People Are Posting Google’s Design ‘Mistakes’, But There Is A Good Reason Behind Them
Sep30

People Are Posting Google’s Design ‘Mistakes’, But There Is A Good Reason Behind Them

The perfectionists of the internet have pointed out how imperfect Google’s ‘G’ is and all hell has broken loose. Turns out, it’s not only the ‘G’ that’s a problem, even a bar in Chrome’s search box has imperfections. Although the logo was redesigned only 2 years ago, the internet is buzzing and people are questioning Google’s visual decisions, but there are actually very simple reasons behind them. “The Google logo has always had a...

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For 20 Years The French Have Been Building A Medieval Castle Using Medieval Techniques, And The Result Is Incredible
Sep26

For 20 Years The French Have Been Building A Medieval Castle Using Medieval Techniques, And The Result Is Incredible

If you’re fascinated with the middle ages, you don’t need a time machine to visit the period. Guedelon Castle in Burgundy, France is a unique project where volunteers and researchers are constructing an authentic 13th century castle, using only techniques and materials that were available at the time. Michel Guyot and Maryline Martin started Guedelon Castle project in 1997, and it has been nearing its inevitable completion ever since....

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Life-Sized Female Sculptures Inspired by the Graceful Beauty of Renaissance Art
Sep25

Life-Sized Female Sculptures Inspired by the Graceful Beauty of Renaissance Art

Chinese artist Luo Li Rong creates life-size bronze sculptures of women inspired by Renaissance and Baroque sculpting techniques. Her figures are usually captured in motion, often with their dresses or garments seemingly fluttering in the breeze around them, and the artist’s painstaking attention to detail ensures that every crease and fold is precisely where it should be. Rong has been sculpting for much of her life, having studied...

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25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet
Sep25

25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet

It probably goes without saying that helmets are a good idea, but screw it, we’re going to say it anyway: HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA! Don’t take our word for it though. Check out these pictures, compiled by A&D, for a sobering list of reasons why you should always wear helmet. It doesn’t matter how awesome a rider you think you are. It doesn’t matter if helmets make your head sweat. It doesn’t matter if...

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Woman Gives Up Teaching To Create Optical Illusions With Makeup, And It’s Messing With Our Minds
Sep24

Woman Gives Up Teaching To Create Optical Illusions With Makeup, And It’s Messing With Our Minds

Makeup is usually used for slightly adjusting the everyday look but some actually realize its true potential. Mimi Choi from Vancouver, Canada is one of them. She is a 31-year-old makeup artist who creates intense hyperreal optical illusions, and her amazing work has earned Mimi 274,000 followers on Instagram. Before discovering makeup art, Mimi trained as a teacher and worked in a pre-school for three years. “I felt like my...

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Disney Princesses As Modern Day Girls Living In 2017
Sep24

Disney Princesses As Modern Day Girls Living In 2017

In recent years, we’ve seen quite a few reimagined ‘modern’ versions of the Disney princesses we grew up loving and admiring. This latest interpretation by Chilean digital artist Fernanda Suarez, however, might be the fairest of them all. Starting with Snow White back in July, Suarez has gone on to illustrate 7 classic princesses in hip, present-day fashion. These sketched-up smoke shows look like they follow Luxy...

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Indian Designers Built A Genius Air Conditioner That Works Without Electricity, And It Can Save Lives
Sep23

Indian Designers Built A Genius Air Conditioner That Works Without Electricity, And It Can Save Lives

Air conditioners may be contributing to global warming, but in blazing hot countries like India, they’re simply a necessity during the summer. Ant Studio, a design company based in New Delhi, has built a boundary-pushing structure that cools the air without using a single watt of electricity – and looks like a modern art installation at the same time. Pairing up with Deki Electronics, also based in India’s capital, the Ant Studio team...

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This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World
Sep23

This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World

Did you know that most of the different languages we speak today can actually be placed in only a couple of groups by their origin? This is what illustrator Minna Sundberg has captured in an elegant infographic of a linguistic tree which reveals some fascinating links between different tongues. Using the research data from Ethnologue, Minna has used a tree metaphor to illustrate how all major European, and even plenty of Eastern...

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This Woman Was Nervous About Her Photoshoot With Fiancé, But The Result Won The Internet
Sep21

This Woman Was Nervous About Her Photoshoot With Fiancé, But The Result Won The Internet

So often today on social media we are bombarded by images of plastic people, airbrushed and filtered to such an extent that all genuine emotion and feeling, the human connections that shine through the picture and into our hearts, is lost. Step forward Stephanie and Arryn, a young couple from Texas. They are not models, but friends with photographer Bria Terry, of Wolf & Rose Photography. Stephanie decided to respond to an...

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50+ One In A Million Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Have Actually Happened
Sep20

50+ One In A Million Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Have Actually Happened

Some people believe in fate, that everything in life happens for a reason, is predetermined and therefore out of your power. Others believe in an existence that is more of a series of random events and occurrences that, no matter how bizarre they may seem, are purely chance coincidences. Wherever your beliefs lie on the fate-coincidence scale, these odds-defying scenarios will blow your mind. A&D has compiled a list of a few times...

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