Using simple styrofoam and ping pong balls decorated to look like cartoon eyes, German artist Timm Schneider brings to life inanimate street objects. Cookie monster trash cans, hungry mailboxes, bashful locked outlets, Timm Schneider’s “urban inventions” change the way people see the world around them by shifting only a small detail.
Occupy Wall Street Screen Printing Guild. The posters are all available as printable PDFs on the their website.
Galerija Istaba, and they soon put on an exhibition of these fantastical papier mache “characters” to wide acclaim, eventually supporting Yevgeniya to open her very own Etsy shop.
Marian Teeuwen, a short documentary about the handmade work of Los Angeles based artist Ana Serrano, a collection of plastic rings by studio Shannnam and beautiful found object sculptures by Beck Wheeler.
Rice University Art Gallery's current exhibition "Salon of Beauty" features the beautiful handmade work of Los Angeles based Artist Ana Serrano. The film unveils the process required to create an almost life-sized version of L.A size inside of Rice Gallery. The completed exhibition is a colorful landscape inspired by neighborhoods where small and often overlooked details are playfully mixed together. This short documentary was shot by husband and wife filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley.
Artist/designer Beck Wheeler combines toy making, textile and woodworking techniques to make colorful, playful found object sculptures. Using a variety of domestic objects (such as broken childrens toys, old bits of cutlery, shaving brushes, can openers etc), Beck creates handmade sculptures inspired by her time in the kitchen and a love for everything 1950s.
Hong Kong-based design duo Chan Oi Yau Riyo and Kwong Ho Sun Howard of studio Shannnam created a new line of plasic rings, each with a landscape frozen inside. The collection called 'Fragmented Chronicles' captures miniature scenes full of humor and melancholy - from children playing, to nuns standing in the snow, a woman walking with a suitcase to a shepherd with his sheep. Each is a visual story invoking a reaction and stirring the imagination of the wearer.
French artist Anne-Laure Maison creates stunning digital collages using photographs of windows and doors lit from within.
Artist Dean Millien makes miniature sculptures and animal creations using tin foil.
WE ARE Pi to bring to life a series of ‘living brains’ for the “Human Nature” themed TEDxAmsterdam. This trailer is the dress rehearsal of the first human brain in a series of three to be performed live at TEDxAmsterdam on November 25th.
Inspired by nature and entomology, German artists Beate Reinheimer and Ulrike Rehm created “Schwarm,” a collection of wall mounted porcelain vases shaped like all sorts of bugs and beetles. Schwarm features ten different shapes, or genuses, and sixty-three species, each with a different glaze. The collection was commissioned by design publisher Thomas Eyck, and is being sold as a limited-edition set or individually.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park artist Aeneas Wilder kicked down his latest installation made up of thousands of wooden slats, bringing the massive structure crashing systematically to the floor. The precariousness of the structure hints at the delicate balance of man versus nature, a relationship Wilder saw tested to its limits whilst in Japan during the recent devastating earthquake.
Tjep. took an Ikea mass produced chair and started sanding it to the finest possible version. The result is a process where the chair goes from normal, to diminished, to skeleton like. The resulting object is barely functional as it most likely won't withstand the weight of the person it's trying to support, much like a society plagued by recession.
French artist Anne-Laure Maison creates stunning digital collages using photographs of windows and doors lit from within at night. Anne says, "The warmth of a particular light, the shimmering glow of a television, the corner of a painting. All these details stir my imagination and inspire my work. When I gaze at these windows, I like to tell myself a story. I capture these intimate moments and build my own imaginary structures."
For his latest project titled 'Proposition One' photographer Max De Esteban meticulously deconstructed a series of obsolete gadgets and shot them layer-by-layer. He then photographically reassembled them to create x-ray-like artworks that reveal the inner workings and complex designs of these devices.
New York-based artist Bubi Canal teleports us to impossible worlds full of emotions and mysterious andintriguing characters. His work combines different types of media and artistic methods including photography, video and sculpture and deals with the recurring themes of human wishes, dreams, magic and love.