Netherlands-Based Artist Jeroen Van Kesteren Creates Miniature Sculptural Airships From Cardboard

Netherlands-Based Artist Jeroen Van Kesteren Creates Miniature Sculptural Airships From Cardboard

Netherlands-based artist Jeroen van Kesteren has created these sculptural airships as part of a series titled “Orphanage for Lost Adventures”. Made primarily from cardboard, aluminum foil, adhesives, and an assortment of papers used for sails and propellers, the whimsical flying machines have a distinct steampunk feel. The pieces range in 40 to 50 centimeters tall and take about a month to make. Continue reading »

This AI-Based App Turns People Into Cartoon Characters

This AI-Based App Turns People Into Cartoon Characters

According to Philipp Batura: “I have recently come across this app that uses machine learning to turn people into live personalized characters. The coolest thing is that it works on old iOS and Android devices.” Continue reading »

A Liverpool-Based Artist Makes Beautiful Cutting Boards Out Of Wood & Resin, Inspired By The Varying Landscapes

A Liverpool-Based Artist Makes Beautiful Cutting Boards Out Of Wood & Resin, Inspired By The Varying Landscapes

Kate Chesters’ work is inspired by the varying landscapes that she has seen as she slowly travels the world. Many of her pieces are influenced by the dramatic scenery in Reykjavik, Iceland, and the swirling rapids of the Niagara Falls. She has original artwork, wall art prints, mini canvases, resin decorated artisan boards, placemats & coasters, and greeting cards available in her shop. Continue reading »

“Weird Faces”: An Algorithm Based Project That Creates An Infinite Collection Of Fun Looking Sketched Faces

"Weird Faces": An Algorithm Based Project That Creates An Infinite Collection Of Fun Looking Sketched Faces

Computer generated images have a certain aesthetics to them that make them immediately recognizable as such by the trained eye. Weird Faces is an attempt to combine my old interest in illustration with programing, to create something procedural that has a truly individual artistic touch to it and is not instantly recognizable as a generative art piece. Even though, the faces look hand-drawn, they are entirely expressed by algorithmic rules. Each face is random, each face is unique. Still, they look similar to my actual hand drawn faces. Continue reading »

Björk Unveils 3D-Printed Mask Based On Her Musculoskeletal System

Björk Unveils 3D-Printed Mask Based On Her Musculoskeletal System

Icelandic musician Björk has partnered with designer and researcher Neri Oxman on a mask made up of multiple 3D-printed strands that mimic the underlying structure of her own face. Continue reading »

Portland-Based Photographer Brian Crippe Captures Stunning Urban Shots Across The US

Portland-Based Photographer Brian Crippe Captures Stunning Urban Shots Across The US

Gorgeous street and urban landscapes by Brian Crippe, talented photographer, retoucher and adventurer who was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Brian studied at Portland Community College. Continue reading »

Artist Duo Creates Large Installations Based On Phrases

Artist Duo Creates Large Installations Based On Phrases

Artists Trevor Wheatley and Cosmo Dean work in pairs and create XXL installations that represent words and expressions of language. They creates 3D models and hangs them on cables, installs them on fences or in vacant lots. The two artists are now working for music festivals or fashion brands. More natural signs that make us aware of the importance of words. Continue reading »

Unique Laser-Cut Jigsaw Puzzles Based On Geological Forms By Nervous System

Unique Laser-Cut Jigsaw Puzzles Based On Geological Forms By Nervous System

When you’re a pro at putting together jigsaw puzzles, sometimes an everyday scenery picture just doesn’t cut it – you need a bigger challenge. Continue reading »

The Seoul-Based Pastry Chef Creates Buttercream Floral Cakes That Look Too Beautiful To Eat

The Seoul-Based Pastry Chef Creates Buttercream Floral Cakes That Look Too Beautiful To Eat

Atelier Soo, the Seoul-based pastry chef delicately sculpts edible floral bouquets that look truly too pretty to eat. With beautiful petals and exquisite arrangements, all of her creations look so much like flower bouquets, you could barely even tell they’re actually buttercream cakes. Keep on scrolling to check them out and don’t forget to vote for your favorites. Continue reading »

Two Spain-Based Photographers Playfully Interact With Geometry Of Architecture In These Images

Two Spain-Based Photographers Playfully Interact With Geometry Of Architecture In These Images

Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Benet are two young Valencia-based architects and photographers. Their architecture photography artistically deviates from typicality by introducing the human factor in a fun and creative way. Instead of solely focusing on geometry and details, they turn every photograph into a playful interaction between themselves and the featured piece of architecture. Continue reading »

A Not-For-Children Children’s Book Based On Tragic Stories From Inner-City Youth

A Not-For-Children Children’s Book Based On Tragic Stories From Inner-City Youth

The violence and desperation that inner-city youth experience regularly isn’t relatable to Americans who live more privileged lives. So, to shine a light on the problem, VML in Kansas City chose an eminently relatable medium—the children’s book—to tell inner-city children’s real-life experiences of drug abuse, violence and hunger. Continue reading »

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

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 reading »

