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Twisty Wood Sculptures by Xavier Puente Vilardell

Xavier Puente Vilardell is the artist who is responsible for these awesomely twisted wood sculptures. His pieces feature spirals, twists, and seemingly-impossible curves. What’s impressive about his pieces is that they’re hand-carved out of a single piece of hardwood. Xavier prefers using pine for his sculptures, but utilizes other fine-grained hardwoods as well. Carving, regardless of the […]

The Perfect Dreamy Bedroom by Bogi Fabian

European artist Bogi Fabian creates dreamlike spaces and atmospheres through painting. For those who’ve always wanted to have a room that’s incredibly unique, take a cue from Bogi’s designs. The atmosphere she creates can be experienced both at night and in the morning, without needing light from the sun. Furthermore, her aim is to provide each room with its […]

Tattooed Porcelain Dolls by Jessica Harrison

Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison makes a different take on your grandmother’s porcelain dolls. The dolls have their staple grace and beauty, but Jessica adds an edgy style to it with sailor tattoos covering their arms and necks. She studied sculpture in the Edinburgh College of Arts and one of her focus in her works is […]

First Ever Underwater City Gets a Design from Japan

Japan takes living on Earth a little further as Shimizu Corporation, a leading civil engineering, architectural and general contracting firm, revealed the design for the first ever underwater city in the world. No longer should we wait to find the hidden underwater city that is the Atlantis as Japan will make the city possible. Called […]

Sleuk Rith Institute by Zaha Hadid

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid celebrates the cultural richness of Cambodia’s Sleuk Rith Institute in this amazing wooden architecture project. Located in Phnom Penh, the Sleuk Rith Institute serves as a  genocide memorial, research center and graduate school. Zaha Hadid’s design breaks away from the traditional memorials and re-imagines the space to embody the aim of […]

Recycling Old Toys and Clothing for Sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf

What do you do with your old toys, pillows and stuffed toys when you’ve outgrown them? It’s either you throw them away or you pass it on to others, right? That’s not the case with Toronto-based artist Hoda Zarbaf. Pre-owned clothing, old toys, and recycled textiles are some of her arsenal to create figurative sculptures. […]

Enchanting Fairies by Robin Wight

England-based sculptor Robin Wight creates whimsical fairy sculptures with the use of stainless steel wires. These fairies are the result of his very artistic imagination when, not so long ago, he took a photo of his garden. The photo gave his imagination a spin as he saw a somewhat faint figure of a fairy on […]

Mosque Ceilings – Mesmerizing Colors in the Middle East

When you think of religious architecture and art, the cathedrals of Rome and Europe are probably the first thing to come to mind. The interior of St Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, and many, many others are renowned worldwide for their intricate interior decor and frescoes. For the experienced traveler, it may be known, however, […]