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Inigo del Castillo

Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.

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Adorable cake toppers bring out the animal in you on your wedding day

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 20 May 2015

Having grown up next to her family’s vet clinic in Oregon, artist Sofie Skein developed a love for animals that she’d later on use as inspiration for her whimsical line of cake toppers and figurines.

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Guy colour codes his Instagram by matching photos with the Pantone swatch book

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 19 May 2015

Melbourne-based artist and photographer Matthew Deutscher is quickly becoming famous for the way he organizes his photos on Instagram: by colour, or specifically by working his way through the PANTONE Color Bridge.

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This professor had the best response after a student’s baby started crying in class

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 19 May 2015

Recently at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Professor Sydney Engelberg was holding a lecture when he was interrupted by the cries of a baby. Apparently, one student brought her child along to class as she couldn’t afford hiring a babysitter. When the mother stood up to leave, Engelberg did something unexpected: he picked up the baby, soothed him, and continued teaching.

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Captain America’s shield is now a backpack that assembles all your stuff

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 19 May 2015

You might not have the ridiculous good looks or deadly combat skills of Captain America, but you can have the next best thing. His shield, sort of.

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Ordinary plates become artworks after they are painted with images of people and food

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 18 May 2015

Canadian artist Jacqueline Poirier treats a plate much like how everyone else does: as a canvas. Only difference is, she doesn’t decorate it with culinary art. She creates another kind of art instead.

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In China, a giant panda statue with its own Iron Man suit

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 18 May 2015

As if pandas weren’t cool enough! In Shenyang, China, local artist Bi Heng has put up a 9-metre high, 7-metre wide panda statue that would give Iron Man a run for his money.

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These glass sculptures appear to have real jellyfish swimming inside of them

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 18 May 2015

While on a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium many years ago, artist Rick Satava became entranced with a tank full of pacific coast jellyfish. Looking at them up close felt like admiring art at a museum. From then on, he set about dedicating his life’s work to recreating these beautiful creatures in glass form.

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Artist illustrates unique words that have no other translations elsewhere

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 15 May 2015

In her series ‘Untranslatable Words’, UK-based artist Marija Tiurina visualizes unique words that have no translations in other languages. Collected from various countries, the words convey all-too familiar situations and experiences that amazingly even the English language – with its over one million words – fails to translate.

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We all want this Star Wars hoodie that’ll make us look like Chewbacca

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 15 May 2015

No alien sidekicks were harmed in the making of this hoodie. Online store ‘Welovefine’ is selling an out-of-this-world hoodie that Star Wars fans can proudly wear when The Force Awakens hits theatres (or when they’re just really, really cold).

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It feels weird making eye contact with women who have eyes painted on closed lids

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 15 May 2015

Now you know what to do when you need to take a power nap at work. In her series ‘How We See’, photographer Laurie Simmons laments on beauty and self-expression in social media through models with eyes drawn on their eyelids.

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98 kinds of raw food perfectly cut into cubes for the OCD in all of us

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 15 May 2015

When Dutch newspaper ‘DeVolkskrant’ commissioned design studio ‘Lernert & Sander’ in 2014 to make a piece for their food photography issue, the artist duo went beyond expectations by creating this mind-blowing photo.

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Tattoo artist creates amazing geometric body art using only lines and dots

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 14 May 2015

If you’re getting a tattoo, you might want to book a plane ticket to Turkey first. Istanbul-based artist Bicem Sinik decorates her clients’ bodies with minimalistic tats that include only two elements: monochromatic lines and dots.

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2 girls, 1 cockroach: a game where contestants try to blow a bug into each other’s mouths

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 14 May 2015

Aaaand Japan has outdone themselves once again! On the Japanese variety show ‘AKBingo!’, two girls participated in a disgusting contest that’s similar to tug-of-war. Except this one involves a cockroach.

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If animals and dinosaurs had everyday problems just like us humans

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 13 May 2015

In ‘Life’s Not Fair’, German photographer Bettina Gruber imagines what it would be like for animals and even dinosaurs to go on adventures and everyday problems, just like us

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Mosaics of ice cream are now filling up the nasty potholes of Finland

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Street artist Jim Bachor continues his valiant crusade against poorly maintained roads by filling each and every pothole with gorgeous mosaics. Initially, the project started out in his hometown of Chicago, but now he’s taking the fight somewhere else: Finland.

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