Author archives: Imran Sherwani

The Most Unusual Bathroom Signs You’ve Ever Seen

Toilets get a pretty bum deal (no pun intended). They’re one of mankind’s most useful inventions yet rarely do we show them any gratitude. But Thomas Crapper (the Godfather of the modern toilet. Seriously) will be happy to know that some people put a lot of effort into their toilets (stop laughing).   Take a look at this list of creative toilet signs that GenCept has compiled for example. Sure […]


The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys By Edy Hardjo

Hrjoe Photography’s playful and expertly-executed photos prove that superhero action figures aren’t just for kids. Edy Hardjo, the photographer behind the project, uses detailed, high-quality action figures to put some of our favorite superheros into hilarious and sometimes compromising positions.   After putting the figures into their picture-perfect poses, he removes the stands he uses to prop them and some of the more obvious joints with Photoshop to make them […]


Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together

Michael Grab (featured previously here) is a master of balancing rocks and stones. The artist and photographer first explored rock balancing in 2008 while exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Colorado. Since then the activity has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become prolific in the art form. On his website, Grab explains:     Below you will find a gallery of some of Grab’s […]


Beautiful Houses Week #46: Mountain Home in Massachusetts

Tsao & McKown Architects recently completed Berkshire Mountain House, a modern residence located in Alford, Massachusetts. The exterior of the residence is inspired by traditional farm houses in the region with a blended array of textures and hues, while glass is used extensively for connection with the outdoors.     An original layout defines the project, which has a total of three levels: “The building is conceived as movement through […]


Wallpaper of the Week - 25 Material Design Inspired Wallpapers

After Flat design, Google’s Material design is the new trend which is getting popular among designers. If you use an Android phone, you might already have noticed that a lot of apps are getting Material design inspired interface in the recent updates.   Google is bringing Material design to its phone apps as well as Web apps slowly and so far Google has rolled out Material design UI in Google […]


Powerful Illustrations That Show Destroying Nature Destroys Life

In an effort to raise public awareness of the ongoing destruction of animals’ natural habitats, several creative agencies collaborated on a project for the German-based environmental activists, Robin Wood.   Creative agency Grabarz & Partner worked with Analog / Digital and Illusion Bangkok to create three powerful CGI visuals to communicate the message that, “Destroying nature is destroying life”.   Agency: Grabarz & Partner Client: Robin Wood CCO: Ralf Heuel […]


An Entire Alphabet Carved Into Pencil Lead. Wait, What?

Chien Chu Lee is an artist from Taiwan that carves incredible miniature sculptures from various lead pencils. The self-taught artist has been carving lead since 2010 and the detail and intricacy of his work is remarkable to see.   Chien Chu Lee’s most astounding works are the complete alphabets he has managed to carve into the lead used in mechanical pencils. The artist has gone as small as 0.5 mm […]


Travel The World In This Magnificent 4K Drone Video

Whilst getting lost in day to day life it can be easy to forget sometimes just how beautiful the world around us really is, luckily for us however there are people like Christian Grewe out there creating videos like this.   Called “AIRTime” and filmed in 4K with a drone these clips are the end result of a 80,000 km journey filmed across 12 countries over a period of 7 […]


Underwater Ink and Metal Photography by Alberto Seveso

Bristol-based illustrator and photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just shared a new collection of underwater ink photographs titled Heavy Metals. Seveso achieves the ethereal forms in his photographs by mixing ink with metallic powders which are then suspended in different fluids. You can see more of his fluid-based photography and illustration in his portfolio.   Artist: Alberto SevesoWebsite | Facebook | Instagram  


Tutorial of the Week #15: Bringing Still Photographs to Life - Parallax Effect in Photography

The Parallax Effect is also known as the Ken Burns effect, which is named after the filmmaker who made this effect his signature visual style in his documentary films. This technique is a panning and zooming effect that is used to create something like a video from still images. The zooming and panning across photographs gives the feeling of motion, which keeps the viewer visually engaged.   Here is an […]


40+ Beautiful Braided Hairstyles You Will Love

Braids are an easy and so pleasant way to forget about hair styling for months, give your hair some rest and protect it from harsh environmental factors. Besides, with the awesome hairstyles listed below you will attract attention, admiring glances and sincere smiles.   Styling with less effort Braided hairstyles make space for creativity. There are many interesting braiding techniques to make every head unique. Besides, you can experiment with […]


Then vs Meow: How Technology Has Changed Cat's Lives

Smart phones. Computers. Flat screen TV. The internet. Few people can live without them, and those that can are generally branded weird, anti-social, or subversive. “But how has the feline world responded to the emergence of the modern technological revolution?” I hear you cry! Well, with a great deal of confusion it seems.   The proof can be found in this revealing before and after series. As you can see […]