Stunning Wedding Sky Made Using of Thousands of Light Sticks, Swarovski Crystals and Paper Cranes

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You know that when a ceiling and setting has their own name it should be something quite special. Lucid Dream, is the scene developed by as bride and artist, Sheika Lateefa who worked with company Designlab Events on this spectacular cloud installation for her wedding. The scene comprises of 15,000 light sticks, 65,000 Swarovski crystals, 4,000 paper cranes swirled overhead in a surreal work similar to the bride’s own taste.


Polygon Portraits Cleverly Portray Various Star Wars Characters

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This beautiful collection of stylized portraits are composed of polygons placed together into a single graphic representation. Paris-based artist Vladan Filipovic used a digital low poly technique to produce the Star Wars series, which features a number of characters including Darth Vader, Chewbacca, C-3P0, and Yoda.

In each geometric portrait, mostly triangular shapes of various colors and shades fit perfectly together into recognizable arrangements. Filipovic set the illustrations on a vibrant background and paired each character with a distinctive phrase from the movies.

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Interactive Dancing Pedestrian Signal Light

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Quite often the smaller things bring the bigger smiles and this fun urban stunt from micro car manufacturer Smart re-invents the serious traffic light by making it a bit more interactive. The team built a nearby dancing booth rigged with cameras that translates the dance moves of real passersby into a pixelated ‘don’t walk’ silhouette inside a crosswalk light. The video claims the installation resulted in 81% more people stopping at the light instead of walking out into the street. The piece was created for Smart’s promotional/safety campaign titled WhatAreYouFOR.

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Amazing patterns: Michigan’s Petoskey stones

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These amazing stones are Petoskey stones; composed of fossilized skeletons of Hexagonaria percarinata, a type of coral from coral reefs that once covered all of what is now the state of Michigan, USA, during the ancient Devonian period, some 350 million years ago. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation, in which sheets of ice scrapped the bedrock, picking up fragments, and then grinding off their rough edges and depositing them in the northwestern portion of Michigan’s lower peninsula. You could say Petoskey stones are actual pieces of coral reef, and when dry the stone resembles ordinary limestone but when wet or polished, the distinctive mottled pattern of the six-sided coral fossils emerges. This prehistoric fossil is found across the state of Michigan along lakeshores and rivers in sediments commonly called the Traverse group. Since 1965, the Petoskey stone is Michigan’s official state stone.

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Amazing Backlit Paper Sculptures by Hari & Deepti

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As part of a new exhibition at Black Book Gallery in Denver, artists Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (aka. Hari & Deepti), have created a new body of work titled “Oh, The Places You Will Go!” The artists were inspired by recent travels through Moab, Utah and Yellowstone, Wyoming, and transformed elements of their adventures into delicately hand-cut paper sculptures infused with mythology and science fiction. Each piece is lit from behind or below with LED strips and the boxes are exhibited in dark rooms to enhance the effect.

You can see several more of their recent light box sculptures at Black Book Gallery and follow their ongoing work on Instagram.


Apple iWatch varieties

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After months of speculation Apple has just unveiled their newest product: the Apple Watch, available in early 2015. The highly anticipated smartwatch marks the company’s first foray into the wearable tech. With Apple’s trademark sleek, elegant aesthetic combined with a number of impressive features, the Apple Watch could play a big role in making wearable tech a mainstream trend.

The watch will come in two sizes (38 mm and 42 mm) and in three different types: Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition. With six different wrist strap choices, the accessory can encompass different styles, from youthful to sporty to sophisticated.

The Apple Watch starts at $349 and requires an iPhone 5 or above to work. This may be worth it to many people, however, as the device features a slew of cool attributes like a rotatable “digital crown” dial to navigate through menus and apps, “digital touch” drawing capabilities, pressure and force sensitivity, customizable animated emoji, the familiar Siri, fitness and health-tracking features, a heartbeat sensor, “Glances” technology to relay information quickly, custom notifications, built-in Apple Pay, and many opportunities for third-party developers.

“We love to make new products that improve people’s lives. We love to make things that allow our users to make things that they could never have imagined. We think it will redefine what people expect from its category,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook at the unveiling. “It’s the next chapter in Apple’s story.”


Kevin Weir’s Ghostly Animated GIFs of Archived Photos


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Art director and designer Kevin Weir uses historical black and white photographs for his disturbing but captivating animated GIFs. He started playing with GIFs when his parents boss bought a copy of Photoshop and he decided he wanted to be some kind of designer. Having mastered the software, he shared the images on his Tumblr, Flux Machine where they quickly went viral.

Weir makes use of photographs he finds in the Library of Congress online archive, and is deeply drawn to what he calls “unknowable places and persons,” images with little connection to present day that he can use as blank canvas for his weird ideas. Weir is now an art director at Droga5 in NYC, he also also animates music videos and sassy birds.


Stencil Graffiti Art from C215

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Parisian street artist C215 (previously) constantly impresses using a combination of texture, color and detail using only stencils and spray paint. C215 says that he frequently portrays “things and people that society aims at keeping hidden: homeless people, smokers, street kids, bench lovers for example,” though one of his favorite muses is his daughter Nina who has appeared in numerous portraits over the years. He also sneaks in references to pop culture, most notably one of Robin Williams.

You can see more of his work on Flickr and Facebook. A retrospective of his work opens at Opera Gallery in Paris in October.


Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-World Locations


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Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the wonder of the cinema to life with FILMography, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-world locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of it aligned perfectly with the actual building, street, or landmark behind it.

In the newer additions to his collection, Moloney has travelled beyond the iconic streets of New York City to far away places like Rome and Naples to recreate famous movie scenes.

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