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Vivacious Chromatic Visages
Vivacious Chromatic Visages
This Manel Rodriguez Series is Kinetic and Colorful
Manel Rodriguez is a photographer based in Lagos, Portugal with a wide variety of interests. He shoots everything from landscape design to fashion to fine arts. This eclectic palette is clearly seen... MORE
Homeless Furniture Photography
Homeless Furniture Photography
This James Rasp Series is Thought-Provoking
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based photographer James Rasp describes himself as an outdoors person on his Behance page, but his series ‘Houseless Beautiful’ takes this orientation to a whole... MORE
Sundrenched Summer Pictorials
Sundrenched Summer Pictorials
This Sebestian Lang 'F.L.O.W.E.R.S.' Series is Seasonal
Just in time for the beginning of summer, Munich-based fashion photographer Sebestian Lang recently shot a series that is chock-full of flowers and dripping with sunlight, titled ‘F.L.O.W.E.R.S.... MORE
Humanizing Creature Captures
Humanizing Creature Captures
The Morten Koldby 'Animal Portraits #2' Series is Wild
Similar to the first installment of the project, the Morten Koldby ‘Animal Portraits #2’ series is a collection of photographs focused on the faces of various creatures. Koldby... MORE
Clashing Wallflower Editorials
Clashing Wallflower Editorials
The 'Excentricism Club' Ricardo Abrahao Series is Hectic
Paris-based fashion photographer Ricardo Abrahao’s recent series ‘Excentricism Club’ portrays five young men attired in bow ties and collared shirts. All of the shirts boast some... MORE
Flowering Fashion Branding
Flowering Fashion Branding
This Daryl Feril Concept is in Full Bloom
Bacolod City, Philippines-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer Daryl Feril has come up with a series of blooming branding concepts for major fashion designers and publications, which... MORE
Kaleidoscopic Crumpled Captures
Kaleidoscopic Crumpled Captures
This Bjoern Ewers Series is Water-Like and Abstract
Berlin, Germany-based photographer, illustrator and art director Bjoern Ewers recently shot a series titled ‘Crash’ which, as its name might suggest, depicts smashed and crumpled sheets... MORE
Vacuum-Powered Spiderman Suits
Vacuum-Powered Spiderman Suits
The Ascending Aggies Lets People Climb Walls
Students at the College of Engineering, Utah State University have designed and built a suit, the ‘Ascending Aggies,’ which allows its wearer to scale walls like Spiderman. Of course, this... MORE
Kooky Pop Cultural Caricatures
Kooky Pop Cultural Caricatures
This CF Payne Series is Imaginative and Peculiar
CF Payne is a Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist whose work has been featured on the covers of such publications as Sports Illustrated, Time Magazine and The New York Times Book Review. Payne is... MORE
Dapper Flapper Pictorials
Dapper Flapper Pictorials
This Giuseppe Dicecca Series is Retro with a Modern Feel
Giuseppe Dicecca is a Milan, Italy-based fashion photographer and editor with a flair for sleek, retro looks judging by his series ‘Existir.’ Each frame focuses on a model adorned in... MORE
Wind-Blown Shoe Editorials
Wind-Blown Shoe Editorials
The Portuguese Shoes International Campaign 2012 is Chic
In terms of high end footwear brands, it doesn’t get much more chic than the Portuguese Shoes International Campaign 2012. The campaign is comprised of an editorial featuring a slew of well-... MORE
Faux Frame Fashion Photography
Faux Frame Fashion Photography
These Katty Xiomara Winter 2013 Lookbook Features Makeup-Glasses
When it comes to fashion, staying ahead of the curve is often paramount to success; these looks from the Katty Xiomara Winter 2013 collection are proof and point of that. Hipster fashion is no... MORE
Retro Flight Attendant Photoshoots
Retro Flight Attendant Photoshoots
This Andrey Yakovlev Series is Up in the Air
Moscow-based fashion styling photography duo Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva’s recent series ‘Aeroflot 2012’ is an alluring depiction of three young models as retro flight... MORE
Ridiculously Realistic City Paintings
Ridiculously Realistic City Paintings
Nathan Walsh Paints with Stunning Precision
Nathan Walsh is an artist with a stunning talent for realism. Of course, there are many artists and illustrators who can paint and draw to classical standards; however, to capture bustling urban... MORE
Chic Shaggy Captures
Chic Shaggy Captures
This Aloisio Brito is Series is Furry and Fabulous
‘Ambiguous Rules’ is a recent series by Porto, Portugal-based fashion photographer Aloisio Brito for the Pedro Pedro Autumn Winter 2012 Collection. It stars model Luana adorned in shaggy... MORE
Corrupted Fairytale Cover Art
Corrupted Fairytale Cover Art
This Felideus Bubastis Work is Bizarre and Dark
