Named in honor of D’Arcy Thompson’s still mind-blowing 1917 book On Growth and Form, this digital garden of simulated flowers will hopefully continue to evolve—endlessly turning, blooming, expanding, and changing colors—through multiple variations in the years to come. [Creative Applications]
Artist-engineer Thomas Heatherwick’s “Garden Bridge” is a masterpiece of design, and something that takes the idea of the High-Line, and pushes it further. Via Gizmodo:
A heavily forested pathway stretching across the Thames, Heatherwick’s bridge would be the second pedestrian-only bridge constructed in London in less than two decades, succeeding Norman Foster’s initially infamous—but now enormously popular—Millennium Bridge, built back in 2000.
Seattle has some interesting architecture of late, including this gem of a little church in downtown. Designed by architecture firm Olson Kundig, they make great use of stained glass in a restrained yet fun, and perhaps reverent way. Via FastCoDesign:
Some everyday items transformed under the lens of an electron microscope. Can you point out what the images are of? How about Velcro, dental floss, toothbrush bristles, salt and pepper, needle and thread, dog hair, and football jersey! Via TopDesignMag, credit to Eye of Science for the Images.
The animated GIF has had an amazing resurgence in the last couple of years. From pop culture references to mini-movies, and now to these mind-watering scenes from Portland artist Jack Dougherty. I really like the subtle moves, which bring these surreal images to heart-beating life. Via iGNANT:
Jaw dropping Jack O’Lanterns at the annual Jack O’Lantern Blaze. It seems as if people find more and more ways to innovate with the pumpkin every year. My question is, who did all the scooping? Via Colossal: