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Pieces Left Behind – Bronze Sculptures by Bruno Catalano

Pin It There is no conceivable angele where you can look at Bruno Catalano’s bronze sculptures and see a complete figure. All of the of them have mastered the trick of holding on to a piece of luggage so they can support their hollowed-out upper halves. All of the sculptures are part of Bruno’s series […]

Magnum Opus – A Carved Masterpiece by Zheng Chunhui

Pin It This intricately carved tree trunk is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest continuous wooden sculpture in the world. It’s over forty-feet long and took over four years of dedicated carving to complete. Zheng Chunhui, the artist responsible for this extraordinary piece of art, based his carvings on a scroll […]

Flattened – Installation by Ron Arad

Pin It Ron Arad is an Israeli designer who took the concept behind pressed flowers and applied it to Fiat 500s. According to Ron, he didn’t wreck the cars, he ‘immortalized’ them. Each vehicle was compressed to a uniform thickness of twelve centimeters at a shipyard in the Netherlands. This feat was made possible by […]

Looks Can Be Deceiving – Marble Sculptures by Alex Seton

Pin It Alex Seton is a Sydney-based sculptor who creates life-like sculptures of clothing out of marble. To add to the realism, Seton’s sculptures are often “hung” on display. A couple are even left as puddles of clothes on the floor. My personal favorite is a jogging outfit sitting upright by itself, with no one […]

Mezmerizing Glass Installations by Suzan Drummen

Pin It Suzan Drummen is a Dutch artist who specializes in colorful, large-scale installations incorporating circular patterns vaguely resembling fractals. All of the objects in her installations are carefully laid out by hand and are not in any way fixed to the floor. The slightest nudge has the potential to destroy the whole display. What’s […]

Pop Icon Portraits – Illustrations by Mike Mitchell

Pin It Mike Mitchell is an L.A.-based artist has created dramatic portraits of famous movie characters. His series entitled “The Portrait Show” was recently on display at the Mondo Gallery at Texas. It features icons such as Beatrix Kiddo (Kill Bill), The Joker (Tim Burton’s Batman), Dr. Emmett Brown (Back to the Future), Dorothy (Wizard […]

Towers on Towels – Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki

Pin It Takahiro Iwasaki is a Japanese srtist whose sculptures are in every danger of being stepped on. His small, colorful, and delicately-made constructs are usually found on floors amidst haphazardly strewn towels. You might need magnifying glass to truly appreciate Takahiro’s work. His topographical maps carved out of electrical tape are my personal favorites. […]

Precision Cuts – Sculptures by Florent Tanet

Pin It Florent Tanet was hoping to give people a reprieve from the dreariness of winter with his series “A Colorful Winter”. His series features precision-cut fruits and vegetables cleverly arranged to give the viewer a startling contrast.  What’s amazing and amusing about his work is the painstaking care he took to make sure that the pieces of fruit […]

Happy Pollen – Photography by Rob Kesseler

Pin It Rob Kesseler merged art and science when he took these amazingly detailed photographs of microscopic flora. The technique in capturing these amazing shots is a bit more complicated than just pointing the lens and pressing the shutter button. First, the plant material was given a fine coating of gold and photographed with a […]

LED Cathedral for 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium

Pin It If you think church is only about the preacher or priest and its attendees, Luminaria De Cagna claimed otherwise in the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. Giving a light feeling, the amazing LED Cathedral lighted up the Belfortstraat city featuring Romanesque crossmatched with bright rainbow colors, anyone would be convinced to visit […]

Turn your IPad into a Leather Bound Book

Pin It Twelve South introduces BookBook for iPad. This leather case is handmade to look like a vintage book. BookBook for iPad also doubles as a display stand for iPad. The case has two hardback book covers, a rigid spine and hard inner frame to protect iPad from all angles. You may want to check […]