Light and Shadow’s Intersections

The Intersections project is a laser-cut black lacquer wood cube, designed by Anila Quayyum Agha, suspended from the ceiling and lit with a single light bulb that casts breathtaking 32-feet-by-34-feet shadows to create instant architecture in an otherwise empty room. My goal is to explore the binaries of public and private, light and shadow, and […]

Vatnajökull Glacier Cave

The most famous caves these days are glacier caves. The difference between glacier caves and ice caves is that ice caves are bedrock caves that contain ice all year round, whereas glacier caves are formed within the ice of a glacier. When you come to Iceland you will really want to see a glacier cave, but for […]

Bioluminescent plankton shines in Hong Kong

On the night of January 22nd, the shores of Hong Kong glowed blue with wave upon wave of beautiful bioluminescent water in a phenomenon commonly known as Sea Sparkle. However, this magical display, caused by blooms of a microscopic dinoflagellate called Noctiluca scintillans, was brought on by something less-than-inspiring: environmental pollution. Noctiluca glow when they’re […]

The new canadian passports hiding secret images

The Canadian passport has potentially earned the unexpected distinction of being the coolest passport to pull out at a rave. The pages of the new passport (released in mid-2013) are covered in fun and colorful UV-reactive images that can only be seen under a blacklight. The “secret” UV images are cleverly incorporated into the parts […]

Recycling Old Light Bulbs

When your light bulb stops working, don’t hurry to throw it out – with just a little bit of work, you can give it a new life. There are plenty of creative and fun ways to upcycle this object into many useful things. From vases and candy containers to terrariums and ornaments, the lightbulb’s form lends […]

Creative candle designs

Candles might not be the most convenient way to light up your home thanks to the lightbulb, but they are irreplaceable when creating a cozy or intimate atmosphere. Candle design has come a long way, and there are plenty of awesome designs out there to choose from. Check out these creative candle designs! Source: […]

Bioluminescent Forest: new project of video mapping

A forest that is illuminated by magic. The two artists who light up small bits of nature, thanks to technology, are Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. The two artists coming to extend into a key new project the traditional area of application of video mapping, choosing a field of action unprecedented : from urban settings […]

Prismatica – Light Installation in Montreal

The Canadian study of architecture RAW recently presented Prismatic , installation of public art in Montreal starring 50 glass prisms capable of projecting C in different directions. The structures, scattered throughout the Place des Festivals, allow visitors to walk accompanied by flashes of light kaleidoscopic, with the effect that during the night, expresses its full potential by […]

The most beautiful snowflake photos

Macro photography excels at bringing out amazing details in things too otherwise tiny to appreciate. ‘Tis the season, so what better time to see what snowflakes really look like? Photographer Alexey Kljatov captures them on a glass surface back-lit by LED light, or in natural light using dark, woolen fabrics for backgrounds. Let’s check out […]

Fuerza Bruta

Fuerza Bruta is a theatre show created in Buenos Aires in 2005. Every show is spectacular and energetic, and it gives 360 degree experience, where alla the performes interact directly with the audience. “Flood your senses with heart-thrashing fun, pulse-pumping live music and breathtaking aerial acrobatics!” Fuerza Bruta Take a look at these videos too: […]

Christmas 2014: 10 most spectacular illuminations in the world

Christmas is coming and now cities around the world are covered in decorations, scenographies and spectacular light effects to begin the most beautiful festivity of the year. The top 10 most beautiful and magical illuminations of 2014 are: 1. London, UK   2. Tokyo, Japan   3. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil   […]

Glow in the dark table by Mike Warren

Mike Warren just released a tutorial of how to fill the naturally formed voids in pecky cypress with photoluminescent powder mixed with clear casting resin. The effect is pretty amazing. The glow powder charges up in sunlight and emits a cool blue glow when in partial or complete darkness. To see how he did it you can […]