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Colossal Baobab Tree Made From Recycled Fabric Takes Root in Central London

Colossal Baobab Tree Made From Recycled Fabric Takes Root in Central London

A towering baobab tree made from colorful strands of recycled textiles recently rose on the bank of the River Thames in London. Dubbed "Under the Baobab", the art installation was created by Pirate

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Ferruccio Sardella’s Flourishing Green Watershed Wall is a Living Map of Toronto’s Waterways

Ferruccio Sardella’s Flourishing Green Watershed Wall is a Living Map of Toronto’s Waterways

Toronto's ravines are one of the city's most distinctive geographical features; the network fans out across the city, and most of them have remained as undeveloped green space. Toronto residents have

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PHOTOS: Get a Sneak Peek of HWKN’s Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Before It Opens Next Week

PHOTOS: Get a Sneak Peek of HWKN’s Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Before It Opens Next Week

Are you as excited about seeing Wendy as we are? The 3,000 sq. ft. spiky-armed, smog-eating sculpture by HWKN is almost complete in the yard of MoMA PS1 and will be opening to the public next week. But if

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Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

Reiman Gardens is one of the largest public gardens in the state and serves as the entrance to Iowa State University and the city of Ames. The Nature Connects show is part of Reiman Gardens' 2012 Some

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Scott Wade’s Awe-Inspiring Dirty Car Art Washes Off in the Rain

Scott Wade’s Awe-Inspiring Dirty Car Art Washes Off in the Rain

Scott Wade, known as the "Dirty Car Artist" or the "Da Vinci of Dirt", creates his works of art on the rear windows of cars - sometimes his own and sometimes strangers. The artist either waits for the

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Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

The prolific designer Sebastián Errázuriz has transformed some regular streets into anti-capitalist works of art using only a brush and some white paint. Since wowing us with his elaborate Magistral

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Ross Lovegrove Unveils Spectacular Solar Tree in London For Clerkenwell Design Week

Ross Lovegrove Unveils Spectacular Solar Tree in London For Clerkenwell Design Week

The tree-inspired form consists of six leaf-style solar panels on top of 20 "stems," as well as big lights on 10 grass-like stalks, topped with LEDs that come on automatically when it gets dark. Although

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Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

We've been covering the news on Germany's nuclear phase-out for months, but this unique series of photographs provides a fascinating view into the power plants themselves. ‘Critical Mass/Kritische

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Recovering/Uncovering Turns Trashed Cardboard Into Canvases for Portraits

Recovering/Uncovering Turns Trashed Cardboard Into Canvases for Portraits

Recovering/Uncovering is a project that reclaims cardboard on its way to the dumpster, and re-uses it as canvases for portraits. Using a combination of line drawing, cross-hatching, and the natural

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Carlos Zuniga Creates Amazing Portraits Using Recycled Telephone Books

Carlos Zuniga Creates Amazing Portraits Using Recycled Telephone Books

The neatness in which each line is blocked out by the ink hints at Zuniga's former training as a designer. His attention to detail alters the recycled pages unrecognizably, and the books he uses are

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PICS: 1000s of Flowers Fill Spanish City Streets for Girona’s Colorful Springtime Festival

PICS: 1000s of Flowers Fill Spanish City Streets for Girona’s Colorful Springtime Festival

Tropical flower installations and blooming rose-filled rooms were some of the more traditional displays at the show, but many of Girona's exhibits were more contemporary than others, like a room of

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Christopher Marley’s Mesmerizing Insect Mosaics Help Preserve Critical Habitats

Christopher Marley’s Mesmerizing Insect Mosaics Help Preserve Critical Habitats

Christopher Marley is an Oregon-based artist and designer with a penchant for bugs and butterflies. A former model turned collector, Marley became obsessed with beetles after he finally got over his fear

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Ron Ulicny Creates Extraordinary Sculptures From Found Objects

Ron Ulicny Creates Extraordinary Sculptures From Found Objects

Photo © Ron Ulicny Part of what makes Ulicny's work so unique is his fusion of reused, older materials with new, contemporary items, as seen in this skull and bullet combination. His pieces are fun

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Lee Eunyeol’s Stunning LED Landscapes Light Up the Night

Lee Eunyeol’s Stunning LED Landscapes Light Up the Night

Lee's beautiful light installations makes the dark sky appear as if it's hiding something undefined. Although the installations are painstakingly fabricated by the artist, they somehow appear organic and

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Edible Cherry Blossom Tree Mosaic is Made From 10,000 Scrumptious Cupcakes!

Edible Cherry Blossom Tree Mosaic is Made From 10,000 Scrumptious Cupcakes!

