Casino Art by Shannon Maer

Shannon Maer is the founder and creative director of Balance GFX. Balance GFX is an animation and design studio in Manhattan specializing in visual development, concept, and theme for  casino video slot games. They develop and create an exciting world of heroes and heroines for the ultimate casino slot gaming experience.

Flimsy Reality – Cardboard Sculptures by Daniel Agdag

  Sets for a Film I’ll Never Make is a series of cardboard sculptures made by Melbourne-based artist Daniel Agdag. Each peice is made entirely by hand without detailed plans. The whole thing is strictly improvised. Daniel says it’s like sketching with cardboard. A fine, sharp knife, some wood glue, cardboard, and his innate artistic […]

Critter Cups – Novelty Cups by Yumi-Yumi

If it’s not coffee, it’s tea. Regardless of your beverage preference, these fun creature cups by artist Yumi-Yumi will surely brighten your day. A finely detailed ceramic critter rests at the bottom of every mug and slowly surfaces as you sip your drink. Some of them, like the scorpion, spider, and shark are undoubtedly unpleasant […]

Surreality – Images by Paula Cobleigh

Photography utilizes both the creative and technical parts of the brain, there’s always something new to learn just around the corner. It is this aspect of photography that so thrills and inspires Paula Cobleigh. None of her images are CGI. A variety of computer programs are used to process the raw image but the extent […]

Compelling Black and White Shots by Tom Hoops

Tom Hoops is a self-taught British photographer who has been shooting professionally since 2008. He has worked with prestigious names such as Vogue Italia talents, Readers Digest, Vaseline, DT menswear, and many more. Tom’s photos are akin to psychological thrillers. Deep, dark, and compelling, he has an almost instinctive talent in using black and white […]

Aqua Building in Chicago

image courtesy of Steve Hall © Heidrich Blessing The Aqua building in Chicago is a stunning example of exquisite architecture.  Since it was completed in 2010, Aqua has become a signature piece in the iconic Chicago skyline.  Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects has received numerous awards and accolades for her work involved with the design of the […]

A Forest of Trees – Photographs by Tomas Morkes

In our increasingly urbanized world, nature is fast becoming an abstract concept instead of being an all-pervading presence. Tomas Morkes is a Czech photographer who captures moving images of trees for the benefit of posterity. His images exude a sense of serenity and peace, something urbanites are hard-pressed to find. The foggy atmosphere gives his shots […]