Archived Articles: August, 2012

Leading Creatively Conference in MN: 5 Reasons to Attend

Leading Creatively 2012: panels, workshops, films and tours exploring visual culture across various local Twin Cities venues from September 6th through the ...

25 Wire Sculptures Worth Getting In A Twist Over

The range of styles utilized by wire sculptors is as incredible as the art work itself, from abstract scenes to ultra realistic portraits.

Rustic Ruins to Modern Residences: 3 Barn Renovations

Three historic barns are transformed into modern residences while preserving the look, feel and in one case every last board of the original structures.

Shelf Hotel: Revolutionary Approach to Modular Architecture

This remarkable proposal suggests a framework to accommodate present as well as yet-unplanned programs rather than a fixed-use, single-purpose structure.

Digital Retro: 10 Sundial & Hourglass Clocks & Watches

The centuries-old designs of the sundial and hourglass have served us well, but these new digital redesigns are more fit for our modern lives.

Perspective-Shifting Geometric Street Art by Aakash Nihalani

Street artist Aakash Nihalani takes his perspective-skewing, geometric tape art installations to East Hampton for a residency at the Willem de Kooning estate.

Real Large LEGO: Concrete Bridge Turned to Colorful Brick

Weathered concrete sides suddenly give way to crisp, clean, multi-colored LEGO blocks stretched across thin air, looking more like something from Minecraft (or ...

Walk on the Wild (Out)side: 14 Stunning Exterior Staircases

Some are so steep they're nearly vertical. Some cantilever from a wall ten stories off the ground, with no handrail. Some lead to the roofs of houses, while ...

Boarded Up: 15 Rad & Gnarly Abandoned Skate Parks

Looking like reinforced concrete reflections of topographic terrain, the abandoned ruins of once raucous skateparks lie scattered across the urban landscape.

Daring Dress-Up in All Kinds of Recycled Outfits

Fashion photography typically involves some kind of clothing. But in this series, consumer products such as Coke cans and M&Ms stand in for high fashion.

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