This year we’ve said Oh Wow! approximately (okay, exactly) 45 times – each Friday to be specific, in our weekly round-up of cooool. For part 4 of our 2014 HIGHLIGHTS we thought it would be fun to revisit all of our weekly Oh Wows, make a selection of the stand out work, and compile it into one super scrollable mash-up of visuals and sounds for you to enjoy. From the simple and striking to the bizarre, bold and outlandish – these are The Wows of 2014. An arresting portrait from the series ‘Albus’ by Justin Dingwall: Nina Torr‘s signature illustrated dreamscapes in ‘The Wonders of the Universe’: The curious and abstract eye of photographer Johno Mellish: A dreamy editorial by photography duo, Elford/De La Forêt: Other-worldly beauty captured by fashion photographer Lea Colombo: Detail of Athi-Patra Ruga‘s ‘Approved Model of the New Azania’, which forms part of the Uncertain Terms group show: Stark, offbeat images of Tsagana Barvantsikova shot by Lindsay Hamlyn: Andrew McGibbon‘s fantastic ‘Slitherstition‘ series of snake portraits: The album cover for Desmond and the Tutus‘ ‘Enjoy Yourself’ with illustrations by Johan de Lange: A bizarre scene as seen by Patrick John and Chloe O’Doherty during their ‘Out the Office‘ US road trip: A ‘Holographic Periscope’ in GIF form by imaginative illustrator, Jean de Wet: Caroline Mackintosh (photographer) Fani Segerman (model and stylist) ‘Violating Worcester’ together: An installation image from Jana + Koos‘ exhibition ‘City of Gold Diggers‘ in New York City: ‘Magic Hats’ directed by Jake Summer featuring Jabu and JR, two life-long dancers from Soweto: Portrait of a blue-eyed girl by painter John Murray: A book of conceptual illustrations by Lize-Marie Dreyer based on Mary Frye’s poem ‘Dodendans’: Mignonne Krijno feat. a sculptural arrangement of wooden panels in Nico Krijno‘s ‘Construction’: Tracks from Fantasma‘s ‘Eye of the Sun’ EP: Inside the Cango caves captured by by Wikus de Wet on the ‘Twenty Journey‘: A pink haired Nastassja photographed in studio by Betina du Toit: Nicole Liebenberg‘s man wrestling a tiger, which formed part of our first ‘Take Me Home‘ print sale: Xanthi Georgiades shot by Katja Marr, with styling and collage GIFs by Peter Georgiades: A (neatly) exploded bicycle from ‘South African Bicycle Builders’, an exhibition curated by Nic Grobler and Stan Engelbrecht: Daniel Ting Chong‘s slick and colourful branding for Manifold: Stolen Pony, a solo project by The Frown’s Eve Rakow: Giannina Antonette photographed by Adriaan Louw, with styling by Marica Smit: The video for Miami Horror’s single ‘Wild Motion (Set It Free)’, directed by Sebastian Borckenhagen: Poster by Michael Tymbios for Sacha Fulton’s film ‘Hands Folding Hands’: Julia Campbell Gillies in ‘Bound’, a series photographed by Katja Marr and styled by Peter Georgiades: ‘In Our Hands’, a catalogue of interviews with 8 artisans created by Werner Goss Ross: Tony Gum photographed in studio by Sipho Mpongo: From ‘Symptom’, a series of intriguing paintings by John-Michael Metelerkamp: Gateway Drugs‘ first single ‘Give Me Your Love’ with track artwork by Ian Jepson: MUTI‘s illustrated cover for a weekend edition of The Washington Post: Brilliant image pairings in Luca Vincenzo‘s diptychs: Sylvia in the ‘Pink Ladies’, a shoot by photographed by Ashley Marie for Gaschette: One of a series of bespoke beer labels for Maven Craft Beer by Rudi de Wet: ‘All Eyes On Me’ from a series of magazine drawings Ninjabreadboy: Striking studio images in ‘The Chiaroscuro’ photographed by Travys Owen for HUF Magazine: Illustrated animations by Lize-Marie Dreyer and Marli Fourie created for a collaborative project: ‘Coloured Poetry‘, a tumblr placing coloured “poems” over Nat Geo-type imagery: Cover art by Tom Parker for Seferino, the personal project of Geoffrey Brink: A beautiful image of Aluad Deng Anei, by Francois Visser: Martin Mezzabotta‘s lowbrow parody zine, ‘Coping with Dumb’: ‘Explore the Rubble Shore’, an illustration by Jean de Wet: KISUA‘s streamlined ‘Hariri’ range photographed by Misha Taylor: The ‘Pow Wow 2014 Calendar’ by Publicis Machine (team credits here): A blinking Nicolaas van Reenen, aka Fever Trails, in a GIF by Kent Andreasen: A wildly colourful poster by Daniel Ting Chong for Puma Happy Holidays: And that’s a wrap! Check out the rest of our 2014 HIGHLIGHTS and stay tuned for the fifth and final instalment later today.