Street Artist Rone Creates TOP SECRET Exhibition

By artfido / March 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Last week in an unidentified and soon-to-be-demolished building in Melbourne, Australia, a secret street art exhibition titled “The Alpha Project” was held by renowned street artist RONE to a lucky few. As the invitation read: “I have been working on a huge top secret project over the last few months. In fact it is still a secret […]

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When a Baby Kangaroo Meets Rescued Emu Chicks For the First Time

By artfido / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

The guys over at the Wild Action Zoo in Victoria, Australia, recently arranged some adorable inter-species snuggling between Reuben, an eight-month-old baby kangaroo, and day-old emu chicks named Edi and Eli. Photographer Jay Town captured the sweet scene, which shows the emus making themselves right at home, amusingly stepping over Reuben so they can get comfortable. Edi and […]

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Illuminated Cracked Log Lamps by Blind Tasmanian Artist Duncan Meerding

By artfido / June 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Tasmania-based furniture and lighting designer Duncan Meerding highlights the naturally occurring cracks in sustainably sourced logs by inserting warm yellow LEDs that illuminate each piece of wood from within. Meerding, who is legally blind, is fascinated by unusual light applications which he refers to as his “alternative sensory world.” Each cracked log lamp can be used as […]

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Stunning Clifftop Cave House in the Blue Mountains of Australia!

By artfido / April 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

Lionel Bucket has one of the most stunning views in the world from the stone outcrop that makes up the veranda of his clifftop cave home. He has an outlook over the Blue Mountain range in Australia from the cave home that was built on 600 acres of bush land that has been in his […]

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The Cutest Orphaned Baby Bats Cared for by Australian Bat Clinic

By artfido / April 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

File this under “cutest thing we’ve ever seen.” These orphaned baby bats, swaddled in cozy blankets and fed milk in baby bottles, are the incredibly adorable residents of the Australian Bat Clinic & Wildlife Trauma Centre in eastern Australia’s Gold Coast Hinterland. Volunteers and employees at the clinic work tirelessly to care for sick, injured, […]

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Say Goodaye to Brolga, the “Surrogate Mom” to Orphaned Baby Kangaroos

By artfido / March 17, 2015 / 3 Comments

Say goodaye to Chris Barnes, a local Australian hero who has devoted his life to rescuing orphaned baby kangaroos in central Australia. The caretaker, who is nicknamed “Brolga” after the Aboriginal word for the mighty Australian crane, acts as a “surrogate mom” to nearly 30 kangaroos, including little joeys whose mothers were struck and killed by vehicles. For […]

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Cuteness Overload With Newly Hatched Baby Chameleons Create at Sydney Zoo

By artfido / March 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’ve ever had any doubt about how cute reptiles can be, let us end those doubts right now. This gang of more than 20 baby chameleons, recently hatched at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, is one of the cutest band of curious explorers that we’ve ever seen. The little green guys are veiled chameleons, which are […]

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The World Falls in Love with Quokka, Australia’s Most Adorable Animal

By artfido / March 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

The world has spoken and it’s declared the quokka, the happiest, most photogenic animal on the planet. Taking the Internet by storm is the hashtag #quokkaselfie which shows the small marsupial posing for the camera, with humans, while donning its most charismatic grin. Though it bears a slight resemblance to its cousin the kangaroo, the quokka is […]

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Terracotta Warrior Sculptures Glow in Sydney for Chinese New Year

By artfido / February 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

To celebrate Chinese New Year (which, this year, lies on February 19), visit Dawes Point in Sydney, Australia from February 13 to February 22 to see 90 colorful lantern sculptures that were inspired by the famous Terracotta warriors. Created by Chinese artist Xia Nan, these larger than life lanterns were made from fabric and wire. […]

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An Australian House That Floats Above the Sea

By artfido / January 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you’ve been lucky enough to take a trip down the famous Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia, you may have seen a house seemingly and precariously placed on the size of a cliff face.  Using tricks of perspective and elegant modern architecture, this amazing house was designed and built by architects F2 Architecture. The […]

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