Cupcakes seem to always be on our minds these days - from cupcake ATMs to delicious vegan pumpkin snacks - but we have to say this mosaic made from 10,000 of the delectable treats really "takes the cake."

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Interni Legacy Invokes the Future of Sustainable Design During Milan Design Week 2012

Interni Legacy Invokes the Future of Sustainable Design During Milan Design Week 2012

Almost 2000 extruded polycarbonate modules are combined together in Jacopo Foggini’s project Flysch to convey the impression of a single abstract shape. The composition evokes different images depending

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Thomas Doyle Creates Beautiful Miniature Worlds on the Brink of Disaster

Thomas Doyle Creates Beautiful Miniature Worlds on the Brink of Disaster

Suspended in time and space, Thomas Doyle's miniature artworks are about dreams, memories and awkward sensations. Often sealed within a glass bell or bubble, they portray homes that have gone through

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Miler Lagos’ Awesome Book Igloo is Stacked High with Recycled Reading Materials

Miler Lagos’ Awesome Book Igloo is Stacked High with Recycled Reading Materials

The books are arranged with the pages facing outwards to create a a white shell while the colorful spines of the books face inwards revealing their titles. From dictionaries to volumes on geography and

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Klaus Pichler’s Stunning Photos of Rotting Food Examine Excess of Wasted Food

Klaus Pichler’s Stunning Photos of Rotting Food Examine Excess of Wasted Food

Each photograph comes complete with information about the harvest of the food. The Vienna-based photographer details the exact location, time of year, and cultivation method used for each produce. He also

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Amazing Eco Easter Egg Sprouts Mini Skyscrapers and Urban Farms

Amazing Eco Easter Egg Sprouts Mini Skyscrapers and Urban Farms

Easter eggs these days come in all shapes and sizes, but none are more unusual or awesome than this grass-covered garden egg, which is bursting with sustainable sky-scrapers and vertical farms! Designed

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6 Brilliant Studios Perfect For The Eco Artist

6 Brilliant Studios Perfect For The Eco Artist

Green-Roofed Weaving Studio in Washington Located on the San Juan Islands in Washington is this gorgeous weaving studio designed by Prentiss Architects. Topped off with a grass-covered roof, the spacious

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Fingerings: Judith Braun Draws Amazing Carbon Wall Art With Just Her Fingers

Fingerings: Judith Braun Draws Amazing Carbon Wall Art With Just Her Fingers

It may be hard to believe but artist Judith Braun creates these breathtaking works of art using just her fingers dipped in charcoal. Since 2004, Braun has been working on her simple but beautiful series

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Artist Proposes Growing a Museum Out of Wheat

Artist Proposes Growing a Museum Out of Wheat

We've seen museums grow from the ground up, but never literally - until now. New Hampshire artist F. Marek Modzelewski is planning to grow a field of wheat on a future museum site, harvest it, and then

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Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands

Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands

Amsterdam-based artist Ronald van der Meijs designs architectonical installations and sculptural art, and he just finished a project called Sound Architecture IV that is made from 5,000 repurposed bicycle

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Eddy Sykes Carves Old Bowling Balls into Epic Book Sculptures

Eddy Sykes Carves Old Bowling Balls into Epic Book Sculptures

Sykes seeks out bowling balls that have been long forgotten- most of the pieces he has sourced are well over 30 years in age. Despite being old and unused for years, the balls were all kept in pristine

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Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

The Big Bang explosion of moss appeared at the Russian Club in the UK, which hosted the W Project - a celebration of female artists. The circular patches of moss depict mother earth as a seed shattering

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Natural Materials Become Delicate Manuscript Artwork by Chinese Artist Cui Fei

Natural Materials Become Delicate Manuscript Artwork by Chinese Artist Cui Fei

Hailing from Jinan, China, artist Cui Fei uses materials found in nature to make creative responses to the radical social changes her native country has experienced. In much of her artwork, she takes

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Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

The streets of Singapore have been given the caligraffiti treatment by Dutch artist Niels 'Shoe' Meulman, who uses only a broom and water to create beautiful, temporary graffiti. As part of his "Upside

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Windswept is a Fascinating Kinetic Façade That Reveals the Direction of the Wind

Windswept is a Fascinating Kinetic Façade That Reveals the Direction of the Wind

Windswept is a wind-driven kinetic facade installed on the exterior of the Randall Museum in San Francisco. Designed by Charles Sowers over the course of a year, the installation seeks to reveal the

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Francis Ooi Takes Beautiful Botanical Portraits of Singapore Flora Found While Jogging

Francis Ooi Takes Beautiful Botanical Portraits of Singapore Flora Found While Jogging

Singapore-based Creative Director Francis Ooi's backyard opens into an amazing natural reserve where he enjoys running occasionally. He started snapping photographs of flora that he found along the way

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