This Wood Wine Box Packaging Can Be Reused As A Bird House

Designer Rita Rivotti has created fun packaging for a wine collection named Tyto Alba by Companhia das Lezírias vineyards in Portugal. Throughout the years, Companhia das Lezírias have made it their mission to protect and preserve Tyto Alba, also known as the barn owl. Continue »

Japanese T-Shirt Uses Optical Illusion To Give Breasts To Even The Flat-Chested

Japanese fashion company ekoD Works has a unique sensibility. The company touts itself as specializing in “humorous art and design.” Continue »

Portuguese Street Artist Unveiled A Giant Rabbit Made Of Trash On The Streets Of Vila Nova De Gaia In Portugal

In town with the good people from Mistaker Maker, the Portugese artist Bordalo II (previously featured) unveiled this rather amazing piece which is entitled “Half Rabbit”. This may be our all time favorite Bordalo II piece to date! As usual the piece was created using found materials and trash gathered around the city. Half of the piece is left unpainted and shows the elements’ original colors. Continue »

The Fantasy Coffins From Ghana

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The fantasy or figurative coffins from Ghana, in Europe also called custom, fantastic, or proverbial coffins (abebuu adekai), are functional coffins made by specialized carpenters in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. Continue »

Tel Aviv-Based Designer Chen Bikovski Creates Stunning Aluminum Cactus Lamp

Chen Bikovski (previously featured) is a Tel Aviv-based designer exploring the relation of light and space. Named ‘Promising Young Designer of 2012,’ Chen’s work is presented in prominent galleries and featured in leading design publications. Continue »

Israeli Artist PILPELED Collaborates With Bike Company Creating A First Ever Artistically Designed Bike

Electric Concepts has announced a fruit of a unique collaboration with PILPELED as well as FOFFA creating an innovative and fascinating, first ever artistically designed bike in the electric bike market. This product has been produced with PILPELED x FOFFA to disrupt the electric bike market by creating and delivering electric bicycles that look great and attractive with artistic design and provide the class, speed and extra boost required for urban commuters while riding on the road. Continue »

A Night Stroll Along The Milky Way In Central China Inspired By Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night

An eye-catching tourist attraction in Zhengzhou City in central China’s Henan Province is lighting up the night – a walking path which has been laid with glowing pebbles. Continue »

New Stick-On Soles Let You Forget Flip Flops And Go Barefoot

You could say some clothing manufacturers are trying too hard because their products look simply ridiculous, but even though these stick-on pads look unorthodox, they actually have a set of very useful functions to help your feet relax on holiday. Continue »

Chinese Artist Uses Colorful Paper To Warn Of Danger Of Guns

“Ocean of Flowers” by Chinese artist Li Hongbo was recently unveiled at Eight One Art Museum in Beijing. The artwork consists of nearly 2,000 colorful paper sculptures in the shape of different weapons such as pistols, machine guns and bullets. Continue »

Ukrainian Artist Made A Mesmerizing Sculpture Of Giant Raindrop Resting On Man’s Face

Ukraine is very hot during summer and also blood freezing during winter, but for one sculpture it is always raining. It is the amazing work of an artist Nazar Bilyk that created this 6 foot tall statue made of bronze and glass. Continue »

This Artist Imagines The Roman Empire’s 250,000 Miles Of Roadways As A Subway Transit Map

University of Chicago sophomore Sasha Trubetskoy spent a few weeks designing this amazing subway-style transit map of all the roads in the Roman Empire circa 125 AD. Trubetskoy pulled data from numerous sources, but took liberties where the history is fuzzy. Continue »

Artist Dave Slater Makes 1963 Corvette Stingray Out Of LEGO Blocks

One of the most iconic American cars, the Corvette Stingray, has been the envy of every garage since it was first released in the early 1960s. Rather than just covet the classic sports car, Dave Slater went about building his own 1963 Corvette Stingray out of LEGOs. Continue »

IKEA Invents Clever Posters To Cook

IKEA Canada has created an amazing recipe book entitled Cook this Page, which lets you use its pages to cook directly on them! If this book illustrates recipes in the purest visual tradition of the brand with posters, it proposes you to detach a page, to place the required ingredients on the drawings, then to fold the sheet before putting it in the oven! Printed on cooking paper, the IKEA Cook this Page is a great concept, very playful, which can help some to get into the kitchen. A creative operation created by Leo Burnett Toronto. Continue »

These Gross, Weirdly Beautiful “Pollution Popsicles” Are Made From 100% Pure Sewage

As the summer approaches, a group of art students in Taiwan have concocted an unusual treat for the heat.

Hung I-chen, Guo Yi-hui, and Cheng Yu-ti, three students at the National Taiwan University of Arts, collected sewage water from all over Taiwan and and turned them into popsicles for a project titled “Polluted Water Popsicles.” The project is intended to spread awareness about water pollution and its deep effect on our world’s population. The 100 pieces, which also included designed wrappers, was nominated for the Young Pin Design Award. Continue »

271 Years Before Pantone, An Artist Mixed And Described Every Color Imaginable In An 800-Page Book

In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two, or three parts of water. The premise sounds simple enough, but the final product is almost unfathomable in its detail and scope. Continue »