The Top Photos in the 2017 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

By artfido / March 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has just announced the finalists and winners for the 2017 competition, which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. When we presented you with the 2016 finalists, it was one of our most viewed blogs for 2016. Many […]

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Artist Transforms Arabic Words To Illustrate What They Actually Mean

By artfido / February 23, 2017 / 1 Comment

Fancy learning a new language? What about Arabic? Now you can learn it with ease with the help of artist Mahmoud Tammam who has created a series of illustrated Arabic words which show exactly what each word means in pictorial form. Tammam has manipulated the sloping curves and dots of the Arabic characters into the bodies of animals, pieces […]

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The Art of Food: Pics That Show How Food Looks Before It’s Harvested

By artfido / February 22, 2017 / 1 Comment

When walking through our local supermarket, we often stop and think “I wonder how food got invented?” We’re like: who thought about extracting the seeds from coffee fruit, dry it, toast it, ground it, and then make delicious coffee out of it? That’s crazy. And delicious. Now you’re thinking about that, have you ever wondered what your fav fruit […]

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Artist Illustrates the Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege We’ve Ever Seen

By artfido / January 31, 2017 / 3 Comments

New Zealand artist and illustrator Toby Morris has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives. We think it’s well worth reading. What do you think? ’There is no such thing as a “self-made man”. […]

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Artists From Around the World Illustrate Their Feelings on the New Administration

By artfido / January 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

It happened. The inauguration has come and gone and Donald Trump has taken over from Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America. The world has responded with their well wishes, support, protests, tweets and predictions as to how big Trump’s inauguration audience was. Artists have also given their varied opinions, in […]

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Trump Tweets Photo of Himself Writing His Inauguration Speech. The Internet’s Response is Priceless

By artfido / January 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

Love him, hate him, or be completely indifferent about him, Donald Trump is everywhere right now. So when he tweeted a posed photograph of himself writing the inauguration speech he will give when he is sworn is as the 45th President of the United States of America on Friday, the interwebs did what the interwebs does. […]

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Amazing See-Through Prosthetics Made with 3D Printed Titanium

By artfido / January 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

We especially love when art and design combine to create a functional item that can be used for something other than pure aesthetics. That’s why we were taken aback when we came across industrial designer William Root‘s innovative new take on prosthetic engineering with this futuristic structure of geometrically intersecting metal strands. Called Exo, Root’s prosthetic concept […]

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Stunning Before and After Transformations of People Who Quit Drugs

By artfido / January 6, 2017 / 2 Comments

People often say that everything is good if done in moderation. However some things are much harder to moderate than others, like ‘hard’ drugs which can quickly become addictive and take a person away from the realities of life and the people that love you. In this moving photos series, we have compiled a list of […]

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A Very Special Christmas STREET ART Collection

By artfido / December 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy Festivus For the Rest of Us! Whatever you celebrate at this time of the year, we hope you’re able to find some time to relax with your friends and family. To celebrate, we’ve picked some of the coolest seasonal walls and came up with a collection of street […]

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A Collection of the Most Creative Body Art Ever Made

By artfido / December 24, 2016 / 1 Comment

Body painting is an ancient and traditional form of artistic expression that has long existed in many tribal cultures. There is no doubt that the naked body is a perfect work of art on it’s own, but these artists have taken it one step further and turned the human form into an actual canvas! The natural shapes and curves of the human body served […]

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