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Gripping Modern Art Made with Tape

Many artists use tape to create their masterpieces, using it to mask off areas or to hold layers of their works together… Chris Hosmer takes the material a few steps further, making beautiful modern pieces with tape alone. His work ...
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Visualized: The Great Toilet Paper Debate

Ever since its invention in 1879, the manufacturers of rolled toilet paper have left one critical point of design up to consumers: on which side should the loose end of the toilet paper fall? For some, arguing about the fluffy ...
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Simply Illuminating: Surreal Light Illustrations

We’ve covered the clever work of Tang Yau Hoong before, but this Malaysia based designer continues to create positively smart illustrations that really catch the eye and mind. He’s been working recently on a series of ‘Surreal Light’ pieces that ...
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Rich Psychedelic Patterns in Modern Illustrations

Not wanting to be constrained by his tools or techniques, Bucharest based illustrator Matei Apstolescu uses everything from pencils, markers and spray paint to a Wacom tablet, Photoshop and Illustrator to create his intricately detailed works. Many of his line ...
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Infojocks Infographic: The NBA League History

The team over at Infojocks continually put out amazing infographics and illustrations. Their design focus is centered on making sense of sports statistics. One of their newest projects is the NBA League History Poster; which chronicles the entire history of ...
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The Visual Language Of Herbert Matter

Herbert Matter is known in the design world as a designer’s designer. The Visual Language Of Herbert Matter is a fascinating look at the life story of a highly influential mid-century modern design master. Swiss born, Herbert Matter revolutionized the ...
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Apple: Just How Clean Is Their Business?

This piece of motion typography looks in to the business practices of one of the most successful tech companies ever: Apple. While the devices they produce are often praised for their ease of use and clean design, just how ethical ...
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#killswitch Infographic: Orwell vs. Huxley

This infographic — created by Column Five for Akorn Entertainment — looks at the growing concern over keeping the Internet as a free and open platform by visualizing the concepts from George Orwell’s book 1984, and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New ...
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Coated sand filters dirty water

A bit of nanotech “magic” is turning sand into a super-effective water purifier. By coating coarse grains of sand with graphite oxide, researchers at Rice University have created a material that is several times more efficient at removing contaminants than ...