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International light festival Glow Eindhoven 2012

Glow Eindhoven

Tunnel of Love artificial light project by Vollaerszwart studio. Eindhoven (the Netherlands). International light festival Glow Eindhoven 2012

Glow Eindhoven 2012. It has become a tradition for the city of Eindhoven (the Netherlands) to host the International light festival ‘Glow Eindhoven’. In 2012 from November, 10th till November 17th, the city center turns again into a forum of interventions, surrealistic performances, installations, events based on the discovery of artificial light art. Last year the studio Vollaerszwart presented the project ‘Tunnel of Love’. In the tunnel 8000 fluorescent heart-shaped pink stickers were stuck to the ceiling, the walls and the floor. By Replacing the TL-lights for black-lights and playing a pulsing sound-scape they created an overwhelming atmosphere filled with love.
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Currency World Maps

World Maps Created with Currency, Asia

Asian countries. World Maps Created with Currency

First of all, Currency World Maps are the creation of Swedish artists from the design studio Bedow. The founder of the studio – creative director Perniclas Bedow shared his artwork in a group The310Investigator of Reddit social network. Meanwhile, the map is quite extraordinary. The map, in particular, features currencies of various countries. For example, the coins (3,000 coins) or banknotes of each country represent it on the same map. In fact, with the handy use of photo manipulation, the artists created a giant money jigsaw puzzle.
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Wonderful Optical illusion houses

Odessa. House with one wall only (Optical illusion houses)

Odessa. House with one wall only (Optical illusion houses)

Optical illusion houses
According to historical information, Odessa house of one wall, or “Witch House”, appeared due to the lack of money. In particular, in the period of Tsarists Russia, the constructors did not have enough money to build the side wall. As a result, the construction was reduced to three walls instead of four. Then no one could have imagined that in the end, this building would be one of the attractions of Odessa. Indeed, it caused sea of wonder and admiration from tourists, visitors and residents.
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Ancient jewelry headwear of Russian women

Ancient jewelry headwear of Russian women

Ancient jewelry headwear of Russian women of XI- XIII centuries

Ancient jewelry headwear of Russian women
First of all, the author of these drawings reconstructing folk headwear of Russian women XI – XIII centuries is Russian artist Oleg Fedorov. Born in Omsk in 1964, Oleg Fedorov graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (1988). He worked at the film studio, taught painting and drawing at the School of the Moscow Art Theatre. He based his reconstruction on actual archaeological and scientific data. Besides, many of the works were created for the largest museums in collaboration with leading scientists and experts. A selection of drawings on the theme of women’s jewelry headdress gives us the opportunity to see how beautiful and great our grandmothers looked a thousand years ago.
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Mariella Di Gregorios unusual jewelry

Mariella Di Gregorios unusual jewelry

Necklace. Mariella Di Gregorios unusual jewelry

Mariella Di Gregorios unusual jewelry

Italian designer of unusual jewelry decorations, Mariella Di Gregorios creates them from the fragments that were once a luxury porcelain. As a result, a gallery of stunningly beautiful necklaces, pendants, rings, earrings and bracelets. According to the designer, art has always interested her, even since childhood. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Palermo, the young artist moved to Milan, where for several years she worked in the field of graphic design. Meanwhile, she decided to create her own brand, named after its creator – Mariella Di Gregorio. Noteworthy, each jewel is a unique, handcrafted piece, and right for women who like to express their uniqueness, femininity and originality.
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Beautiful Art Deco Art Nouveau jewelry

Art Deco Art Nouveau jewelry

Exquisite Art Deco Art Nouveau jewelry

Art Deco Art Nouveau jewelry
An important element in shaping jewelry of XVIII-XIX century were quite complex decorations made of precious stones, gold and silver. Some ornaments picked bouquets of bright stones: amethyst tulips, ruby ​​roses, aquamarine daisies, turquoise forget-me-nots, butterflies with transparent agate wings, and chalcedony flies. Besides, Art Nouveau jewelers used feminine and fantasy figures, stylized flowers, vines, leaves, scrolls, birds, serpents and insects in beautiful enamels. Gemstones and pearls were incorporated into the designs of gold work. Jewelers widely used techniques of casting and stamping, hand and guilloche engraving. In addition, used matte and shiny gold and gold green, yellow and red, opalescent enamel, pearl, engraved and smooth. Balance, strict symmetry ornaments were essential in this style, and many pieces were brightly colored. In fact, Art jewelers rebelled against the mass production of jewelry.
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest quotes

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest quotes. Ken Kesey

Take what you can use and let the rest go by. Ken Kesey (September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001), American writer, author of novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest quotes
The famous American writer, the author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a cultural icon Ken Kesey was born on September 17, 1935. He wrote the novel at the age of 27. Subsequently, appeared the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” based on this novel, directed by Milos Forman, the film of 1975 received five Oscar awards and dozens of other prestigious awards and nominations. Ken Kesey wrote the screenplay for the film, but it was not to Foreman’s taste, the authors of the screenplay became Lawrence Hauben & Bo Goldman. After that hurt Ken said that he would never see a screen version of his own novel “in such a distorted way.” Moreover, he even filed a lawsuit against the producer of the movie, but his claim was rejected. Many years later, Ken was in his own bed, switching TV channels in search of interesting programs. Suddenly, he came across a curious film. Only after a few minutes he had realized what kind of a film it was, and then switched to another channel.
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