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I am a fledgling designer with a borderline-obnoxious obsession with typefaces and proper grammar; a love of cheap earrings, baking, and the color green; and far too much time to kill on the intertubes.

August 1, 2014 at 10:41pm
Reblogged from animal-diversity

tamorapierce:

I love the grace and the perfection of their flight.  They have soft feathers under their wings to dampen the sound of air, making their approach noiseless.

Gorgeous.

(Source: animal-diversity)

February 8, 2014 at 11:06pm
Reblogged from etsy

etsy:

The Art of Staying Aloft: a photo series by Gloria Wilson of Small Mysteries.

(via cleolinda)

January 23, 2014 at 10:47am
Reblogged from skunkbear

skunkbear:

Those curving streaks are the flight paths of birds.

With a simple editing trick Dennis Hlynsky (a professor at RISD) turns an already beautiful flock of swallows into an amazing tangle of interwoven trails. Stick around until the end to see them dive in unison.

It’s Okay To Be Smart and Fast Company shared another one of these videos, and I ended up exploring the entire collection. Hlynsky’s created lots more videos like this — of birds, bugs, snow, fish, fighting ants — and they are all mesmerizing.

Here’s another one I like:

I want this as my screensaver. This is awesome.

(via npr)

January 27, 2012 at 11:55am
Reblogged from likeafieldmouse

alecshao:

Claire Brewster, I’ll Get There, I Know I Will

Paper art out of old and out-of-date maps and atlases

(Source: likeafieldmouse, via tashtatsmoi)