Londoner Paul Prudence serendipitously came across a wonderful scrapbook filled with Soviet-era illustrations and graphics, in a junk shop in the city of Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Paul has scanned and uploaded the images to Flickr, for our collective viewing pleasure.
Within it were pages with collaged panels
Every two years, castellers come together in the city of Tarragona, Spain, to build insanely tall and intricately-formed human towers. The towers are created without any external support, and are marvelous feats of “strength, finesse and balance.” Watch a short film created by Mike Randolph, showing these brave groups
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A bookmark based on the character of the ‘Wicked Witch of the West’ in The Wizard of Oz movie, by Olena Mysnyk, a designer from Kiev, Ukraine.
The bookmark is made from polymer clay, acrylic paint and thick cardboard, and is available for $20 at her Etsy store.
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WWII posters with a modern twist. Printed on heavyweight, 100% cotton-rag paper, using archival pigment inks.
‘Your Art Here’ is an all styles visual arts contest launched by H&M, that seeks to give aspiring artists and creative people a huge platform to showcase their talent to the world. The theme of the contest is ‘New York City’, a subject which will, no doubt, inspire the
The Viking Answer Lady answers a question on Viking personal hygiene and grooming, and demolishes the myth of Vikings being a filthy, unwashed horde.
Although the popular image of the people of the Viking Age is one of wild-haired, dirty savages, this is a false perception. In reality,
Our love affair with monsters is not a completely new thing; the fertile imagination of the ancient Greeks had given rise to many terrifying beings. While these ancient mythical monsters may not have been the results of cloning, nuclear tests, or even deep sea mining, they certainly were as good,