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Owen Silverwood Bloom Mum MI
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Mesmerizing Florals & Powder Photo Series

If you happened to be in need of a daily dose of pretty, this should hopefully do the trick. In his photo series, Bloom, photographer Owen Silverwood uses colored powder to give extra dimensions of movement and beauty to already gorgeous subjects: flowers. I think…

February 22, 2017
Miun Flower Sculptures
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Flower Sculptures for Curious Imaginations

There are few things that I love more than the weird and wonderful that is the Codex Seraphinianus by Luigi Serafini, but one that definitely makes the list is when I find something that shares that same vibe of peculiar. So you can imagine…

January 25, 2017
Ten Bamboo Studio collection of calligraphy and painting Tree Fan
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Exquisite First Douban Printed Books Now Digital

Thanks to the University of Cambridge, Hu Zhengyan’s Shizhuzhai shuhua pu, or ‘A Manual of Calligraphy and Painting from the Ten Bamboo Studio’ (Nanjing, China), can now be enjoyed in its entirety by anyone with an internet connection. The book series was originally released…

August 17, 2015
Opiary Mother Nature Solitaire
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Man-Made Meets Organic with Opiary

The artisans at Opiary are creating some truly intriguing pieces by incorporating an organic twist with their already impressive sculptures and furniture. Normally, when we think of concrete and plant life together, images of weeds growing out of cracks in the sidewalk come to…

October 17, 2014
Chemical Apparatus Joseph Priestley Beautiful Chemistry Beautiful Reactions
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Chemistry Shown in Beautiful New Ways

In 1899, German Biologist, Ernst Haeckel, published his book Art Forms in Nature, depicting the strangely beautiful forms that occur in exotic marine and microscopic life. The publication, wonderfully successful in its time, was able to bring the wonder and beauty that scientists see…

October 10, 2014