New Grid-Bonsai Trees Let You Enjoy Traditional Japanese Art As A Puzzle

A new collaborative effort between Japan Botanical Culture Co., LTD. and creative design office nendo is showing that with a new “modern” bonsai that requires no watering or fertilizer, GRID-BONSAI. Continue reading »

This Smart Bonsai Follows You Around, Quotes Goethe, In TDK’s Vision Of The Future

Bonsai. The ancient Japanese art of producing miniature trees in small containers. Contemplative and philosophical (the art was associated with Zen Buddhism in its early history following the influence of its Chinese antecedent, penzai), bonsai seems to embody the qualities often associated with “old” Japan: aesthetic refinement, harmony with nature, unchanging traditions. Continue reading »

These Beautiful Bonsai Skulls Bring The Dead Back To Life

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Wish you could celebrate Halloween all year long? These unique bonsai skulls are just what you need. The handmade creations fuse the ancient tradition of bonsai with the creepy beauty of the human skull into a fabulous art piece that is socially acceptable to display all year long. Continue reading »

A Suspended Bonsai Installed Inside an Abandoned Power Plant

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In the city of Charleroi just north of Brussels in Belgium sits an abandoned power station. Originally built in 1921, the coal-burning Power Plant IM remained operational for almost 90 years until it came under scrutiny for its massive carbon footprint and was decommissioned in 2007. Continue reading »

‘Bag End Bonsai Trayscape’: A Bonsai Baggins Hobbit Home

Chris Guise is an artist, mechanical engineer and bonsai enthusiast from Maidenhead, England; and is interested in bonsai, Stirling engines, cathedrals, trees etc.

Bag End Bonsai Trayscape’: A Bonsai Baggins Hobbit Home is an amazing and creative creation by Artist Chris Guise. See the images below for extensive detailed work. Check out Chris Guise’s stream on Flickr for more artwork. Continue reading »