Felideus Bubastis is a Madrid, Spain-based creative who has worked in fields as diverse as art direction, animation, graphic design and even screenwriting. These days he dedicates most of his time... MORE
Peculiar Pointy Hat Captures
Peculiar Pointy Hat Captures
This Laurence Winram Series is Surreal and Curious
To say that Edinburgh, Scotland-based photographer Laurence Winram’s work is surreal would overlook the other quality of his craftsmanship. While much surreal photography seeks to wow... MORE
Pop Culture Burnout Ads
Pop Culture Burnout Ads
This Dimitri Daniloff 'Best Buy Campaign' is Hard on its Luck
Anyone with an interest in funky, offbeat advertising campaigns should definitely check out this Dimitri Daniloff ‘Best Buy Campaign.’ The ads depict various fictional characters from... MORE
Striking Humanimal Photography
Striking Humanimal Photography
This 'Sheep Nation' Series is Surreal and Wooly
Davide Luciano’s ‘Sheep Nation Scenes’ along with ‘Sheep Nation Portraits’ are two components of his larger ‘Sheep Nation’ project. As their names suggest,... MORE
Androgynous Dinner-Wear Captures
Androgynous Dinner-Wear Captures
This Cloe Legault Series is Prim and Provocative
Montreal, Canada-based fashion designer and photographer Cloe Legault’s recent series ‘Tuxedo Chic’ is a blend of formal and funky fashion mixed with a dash of androgyny. From... MORE
Funky Plastic Pictorials
Funky Plastic Pictorials
'Color Codec' is Eccentric and Colorful
Kattaca and Paco Peregrin are a fashion and photography duo based in Madrid who are well known for their inventive, punchy work and the ‘Color Codec’ editorial for Youth Vision Magazine... MORE
Chromatic Triplet Captures
Chromatic Triplet Captures
This Aneta Mackonyte Series is Kinetic and Colorful
London-based fashion stylist Aneta Mackonyte’s recent series ‘RainboWarrior’ is an unabashed explosion of color and movement. In each frame, model Mary-Anne Weaver wears outfits... MORE
Bloody Angel Photoshoots
Bloody Angel Photoshoots
The 'Angel on the Beach' Series is Gory and Elegant
As far as unsettling fashion photoshoots go, the ‘Angel on the Beach’ series by Manoj Jadhav is topnotch. Although images of scrapes, cuts and blood are certainly not the most pleasant... MORE
Coney Island-Inspired Couture
Coney Island-Inspired Couture
This Saskia Schmidt Series is Old School and Prim
Berlin, Germany art director and fashion stylist Saskia Schmidt recently came up with a slew of casual, old-school looks for her series ‘Portraits from Coney Island.’ Each look is made... MORE
Retro Femme Fatale Photoshoots
Retro Femme Fatale Photoshoots
The 'Decadent Decay' Series is Dashing and Dilapidated
‘Decadent Decay’ is a recent series from the New York City-based photography duo, Formento & Formento. The photography depicts a man and two women, one blonde and one brunette, all... MORE
Personified Pup Perfume Ads
Personified Pup Perfume Ads
'Le Chien' is Unusual and Amusing
As photographer Lee Towndrow explains on his Behance page, ‘Le Chien’ photoshoot was intended as a faux perume ad. As anyone with a smattering of French probably will pick up on, the... MORE
Poignant Papercrafted Portraits
Poignant Papercrafted Portraits
This Lee Towndrow Series is Original and Inventive
Lee Towndrow is a New York City-based photographer who focuses on people. He uses complex lighting, set design and meticulous direction to create works that are, in his words, “highly staged,... MORE
Splashy Sports Photography
Splashy Sports Photography
This Atton Conrad Series is Kinetic and Well Produced
London-based fashion, advertising and art photographer Atton Conrad’s recent series ‘Liquid Sport: Motion Through Fluid’ is as well shot as it is aptly named. In each frame, the... MORE
Personified Creature Portrayals
Personified Creature Portrayals
This David Sendell Series is Quirky and Surreal
Stockholm, Sweden-based photographer and digital artist David Sendell’s recent series is a charming portrayal of woodland creatures doing people-stuff under the shade of a forest canopy. In... MORE
Surreal Circus Portraits
Surreal Circus Portraits
The Manoj Jadhav 'RUH' Series is Dark and Curious
Many people find clowns, circuses and sideshows more off-putting than they do amusing and this Manoj Jadhav ‘RUH’ helps explain why that’s the case. From an aggressive ringmaster... MORE
Plushy Petal Chairs
Plushy Petal Chairs
This Redo Design Studio Furniture is Funky and Fresh
When it comes to furniture and interior design, there is a fine line between funky and tacky, but the skilled professionals at Redo Design Studio have no problem with such subtleties. The firm’... MORE
Killer Kimono Couture
Killer Kimono Couture
The Natasha Ygel 'Kabuki' Series is Edgy and Worldly
Although kimono fashion has never really taken off in the Western world, it is still an elegant and even edgy look as demonstrated by the recent Natasha Ygel ‘Kabuki’ Series. From... MORE
