Antiheroes is an Instagram photographic project by Spanish artist Susana Blasco that combines vintage photographs with everyday objects to create funny and bizarre portraits. The project was born by accident when Blasco was snacking on some nuts while making a collage out of antique photographs. One fell from her hand and onto the decades-old print, transforming the anonymous subject into a bizarre character, ripped from the pages of a whimsical storybook. The beauty of Blasco’s village of mutants lies in the fact that she never has to physically tear or cut the original prints as is usual in similar collages; she simply sets some object or another onto the surface of the sepia artifacts. Continue reading »
Dreams are made to be granted. The most Creative Dreams started by looking at the stars. Heavenly dreams goes together with clear deep blue sea.
The table “Starry Sea” give you both: the stars and the sea in one piece of art work, beautifully designed and ornamental. This table which has the appearance of a portion of the Caribbean Sea; magically metamorphose at night like a starry sky in your living room. Continue reading »
Some dishes and tableware give it all away. Hand painted picture of a giraffe? They let you see it all in one go. But London-based China artist Yvonne Ellen has a more modest philosophy: her hand painted, bone China pieces never reveal everything. Want to see the entire mongoose? You’ll have to get both the plate and the saucer dish! Continue reading »
According to photographer Flora Borsi:”The City of Detroit has gone through a major economic and demographic decline in recent decades. The population of the city has fallen from a high of 1,850,000 in 1950 to 701,000 in 2013. The automobile industry in Detroit has suffered from global competition and has moved much of the remaining production out of Detroit. Not so very long ago, Detroit was a rich, beautiful city, full of vibrant people. I have been there twice recently and I was saddened by the status of the abandoned buildings and factories I saw. I imagined how the city, its streets and buildings might have looked in past decades. I found pictures from the previous century and combined them with the photographs I took during my most recent visit to Detroit. What if these people from the past could see their beloved place now? Could Detroit rise again? I hope so.” Continue reading »