Saturday, March 23, 2019

Art

A Balloon Mural by Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings Levity to the 2019 World Economic Forum...

Iranian muralist and fine artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the creator of the poetic mural recently installed in the lobby of the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland,...

Quirky Interventions by Octavi Serra Question the Rules of Public Spaces

Octavi Serra uses the structures and symbolism of public spaces to question the systems we live with and find humor in their details. The Barcelona-based...

Landscapes of Glistening Digital Rectangles Formed and Subdivided by Algorithms

Dimitris Ladopoulos creates random geometric patterns based on four-sided-forms by implementing an algorithm in the 3D animation program Houdini. The resulting designs look like intricate...

A Clever Twist on the Donation-Based Community Library Gives New Life to a Big...

Thanks to the nonprofit Little Free Library, chances are you have encountered a small house-like structure on a public thoroughfare, with a front door that...

Cut Paper Illustrations Create Shadow and Depth in Imaginative Environments by John Ed De...

Multidisciplinary designer John Ed De Vera builds cut paper illustrations that jump off the page, inviting his audience into the minds of deep sea divers, astronauts,...

When the Sun Sets in Baiona, a Seemingly Simple Whale Mural Reveals a Belly...

A new collaborative mural by Barcelona-based artists María López and Javier de Riba undergoes a dramatic shift from day to night. Titled Hizkuntza, the mural appears to be...

Miniature Architectural Interiors and Collections of Tiny Symbolic Objects Carved into White Stone

Copenhagen-based artist Matthew Simmonds carves miniature architectural interiors, angular shapes, and tiny windows filled with symbolic objects, trinkets, and animals. His ghostly white sculptural forms are...

Biochemistry Professor Transforms His Research into Bronze Recreations of Ancient Trilobites and Modern Insects

D. Allan Drummond is an associate professor of biochemistry, molecular biology, and human genetics at the University of Chicago. A few years ago Drummond began...

Black and White Vortexes Swallow Bits of Data and Smoke-Like Swirls in Looping Animations...

French student Étienne Jacob creates optically-charged black and white GIFs that suck the viewer into their repetitious animations like deep black holes. His works are often...

Illustrations Transform Nike Air Maxes Into Concepts That Pay Homage to Their History

London-based creative agency Rosie Lee took the original design inspirations for iconic sneakers and turned them into conceptual sculptures that architects and sneakerheads willespecially appreciate. Paying...

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