Sunday, November 18, 2018

Events

A Wooden Kinetic Clock Expands and Contracts with the Passing Hours

Solstice is a shape-shifting wooden clock designed by Matt Gilbert of the London-based studio Animaro. The new interior design object presents different configurations throughout the day, expanding to its widest form at noon when the sun...

Chain Reaction: An International Print Show Featuring Bike-Centric Artwork

This Friday we’ll be kicking off Chain Reaction, an international print show featuring artists, designers, and printmakers from all over the world. Chain Reaction includes works by seventeen artists, including many previously featured on...

Origami Lava Pours from the Window of an Abandoned Building in Catalonia for LLUÈRNIA

As part of the recent LLUÈRNIA festival of light and fire in Catalonia, collaborators David Oliva of SP25 Arquitectura and Anna Juncà of Atelier 4 created this spectacular flow of lava using common fortune teller origami figures. Over 10,000 folded...

Bursts of Stylized Flowers by ‘Ouizi’ Transform Buildings Into Floral Canvases

Artist Louise Jones (previously), known professionally as Ouizi, focuses on flowers in her multi-faceted practice. Whether creating towering outdoor murals, carving linoleum prints, completing indoor mural commissions, or painting on more traditional canvases, Jones creates groupings...

Popular Cartoons and Mascots Unwind to Reveal Realistic Depictions of Their Human and Animal...

Dutch artist Stefan Thelen, a.k.a. Super A removes the fantasy from classic pop culture characters like Batman and Mickey Mouse to reveal more realistic interpretations of their cartoon constructs. An owl peers out between the gaps...
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A Kinetic Sculpture Built from over 600 Parts Gracefully Imitates a Swimming Sea Turtle

Carapace is a kinetic sculpture designed by Derek Hugger that mimics the motion of a sea turtle gliding through the ocean. The wooden work is composed of over six hundred parts which allow the creature to elegantly tilt...

Larger-Than-Life Animals Terrorize Suburban Towns in Paintings by John Brosio

The paintings of John Brosio feel incredibly cinematic, as if each is a still from a contemporary horror film paused at a striking moment of tension. Brosio paints enlarged birds, crabs, and Big Gulp containers poised...
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Intricate Geometric Patterns Hand-Pressed Into Aluminum Cans

Sculptor Noah Deledda transforms everyday aluminum cans into works of art using nothing but his fingertips. Deledda carefully presses and creases intricate geometric patterns into the surface of plain cylindrical cans using carefully placed pressure from...

A Comprehensive and Colorful Map of London Outlines the City’s Great Buildings and Icons

Designer Rafael Esquer of Alfalfa New York has added a new city print to his collection, this time focusing on the iconic buildings, neighborhoods, and residents of London. The colorful posterhighlights the city’s classic landmarks such as...

Technicolor Tattoos Mix Psychedelic Graphics with Memphis-Inspired Patterns

Oregon-based tattoo artist Dave, a.k.a. Winston the Whale, uses a wide spectrum of colors in his trippy tattoos. The works merge a 60s aesthetics with inspirations from Scandinavian folk art to Memphis design. Traditional floral...

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