Saturday, March 23, 2019

Electroformed Crystals Encase Handmade Bowls in Brilliant Shades of Blue

Sabri Ben-Achour uses natural forces to produce crystal growths and other organic additions to his handmade ceramic vessels through his own unique method of electroforming. By...

Geometric Animals Come to Life in DIY Lamp Kits by OWL

OWL, a Libson-based lamp brand founded by two architects in 2016, offers a wide range of friendly wild animals that can be turned into...

Around the World in 80 Ways: Infinitely Arrangeable Earth and Moon Puzzles

Puzzle wizards Nervous System explore the expansive qualities of earth and space in two new mind-boggling puzzles. The Infinite Earth puzzle includes 442 pieces, and the...

Handmade Paper Toys by Haruki Nakamura Spring, Fold, and Jump into Action

Japanese paper engineer Haruki Nakamura continues to design delightful toys using simple materials. A friendly armadillo curls into a self-protective ball at the touch of a...

Two Hundred and Seventy Plastic Bags Rhythmically Inflate in a New Installation by Nils...

Two hundred and seventy white garbage bags hang like ghosts in the columned hall of Vienna, Austria’s Museum für agewandte Kunst (MAK) for the exhibition Sagmeister &...

Hand-Tufted Rugs Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Lichen and Mold

Dutch artist Lizan Freijsen explores our relationship to fungi, stains, mold, and moisture through modes of interior design. Freijsen creates rugs (as well as wallpapers and...

Alarming Studio Works by Pejac Focus on Earth’s Environmental Crisis

After taking a much-needed break over the summer following his successful presentation in Paris in June, Pejac is now back in his studio, developing new works for his...

Flipped Perspectives Explored in New Intimate Paintings by Cinta Vidal

Barcelona-based artist Cinta Vidal has produced fictionalized architectural paintings that study how individuals with differing perspectives can view and inhabit the same world. Vidal crafts her visual...

A Whirling Porcelain Coral Reef Draws Attention to the Cost of Climate Change

The latest installation by ceramicist and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison is Confluence (Our Changing Seas V), a porcelain coral arrangement produced for the US Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia....

Memories of Youth Interwoven With Thousands of Minuscule Glass Beads

Artist David Chatt explores his past, family, and memories in all-white works created using found objects and minuscule white beads. Whereas earlier work was more purely...

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