Nature Inspired Leaf Art by artist Lorenzo Duran’s

Guadalajara-based artist Lorenzo Duran’s work is literally a cut above the rest. For the past four years, the Spanish artist has been using leaves for his delicate compositions, piercing the thin foliage to depict animals, figures, and geometric patterns. With the exactness of a surgeon, he removes the papery membranes to produce works that resemble shadow boxes, and traditional Spanish papel picado.

Read more: Lorenzo Duran Creates Spectacularly Intricate Cut-Aways from Leaves | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building



Asked by ANON: Favorite 80s Fantasy Films

The 80s was truly the best decade for cheesy 80s fantasy films. If you haven’t seen all of these, you’re missing out. In order of pictures:

  • Legend (1985) 
  • The Last Unicorn (1982)
  • Ladyhawke (1985)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • The Secret of Nimh (1982) 
  • The Neverending Story (1984)
  • Red Sonja (1985)
  • Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Return to Oz (1985)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • Conan the Barbarian (1982)
  • Krull (1983)
  • Excalibur (1981)
  • Clash of the Titans (1981)
  • Dark Crystal (1982)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Willow (1988)
  • The Beastmaster (1982)


These videos blow my mind every time