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Intricate 3D paper typography by Sabeena Karnik

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Mumbia-based illustrator Sabeena Karnik specializes in forming strips of paper into intricate typography. Below is a sequence showing creation of her piece for a radio station.

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Massive steel labyrinth

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Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh built this phenomenal steel labyrinth in Genk, Belgium at the C-mine arts center located on the site of a former coal mine. The 37.5 square meter maze has a kilometer of corridors.

A series of Boolean transformations create spaces and perspectives that reinterpret the traditional Labyrinth is a sculptural installation that focuses on the experience of space. These Boolean transformations convert the walk through the labyrinth into a sequence of spatial and sculptural experiences.

More at Deezen and Gijs Van Vaerenbergh. (via Juxtapoz)

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Public Enemy's Chuck D on the best logo in hip hop

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Chuck D talks to Juxtapoz Magazine editor Evan Pricco:

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Gorgeous geometric reimagining of a stained-glass chapel

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This Rainbow Chapel at the Shanghai Museum of Glass was created for events like weddings, but a visit might make any day feel special.

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WATCH: This here's corn maze cuttin' season!

If'n y'all got raised in the heartland, y'all know this here's corn maze cuttin' season! The good folks down to Dull's got one-a them newfangled drones to get all the goings on.

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How to explain graphic design to four-year-olds

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Dean Vipond was asked to explain his job as a graphic designer to a class of four- and five-year-olds.

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A walk through art history, told in a series of imaginative shoe designs

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Nick Adelman says he created this series of designs with one goal in mind:

“To create a shoe as a summation of an entire culture’s art.

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After a rush, aviation stopped "progressing" -- the Web might be next


Maciej Cegłowski's "Web Design: The First 100 Years" is a characteristically provocative riff on the past and future of "progress" that asks the question, if aviation stopped producing faster, more powerful aircraft in the 1970s, will the IT industry do the same?

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X-Me Collection turns furniture into cross-stitch canvases

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Ellinor Ericsson's X-Me Collection weaves colorful tubes of fabric into Nordic style furniture with latticed birch backs, adding a touch of whimsy to the clean design.

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Evocative image of rose embers

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This gorgeous image of the dying embers of a bouquet of roses, titled "The Ash," was meticulously crafted by the creative team at Ars Thanea. See how they did it.

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Gorgeous and colorful vaulted murals of Rotterdam's Markthal

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Rotterdam wanted to honor the history of its public market by creating a space that felt open even though it was enclosed. The resulting Markthal has a beautiful vaulted ceiling adorned with bright murals of food.

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Circular Infinite Bridge sculpture

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The Danish Sculpture by the Sea festival includes a massive piece called Infinite Bridge extending out into the Thors Møllebæk River.

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WATCH: Bend light at Antrum spatio-graphical interactive installation

Tatiana Plakhova created gorgeous pulsing geometric patterns, then projected them onto a membrane that allows visitor interaction.

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Clever food festival posters turn produce into landscapes

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These delightful images were created to celebrate an annual food and culture festival in Brazil.

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Why Facebook changed its friends icon

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Caitlin Winner, design manager at Facebook, explains why she gave Facebook's friends icon a much needed update:

Next, I was moved to do something about the size and order of the female silhouette in the ‘friends icon’. As a woman, educated at a women’s college, it was hard not to read into the symbolism of the current icon; the woman was quite literally in the shadow of the man, she was not in a position to lean in.

My first idea was to draw a double silhouette, two people of equal sizes without a hard line indicating who was in front. Dozens of iterations later, I abandoned this approach after failing to make an icon that didn’t look like a two headed mythical beast. I placed the lady, slightly smaller, in front of the man.

When she says "slightly smaller," she means it:

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Do you have your own ideas for a redesign? Post them in the comments!

Puphaus creates stylish mid-century modern inspired doghouse

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If your dog needs a quiet getaway from sun and rain, but is too cool for a traditional doghouse or cheap plastic igloo, Puphaus by Pyramd may be the best option.

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DIY Underlit LED Skirt

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Imgur user SexyCyborg makes lots of cool fashion using open source hardware, like this underlit LED skirt. She published a very detailed HOWTO create your own based on her trial and error.

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