Amazing modular furniture made from wood and molten metal

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By Milo Sumner in New Design on Friday 15 August 2014

These incredible fusions of aluminium and wood are the work of Israeli artist Hilla Shamia. The one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture are created by pouring molten aluminum over wooden logs, allowing the liquid metal to seep into every crack.

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Oh heck, it’s just photos of metal rockers cuddling cats

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 23 May 2014

Oh, we just want to give Seattle-based musician and jewelry designer Alexandra Crockett a big bear hug for her illuminating book. Metal Cats offers a heartwarming look at the merry world of cute, fuzzy kitties and their proud owners, all of whom hail from the dark underworld that be the metal scene.

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One curved sheet of metal? That’s all it takes to make the edgiest table ever

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 7 January 2014

We’ve ended our search for the perfect table: UK-based designer Paul Cocksedge’s Poised Table creation, which is crafted from a single sheet of rolled steel, is sturdy enough to balance a regular bloke on the edge. It’s full of win.

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Handmade custom knives by Kevin Wilkins

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By Junishi Tsuneoka in New Design on Friday 16 August 2013

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 […]

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Metal-wood hybrid machine wallet

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 1 July 2013

Nottingham-based design hobbyist Thomas Johnson has his own manufacturing facility, and he’s started a Kickstarter appeal to manufacture the Fusion Wallet, which is really a wallet made out of two aluminum plates, held with a rubber hinge, then wrapped in a hardwood covering.

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Scrap metal creatures by Prageeth Manohansa

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 11 June 2013

Sri Lankan sculptor Prageeth Manohansa recently held his first solo exhibition in Singapore’s Galerie Steph, which includes a series of life-sized animal sculptures made out of recycled scrap metal. He started using found metal objects to create art since 2005, when he graduated with a Bachelor of Sculpture from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. […]

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Hard Rock, Industrial, and Metal concert reviews from Hard Rock Chick

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By Brad Lamers in Cool Websites on Monday 11 February 2013

Thinking of going out to see a Hard Rock/Industrial/Metal band? Chances are Hard Rock Chick has seen them before, and probably more than once. On her website, Hard Rock Chick chronicles her musical escapades and personal epiphanies at shows in a cool take on a classic concert review. She is also the Hard Rock and […]

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Metal tree sculptures by KaiTree

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By Michele Banks in New Art on Tuesday 25 September 2012

Artist KaiTrees keeps a low profile online, so not many people know about his incredible sculptures of trees, made of wires twisted together and then painstakingly pulled back apart. He posts some pictures of his work on Deviant Art and has a few available for sale at ArtFire It’s worth zooming in close to see the incredible level of detail.

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New art by Axel Brechensbauer

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By Axel Brechensbauer in New Art on Wednesday 25 April 2012

I just discovered the joy of working with metal and objects that would withstand a nuclear blast. We obey objects and that make us different from animals. My work is about how we want to be different from nature.

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Metal insect sculptures by Elizabeth Goluch

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By Maria Monferrer in New Art on Wednesday 21 March 2012

Elizabeth Goluch’s focus for the past ten years has been creating one-of-a-kind, larger than life, highly detailed metal insects. Each complex, nature perfect sculpture, incorporates gold, silver, enamel and gemstones in its construction. The decorative details reference elements of insect life, lore and environment.

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Arnocorps: an Arnold Schwarzenegger-themed metal band

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By Nate Frizzell in New Music on Friday 27 January 2012

I don’t know if I’ve had more fun at a show than when seeing ‘the greatest band of all time‘. How can you not love a stage full of heroes in full military gear blasting Arnold Schwarzenegger-themed metal into your earballs.

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Screwpulous jewellery by Harem Royal

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By Srdjan in New Fashion on Saturday 19 February 2011

Balancing between the Oriental need for seduction and Western hunger for power, Harem Royal aims at satisfying the clashing demands of women’s secret desires. Femme Fatale Chic Noir, Deadly Gorgeous Glam Goth, Avant Garde Victorian Steampunk and Vampire Black Forest Taxidermy or just simply Screwpulous Jewelry. Beauty is a weapon, right? Can’t have the femme […]

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Skelator

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By Andy in New Music on Monday 11 January 2010

I hadn’t heard of Skelator until the name was excitedly murmured amongst metal-heads in Seattle a couple of weeks ago. I’m new in town, so was dutifully checking out the local metal scene, and the Galway Arms was rammed with leather and spikes. There was a decidedly medieval theme, and I spotted at least one real sword.

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