A Children's Treasury of Insane Designs for Kazakhstan's World Expo

The architectural rendering is a subtle knife. It can be used to convince, intimidate, and generate laffs—or all three at once, if you’re really good. Such is the case with this collection of renderings, which show proposed designs for the upcoming 2017 World Expo in Kazakhstan. » 8/28/13 10:32am 8/28/13 10:32am

Drawings of Early Microscopes Show Artistry in the Pursuit of Science

Ah, where would science be if not for the contributions of the humble microscope? Did you know that the development of the world's first microscope began in 11th century Iraq, when scientist and polymath Ibn al-Haytham recorded all sorts of data about lenses, binocular vision, mirrors and observable properties of… » 8/23/08 5:45pm 8/23/08 5:45pm

Speaker Design Challenge Entries are Breathtaking

I never thought that speakers could give me the same feeling that I get when I see a beautifully designed car, but some of the entries in C4DCafe's speaker rendering challenge have done just that (and some of them are just plain weird). The only problem is that putting one of these designs in my home would make all my… » 2/27/08 7:00pm 2/27/08 7:00pm