Let This Fruit Slice Furniture Juice Up Your Outdoor Living Area

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Take a good long look at your porch and patio and tell me what you see. More than likely it looks like everyone else’s porch or patio? You got some wicker furniture out there or maybe an oak picnic table painted red? I don’t have to tell you that it is boring and drab and it needs to be changed. If you are like me, you want to do something no one else in the neighborhood is doing. So we are going to go on a fruit decorating binge! Continue »

Artists Turn Their Children’s Drawings Into Jewelry To Preserve Their Creativity

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Yasemin Erdin has been working with children art for more than 5 years, encouraging their creativity and making it visible to the public. And now she’s found a partner in the form of sculptor and goldsmith Özgür Karavit, who joined her in turning children’s drawings into timeless jewelry. Continue »

Ukrainian Copywriter Practices His Skills By Creating Clever Print Ads Every Day

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Have you heard about the ‘365 challenge’? The one where you’re supposed to do something every single day for one year? These things actually work, and if done honestly, they can become a good way to hone your skills. That’s what Ukrainian copywriter Andrii Mischenko decided to do to flex his creativity muscles. Continue »

Outfits Sourced From German Public Transportation Fabric By Menja Stevenson

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Like most that read this article, German artist Menja Stevenson has had her fair share of rides in city buses and trains, each of which has forced her (and you) to sit on top of garishly designed uniform seating. The fabric, as investigated by this article on the BBC, is not only made to outlast spills and stains, but also trends, as many of the painfully drab designs can last a decade or more. Continue »

Australian Ballet Perform At Qualia Hamilton Island

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Photo © by James Morgan / Hamilton Island / Getty Images

Australian ballet dancers rehearse their moves on Whitehaven Beach on June 11, 2010 on Hamilton Island, Australia. Principal artists Lucinda Dunn, Robert Curran and Rachel Rawlins and Senior Artist Andrew Killian perform pieces from breathtaking ballets such as The Nutcracker and Swan Lake during a weekend titled “Pas de Deux” in Paradise. Continue »

This First Aid Blanket Will Help You To Save Lives

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Effective first aid response is difficult to come by in situations of grave injury. Treating the victim is usually reserved for paramedics or doctors, but First Aid Blanket allows the plebeian Samaritan to help as much as they can with its printed information on different methods treatment. Aimed especially at cases where someone is drowning, the First Aid Blanket lays out clear methodologies to help. Continue »

Functional Mixtape Coffee Tables

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Catering to musicians and music lovers alike, Los Angeles-based company TAYBLES has created a functional piece of furniture that also acts as a nostalgic throwback to the time of homemade mixtapes. The trio of artists behind the company produces cassette tape coffee tables, each work crafted from hardwood and sealed with clear epoxy. Every table also comes with a classic cassette label affixed to the top, and LED lights hidden within the center of the mixtape’s holes. Continue »

360 Degree Stories Cut Into Paper Books

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Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono creates paper books implementing the idea to create 3D stories. The books consist of 40 laser-cut panels assembled together. Continue »

Site-Specific Street Art By JPS

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Street artist JPS from UK creates small and large-scale site-specific paintings, stencil works, and installation on city streets. Continue »

A Towering Turtle of Discarded Industrial Junk Welded By Ono Gaf

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Photo © by Gina Sanderson

Indonesian artist Ono Gaf works primarily with metallic junk reclaimed from a trash heap to create his animalistic sculptures. His most recent piece is this giant turtle containing hundreds of individual metal components like car parts, tools, bike parts, instruments, springs, and tractor rotors. Continue »

Stunning Giant ‘Sky Whale’ Balloon By Patricia Piccinini

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Patricia Piccinini (previously) takes her art to the skies, constructing a hot air balloon in the shape of a whale, in honour of Canberra’s (Australia’s Capital City) centenary. It cost approximately 300 dollars to design and build this hot air balloon, and Canberrans are very divided about what they call an ‘ugly waste of money.’ Continue »

Sex, Death And Fantasy: NSFW Paintings By Takato Yamamoto

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Takato Yamamoto paints gothic scenes that resemble erotic nightmares. He calls his work “Heisei Estheticism,” drawing on the tradition of Japanese woodblock prints and infusing them with images (often violent and sexualized) inspired by modern manga. Recurring motifs include sullen-faced women bound in ropes, rotting corpses festooned with vines, and bloodied vampires reposing under the full moon. Colliding sex with death, Yamamoto offers the viewer a narcotic stillness at the intersection of lust and fear—the figurative eye of arousal’s storm. Continue »

Meet A Woman Who Keeps 500 Plants In Her Brooklyn Apartment

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As far as multi-hyphenate models go, Summer Rayne Oakes may be the most impressive we’ve come across. More than being a cover beauty, Summer is also a writer, businesswoman, activist, chef (she’s working on her first cookbook, also the second book she’ll publish), and an ecologist by training (she graduated from Cornell with degrees in Environmental Science and Entomology). Continue »

Clever Tables That Create An Illusion Animals Are Emerging From Water

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Looking to spice up your living room with a unique piece of furniture? A coffee table portraying a floating animal by Derek Pearce should do the trick. Derek Pearce is a man with one unique vision. Called ‘Water Tables’, he creates stunning coffee tables that portray animals “floating through water”. From hippos to dolphins to ducks – he designs the tables so the animals would be plunging in and out of the glass, which represents the water’s surface. The result is truly amazing! Continue »

Where’s Waldo? Thanks, Obama!

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Imgur user jenkinl1302 has created a gallery of Obama pointing out exactly where Waldo is in various scenes. Is he being helpful? Is he ruining it? That’s your call; to me this is just good ol’ Internet humor. Jenkinl1302 says he got the idea from fellow Imgurian @staleman. As for ‘Thanks, Obama’, the phrase is a sarcastic expression that first gained meme momentum back in 2009. Continue »