Dashing Duo Editorials
Dashing Duo Editorials
The Aydan Kerimli '2' Series is Elegant and Retro
It’s not easy pulling off a convincingly retro-themed editorial but the Aydan Kerimli ‘2’ series for GEIL Magazine manages to do just this. In the series, the Moscow-based... MORE
Posh 40s Editorials
Posh 40s Editorials
The 'Color me Beautiful' Series Showcases a Retro High Society
In the recent editorial ‘Color me Beautiful,’ stylist Kattaca draws on various high society looks from the 1940s. Although the 40s are often remembered for World War II rather than... MORE
Poignant Celeb Portraits
Poignant Celeb Portraits
This Mike Campau Series is Intriguing and Offbeat
For this series, simply titled ‘Celebrities,’ digital artist Mike Campau joined forces with photographer Paul Mobley to create an intimate yet offbeat portrayal of some of pop culture’s... MORE
Twilight Reverie Photoshoots
Twilight Reverie Photoshoots
The Nicoline Patricia Malina ‘Immaculate Dream’ Series is
Nicoline Patricia Malina’s recent series ‘Immaculate Dream’ is a surreal escape into the twilight-hued, languid fantasy of one young woman, as depicted by model Dara WargaNegara. WargaNegara... MORE

Featured Ideas

Leaf-Like Origami Lamps
Leaf-Like Origami Lamps
'Lily' by Tetsuo Takahashi is Organic and Minimalist
With this ‘Lily’ origami lamp, Tetsuo Takahashi demonstrates how to pull off a minimalist design while avoiding the depersonalizing aesthetics of austerity. Toned-down, sharp designs can... MORE
High-Quality Low-Income Housing
High-Quality Low-Income Housing
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Concaved Cube Concept Designs
Concaved Cube Concept Designs
This Architecture from Steven Holl is Balanced and Elegant
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Ink-Surfing Toy Captures
Ink-Surfing Toy Captures
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Candy-Colored Killing Machines
Candy-Colored Killing Machines
Twelve Four Haus Paints AK47 Automatic Rifles in Pastels
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Chic Shaggy Captures
Chic Shaggy Captures
This Aloisio Brito is Series is Furry and Fabulous
‘Ambiguous Rules’ is a recent series by Porto, Portugal-based fashion photographer Aloisio Brito for the Pedro Pedro Autumn Winter 2012 Collection. It stars model Luana adorned in shaggy... MORE
Marvelous Matryoshka-Inspired Notebooks
Marvelous Matryoshka-Inspired Notebooks
Anna Sokolova Puts a Fresh Spin on an Old Concept
Saint Petersburg, Russia-based designer, art director and illustrator Anna Sokolova knows how to take an old concept and apply it in a fresh, interesting way judging by her recent work. While many... MORE
Indoor Shore Couture
Indoor Shore Couture
The Elle June 2012 'Inside Beach' Edition is Chic and Whimsical
Porto, Portgual-based fashion photographer Frederico Martins recently shot a series for the Elle June 2012 issue that takes a beautiful, open concept room and fills it with sand to create an indoor... MORE
Irreverent iPad Illustrations
Irreverent iPad Illustrations
Sarah Sitkin Gets Creative with the Draw Something App
The Draw Something app is now available for download from Apple. Most people use it to create casual doodles, yet Sarah Sitkin, a California-based photographer, shows that the app can be used as... MORE
Androgynous Clone Captures
Androgynous Clone Captures
This Frederico Martins Series is Bold and Confidant
Frederico Martins is a fashion photographer who is based in London and Porto, Portugal. He is a regular contributor to both Portuguese and international magazines, as evidenced by this shoot for... MORE
Grayscale Nocturnal Skylines
Grayscale Nocturnal Skylines
'Nightscapes' by Martin Stavars is Sleek and Dark
For those looking for well-composed photography rich with atmosphere and ambiance, look no further than the recently shot series ‘Nightscapes’ by Martin Stavars. The Polish... MORE
Sleek Sci Fi-Savvy Timekeepers
Sleek Sci Fi-Savvy Timekeepers
This Star Wars Clock is Geek-Chic and Marvelously Modern
These Star Wars clocks from Etsy vendor YOUgNeek will have die-hard fans counting the seconds until they can get their hands on one.  The inventive timepieces are made from transparent plastic... MORE
Mythically Amorous Greetings
Mythically Amorous Greetings
These Game of Thrones Valentine's Cards by Chris Bishop are Geeky
Fans waiting with bated breath for the return of HBOs Game of Thrones may have some momentary Valentine's Day relief, as Chris Bishop has made nine Game of Thrones-themed cards for the mushiest day of… MORE
Reimagined Renaissance Photoshoots
Reimagined Renaissance Photoshoots
The 'CEXN Accessories' Series is Dark and Graceful
The ‘CEXN Accessories’ series shows that elegance and edginess need not be mutually exclusive. Shot by photographer Sandra Schmidbaur, the series focuses on model Dana-Chantal Strangmann... MORE