Remarkable Photos Of Manhattan By Berenice Abbott From 1935

Berenice Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and raised by her divorced mother. She went to Ohio State University for two semesters, but left in early 1918 spending two years studying sculpture in Paris and Berlin. She studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris and the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin. During this time, and after it was suggested by the writer Djuna Barnes, she adopted the French spelling of her first name, “Berenice”. Continue Sailing

A Built-In Dog Bed Was Created In This Living Room Wall

When Studio North were designing this modern laneway house in Calgary, Canada, they included a built-in dog bed nook. Continue Sailing

Russian Artist Makes Beautiful Space Themed Calendar For The Year 2018

Artist’s name is Anastasia Prosochkina, she is fond of space themed art. And this year she compiled some of her favorites into a 2018 calendar. Continue Sailing

New Finnish Landscapes Captured Within Jars by Christoffer Relander

Photographer Christoffer Relander (previously) uses double exposure photography to “capture” wooded Finnish landscapes inside of glass jars. These images give a peek into the photographer’s past, while also metaphorically preserving the memories he formed as a childhood growing up in the south of Finland. Continue Sailing

Bordalo II Opens the Doors to ‘Attero,’ a Giant Exhibition of Animal Assemblages Built with Trash

Within the confines of an abandoned warehouse in Lisbon, artist Bordalo II just opened the doors to his largest body of work to date, dozens of animalistic assemblages comprised of his trademark medium: trash. Using locally-sourced waste plastics, car parts, construction materials, and other found detritus, Bordalo has become famous for his uncanny depictions of animals—those most vulnerable to the side effects of our disposable economy. While scale often plays a large role in his outdoor wall-mounted street pieces, the artist also created considerably smaller assemblages attached to old doors, siding, and windowpanes. Continue Sailing

This Street Library In Bulgaria Encourages People To Read

“Rapana” is the first street library in Varna, Bulgaria created by a team of young architects and designers. Continue Sailing

New Finnish Landscapes Captured Within Jars by Christoffer Relander

Photographer Christoffer Relander (previously) uses double exposure photography to “capture” wooded Finnish landscapes inside of glass jars. These images give a peek into the photographer’s past, while also metaphorically preserving the memories he formed as a childhood growing up in the south of Finland. Continue Sailing

This Lighting Collection Is Designed To Look Like Sausages In A Butcher Shop

French designer Sam Baron has created a collection of unique suspension lights for Petite Friture, that are named ‘SO-sage’. Continue Sailing

Sledgehammers and High Heels Find a Modern Pairing in Kelly Reemtsen’s New Paintings

Painter Kelly Reemtsen (previously) paints images of anonymous women in thick impasto. The pieces juxtapose high fashion with tools and other construction equipment, placing sequenced high heels alongside sledgehammers and hefty axes. The colorfully painted works are Reemtsen’s comment on modern femininity. By placing tools in each of her subjects’ hands, the LA-based artist showcases that having feminine identification doesn’t mean fitting into a predetermined role. Continue Sailing