Electric Energy in NYC by Adam Garelick

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I spent the last week in New York and fell in love with the city all over again. It’s simply the best!

The serendipitous ways, the ease of bopping around, ice cream cones in central park, trains out of Penn Station to wherever your heart desires, little city pockets just waiting to be fallen in love with (ehh hemmm Red Hook), endless restaurants, incredible individual style, art everywhere your eyeballs land and my favorite part, the electric energy.

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Stunning Floral Fashion Illustrations by Grace Ciao

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Sketching fashion illustrations is an art of its own, but Gracie Ciao has taken it a step further by involving fresh flower petals in her drawings. The 22 year-old from Singapore incorporates everything from carnations in dresses to lilies in pantsuits to create the beautiful floral fashion illustrations.

“They help me create prints which I otherwise couldn’t have thought of. I think petals work really well for illustration also because their delicacy and exquisiteness mimic those of a soft fabric.”

She says she started using petals purely by accident, when she noticed a red rose a boy had given her was dying.  “I remembered how beautiful it used to be and wanted to ‘preserve’ this beauty. So I made fashion illustrations out of them,” she told BuzzFeed.

G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S! For more of her work click ‘read more.’

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‘Reflection Field’ at Coachella by Phillip K. Smith

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Who saw ‘Reflection Field’ by Phillip K Smith III at Coachella and thought, “my gosh this is epic!?” Ya, I did too!

American artist Phillip K Smith III created the ‘Reflection Field’ installation which was comprised of five shiny cuboids ranging from 18 feet in height and 17 feet in width. By day the structures provided a series of mirrors reflecting the iconic Coachella environment and by night were transformed into neon towers of light.

Smith designed the  sculptures to offer Coachella goers a place for contemplation where they could “explore ideas of color theory, optics, perception, scale, and technology.”

You can read more about the installation here and to see more pictures click ‘read more.’

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Patience by Josef Hoflehner

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In a world of endless noise on the internet and outside I found myself lost in this calm photo series, Patience by Josef Hoflehner.

Silence, secluded and empty spaces are the main themes of the body of work which was shot from 2006-2013. He chose unique locations as examples of the dynamic between man-made and the natural world, as well as total absence of humanity.

I just love it. Don’t you? Keep getting lost in his work here and after the jump.

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