British company Surrey NanoSystems has managed to produce a material called Vantablack that absorbs all but 0.035 percent of visual light. Vantablack is made of carbon nanotubes and is so dark that the human eye cannot process contours and shapes making the color appear to be an endless abyss.
Artist Jane Perkins creates stunning portraits of famous people and also recreates iconic artwork using only found materials. Her collages are made up of odds and ends she finds, featuring everything from buttons and old jewelry to children’s toys and plastic scrap.
For the Make Music New York festival, NPR invited anyone and everyone who wanted to perform alongside professionals to play a new piece by Sunny Jain of Red Baraat. 350 musicians showed up on the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library to take part.
Flashback Alert: 90′s favorite, the Trapper Keeper, makes a return as a tablet case in a new collaboration between Mead and Kesington.
Created by the Arrels Foundation, whose lofty mission is to make sure that not a single person ever has to spend a night in street, the Homeless Fonts Initiative is a way to raise funds and awareness for the care and relocation of homeless people.
Hong Kong Born Pittsburg based Artist Bovey Lee creates beautifully intricate paper cuttings out of rice paper with such detail they are almost unbelievable.
From lapis lazuli to cobalt blue, to dazzling gold and silver – travel through the story of color with the National Gallery in London in their new exhibit ‘Making Colour’.