“Storm Of Steel”: Stuning Design Of Body Armor In The First World War, 1914-1918

During the First World War, the size and scale of some of the weaponry produced devastating wounds and losses on soldiers. In order to provide some protection to the men in the front lines, armies explored the possibility of providing them with different types of armor. Continue reading »

A Wrecked Luxury Car Built From Over 12,000 Reflective Steel Parts


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Reflecting its surroundings with a splintered and imperfect view is Jordan Griska‘s 2016 sculpture Wreck, a non-functional model of a Mercedes Benz S550 made entirely from reflective stainless steel. Continue reading »

Freeride Is An Exercise Bike Made From Glass, Wood, And Steel

To celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Salone Satellite in Milan, Adriano Design was chosen to showcase an original piece named ‘Freeride‘, that was designed specifically for this event. ‘Freeride‘ is an exercise bike that’s been designed as an object to desire and show off, but at the same time, is practical and can be ridden with pride and joy. Continue reading »

Series Of Shots Show The Abandoned Bare Steel Infrastructure Of The Bushfield Army Training Camp In UK During WWII

Gun Battery, Essex.

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The series of shots show the bare steel infrastructure of the Bushfield army training camp near Winchester which was in operation during World War Two and was used to train Royal Green Jackets recruits in the sixties. Another image shows a pillbox bunker alongside a canal in Berkshire. Other pictures show a crumbling radar tower that was in operation between 1941 and 1943 to monitor shipping near a Tilbury on Thames minefield and the abandoned Women’s Auxiliary Airforce section of RAF Stormy Down, Wales which shows a picket post and empty dark air raid shelter. The spectacular images were taken by an urban explorer who wished to remain anonymous. Continue reading »

American Sculptor John Bisbee Makes His Pieces Out Of Steel Nails

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John Bisbee is an American sculptor living and working in Maine, whose whole body of work is made entirely from steel nails.Through bending and twisting and thoughtful arrangement of the nails, he creates large scale sculptural pieces that look like they could have come right from the earth. And, in an effort to create pieces that compliment the existing architecture of the buildings his work is installed in, he makes most of his sculptures on site. Continue reading »

Welded And Painted Black Steel Ravens By Ludvig Ödman

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Ludvig Ödman was born somewhere in southern Sweden around 1985. Continue reading »

Stunning See-through Church Is Made From Stacked Weathered Steel

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Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh of the Gijs Van Vaerenbergh studio designed the thought-provoking project, called ’Reading Between the Lines,’ for Art Museum Z33’s Z-OUT ‘art in the public space’ program. The 10-meter-tall church was built from 100 layers of stacked weathered steel and 2,000 columns of metal. Continue reading »

Sculptural Steel Labyrinth at a Former Coal Mine

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Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (name of the artists and architectes duo of Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh) built a sculptural, immersive and graphic maze in at a former coal mine located in Genk, Belgium. Continue reading »

New Hammered Steel Animal Head Sculptures by Selçuk Yılmaz

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Turkish sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz just completed work on three new mask-like sculptures depicting the heads of a lynx, tiger, and fox. Yılmaz uses thin strands of hammered and welded steel that give each piece a beautiful curved musculature. Continue reading »

A Giant Nuclear Mushroom Cloud Made of Steel

An installation made of steel utensils in the shape of a giant mushroom cloud refers to the dust-cloud of atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in New Delhi, India. (Kevin Frayer/Associated Press)

Photo of the Day: Pitbulls in Steel Drum Cages

More than 200 pitbulls and other breeds are chained in their respective steel drum cages at a coffee farm lot in San Pablo city, Philippines following their rescue from South Korean nationals. Dozens of pitbulls rescued from the dogfighting ring will be put down starting Tuesday by the activists, who said there are no facilities to rehabilitate them and prevent them from again being used in underground arenas. (Bullit Marquez/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

Still in Steel

A member of the pro-Kremlin youth movement Stal wearing a Darth Vader mask participates in a rally in downtown Moscow. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he’s satisfied with the performance of his party in Russia’s parliamentary election even though it lost a significant number of seats. (AP)

Architect Daniel Libeskind’s Steel Wedge Bursts Through the Redesigned Museum in Dresden

A metal wedge designed by U.S. architect Daniel Libeskind protrudes from the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, Oct. 13. After seven years of renovations according to his plans, the new exhibition with 10,500 exhibits from 700 years of military history opens tomorrow, Oct. 14. (Matthias Hiekel / EPA) Continue reading »

Chinese Military Forces: Made of Steel




Waht did you know about People’s Liberation Army of the People’s Republic of China? Did you know that the Chinese army has the highest number of employees in the world? Enjoy! All of these photos were stolen from various internet sources. Continue reading »