Friday, September 21, 2018

Japanese Design Studio Turns Traditional Cuckoo Clocks on Their Head With Three Minimal Designs

Japanese design studio Nendo has turned the cuckoo clock on its head with three modern versions of the traditionally German-crafted object designed for clock company Lemnos. The...

Fresco-Inspired Porcelain Bowls Formed From Balloons by Guy Van Leemput

Ceramicist and mathematician Guy Van Leemput forms textured bowls by drafting interlocking lines, abnormally shaped circles, and other designs on the surface of balloons. The artist...

New Fictional Self-Help Titles Present Existential Messages on Faded Book Covers

Johan Deckmann presents existential notions of life, love, and self-doubt as self-help titles on hand-painted books. The fictionalized novels contain no words on their pages,...

A New Book by Alison Nastasi Looks at the Affectionate Relationships Between Writers and...

In a follow-up to her best-selling book Artists and their Cats, Alison Nastasi has penned Writers and Their Cats. The new book features photographs of writers past and...

Foods Distorted Through Liquid and Glass in Photographs by Suzanne Saroff

In her ongoing series titled Perspective, photographer Suzanne Saroff creates fractured and skewed images of common foods as seen through vessels filled with water and glass objects....

Origami Wrap Turns Disposable Gift-Wrapping Paper Into DIY Crafts

Fun fact: if every American wrapped just three gifts per year using reusable or reused materials, we would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields. And it...

Sinuously Curved Benches Made with Thin Strips of Steam-Bent Hardwood

Brooklyn-based furniture designer and sculptor Matthias Pliessnig creates sumptuous, twisting benches by steam-bending hardwood. He first developed the process in 2006 while studying wooden boat building...

Coral-Inspired Vessels Formed From Thousands of Individually-Applied Porcelain Fragments by Olivia Walker

London and Barcelona-based ceramicist Olivia Walker produces works in porcelain that address the ideas of growth and decay through additive and subtractive processes. After creating her...

Tree Stump Patterns Transformed into Bronze and Etched Brass Chairs by Sharon Sides

Israeli designer Sharon Sides translates natural forms into designed objects by digitally transferring their patterns onto metal. In her series of bronze...

Massive Circular Weavings by Tammy Kanat Combine Intuitive Pattern-Making and Natural Fibers

Australian fiber artist Tammy Kanat uses unique combinations of richly textured fabrics and materials to form large-scale abstract wall weavings. The former jewelry designer began weaving...

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