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 »

Innovative Russian Bakery Uses ‘Brushstroke’ Decorations To Create The Most Amazing Cakes

Looking almost too good to eat the cakes of Moscow-based bakery Kalabasa have been setting off a new trend over on Instagram that involves decorating cakes with colourful icing that takes inspiration from one of the art world’s most key elements, the humble brushstroke. Continue »

“Star Wars” Fan Makes An Insanely Realistic Chewbacca Costume

A fan of “Star Wars” has decided to create a realistic costume and Chewbacca spent on it a lot of time and effort. Coat of toupees, special stilts and made it sound card suit is so realistic that it is now a welcome guest of any cosplay parties. Continue »

These Botanical Temporary Tattoos Smell Just Like The Plants That Inspired Them

The Brooklyn-based company that specializes in designy temporary tattoos has teamed up with Jeannerot for the visuals and Agilex Fragrances for the aromas to create the Bouquet Garni Set, a collection of parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme scented tattoos that look and smell just like the plants that inspired them. Continue »

This Jewelry Is Inspired By Architectural Floor Plans

QUPA, a design company founded by Eleni Kouineli and Stefanos Papadatos, have created CROQUIS, a collection of modern jewelry inspired by the architectural floor plans of famous buildings from all over the world. Using methods of classic molding, laser cutting, and 3D printing, these delicate jewelry pieces are extremely unique. Let’s have a look at some of their designs. Continue »

Street Artist Greg Suits Turns An Abandoned Building Into A Giant Skull


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The street artist Greg Suits, aka Suitswon, transformed an abandoned building into a giant skull, perfectly using the gaping holes of the half-collapsed wall. An excellent creation located in New York, in the district of Greenpoint. Continue »

Cats And Pop Culture – The Lovely Earrings By Catmadecom

When cats meet pop culture, an adorable collection of earrings created by the young Russian designer Rita, aka Catmadecom. From Pokemon to David Bowie through Adventure Time, Totoro or Sailor Moon, Rita transforms her cats into pretty creations. Continue »

Artist Turn Original Russian GAZ-22 “Volga” Into The Stunning Lowrider Concept Car

I just could not pass up the great renderings of the GAZ-22 Lowrider. The author of these spectacular pictures — Mr. Dicks. Creative idea behind the project — “turn classic Russian Volga with the spirit of early-bombs and a touch of Russian folk art.” Continue »

A Girl Encounters A Giant White Horse Frozen In Mid-Air Within The Venice Biennale’s Argentinian Pavilion

A girl is seen softly touching the nose of a giant, white horse frozen in mid-air within the Argentinian Pavilion of this year’s Venice Biennale, a large sculptural work by artist Claudia Fontes. Continue »

Hand-Sewn Hairstyles That Cascade From Embroidered Hoops By Sheena Liam

Fashion model and embroidery artist Sheena Liam hand sews images of women whose hair seems to gracefully dangle from each of her 2D surfaces, Liam using black thread as a substitute for her subjects’ long locks. The works are all completed and displayed on embroidery hoops, with hair styles extending from the women in french braids, messy buns, and long ponytails. In one particular design, tiny pieces of thread are seen attached to the wall below the hoop, creating the illusion that the embroidered woman above is messily trimming her bangs. Continue »

A Giant New 5,000-piece CMYK Color Gamut Jigsaw Puzzle By Clemens Habicht

Artist Clemens Habicht scaled-up his deviously complicated 1,000 Color Puzzle jigsaw by a factor of five with the new 5,000 Colors Puzzle. The vibrantly monstrous puzzle is comprised of 5,000 differently colored pieces that form a 6.5 x 2.5 foot CMYK color gamut. For hyper-dedicated puzzlers only. Continue »

Massive Unused Chicken Cages Torn Down In Eastern China

Looking from above, one can never tell that these colorful rows in Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province, featuring flower and fish patterns as well as Chinese characters are actually thousands of deserted battery cages. Continue »

These Quirky Kid’s Stools Were Inspired By Farmyard Animals

Japanese designer Takeshi Sawada, has designed a collection of quirky farm animal inspired stools for design brand EO – Elements Optimal. The collection is made up of three stools, Bambi, Sheep and Cow, with the design of the back of the stools and the faux fur seat easily telling you which animal it takes after. Each of designs are have a seat height of 33cm (just over 1 foot) and have a solid European Oak or an American Walnut base and back. Continue »

Artist Jeff Koons Installs A Giant Inflatable Ballerina In The Heart Of New York


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The famous artist Jeff Koons has installed a giant inflatable ballerina in the heart of New York! This monumental 14-meter-high artwork, simply entitled Seated Ballerina, took its place in the center of the Rockefeller Center. A massive project designed to support the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in partnership with Tishman Speyer and the Art Production Fund. This installation is visible until June 2, 2017. Continue »

Artist Sculpts Waves On Driftwood

In love with the sea, the artist Johny Surf Art sculpts waves of gypsum on driftwood, capturing the energy and poetry of these liquid monsters. A beautiful work to follow on Instagram. Continue »