Design

Creative Security Guard Du Jinqian Shows off his Sculpting Skills

Creative security guard Du Jinqian shows off his sculpting skills by taking advantage of heavy snow in Hangzhou, China. He took a break from his duties to build rows and rows of snow birds and a snow duck along the steps of the bank. His creations had what appeared to be bits of fruit to create eyes, beaks and pink coloring for their breasts. Passers-by crowded round to watch Du Jinqian and his remarkable hidden talent. [...]

Anamorphic Sculptures by Jonty Hurwitz

When art meets mathematics, it can gives some quite amazing projects. Enters these anamorphic sculptures ! Conceived by London artist Jonty Hurwitz, these sculpture look pretty much like nothing you can imagine. But when you look at them through the reflection of a cylinder, you discover great pieces of art forming hands, objects and animals. [...]

Incredible Tools And Machines Powered With Your Mouth

London based artist  and designer Guo Cheng’s “Mouth Factory” is a series of functional machines specifically designed to be operated by the mouth of the user, Which includes Chewing drill, teeth lathe, tongue extruder, blowing rotomolding machine and vacuum form machines. The project explores the capabilities and versatility of this wondrous organ and correlating facial expressions, re-contextualised within the realm of production. As a comment on human enhancement, the project aims to explore the aesthetic of production through a series of performative devices. By focusing on the mouth, the production devices acquire a fantastic quality that amplifies and render visible the reciprocal relationship and effects between our body and our tools. [...]

Moments of Thaw – Animal Sculptures by Tasha Lewis

There is a certain joyous playfulness in the sculptures of artist Tasha Lewis, who is currently exhibiting her latest works in her solo show, “Moments of Thaw,” at the Harrison Center in Indianapolis. Though her sculptures look like taxidermied animals at first glance, each piece is actually crafted out of paper, tape and recycled materials, which are held together by powerful magnets. [...]

Interesting Chair Parbolica Created by Designer Stefan Heiliger

Let us show you interesting chair Parbolica created by designer Stefan Heiliger. “The powerful shape of this “reddot” winner makes the swivel armchair a fantastic object in your living room, which you round off with the covering combination of your choice. The inverted dish-shaped foot is finished in brushed aluminum. With its asymmetric shape, Parabolica offers the user three different moments: reclined and relaxed, sitting “normally” or working with the armrest as a worktop. The multiple award-winning Parabolica has various covering options available for outside, edging and inside. ” Take a look! [...]

Bicycle Made Out of Cardboard and Recycled Car Tires

Israeli engineer and systems developer Izhar Gafni has designed an innovative bicycle made out of cardboard and recycled car tires. Each bicycle costs only 9 dollars to produce.“The idea is like Japanese origami,” he says in the movie. “You fold it once and then it doesn’t become twice the strength, it’s almost three times the strength. So I took it from there and did the same thing with cardboard.” [...]

Awesome Wood Sculptures by Sergey Bobkov

Sergey Bobkov an artist aged 53, has created amazing and unique sculptures out of Siberian cedar wood-chips. Sergey has developed his very own technique, that prevents wood-chips from falling apart, in time.After creating about 100-150 chips, from 2-3 inch long cedar stick, he puts them in water for several days. Then, making use of his surgical precision, he carve the chips into any shape he needs. I am impressed, and you? [...]

Haunting 3D Projections on Trees of Paris and Cambodia

French photographer Clement Briend set off to explore the reality through photography by creating haunting 3D projections on trees of Paris and Cambodia. “I always wanted to photograph the world without it being too faithful to what it is,”  says Clement, who is also a photography teacher at the University of Valenciennes. [...]

Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Limited Edition Watch

Jaquet Droz is known for their rich history of creating automata. This time they amaze us with their newest creation, the Bird Repeater. A combination of a minute repeater and an automata of birds feeding three chicks, of which one comes out of an egg, while the water of the stream flows in a continuous cascade. The dial is totally done by hand and is incredibly well-detailed. [...]

Japanese Tunnel of Lights

Those in Japan by March 31 of 2013 will enjoy seeing the stunning installations of light at the Nabana no Sato termed as the Winter Illuminations, a theme park turned on with light and a botanical garden in Kuwana in Nagashima Island. It’s a unique light show dubbed the best in the heart of Japan… [...]