Monthly Archives: October 2012

Northern Italy’s Colored Town of Manarola

Located in the northern part of Italy, Manarola is a beautiful little cliff side town drenched in vibrant colored architecture. The small town dates all the way back to year 1338, and spills down into the coastline of the Ligurian Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea that is nestled between the Italian Riviera and the island of Corsica. Although no beaches are present in this quaint residential area, travelers and locals alike have fallen in love with the deep water swimming adventures experienced Read more […]

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The disturbing sculptures of Choi Xooang

These painted polymer clay figures by Seoul-based artist Choi Xooang are nothing short of remarkable. Xooang is attempting to draw attention to human rights abuses in Korea, and seeing these somewhat macabre, stunted figures unable to see or speak, it’s hard to dispute that.               Via Read more […]

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Berm House, by Dane Design Australia

This project is located on a small rural site approximately 5 acres in size. The site has a designated building envelope which is orientated to the northeast. The site is elevated with bay and ocean views also to the north east. The owners wanted to be “taken out of their comfort zone”. They were seeking something exciting, low maintenance and sympathetic to the site.     The site occupied the highest location in this the development, any new building would Read more […]

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Mark Powell’s used envelope portraits

Mark Powell studied Art at High school though his grade wasn’t what it perhaps could have been as he had to work that meant he needed to skip the odd exam. He has worked at what will probably be over a hundred jobs and lived in the same number of houses, occasionally with only the streets to call home. He enrolled at University by accident, when he decided to have a walk around the studios of the university one day after been fired from his then job and started to talk with the head tutor and Read more […]

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Stunning Long Exposures of Muslim Pilgrims Circling a Sacred Site for Hajj

Hajj is one of the world’s largest religious pilgrimages where 2 to 3 million Muslims from all around the world travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam. One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires that every Muslim who can afford to do so take part in the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime. While in Mecca, for five days, they perform a series of rituals. One of these requires that each person walk counter-clockwise seven times around the Kaaba, the most sacred site Read more […]

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