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Sushi Bazooka: lets you make your own sushi in a hurry

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Products on Friday 27 July 2012

Sushi is something that most people love (including me), but one problem is that it’s not cheap ordering it in restaurants. For those craving sushi and not wanting to spend so much, this product is for you. Sushezi is a product that replicates a bazooka and it solves our problem of making sushi at home. […]

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Sports collages by Jens Ullrich

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 July 2012

When it comes to sports, watching the athletes gives us a sense that they are almost weightless. Berlin-based artist Jens Ullrich produces simple collages that combine sports action shots with images of stone sculptures. It all comes across as beautiful and graceful.

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Hand-stitched illustrations by Peter Crawley

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Illustration on Friday 27 July 2012

UK-based artist Peter Crawley is known for creating hand-stiched illustrations with impeccable detail. His latest work, Order Chaos, is very direct and also something you could stare at for hours.

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Oil paintings by Joram Roukes

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 July 2012

Netherlands-based artist Joram Roukes is known for his large-scale oil paintings that mix images of people with random images.

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Murat Palta recreates classic film scenes in miniature

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 July 2012

A memorable scene is what makes us remember the films we’ve seen. Turkish artist Murat Palta recreates classic films in miniature style for his thesis. Through his experiment to blend traditional ‘oriental’ (Ottoman) motifs and contemporary ‘western’ cinema, his works portray a sense of familiarity for all film buffs. Can you guess what movies he depicts in each piece?

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Origami and lace street art by Mademoiselle Maurice

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 July 2012

French artist Mademoiselle Maurice has been creating street art installations by using colorful origami, lace and embroidery. From her works on the streets of Paris, to the walls of Asia, she creates pieces with a purpose. Her orgimai cranes, for instance, reflect Japan’s recent tragedy. She describes her works as a progressive reflection that tends not to give answers but to ask, to reflect, as it idealizes and offers ways of escape.

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I Wish I Said Hello: a project devoted to Missed Connections

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Saturday 2 June 2012

According to Wikipedia, a ‘missed connection’ is an occurrence where two or more people are unable to exchange contact information or the information that is exchanged is lost. This simple street art project called I Wish I Said Hello encourages everyone to rekindle their missed connection stories in the public space in the form of […]

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Salt made from real tears

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 2 June 2012

We all shed tears from time to time, but Haxton Street Monster Supplies has created a range of products that processed different ranges of tears to create salt. They combine centuries-old craft with the freshest human tears, which are gently boiled, released into shallow crystallization tanks, then harvested by hand and finally rinsed in brine. […]

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Dogs: collage art by Peter Clark

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Saturday 2 June 2012

Collages are cool and dogs are cute; combine them both and you will just love Peter Clark’s series of collages called, wait for it, Dogs. With his comprehensive collection of papers as his palette, he makes use of his wide range of colored, patterned or textured written or worn papers to create vibrant collages without the use of paint. He shades with density of print and creates substance and movement with lines plucked from old maps and manuscripts. Each piece is done so well with detail.

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Photos of Paris Stores at Night

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Photography on Friday 1 June 2012

Evenings are definitely more mysterious than daytime. French photographer Richard Vantielck’s series of night photography, titled Urban Oasis, captures images of empty stalls and stores during those hours of the night when most people are ending their day. Through Vantielcke’s photographs, these places becomes oases of light in the darkness of the Parisian night.

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Cooking strainers used to project portrait shadow art

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 1 June 2012

Cooking strainers are usually used to strain liquids off food products. It’s usually something we don’t take much notice of. Artist Isaac Cordal adds another purpose to strainers through his urban installation called Cement Bleak. He molds faces into the grids of colanders and places them by the sidewalk where shadows of the molded faces are projected. His plan is to try to make larger projection drawings using public light resources.

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Grab Your Glasses: a 3D photo series

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Photography on Friday 1 June 2012

As a self-described ‘technical photographer’, Jack Doncaster thrives at learning new techniques and testing the boundaries of his own abilities. His latest project, Grab Your Glasses, is a three-dimensional series for Oliver Goldsmith sunglasses.

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High speed photographs of liquids in motion

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Photography on Friday 1 June 2012

To create something beautiful through high-speed photography requires a lot of planning and patience. Photographer Jack Long’s series of photographs entitled Liquid Vessels and Blooms came about through his explorations with splash photography, which led him to create original ways to photograph liquids in motion. Or fluid suspensions, as he likes to call it. Through extensive experimentation, he was able to shape and color liquids in forms resembling flowers and was successful in creating each photo with just a single capture of the camera, without the use of photoshop to create composited images. What you see is how it was shot. Now that’s some major skill right there.

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Black and white paintings of re-imagined photos

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 1 June 2012

The majority of the vintage photos we see of people are usually associated with the feeling of innocence. Artist David Lyle re-imagines vintage and vernacular photographs from 1950s and 60s America by adding a twist of dark humor into them in his new series of work, Misbehaving. The crucial element is that each image goes through a thorough reductive painting process, rendered using only black and white paint and turpentine. Inspired by vintage photographs, he infuses cultural references that are both iconic and familiar, making us ask ourselves: ‘Were we really so good back then?’ and if not, ‘Are we really so bad now?’

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From Love to Bingo: a one minute film for Getty Images

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By Samantha Dalrymple in Video on Thursday 31 May 2012

Known for their thousands of stock photos, editorial images, and multi-media, the new advertisement for Getty Images, created by AlmaBBDO, features a one minute film consisting of 873 images from the Getty Images archives with 15 images per second. The video gives a beautiful narrative story about how life begins, ends, and the luck life […]

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