When Renaissance masters discovered and copied the hyper-realistic sculptures of ancient Greek and Rome, they didn’t know that some of these works had originally been painted to make them even more life-like.
Madrid based Art Director Nico Ordozgoiti ran with that thought and has digitally painted classic sculptures to give a peek at what those artists might have had in mind.
Toronto based design studio Cube Works specializes in creating large-scale art and images using Rubik’s Cubes. Their work includes original mosaic creations, Pop-Art references, as well as some of the most identifiable cultural icons of our generation.
Brazilian design and illustrator Fred Bircha teamed up with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to produce a massive set of images to promote its recent Hollywood Costumes exhibition in Los Angeles.
Design studio David Graas creates a 3D printed bulbshade showing modern cityscapes of high rise buildings huddling close together. It’s Directly mounted on the LED bulb so there is no need for a fixture.
Russian artist Salavat Fidai creates these amazing sculptures using just a craft knife and a 4x magnifying glass. From pop culture icons to dedications to the murdered artists at French magazine Charlie Hebdo, each pencil was intricately carved by hand into the point.
Russian photographer Fox Grom on his recent walk with his dogs has captured a beautiful series of photos. He discovered a frozen lake covered with rainwater that created the illusion of the dogs walking on water. The end results are stunning, the way the water blends with the sky is unlike anything I’ve ever seen.
Previously featured Airbnbs initiative that awards 24-hour getaways to one-of-a-kind locations. Their newest location is the lofty living space at the top of the Holmenkollen competitive arena in Norway was formerly a waiting room for competitors of the 1952 Winter Olympics. The renovated penthouse apartment is suspended 200 feet in the air giving breath taking views of the surrounding areas
Commercial photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger have recreate iconic historical scenes in miniature models. The ongoing project features well known photographs from history such as the Wright Brothers taking flight, the Lock Ness Monster and the iconic foot print on the moon.
Beautiful Beeswax sculptures by Chinese artist Ren Ri who’s been beekeeping for almost a decade. Ren with the help of honey bees has create art from beeswax which has been exhibited all around the globe.
Swiss artist Romain Crelier created this installation back in 2013 on the floor of the Bellelay Abbey, in Switzerland. Two shallow pools of used motor oil create the mirrors, reflecting the beauty of the buildings interior.
Toronto Advertising agency TAXI, developed the theme and design for the 2014 Design Thinkers Conference held in Toronto. The theme was “The Awakening” and was based on aliens descending upon earth to reprogram the minds of designers and draw out-of-this-world inspiration. Designers were urged to elevate their minds or be left behind. Posters, books, videos, websites, etc. were created to convince the industry that only those who attended would be enlightened.