China and India are home to some of the largest locks in the world, as locksmiths who boast about their prowess design large, but intricate locks to show off their skills as professional artisans.
Dear Photograph is a tumblr blog that collects pictures from the past and poses them in a picture from the present. It’s sort of like Inception, but with photographs and time instead of dreams.
Paul Lee is a graphics artist from Los Angeles whose expertise lies in the design of abstract posters and disc covers to websites. Here are some of his eye-catching works of advertising art.
Jason Freeny is a toy sculptor who works with vinyl Munny figures. He takes existing vinyl characters and strips away their surfaces, adding the anatomical details of what he thinks they’d look like underneath their skin.
All of us know fairy tales, from Hansel & Gretel to Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. Sometimes they were told as bedtime stories, others were told as allegories to teach us various life scenarios, such as not trusting strangers. Sometimes the stories were illustrated, but most of the time, the visuals [...]
Warsaw, Poland is home to a narrow space between two rather large buildings, making it the perfect opportunity for an art installation—or so Jakub Szczęsny thinks. The architect has since created a design he calls the Keret House, which may well be the thinnest building in the world should it be constructed. It measures between [...]
You can make art out of anything, even zip ties you’d normally never think of turning into a piece of art. Design Office Takebayashi Scroggin (link) created what they’re calling a Zip Tie Massimal, or a life-sized bear made entirely of zip ties. They’ve taken photographic evidence of the effort it took to create the [...]
Tim Goddard has made a faithful recreation of the NASA Curiosity Rover bound for mars later this year. The rover is designed to make landfall in August 2012, where it will perform a variety of experiments on the Martian surface and collect samples of the red planet.
Alcohol is almost always served in a bottle, whether it’s a beer bottle, vodka bottle, wine bottle, or other. The few exceptions are when alcohol is served in a can, usually in the case of beer, or served in a smaller sort of flask. But alcohol is never served in cartons, probably because the ethanol [...]