
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Capturing Beauty and Vintage Prints

Capturing Beauty and Vintage Prints | Inspiration | Scoop.it
On Photography: Exhibitions of works by Hiroji Kubota, Edward Weston, Tina Modotti and others.
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Shōji Ueda: the most beautiful, surprising photobook of the year

Shōji Ueda: the most beautiful, surprising photobook of the year | Inspiration | Scoop.it
He was known as a ‘sedentary adventurer’, spending much of his life shooting the sand dunes right by his house. But when the Japanese master photographer died, 5,000 unseen pictures came to light. Every one is a stunning surprise
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Sendai Traditional Crafts Te to Te to Te

Sendai Traditional Crafts Te to Te to Te | Inspiration | Scoop.it
This website features Sendai’s great and beautiful arts and crafts, including traditional toy, pottery, and furniture, which attracts everyone from all over Japan. We hope you find interest in these beautiful crafts, and you are invited to visit these craftsmen and view them creating their works in Sendai.
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This Short Film Was Made with 2 Stationary Bikes and 1,800 Long Exposure Photos

This Short Film Was Made with 2 Stationary Bikes and 1,800 Long Exposure Photos | Inspiration | Scoop.it
"Un Petit Tour Dans Paris" is a new 1.5-minute short film by French director Maxime Baudin. "In a splendid and romantic Paris, while everything is going to
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Drones Rigged with LED Lights Dramatically Illuminate Landscapes at Night

Drones Rigged with LED Lights Dramatically Illuminate Landscapes at Night | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Photographer Reuben Wu's (previously) latest series attempts to bring the alien mystique of planetary exploration to our own world, creating theatrically-lit compositions with the aid of GPS-enabled drones. "Lux Noctis" is influenced by a confluence of 19th century romantic painti
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michael william lester animates architectural landmarks with quirky personalities

UK based animator and illustrator michael william lester has developed a series of quirky personalities for some of the world's most famous structures.
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Antarctica: In Search of Beauty - Photographs and text by René Koster | LensCulture

A photographic adventure to the South Pole in a sailing ship built in 1911 — the same period the last great expeditions left for the unknown continent
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Former Residents of a Fukushima Ghost Town Return Home in Emotional Photo Series - Feature Shoot

Former Residents of a Fukushima Ghost Town Return Home in Emotional Photo Series - Feature Shoot | Inspiration | Scoop.it
In town of Namie in Fukushima, Japan, a girl poses in a school gym; outside of the frame of French photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression, her mother is weeping. It’s a place they once knew well and perhaps even took for granted, but in the years following the nuclear disaster, the tsunami, and the earthquake, it has fallen into ruins.
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The Invention of Clouds: Goethe’s Poems for the Skies and His Heartfelt Homage to the Young Scientist Who Classified Clouds

The Invention of Clouds: Goethe’s Poems for the Skies and His Heartfelt Homage to the Young Scientist Who Classified Clouds | Inspiration | Scoop.it
A warm celebration of "the man who distinguished cloud from cloud" by one of humanity's greatest intellectual titans.
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100 Years Later, Beatrix Potter's Tale Of A Fanciful Feline To Be Published

100 Years Later, Beatrix Potter's Tale Of A Fanciful Feline To Be Published | Inspiration | Scoop.it
The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots is set for release in September. It features a favorite Potter character — Peter Rabbit — "albeit older, slower and portlier."
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Jim Le Fevre, Roop & Al Johnstone, Mike Paterson - Craft Council Christmas Film

Jim Le Fevre, Roop & Al Johnstone, Mike Paterson - Craft Council Christmas Film | Inspiration | Scoop.it
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Interview: Dynamic Photos of Dancers Frozen Mid-Movement by Lois Greenfield

Interview: Dynamic Photos of Dancers Frozen Mid-Movement by Lois Greenfield | Inspiration | Scoop.it
For the last 35 years, legendary dance photographer Lois Greenfield has explored movement and its expressive potential in dynamic photos of dancers frozen in…
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The Kitchen Bladesmith - Craftsmanship Magazine

The Kitchen Bladesmith - Craftsmanship Magazine | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Profile of Bob Kramer, a master knife-maker, and his idiosyncratic pursuit of perfection in a field dominated by larger manufacturers.
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Not Just Thanksgiving: 15 Photos of Food-Centric Celebrations

Not Just Thanksgiving: 15 Photos of Food-Centric Celebrations | Inspiration | Scoop.it
From holiday feasts to birthday parties, food plays a central role in celebrations around the world.
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Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life

Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life | Inspiration | Scoop.it
In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson, animator Biljana Labovic decided the best way to illustrate moving, shifting tectonic plates was to use a physical object that could also move and shift. Here, Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea -- and how you can make your own.
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