Monday, February 18, 2019

Fresh and Wilting Glass Flowers by Lilla Tabasso Explore the Nature of Ephemerality

Italian glass artist Lilla Tabasso captures the vitality of flowers in her delicate and precise botanical sculptures. Though a first thought would be to celebrate that...

The Art of Japanese Funeral Floral Arrangements

Last weekend, at the farewell ceremony for the late actress Kirin Kiki, a large display of white flowers, designed to look like a wave,...

LEGO Launches a Rotating Wind Turbine with Trees Made From Plant-Based Plastic

LEGO recently launched a new 826-piece set that includes a three-foot tall wind turbine. The fully functioning power source features aircraft warning lights and adjustable...

Garment-Like Sculptures by Susie MacMurray Explore Perceptions of Female Identity

Chain mail, needles, and dishwashing gloves: though not the materials you’d expect a dress to be made from, British artist Susie MacMurray uses them in her...

Domestic Sculptures Formed With Wood by Hugh Hayden

Texas-born sculptor Hugh Hayden combines different varieties of wood to create furniture and other domestic objects with protruding spikes and branches. For his latest exhibition Border States at Lisson...

Glass Insects Small Enough to Balance on the Tip of Your Finger by Wesley...

Glass sculptor Wesley Fleming creates life-size and anatomically correct sculptures of a variety of bizarre and well-known insects. The colorful creatures are small enough to balance...

Balloon Sculptures by Masayoshi Matsumoto

Masayoshi Matsumoto (previously) continues to astound us with his balloon twisting skills. The Japanese artist uses a variety of opaque, metallic, and translucent balloons to form...

Playful Materials Arranged into Three-Dimensional ‘Textiles’ by We Make Carpets

Dutch art trio We Make Carpets formed their first temporary tapestry in 2009 from collected pine cones and needles, which they appropriated titled Forest Carpet. For almost...

New Geometrically-Inspired Pastries, Cakes, and Sweets by Dinara Kasko

Dinara Kasko uses her background as an architect and 3D visualizer to produce geometric cakes that at first glance seem impossible to eat. The mathematically-inspired...

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...

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