An avid cyclist, Singapore-based designer Thomas Yang applies black pigment onto different bicycle tires to produce amazingly accurate renditions of architectural icons such as the Forbidden City, Eiffel Towel, London Bridge and the Empire State Building. If you magnify the tire ‘strokes’ up close, you’ll fully appreciate just how much thought goes into their assemblage […]
While these may look like a not-so-healthy bowl of Oreo-O’s or Cap’n Crunch’s Choco Donuts or Alpha-Bits with just the letter ‘Os’, these are actually car tires. Taken by photographer Klaus Leidorf, this aerial photo shows a ton of car tires about to be burned in a cement factory. Somehow, despite the environmental destruction this […]
Belgian artist Wim Delvoye created these unique sculptures by hand-carving elaborate floral and geometric patterns into used tires. Delvoye’s whimsical work merges the rugged with the rococo. For example, in his cement mixer, which might look right at home in Versailles. These pieces contrast sharply with his with his colorful, SimCity inspired website, which encourages visitors to wander among his many artistic pursuits.