When he’s not busy being an ad creative in his day job, Netherlands-based Chungkong does quite a bit of irreverent artwork — such as mounting superheroes on sticks as sweet ice popsicles. Can’t help but think the Captain America one would taste quite good as a cherry vanilla popsicle. Somebody needs to actually manufacture these […]
With everything moving forward so fast technology-wise, it’s a wonder that people still do anything by hand. Fortunately for us, when the plotter came into use on an industrial scale, the art of hand-painted signage didn’t die out completely. There were those few who were too stubborn (or too pure, one could say) to go […]
Richard Mille is famous for producing watches that are as bling as they are detailed driven. Seeing their delicate gearwheels so thoughtfully and aesthetically arranged and layered on top of each other, all while staying well integrated to the overall design, is impressive and a joy to observe in motion as well. One can definitely […]
Jesús Prudencio is a graphic/web and illustrator currently living and working in Spain. His series Cars, And Films, is a combination of both his love of film and cars. These minimalistic film posters communicate an overall look and feel, which gives us a sense of insight into the films’ themes.
I hate using clichés, but the phrase ‘from another planet’ certainly applies to the work of artist Heather McGill. Her unworldly creations are all but totally detached from any given time or place. And, having been close enough to touch her sculptures, I can attest to how pristine and flawless they really are. In fact, […]
Uppercup is the world’s finest reusable coffee cup. Designed, developed and manufactured in Melbourne, the Uppercup was created by hospitality veteran James McKay to enhance our favourite daily ritual. Inspired by the notion that good design, creating products with real integrity, has the power to change our lives, it is simply stunning.
We’re all about clean and functional design. So when we heard about The Dollar Wallet, we couldn’t help but fall in love with the concept. Kyle J. Britt is the brains behind The Dollar Wallet, and after noticing that the majority of wallets on the market are either bulky, expensive, or a combination of the […]
As a graphic artist, I always appreciate a creator in a totally different field. I came across Kevin Wilkins’ handmade custom knives, and even though I’m not a knife collector and I don’t know much about the whole scene, the pure beauty of his creation really caught my eyes. I have always thought a knife […]
What? AtelierBlink’s Octopus Chair is a curious beast with four pairs of bleached denim jeans sewn together. You can open up all eight arms as a beanbag to lounge on, or pretend to be strangled by fastening yourself within.
This is great: a glass that suspends our disbelief of gravity. Made from hand-blown glass, the Revolution Wine and Water Glass combines two glasses into one. Depending on which side you flip it, its contents appear to float at different levels as you fill the glass from either end. Either way, it will confound your […]
German design studio For Real did a series of illustrations centering around the physical anatomy of the planets in the solar system and cheekily dubbed their client as ‘The Universe’. The works are pretty cool, showing planets with viscous liquid cores escaping from the bellies of their spherical hosts. The world can get messy — […]
A massive dome constructed from 450 discarded and trashed umbrellas off the streets of New York? Yes, according to its creators Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi, the Harvest Dome structure is a “physical revelation of the city’s accumulated water-borne debris”. It is now on display at Harlem River, Inwood Hill Park, and stays afloat on […]
In their book I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then and Now, Billy Kiosoglou and Philippin Frank got designers to reflect on how they have changed since their university days. Surprisingly, most wake up significantly earlier as design practitioners compared to the time when they were design students.
Japanese architecture firm Tetsuo Kondo are at it again following their dreamy outing at Venice Biennale three years ago: they’ve traipsed over to the courtyard of the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo and built an impressive cubic two-storey space with a canopy of billowing clouds contained within.
As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Artist Justin Gignac enterprisingly started selling city garbage ‘hand-picked from the fertile streets of New York‘ in 2001 after a colleague questioned the merits of package design.