Tag Archives: nature

Behold: the psychedelic illustrations of Madrid-based artist Luis Toledo – otherworldly scenes and composite characters formed from vibrant blocks of colour, patterns, and mundane objects, like pineapples and leaves. Sez he (to Colossal):

I am interested in working on the complexity of human beings and animals, working against the medical anatomy atlases that try to simplify living beings. Nature always develops complex shapes, and I try to imitate that…



A short by Stephen McNally in which Dutch author and popular historian Rutger Bregman argues that in order to continue towards a better world, we need big ideas and a more robust vision of the future.  To wit:

Revolutionary ideas, that were once dismissed as a utopian fantasy, became reality through people believing there was a better way – but what if our progress is hindered by our own dim view of human nature?’