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This Cheeky Fashion Collection Reminds Us About The Dog-Eat-Dog World


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That fashion is a dog-eat-dog world was perhaps the message from French designer Julien David, whose models for fall-winter previews all donned comic canine masks.

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This Paper Memo Pad Excavates Hidden Objects As It Gets Used

Leave it to the stationery-loving Japanese to come up with a new way to enjoy writing notes. The Omoshiro Block (loosely translated as ‘fun block’) utilizes laser-cutting technology to create what is, at first, just a seemingly normal square cube of paper note cards. But as the note cards get used, an object begins to appear. And you’ll have to exhaust the entire deck of cards to fully excavate the hidden object.

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CarbonScape – A Kinetic Data Soundscape Installation That Visualize CO2 Emission Rising Rate In Past 60 Years

CarbonScape is the latest kinetic data soundscape installation created by h0nh1m aka Chris Cheung. It consists of 18 tracks of granular synthesized sound samples, collected from the sound sources where carbon footprints left; from the jet engine sound, steam noises of the factory to the horn of the ships etc…one minute long for each track, giving chances to stand in silent tribute to the mother earth. The finale is composed of all tracks blending into the soundscape.

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These Hand-Knitted Sweaters Will Make You “Disappear” In Public Places

We‘re used to the popular opinion that clothes are often designed to make people stand out from the crowd. Not in this case though.

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British Designer Liam Hopkins Creates A Full-Sized Cardboard Car For ŠKODA

To celebrate the launch of ŠKODA’s karoq, the czech automobile manufacturer has created the ‘world’s most child friendly SUV’ built entirely out of cardboard. The ‘kid karoq’ takes direction from research ŠKODA research asking 1,000 under-11s what they’d pack into their perfect car and features a game-console, touch screens, a ball pit, slide, speakers and WIFI.

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Craftsman Gabriel Dishaw Upcycles Louis Vuitton Bags Into Elaborate ‘Star Wars’ Helmets

From filmmakers and actors to designers and artists, Star Wars has left a visible footprint on many creatives and Indianapolis-based artist Gabriel Dishaw is no exception. Dishaw, who specializes in upcycling various mechanical objects, such as typewriters and old computers, has created a series of sculptures paying tribute to characters like Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Kylo Ren the Stormtroopers and more.

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What If Renaissance Sculptures “Behaved” In A Modern Way

Spanish artist Gerard Mas, who is currently based in Barcelona, creates humorous marble sculptures that combine quirky, cheeky attitude of modern day culture with reserved behavioral traits of Renaissance era.

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Bulgarian Born Designer Stanislava Spasova Creates Beautiful And Bizarre Gothic Jewels And Outstanding Headpieces

Enchanting and refined, the dark universe of Atelier Selene de Viollet will tug fashion and fantasy art lovers’ heartstrings. Behind this mysterious name is hiding Bulgarian born designer Stanislava Spasova.

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An Artist Spray-Paint Animals On Plastic Wrap In The Forest With Amazing Results

A few years ago Ches, a Russian street artist, discovered a form of graffiti called cellograffiti where artist paint on industrial strength plastic film fixed between two columns or trees. Intrigued by the medium, Ches started using it in his own work.

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Tokyo Lights Up At Night In New Glow-In-The-Dark Furoshiki Scarf

Featuring a special soft touch glow-in-the-dark paint, the design by Hannah Waldron captures the Japanese megalopolis’s towering architecture in a contemporary, slightly abstracted design. Mount Fuji and a star-spangled sky watch over the city on a background of cerulean blue, accented with red and white. Throughout the day, the glow-in-the-dark paint absorbs ambient light, and at night the city’s windows light up.

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Incredible-Looking Bookshelf Created By A Couple From Australia

We all lived through a Pinterest phase at some point. No wonder – the page can easily get you hooked with all sorts of inspiring pictures, starting from design to fashion and photography. In some cases those pictures can’t be just pinned and forgotten, they need to be made in real life, and that was the case with the picture of a bookshelf Jessica and Sinclair Breen found online.

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Incredible Upholstery Animal Head Wall Mounts By Kelly Jelinek

These are some of the upholstered faux taxidermy animal mounts created by artist Kelly Jelinek. Prices range from $800 – $3,500 depending on the animal chosen and materials used.

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Russian Artist Sinks To New Low By Making Animal Sculptures Out Of Manure

Mikhail Bopposov, who is farmer, gets his inspiration to create his poo sculptures from the Chinese calendar.

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This Japanese Artist Turns Childhood Toys Into Amazing Post-Apocalyptic Nightmares

There’s no feeling in the world quite like the one a little kid experiences when they wake up on Christmas morning to find Santa Claus has fulfilled their dreams and left them a bevy of amazing toys. However, we’re pretty sure only the strangest children would be thrilled if they unwrapped their presents to find their playthings had been transformed into nightmarish post-apocalyptic pieces of art. That’s too bad, because these creations are way more fascinating than normal action figures.

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“The Belly Tank”: A Military Drop Tank Is Transformed Into An Αerodynamic Pommel Horse

Like many creative endeavors, the Belly Tank Project took shape over a bottle of red wine when product designer Axel Kleinschmidt explained to his friend, economist Hartmut H. Hölter, his fascination with belly tanks — an aviation term that describes expendable fuel tanks, also known as drop tanks, externally carried by combat aircraft— which he had found on sale on the internet, and his wish to cleanse such a war object from its military connotations and use it in a positive way. The Belly-Tank Project was thus launched aiming to transform a piece of warfare into a symbol of peace.

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