Steely and slick: Animal lifeforms with mechanical makeovers

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 13 February 2014

Architecture and design firm Paperna-Yaniv has given the likes of mussels, birds and even mozzies a complete steel makeover, while keeping their overall essence in place. The 2D templates were first etched in stainless steel before they were expanded into 3D forms.

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Second Skins photo series shows animals modeling clothing, of course

Gem Contributor

By Gem in New Photography on Monday 23 September 2013

It turns out that dogs aren’t the only creatures who look good decked out in trench coats, fur collared jackets, or denim shirts. In Miguel Vallinas’s series, Second Skins, we see all sorts of beasts – from deer and zebras to owls and roosters – modeling the best of contemporary fashion for us.

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Animals with Human Eyes in Australia: a campaign for the RSPCA

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Trends on Monday 15 July 2013

Animal cruelty is a problem all around the world, but in Australia, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is doing something about it in an interesting way. Replacing animals eyes with humans eyes on posters, the RSPCA is showing how similar we really are to our four footed friends (oh, and […]

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From the LAEM Store: Anne Nicholson Illustrated Calendar

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Saturday 17 November 2012

Looking for an update to your run-of-the-mill datebook? Or a new office accessory that’s actually useful? The 2013 Calendar Pack from artist Anne Nicholson is just the ticket. This pack features 12 original animal illustrations, which also cleverly serve as oversized postcards. Complete with a plastic stand and some good old animal antics, this is just what your desk has been waiting for. Shop for the Anne Nicholson Calendar Pack in the Lost At E Minor store.

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