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Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

10 new species – especially interesting is the luminous cockroach. Bad news is that it could already be extinct.

The Working Proof: Madame Lolina – Red Riding Hood

New print release: this week the Working Proof is teaming up again with artist Madame Lolina to bring you the print Red Riding Hood to benefit the Kids in Need Foundation. This is the second time we have worked with Madame Lolina and once again she didn’t disappoint. Just like in her previous print release Communion_My Unicorn, Madame Lolina’s print Red Riding Hood has an undeniable quality of fantasy. I also really love the idea of female power inspired by a classic tale:

In this artwork, all of the red-hooded little girls from the whole nation gather and make an alliance – to resist the wolf and protect themselves.  I wanted to express the strong and determined will of the little, weak girls to protect themselves against a violent and cruel enemy by relying on one another.

Madame Lolina has chosen to pair with the Kids in Need Foundation because that some children don’t have sufficient educational opportunities is entirely the responsibility of grown ups.

This print is available in multiple sizes. It was digitally signed by the artist. The 8×10 and 11×14 prints are numbered by The Working Proof. Learn more here. Learn more here. Read our interview with Madame Lolina here. You can buy the print here.

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Woods Bagot – Knox Innovation Opportunity and Sustainability Center

Knox Innovation Opportunity and Sustainability Center by Woods Bagot.

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alessandro busana design studio x smooth plane – cutline

The sketch says it all – shelf + closet/cupboard in one – the Cutline line series by Alessandro Busana and Smooth Plane.

 

Curiosity – Time Lapse

Check out what Curiosity has been up to for the last 281 Sols. See more recent images here.

Vault49 – (Sub)Prime Cuts

Vivid sign-painting on these (Sub)Prime Cuts by Vault49.

Fiat 500 Abarth

Beautiful Fiat 500 Abarth running the Gumball 3000.

Mei Linn Chan – Leaf Type

Pretty cool handmade Leaf Type by Mei Linn Chan

Nike Free Video Ads

Two pretty funny ads for Nike Free. They have always been very squishy shoes.

Pacific Rim – Official Trailer

Can’t wait for Pacific Rim