Potatoes and cucumbers with sunglasses are positioned in various public spaces, waiting for a reaction from the public. Vegetables are staged, wearing pink glasses, some sun bathing, others protesting, and some confronting the ‘Cucumber Police’. Combining art with food and urban interventions, German artist Peter Pink (who describes himself as ‘clueless inventor’) presents a comedy […]
The Labyrinth exhibition appears in Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and was made in the form of a geometric maze from 60 tons of recyclable materials (PET bottles, plastic containers, tetra packs, among others). It occupies 400 square meters, with acrylic mirrors inside.
Sam Van Doorn had a pinball machine from the 70s at home. Needing a final project for his graphic design degree in his homeland, Arnhem, he had the idea to turn the pinball machine into an instrument of design.
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.
Bethany Kemp is a design student, beauty blogger and illustrator. For her final project, she designed, illustrated and wrote a children’s book, Strange Things, which aims to reduce littering and careless waste disposal by educating the younger generation about the effects of discarded rubbish on the environment and its wildlife. The book captures a child’s sense […]
Antoni Tudisco, a self-taught 3D digital artist, might only be 21, but his amazing portfolio will leave you impressed and wanting more. His latest works include amazing wooden donuts and golden burgers. The secret to his success: practice, practice, practice.
Stunning Brazilian bright colours can be seen in the work of emerging artist, Maria Nepomuceno, who creates beautifully woven sculptures and installations. A combination of coloured rope, straw and beads makes it quite a spectacle of spirals that organically form small galaxies.
Bombing! Yarn bombing that is. Granda Malha are Portuguese ‘wooly warriors’, combining their love for knitting and street art. They adorn the streets, trees, and the urban life with amazing webs of colour. Easily removable and inoffensive, who can say no to cosy warm streets.
Candyfall is a public art installation in Nottingham. I was inspired by liquorice allsorts sweets, their simple shapes and bold colours. The five giant ‘sweets’ made of fiberglass injected the park with some needed colour and use. It is also used as urban furniture as they were designed to be sat on and enjoyed. It is quite surreal to have bright coloured giant sweets in a park, and it will hopefully make people who see it smile.
Gabriel Dawe, a Mexican artist, creates amazing installations with an infinity of coloured threads. Plexus no.19 is his latest piece, made for the Miniartextil exhibition, which started on October 6 in the Italian city of Como. In this work, the contrast of the coloured thread and the classical architecture are somewhat unusual but work beautifully.
I dig this new, innovative and sustainable design for cosmetics packaging by Juho Johannes Kruskopf, Arttu Kuisma and Nikolo Kerimov, all students at Lahti Institute of Design in Finland. It’s beautiful packaging with a high-end look that could have many purposes.
From a university project to the best selling piece at MoMa in New York, Keybag is a handbag made with computer keyboard keys. João Sabino, a Portuguese designer, has created this piece from his interest in everyday objects, along with the deconstruction and discovery of new features. The keys, as fragments and rearranged, could be […]
I came across this viral ad for PS3 on a recent talk I attended for Studio Output. The guy’s room changes into the movie he is watching, giving him an immersible experience. This video was shot in one take, with no effects and no post production. It is a fun and interactive way to watch […]