What do you get when you take a giant helium-filled sphere, some sticks of charcoal, and a small white room? Well, as this installation by German artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski shows, you end up with a seriously cool piece of art. Visitors are encouraged to push the sphere around the room, as the sticks of charcoal [...]
UK company Re-Worked turns rubbish into recycled products in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. Their latest effort is Çurface, a range of furniture (including coffee tables, appropriately enough) made from a mixture of used coffee grounds and polystyrene. The pieces can be ordered through their website and apparently they may smell like coffee grounds for the first few weeks. Sounds like a caffeine addict’s dream.
Love him or hate him, photographer Terry Richardson has an impressive record. He’s snapped just about everyone, including Lady Gaga, Barack Obama, and Kate Moss. His most recent move is a collaboration with eyewear brand Moscot to create the ‘Terry’, a reproduction of his trademark specs. They’re available now in black or grey through the [...]
Melbourne-based artist Thomas Pavitte uses basic techniques to create complex artworks. For his take on Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, he carefully arranged and numbered 6,239 dots and then spent the next nine hours connecting them. The result is not only the (unofficial) world record for the most complex dot-to-dot drawing, but also happens to be a seriously cool piece of art.