A Creative Look Into Lightpaintings By Stephen Knapp

My lightpaintings have been called the first unique art form of the twenty-first century. If you think you are amazed by them in the video, think of how I feel inside them creating one.

I still get goose bumps thinking about how lucky I am to be able to work in such an amazing medium. As great as they look on the screen to see one in person kicks it up a notch. We have nothing in our visual memory to prepare ourselves for paintings that are created just with light.

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10 Beautiful Staircases Transformed by Artists Around the World

The 16th Avenue Steps by Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher
San Francisco, California
Photo source: Yellofish

Street art can rapidly shift our concrete world into an outdoor gallery through murals and open minds.  One of the lesser used mediums for expressing these works have been staircases.  When painted, public stair art evolves into a stunning and unexpected canvas for portraits, geometric patterns, and intricate mosaics.

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Federico Babina's ARCHITALE Brings Fairytales To Life

Imaginative Italian illustrator and architect Federico Babina has unveiled his latest series, ARCHITALE, “a tribute to the fairytale universe where the architectures are reinvented to accommodate the protagonists of the story.”

Through his illustrations, Babina imagines 17 structures that dance between reality and fantasy, with each architectural detail revealing information about the characters and story of the respective fairytale.

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What HBO's Westworld Gets Wrong (and Right) About Human Nature

Alan Jern, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

A central theme of HBO’s new sci-fi series “Westworld” is the question of what it means to be human.

The setting is an immersive adult theme park that’s been fashioned after the American Old West and is inhabited by intelligent lifelike robots. Over the years, the robots – called hosts – have been updated to look and act more human. As a result, the hosts have started to deviate from their programming. They’ve become unpredictable – just like humans.

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Solar Geodesic Dome Sets The Perfect Balance Between Home & Nature

Inside a glass dome in Northern Norway, lives a family of five. Hjertefølger means heart follower in Norwegian, and the Hjertefølger family were certainly keeping that phrase in mind when designing and integrating efficient ways to incorporate nature's potential into a beautiful space.

In 2013, they built a three-story, five-bedroom, 25-foot-high solar geodesic dome on Norway’s Sandhornøya island, located over 1000km north of Oslo.

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