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30 w ago
Exploited Laborer Photos
The Sonapur Photo Series Depicts South Asian Laborers in Dubai
Sonapur is the unofficial name for an area in the outskirts of Dubai, located far from the glittering glass buildings and over-the-top materialism that the Emirati city is famed for. Iranian...
40 w ago
Iranian Father-Daughter Photos
The 'Iranian Fathers & Daughters' Photos Defy Stereotypes
Iranian Fathers & Daughters is a photo series, put together by photographer Nafise Motlaq, that consists of portraits of young Iranian women with their fathers. The series depicts the diverse...
47 w ago
Religious Ceiling Photography
Mohammad Domiri Showcases Iranian Architecture
Mohammad Domiri has taken time to capture Iranian architecture at its finest, focusing mainly on the ceilings of religious buildings. The photos demonstrate the great amount of detail that is put...
48 w ago
The Sharifi-Ha House Has a Trio of Rotatable Cube-Shaped Rooms
The Sharifi-Ha House is an incredibly creative and mind-bending work of architecture created by the Iranian architects at Next Office. The house’s shape can be manipulated depending on the...
50 w ago
Abstract Cubism Photography
Shirana Shahbazi's Colored Compositions Explore Geometric Forms
Shirana Shahbazi is an Iranian-born photographer who is currently based in Switzerland. Her work ranges art installations and large conceptualized images of everyday life. Entitled “Between...
50 w ago
Indulgent Culinary Infographics
This Expensive Food Infographic Suggests a One-Day Feast
This expensive food infographic offers “a truly opulent culinary experience.” If consumed, the featured items would cost more than the average person’s annual income. The feast...
56 w ago
Decadent Salt-Based Menus
Armani/Aqua's New Menu is Inspired by Global Varieties of Salt
With the Salt Discovery Six Course Experience Menu, the Armani/Aqua restaurant puts a new spin on salt, an essential in cooking, curing and food preservation. As a collaboration between iconic...
59 w ago
Hijab Disobedience Photos
'Stealthy Freedom' Captures Iranian Women Posting Without Their Hijabs
‘Stealthy Freedom’ is a Facebook-hosted initiative that encourages Iranian women to take off their hijabs—which they are required to wear by law—and share pictures of...
4 w ago
Powerful Mirrored Pathways
Artist Shirin Abedinirad Focuses on Connecting Humans with Nature
There are many ways in which people can find a strong connection with nature; Iranian artist Shirin Abedinirad uses art as her way. Yet what makes this even more powerful is the fact that she...
84 w ago
Vibrant Iranian Editorials
The FSHN 'Tehran Face-Off' Photoshoot Stars Shabnam Molavi
This is an interesting fact: the FSHN ‘Tehran Face-Off’ editorial is the first of its kind in decades. Shot on location in Iran, a country known for being highly conservative even with...
65 w ago
Liberated Oppressed Youth Photography
'An Iranian Journey' Captures the Absence of Authority
The An Iranian Journey photo series shows a different side to the oppressed youth of Iran. In particular, it “shows how the Iranian youth’s public modest and piety vanish once they...
99 w ago
Tthe Flux Table Features Geometrical Designs with an Iranian Twist
Designed by studioINTEGRATE, an international architectural studio in London, the Flux Table is inspired by Toranj—a mathematical pattern used in ancient Iranian architecture that appears as a...
103 w ago
Rights-Focused Social Media Agencies
Farahway Global Uses Public Engagement and Community-Building
Founded by Farah N. Mawani, who was a co-founder of Free the Hikers, an advocacy organization that pushed for three hikers to be released from Iranian authorities, Farahway Global describes itself...
118 w ago
Handwritten Dish Designs
These Dishoom Plates Tell the Intimate Stories of Irani Cafe Customers
If you’re looking for testimonials regarding a business, you wouldn’t generally expect to find them scrawled across the crockery in that very restaurant. Nevertheless, these delightful...
147 w ago
Sleek Stoic Editorials
The Flare Magazine 'Maximum Milla' Photoshoot Stars Actress Milla Jovovich
Actress Milla Jovovich strikes stoic and statuesque poses for the Flare Magazine ‘Maximum Milla’ editorial. Promoting her latest ‘Residence Evil’ instalment, ‘Residence...
149 w ago
Sparkly Gangster Styles
The Vice 'Glitter's Fun for Girly Thugz' Editorial Showcases Juxtaposition
Playing with polar opposites, the Vice ‘Glitter’s Fun for Girly Thugz’ editorial showcases pieces by British designer Tamina Navaei. Lensed by photographer Christina Smith, the...
176 w ago
Piled-On Pattern Fashion
The Gary Graham Fall 2012 Release is Chaotic in the Best Way
Chaos seems to be the ultimate theme of the Gary Graham Fall 2012 collection, and I mean that in the chicest way possible. Mr. Graham told Style.com that this season he was inspired by a number of things,…
182 w ago
Cylindrical Sandbag Shelters
Nader Khalili's Temporary Earth Shelters are Cheap and Durable
Nader Khalili is an Iranian poet and architect who builds low-cost housing out of bags filled with Earth. Khalili's Earth bag housing is designed to provide shelter in a pinch for those who need to pinch…
42 w ago
Persian Skateboarding Films
'The Persian Version' Explores the Skateboarding Subculture in Iran
When you think ‘Iran’, skateboarding is not one of the first things that comes to mind; however the documentary ‘The Persian Version’—part of the Visualtraveling film...
65 w ago
Stunning Satellite Images
Japan's ALOS Satellite Captured These Lovely Images of Iranian Farmland
The European Space Agency released this spectacular composite image constructed from several aerial photos captured by the Japanese ALOS satellite. The image is actually a composite of several...
68 w ago
Surreal Candid War-Torn Photography
The 'Life in War' Black and White Photo Series is Haunting
Haunting and very touching, this black and white photo series shows us a world that seems so surreal and dark, a world we somehow don’t inhabit and a world we have never had the chance to...
73 w ago
Slinky Feminine Fashions
The Tome Fall 2014 Fashions Channel Strength and Softness at Once
The debut of the Tome Fall 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week was a big moment for Australian designers Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, since this was the brand’s first ever runway show. One...
122 w ago
Political Christmas Movie Mashups
Oscar Winner Argo Meets Home Alone in This Hysterical Mashup
Argo may have taken best picture at the 2013 Oscars, but that’s only because it wasn’t going up against this hysterical political Christmas movie mashup. Brilliantly edited and put together by...
123 w ago
Best Picture Mashup Trailers
Here's Every Best Picture Nominee Hilariously Mashed Up in One Movie
Here’s a best picture mashup to end them all. The folks at OfficialComedy have released their 2013 best picture mashup trailer, and it’s taking all the Oscar honors. This movie is...