Photographer Tim Flach brings out the inner puppy in this Portuguese Water Dog.
Visitors to the Teton County Library in Jackson, Wyoming, can watch their questions—posted to the digital catalog—transform into synaptic firings across fiber optic cables, illuminated by LED lights. Image: e/b office
These paper heads—cut from the pages of Horizon, a bi-monthly arts journal first published in September 1958—are one in a series of paper doll collages by artist Matt Lipps. Image: Matt Lipps
No fear in waking this sleeping lion, made from squash, sprouts, and banana peels. Image: Carl Kleiner
Artist Tauba Auerbach's book sculptures experiment with the concept of tetrachromatic vision—the ability to perceive four colors instead of the more common red, green, and blue. Image: Vegard Kleven
This man-made cumulus—formed when Dutch artist Berndault Smilde released vapor from a fog machine into a climate-controlled space—existed for mere seconds before dissipating. Photo: Cassander Eftinck Schattenkerk
Cabinets, a refrigerator, boxes, and even an electric piano fill the space between buildings in Rotterdam—a work Swedish artist Michael Johansson calls "Tetris."
Try as you might, you won’t be able to get comfortable in this easy chair, made of paper and occupying an imaginary office crafted by French artist Alexis Facca.
Look closely, notice anything? Artist Liu Bolin hides in the open, camouflaging himself so he disappears into an environment. Photo: Liu Bolin
Heights don’t bother photographer Alexander Remnev, who routinely climbs tall buildings without a harness to snap dizzying photos like this one. Photo: Alexander Remnev
A young Buddhist monk demonstrates his agility in Hunan Province, China. Photo: Steve McCurry
The stacked ice bubbles of Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada, are a rare phenomenon caused by methane gas naturally released by the lake’s plant life. Photo: Chip Phillips
The world’s smallest deer, the pudu, is just 16 inches tall and weighs 20 pounds. This baby, only one month old, is even smaller. Photo: Jose Luis Saavedra
This runaway tent was able to take flight thanks to some creative photography and a bit of digital manipulation. Photo: Laurent Chehere
Only on close inspection does this swirling, iridescent sphere reveal itself to be an ordinary soap bubble. Photo: Jason Tozer
Every morning, the giraffes of this Kenyan estate help themselves to a table of breakfast treats. Photo: The Safari Collection
The last, foggy remains of night cling to the trees high up in the Polish mountains. Photo: Boguslaw Strempel
The central meeting room in the offices of Cuningham Group—an architecture firm specializing in sustainable design—features Aeron Chairs and green materials (literally and figuratively). Image: Cuningham Group.
A look up gives passersby a glimpse of Eames Lounge Chairs in the window of Aether Apparel's new Hayes Valley store, constructed from stacked shipping containers and glass. Image: Aether
An Eames Sofa Compact inhabits a lounge space at ad agency JWT, who recently transformed their New York City offices to enhance mobility and collaboration. Image: JWT
Vintage and contemporary designs merge in this eclectic New York City home studio. Photo: Nick Keppol
A Santa Monica animation studio's new home is a warehouse—repurposed and designed with an eye to sustainability—making the earth-friendly Setu Chair a natural fit. Image: Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio
Nearly all of the furniture in the Ohio State University’s Knowlton Hall is on wheels. The mobility of pieces like Herman Miller’s Caper Chair encourages spontaneous collaboration throughout the building, which serves as both an architectural marvel and a learning space for students of the university’s Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture. Photo: Ian Allen
Architecture and design firm Gensler’s downtown Chicago office in the Louis Sullivan Building stays true to the look and style of the iconic architect’s work. An open work plan and light, agile seating encourages flexibility and collaboration. Photo: Gensler
A view of London from the contemporary digs of Actis, made more comfortable thanks to the Aeron Chair. Photo: Gensler