Hiromi Hirasaka creates art out of matchstick heads

Playing with fire takes the literal meaning here. Osaka-based artist Hiromi Hirasaka saw boring matchsticks as a potential blank canvas, so started drawing Kokeshi-style faces on the match heads, creating these super cute and quirky design pieces.

Kokeshi match sticks, all in a row
Little Kokeshi Match Head Men
Kokeshi Family Match Sticks
Here piggy, piggy