Russian artist Uldus creates surreal photographic portraits of maidens, demons, heroines and gnomes.
Designer and data visualization expert Manuel Lima has been watching with interest as the network has emerged as a powerful way to visualize many of the things going on in the world around us. Here, he shares some of his favorite graphics.
British designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick describes how to bring a human scale and whimsical sensibility to urban life, to create a fabulous future fit for us all.
Supertall buildings have become just another part of the urban scenery. They are, writes science fiction writer Bruce Sterling, “stunningly factual, immediately obvious, impossible to overlook.” But what of the unbuilt towers of the future? What might *they* look like. With his customary lyricism, Sterling describes four classes of future skyscraper.
Plunge into the deep Balinese jungle and you might suddenly find a bamboo building soaring above you. Made from a frankly unlikely building material, the ethereal structures are the brainchildren of designer Elora Hardy and her team. Take a look.