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Nantes named 2019 European capital of innovation

Nantes, France, has been named the 2019 European Capital of Innovation award for its ability to improve the lives of its residents through innovation. The €1 million prize, which is designed to recognise the most innovative cities in the EU … Continue reading

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How Yayoi Kusama’s Outdoor Pumpkin is Protected During Hurricanes – Spoon & Tamago

photo by spoon & tamago (2017) If you’ve ever visited Japan’s magical art island of Naoshima you’ll most certainly have visited one of its most iconic pieces of art: Yayoi Kusama’s yellow pumpkin that sits at the tip of an … Continue reading

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Ordsall Hall

View this post on Instagram Gangsta Granny well underway in the Great Hall #rainyday #indoormove @heartbreakproductions @ordsall_hall @visitthequays A post shared by Ordsall Hall (@ordsall_hall) on Jul 31, 2019 at 5:22am PDT

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My Unusual Life | The Man Who Lives With a Magpie

BBC Three Published on 27 May 2017 SUBSCRIBED 1.6M Last year, Charlie rescued a baby magpie. Now it has taken over his life.

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Watercolor Paintings of Imagined Trash Structures Packed With Advertising by Alvaro Naddeo

Brazilian artist Alvaro Naddeo‘s watercolors imagine a dystopian world left in ruin by overconsumption and littered with the branding and logos of the past. Store walls, rusted out vehicles, and arcade machines gain new value as building materials and are … Continue reading

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Javier Riera Published on 20 Jun 2014 Centro Niemeyer. Junio-septiembre de2014 El elemento central de esta exposición es una serie de siluetas lumínicas de ciervos que caminan por distintos lugares de la cúpula del Centro Niemeyer, integrándose de un modo … Continue reading

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Wiley, Sean Paul, Stefflon Don – Boasty ft. Idris Elba

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A Retired Bike-Share Bicycle Upcycled to a Beetle-Shaped Mobile Library

Seeking to provide a new use for China’s enormous surplus of bike-share bicycles, LUO Studiorecently designed a mobile library in the shape of a winged beetle. The studio’s founder Luo Yujie was inspired to create “Shared Lady Beetle” by a friend who teaches … Continue reading

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A New Book Explores the Wide Range of Charming Homemade Cat Ladders in Switzerland

Switzerland-based graphic designer and writer  Brigitte Schuster chronicles the unique phenomenon of outdoor cat ladders in her forthcoming book, Swiss Cat Ladders. Focusing on examples in the city of Bern, Switzerland, Schuster shows how humans facilitate the comings and goings of their feline … Continue reading

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The Abandoned Grandeur of Crumbling Palaces Showcased in Large Format Photographs by Thomas Jorion

Whereas many photographers seek to capture beautiful ephemeral moments with their camera lens, French photographer Thomas Jorion is drawn to a more eternal timeline. Using an analog 4×5 camera, Jorion focuses on abandoned places: spaces and structures lost to the nature and … Continue reading

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