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Enjoy a collection of musings, deep thoughts and good times from our crew here at Foerstel.

tape art

Amsterdam-based artist Max Zorn uses packaging tape like no one else – instead of using it for packaging or fixing stuff, Max creates stunning tape

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costumes for designers

It’s getting close to the end of the year — you’re designing for deadlines and finalizing freelance projects….you’ve been so wrapped up in work that you

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history in motion

Ernest Hemingway having a drink, astronaut John Glenn in his Mercury spacesuit, even the US Constitution are among the GIF glimpses of American history released

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the face behind the logo

As company logos featuring people and animals go, it’s easy to ignore them as just another big corporate image. But here’s the fascinating faces behind

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faded gold

Born in 1965, artist Ikenaga Yasunari’s serene and soothing portraits of modern women evoke a dreamy nostalgia through their faded golden hues and elegant floating

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a fictional, hollow world

Mikkel Johnsen balances a fine line between landscape and architectural photography, shooting images of the built environment. With no occupants in the frame, these industrial

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mexico surreal

In his series Mexico Surreal, Quebec photographer Benoit Paillé experiments with just colored gels and flash to produce the most eclectic documentation of the country

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sprouting

In his latest series of illustrations, Alfred Basha depicts a series of images where animals merge with the natural world: trees sprout into the silhouettes

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songs to fuel creativity

Cheerful songs can actually make you healthier, both mentally and physically. So here are 100 songs that could help get you in the groove, and keep

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a tiny dish

Artist Kimberly Burke crafts these miniature meals that look so lifelike you’d be forgiven for thinking they were made of real food! She explains: “I love miniatures

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living art

As part of the National Gallery’s celebration of Dutch flower paintings from the early 17th century to the late 18th century, The Flower Council of

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cut and paste

Estonia-based illustrator and graphic designer Eiko Ojala has continued to delight viewers with his illustrations that are publicized throughout the world. His art is digitally

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action art

Chen Yingjie aka Hua Tunan is an incredible artist from Foshan, Guangdong, China. Born in 1991, Tunan blends traditional Chinese art and Western graffiti into his

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emptied artspace

In his series Vacancy, German photographer Ralph Gräf documents the empty rooms, staircases and corridors of abandoned houses and military bases, all waiting for a

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wearable sea creatures

In her ongoing body of work, Japanese artist Mariko Kusumoto loves to use polyester fabric and assemble it into three-dimensional wearable and sculptural jewelry pieces.

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photobyte

The Pilot Ace, one of the first computers built in the UK. Designed by Alan Turing, and built by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in

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memory bikes

Go grab a pen and some paper and try this: Using only your memory, draw a bicycle. You have two minutes. Gianluca Gimini has over

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