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Kyma 7 Wants You To Discover, And See, New Sounds

Kyma 7 in Four Minutes from Symbolic Sound on Vimeo. Somewhere apart from the general purpose computer, the standalone electronic instrument, the racks of modulars, there is Kyma. For nearly a quarter century, this boutique digital instrument has opened up sonic realms to a scattered illuminati of artists. Show More Summary

Daily Freebie: Chrome Light Font

Today’s daily freebie is a font face called Chrome by Artem Sukhinin from the UK. This light version is a preview for the upcoming font family with full glyphs. The free...

Finding My Chowder — Part 2

2 hours agoArts : Out There

Corn season on the East Coast is ending, sweetness flying off cobs to hole up for the winter and be retrieved -- if we are lucky -- for our next warm time. Still, there's an autumn corn-ucopia to be had, and one more chowder.

Trotter’s Transcendant Experience Step out of the cold and...

2 hours agoArts : Artlog Blog

Trotter’s Transcendant Experience Step out of the cold and into a cocoon at Lighbox. Artist Chaney Trotter transforms her surroundings into a lush, green cave that serves as a nostalgic escape and contemplative instigator. Trotter completed her MFA at Parsons The New School for Design in 2013 and has recently delved into the wonder of installation. Show More Summary

10 Free Vintage Retro Labels(PSD)

There’s something to be said about that old nostalgic feeling of retro design. Although it doesn’t fit into every project, it certainly does give off a sense of nostalgia and connection to the old days. Specifically in this exclusive freebie PSD of retro-styled text labels. Who said old school wasn’t cool anymore? These particular logos...

Crescent Moon Press, Musa Publishing Close Their Doors

3 hours agoArts / Writing : Writer Beware!

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Crescent Moon Press has announced that it is closing. From a mass email sent out to authors late last month:On March 31st at 11:59 pm, Crescent Moon Press will release all author [sic] from contracts. Show More Summary

Album of the year

3 hours agoArts : Prospero

“Dream of a good witch” (c.1819-23) Source: Staatlich Museen, Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz “Dream of Flogging” (c.1819-23) Source: The Art Institute of Chicago, Clarence Buckingham

Teapot (part four)

4 hours agoArts / Ceramics : NKP Designs

I started out placing the lid into a bowl...thought it might be nice to curve it, after looking at it on the pot I had other thoughts. I cut off about 1 1/2" off the middle part (It just made the teapot top heavy). And I decided to go with the same type of lid as the model. Show More Summary

Your Decaying Corpse Could Become a Tree

Images via Imagine if, at the end of your life, you could choose between being reincarnated as either an oak, ash, birch, or a tree of importance to your life. With the Capsula Mundi project, designers Anna Citelli and Raoul BretzelShow More Summary

Gravity-Defying Self-Portraits Capture Ballet in Midair

365 by Mickael Jou via It’s not a bird... It’s not a plane... It’s Berlin-based dancer Mickael Jou, who appears to be flying through the air with the greatest of ease in his magical self-portrait photo series, 365. At first glance, Jou’s...Show More Summary

Forget "The" Dress: These 6 Designs Actually Change Color

"The" Dress, white balanced for blue, white, and yellow respectively. Composite by Beckett Mufson via Is it black? blue? white? gold? Even with numerous experts weighing in, it's still a debate-provoking illusion 28+ million views later. Show More Summary

Watch Water and Paint Dance Inside a Fish Bowl

GIF by Becky Chung. Stills via Mysterious globules float and glide over what looks like an alien landscape—but is actually the inside of a fishbowl—in Hyde Park’s short film, Waterballet - Shortcutz. Although they may look like sleek...Show More Summary

UV Light Reveals a Constellation of Invisible Ink Illustrations

Images Jayden Tang via artist's website Chinese-born Briitsh artist Aowen Jin has hand-drawn a series of invisible ink illustrations, which can only be seen under UV light, on the walls and floor of the Music Gallery Performance Space at the Horniman Museum in south London. Show More Summary

Glitch Yourself with This Customizable Browser App

Image courtesy the artist Web developer Felix Turner has created a website that brings together 20 different classic glitch effects, from pixellation to posterization, into one webcam-enabled photo editing tool: MOSH. "We put a lot of...Show More Summary

Zack Arias Gives an In-Depth How-To for Shooting Photos Against a White Background

4 hours agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

A great lesson in one of photography's most deceptively tricky techniques Shooting a photo in front of a clean white background seems like it should be the easiest thing in the world. Then, you actually try it. There are odd shadows everywhere and the background refuses to look even. Show More Summary

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