The Real Objects Of Nature Preserved In Acrylic Cubes

3.8 billion years ago life began on earth. And over millions of years multicellular life evolved into land plants and forests. The colors and shapes of flowers, fruits and seeds all have unique purposes and are as beautiful as they are functional. Intent on showcasing the wonder and beauty of mother nature, Koichi Yoshimura developed a way to exquisitely preserve plants in acrylic cubes. He called them “Sola Cubes.”

Each Sola Cube is handmade by Japanese craftsmen and contain a real plant. Continue »

Glitter Boobs Are Here To Outshine Your Puny Glitter Buns

Everyone’s favorite body art Instagram is raising the stakes once again. You may remember The Gypsy Shrine for their “glitter butts” trend, well they’ve perked up for another amazing trend.

What do you get when you take something I already can’t stop staring at and add glitter to it? Yeah, you stopped reading again… Continue »

Six Large Wood Giants Are Now Hiding Out In A Forest Near Copenhagen

Artist Thomas Dambo has brought to life a new project: “The 6 Forgotten Giants.” The project consists of six large hidden sculptures, made from various types of recycled wood, with the help of local volunteers in Copenhagen. The recycled wood used for the breathtaking giants varies from scrap wood, to cut offs from old trees, to buildings that have been torn down. Continue »

These Quirky Mini Bikes Are Actually Stands For Larger Bikes

Japanese designer Yuma Kano has created a fun and quirky bike stand for Nemoto Shipyard, that stands out and is shaped like a mini bicycle. Named On Bicycle Stand, it was designed as a way to solve the problem of bikes being randomly placed on streets, sidewalks and in parking lots. Not only are they stands, but they are a simple visual sign that bikes can be stored in that area and when not in use, they become a tiny art installation. Continue »

The Most Ridiculous Products People Have Made From IKEA Bags

IKEA is a staple of pop culture. Absolutely everyone has visited the flat-pack mega-retailer at some point, whether it’s to kit out their new home, buy a few plates or just sample the store’s Swedish meatballs.


Tailor-made mask by @zhijunwang

No IKEA product is more iconic than the 99-cent FRAKTA bag, an extra-large, extra-sturdy Polypropylene tote that thousands of the store’s customers use to stash their purchases.

Here’s some of the best (and most ridiculous) IKEA-meets-fashion mashups out there, courtesy of these innovative young creatives. Continue »

Eerily Lifelike & NSFW Sculptures Cast Sex And Death Anxieties In Wax

A self-taught artist, Sarda learned to paint by studying the works on museum walls. But after her father’s death, she stopped painting and became interested in ceroplastics, or the art of wax modeling. Using wax and found objects, Sarda often creates dystopian scenes featuring lifelike figures that express her anxieties about the world. Continue »

Russian Female Putin Supporters Go Crazy About Having Him Emblazoned Over Their Chest

Russian women are being urged to emblazon Vladimir Putin on their chests in a new range of revealing patriotic shirts. With an election due next year, the designs are aimed at boosting support for the Kremlin strongman. The initiative is from a patriotic youth group called ‘Project Set’ (The Net Project). Some designs expose the cleavage in a love heart which Putin holds in his hands. Continue »

These Blackout Curtains Will Transform Your Windows Into A Spectacular Night Cityscape


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Blackout blinds, or curtains, are no longer just a token of edgy teenage bedrooms. They’re back in style, with a modern twist that will have you clamoring to hang them up in your home. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the beauty of blackout blinds and how far they’ve come. Continue »

This Minimalist Goth Ice Cream Is The Ultimate Antithesis To The Unicorn Trend

Little Damage in Los Angeles is ushering in the goth trend, starting with a soft serve that resembles heavy metal music and black eyeliner. The flavour is almond charcoal and it gets its dark colour from activated charcoal. Continue »

Nordstrom Is Selling Jeans Caked In Fake Dirt For Hundreds Of Dollars

Nordstrom is selling “mud-stained” jeans to the tune of $425. They’re called the “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans” and come with some sort of fake mud substance caked all over them. (It’s not clear what that substance is.) The knees, pockets and crotch of the jeans appear bear most of the faux brown muck. Continue »

Super Dad Turns Cars Meant For Kids Into Something Straight Out Of Mad Max


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Mad Max superfan Ian Pfaff, of Glendale, California, was inspired to make Mad Max mobiles for his kids, Junior, 2, and Benji, five months. Ian — who is a director by day and makes props in his spare time — started with classic Little Tykes Cozy Coupes. Then added everything from old computer parts to pieces from an expresso machine. Continue »

Two Culinary Students Made Gigantic, Chocolate Covered Rock Candy Geodes

At the Culinary Institute of America, two students—Alex Yeatts and Abby Lee Wilcox—have spent the last six months creating a collection of chocolate-covered, rock candy geodes and they look absolutely amazing. Continue »

Ikea Had A Great Reaction To Balenciaga Making A $2,145 Version Of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag

IKEA have issued a hilarious advert for its $0.99 shopping bag so its customers can rest assured they’ve bought the real deal. The amusing ad is in response to French luxury fashion house Balenciaga’s new handbag which looks suspiciously similar to the iconic Ikea FRAKTA bag. Continue »

This Instagrammer Perfectly Matches Her Outfits With Art Masterpieces

In 2010, a social media manager combined her painting skills with her ability to design and construct clothing. The result was Artfully Awear, a website and a social media account that highlights Ariel Adkins’ ability to make clothing inspired by art. So far, Adkins has featured an impressive hand-painted dress inspired by Vasily Kandinsky’s Composition 8, a polka-dotted jumpsuit inspired by Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors, and a long white jacket colorfully accented with multicolored sheafs inspired by Henri Matisse’s large-scale ceramic, La Gerbe. Continue »

Planet Pins: Tiny Hand-Painted Solar System Stationery

Hold the entire solar system in the palm of your hand with this unique set of planet push pins. Add a bit of outer-space to your home & office space. The 8 planet shapes are moulded in the UK over german-made, black steel pins, then sent to Tokyo where they are painstakingly brush painted by hand and assembled into their serial-numbered, polished-acrylic display cases. Continue »