Disco Truck: A Cement Mixer Transformed Into A Giant Disco Ball

Transforming a building site into a nightclub? The French artist Benedetto Bufalino has unveiled an amazing creation, turning a cement mixer into a giant disco ball. This installation entitled Disco Ball Cement Mixer appeared a few days ago in the streets of Lyon, projecting sparks of light on all the buildings around it. Continue »

The Balance Lamp: A Lamp That Creates A Look Of Balance Between Dark And Light

The Balance table lamp, designed by Victor Castanera for manufacturer Oblure, is a lamp that creates a look of balance between dark and light, and black and white. Two white glowing orbs sit on slanted steel boards that are balanced by two small black metal balls of the perfect weight to offset the weight of the opposite parts of the lamp. A black marble base with white flecks throughout it brings together the black and white details of the rest of the lamp to create a visually striking sculptural table lamp. Continue »

British Hair Awards 2016 – Afro Finalist Collection

Collection nominated for the final of British Hairdresser of the Year Award Afro category and earned Lisa 3 Black Hair & Beauty Awards finalist nominations in the Weave, Natural and Stylist of the Year categories! Makeup: Suhyun Kang-Emery. Photography: Luke Nugent. Continue »

EcoHelmet: Portable Paper Head Protection For Cyclists

As urban cycling continues to increase in popularity, bike commuters still face the same challenge: carrying a clunky helmet with them wherever they go. For part-time, on-demand cyclists in places with bike share programs the problem is even more pronounced: hopping a ride is simply not a safe option unless they happen to have headgear handy. Continue »

Superb Minimalist Botanical Embroideries By Adam Pritchett

Adam Pritchett is an embroidery artist based in Lake District, England, a countryside famous for its forests, lakes, and mountains. From these bucolic surroundings he draws inspiration for his minimalist botanical embroideries that usually feature flowers, vines, and tiny insect inhabitants. For a particularly ingenious series, Pritchett stitched a variety of spiders into the canvas, turning gaping holes in the fabric into spider webs. Continue »

Elegant Nose Candle Holders Are Designed To Hold A Candle With Their Nose

Belgian industrial designer Quentin de Coster has designed NOSE, a prototype for a minimalist candle holder, where the candle is held in place on the nose of the abstract profile. The candle holder is made from two pieces of laser cut steel that are then welded together. Once welded, the pieces are then powder-coated for a finished look. Continue »

Beautiful Paper Beetle Sculptures To Assemble By Yourself

Dutch designer Joop Bource from the Assembli studio, created the Paper Beetles, a collection of beautiful paper and cardboard sculptures to assemble by yourself. These cardboard puzzles are presented as kits, which will allow you to assemble the different models of scarabs. Continue »

Old Apple Products Turned Iinto Plants

Christophe Guinet, aka Monsieur Plant, transforms old Apple products into vegetal compositions. His work denounces technological waste and pollution by mixing fun and art. Continue »

Swedish Designer Transforms Retro-Styled Household Appliances Into Series Of Cross-Stitch Art

Sometimes the most basic, outdated household items can be turned into something pretty spectacular.

Swedish designer Ulla-Stina Wikander has taken on a project which aims to transform old and unused household appliances into works of art. The sculptures utilise antiquated objects from around the home and transforms them into recycled, contemporary display pieces with the help of some thread. Continue »

Florigami: Wonderful, Intricate Origami Animals That Live In Glass Bell Jars

Based in Paris, Floriane Touitou has a PhD in Physics, but came to realise that her passion lines in origami and creating art with her hands—this epiphany led her to start Florigami, an online store where she sells handcrafted origami animals that are housed in glass bell jars. Continue »

Mindblowing Optical Illusion Rooms By Peter Kogler Will Give You Vertigo

With dizzying wall graphics reminiscent of warped funhouse mirrors, artist Peter Kogler transforms ordinary galleries, transit centers, and lobbies into near hallucinatory experiences. For over 30 years, the Austrian artist has worked at the intersection of architecture and new media to construct both immersive environments and sculptural elements that seems to redefine physical spaces. By plastering walls with optical illusions he challenges a viewer’s sense of depth (and sanity) with his ambitious monochromatic installations of repeating patterns that incorporate pipes, ants, and bold snake-like patterns. Continue »

15 Brands Lost In Translation – Epic Branding Fails

While the world has become so much smaller with globalization, it is important not to underestimate the importance of language and cultural barriers that divides each country. For multinational brands expanding into new territories especially, they may find that an successful slogan or even brand name in their country does not mean the same thing in a foreign land.

To prove this point, Print Peppermint has compiled an infographic of the worst examples of brands that got lost in translation, and you would be surprised at how even the biggest brands can get it wrong. Continue »

Designer Reaches Out To Potential Employers With Adobe-Inspired Chocolate Bars

Based in Brooklyn, graphic designer April Hansen came up with a way to end an interview on a sweet note—she has created chocolate bars that are designed to look like the icons of Adobe’s core design programs. Continue »

Cute Star Wars AT-AT Baby Walker By Polish Artist Krawka

Polish artist Kamila Krawczyk, a.k.a Krawka has combined her love for Star Wars and crocheting and created a super adorable AT-AT walker. The best part? She is selling the pattern on ETSY so you could make it yourself. Continue »

Colossal Sculptural Lights By David Trubridge Have Been Added To A Treewalk In New Zealand

To help make your nights a little bit brighter, New Zealand based designer David Trubridge and Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua have worked together to create Redwoods Nightlights, New Zealand’s first design-led tourism experience that features a suspended tree walk surrounded by 30 of Trubridge’s custom made light fixtures. Each of the light fixtures included in the treewalk, some of which are over 8 feet tall, were first made in Trubridge’s workshop by him and his team. Continue »