Hong-Kong Based Company Makes Cat ‘LEGOS’ For People Who Love All Things Cat

Hong-Kong Based Company Makes Cat 'LEGOS' For People Who Love All Things Cat

If Lego and cats are among your favorite things in this world, now you can order a playful statue made of ‘Legos’ to liven up even the dullest office space or a living room. Hong-Kong-based company Jekca offers mini Lego sculptures for ‘kidults’ that come around 1.6 ft each – and their variety will surprise even the pickiest of customers. Continue reading »

Budapest-Based Photographer Tamas Toth Captured Croatian Plitvice Lakes As They Turned Into A Frozen Fairytale

Budapest-Based Photographer Tamas Toth Captured Croatian Plitvice Lakes As They Turned Into A Frozen Fairytale

When winter in Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park drags the temperatures low enough, the rugged landscape transforms into scenes worthy of a fairytale. Captured here in vivid detail by Budapest-based photographer Tamas Toth, the 16 lakes and waterfalls lie in the Kapela Mountains, part of the oldest natural park in southeast Europe. They were formed over millions of years by what is known as the Karst process, the dissolution of soluble rocks including limestone, dolomite and gypsum. Continue reading »

San Francisco-Based Artist Alexis Arnold Grows Crystals On Books

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People will spout about impermanence of digital records, but books are really fragile, too. Alexis Arnold from San Francisco wanted to illustrate that with her project The Crystallized Book: collecting books and growing Borax crystals on them. Books range from literature classics to magazines, and there’s even a mysterious and arcane tome called “Linux: The Complete Manual”. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Striking Photographic Posters Based On The Rooms And Props In Iconic Films

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Jordan Bolton is a talented photographic poster artist from Manchester, UK, who creates intricate posters based on the rooms and props in iconic films. Each poster in the series, simply titled “Objects”, features dozens of key objects from the plot lines. Continue reading »

The Jeep Wrangler Based G. Patton Tomahawk 6×6 Is What Nightmares Are Made Of

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This is the G. Patton Tomahawk, and it looks like a Jeep Wrangler subjected to repeated jabs of testosterone injections. So much so, its grew an extra pair of wheels, while its skin became as hard as rock. Of course, there should be no questions asked regarding its inspiration, which is unequivocally the monstrous Mercedes-AMG G 63 6×6. Continue reading »

Oakland-Based Artist Gabriel Schama Creates Precisely Layered Wood Relief Sculptures That Are A Delight To Explore

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Each 1/8 inch piece of laser-cut mahogany plywood stacks into an exquisite union of overlapping geometry in mandala-like forms. Recently, Schama has been placing these patterns within human silhouettes for a striking contrast. Using his trusty laser cutter (which he named Elsie) he uses vector illustrations to define each layer. After cutting, each piece is assembled, glued and finished by hand. Continue reading »

Police Sketches Of 15 Literary Characters Based On Their Book Descriptions

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It’s a complaint you hear time and time again from readers when beloved books are adapted into films: The actors don’t match the mental image conjured up by the book’s description. So illustrator Brian Joseph Davis decided to see exactly what kind of faces those descriptions would create by using a law enforcement composite sketch software called FACES ID. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Beautiful Paintings Based On Vintage Images To Merge The Past And Present

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Portland-based artist Joshua Flint creates paintings that are based on vintage images curated from many sources, such as museum archives and charity shops, and then mixes them up to create new stories that fluctuate between the familiar and the unknown, the past and the present – allowing countless interpretations. Continue reading »

Tokyo-Based Artist Miki Takahashi Launches New Double-Exposure Pics

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Three years have past since Miki Takahashi published her popular multiple exposure series “Look,” “Inside” and “In Urban Sense”. Recently launching new photos — her first series “Utakata” displays various greeneries and rain drops overlaying and intertwining with a female face (which looks to be the face of the artist). The second series “Redolent of Flowers” is not double-exposure related, but absolutely gorgeous portraiture and still life done in a photographic poster style. Continue reading »

An Artist Creates A Fantastic Street Art Pieces Based On Popular Movies And TV Series Across The Streets Of Moscow

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Russian street artist known under the pseudonym Zoom mostly depicts characters from the popular movies and TV series on the Moscow streets. Zoom calls his work “street art without vandalism”. For example, his Godfather’s portrait was made from packing tape. Visit his Instagram page to see more works. Continue reading »

Love With A Taste: Taipei-Based Designer Created A New Packaging System For Conventional Condoms

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Taipei-based student, Guan-Hao Pan recently introduced a new packaging system for conventional condoms. They come in five colorful cylinder packages, each of a distinct diameter inspired by a fruit or a vegetable like a Banana or cucumber, representative to their phallic counterpart. The 12 condoms within tubes are presented as slices of either fruit or vegetable. To discover. Continue reading »

Girls And Their Adopted Cats Beautifully Captured By NYC-Based Photographer

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Four months ago, NYC-based photographer Brianne Wills took a series of photos featuring women and their adopted cats. Predictably, the internet went wild, and Brianne has now decided to make the project an ongoing series. Continue reading »

Clever, Well-observed Editorial Illustrations from Toronto-based Peter Thomas Ryan

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On first glance Toronto-based illustrator Peter Thomas Ryan’s style appears simple and almost naive in some images, but the cleverness lies in his ideas and composition. Peter’s created work for The Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, The Washington Post, Variety among a whole heap of others and it’s interesting to see how adaptable his work can be. Continue reading »