Painting the town red, and all sorts of other colours as well

Tuesday, 4 August, 2015

Palmitas, photo by the German Crew

The Palmitas district, of the Mexican city of Pachuca, has been transformed into something rather spectacular, thanks to the efforts of a number of organisations working together as the German Crew. Some two hundred homes are now part of what must surely be one of the largest murals in the world.

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Japan, as seen with 8-bit animated GIFs

Monday, 3 August, 2015

Animation/artwork by 1041uuu

Day to day life in Japan, as depicted through a series of intricately fashioned animated GIFs.

Mind. Blowing.

Via Design Made in Japan.

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The fibonacci shelf will help get your interior design ratios right

Monday, 3 August, 2015

fibonacci shelf components

Put the above pieces together, and what do you get? A fibonacci shelf of course, whose component design, by Peng Wang, adheres to the Fibonacci sequence.

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The work of Sydney based glass artist Ben Young

Friday, 31 July, 2015

Artwork by Ben Young

Sydney based glass artist Ben Young crafts his sculptures not just from glass, but also concrete, bronze, steel, and anything else that suits what he is working on.

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Ryan Heshka’s vintage comic styled artworks

Wednesday, 29 July, 2015

Artwork by Ryan Heshka

For a nostalgic fix, check out the pulp magazine, vintage comic, styled artwork of Ryan Heshka, an artist and illustrator based in Vancouver.

Via Hypnophant.

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The all too fleeting works of a sandcastle artist

Monday, 27 July, 2015

Photo by Calvin Seibert

I’ve mentioned the work of sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert before, but this is artistry that needs to be revisited.

I often wonder how Seibert deals with the knowledge that his creations, some of which must take hours to bring forth, will either whither away in a short space of time, or must be “removed” by the end of the day, as is the requirement imposed by some beach authorities. Just as well he takes plenty of photos.

Via Colossal.

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Roses burnt black… romantic? Smouldering? Both, or not?

Monday, 27 July, 2015

Artwork by Ars Thanea

I’m not sure that sending my sweetheart roses burnt black sends exactly the right message at this point in the relationship… unless that is they’re the work of Warsaw based advertising and production agency Ars Thanea.

What can I say? Smouldering.

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There are eight million stories in the naked city, here are four…

Friday, 24 July, 2015

The things that go on in the house, or apartment, next door… Loop Ring Chop Drink, directed by Nicolas Ménard.

The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac, and an anxious loner living in the same apartment building.

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The illustrated work of Niki Fisher

Thursday, 23 July, 2015

Illustration by Niki Fisher

The more you look at the work of Melbourne based designer and illustrator Niki Fisher, the more you see to like.

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The world’s smallest portfolio, also the world’s most eye-catching

Tuesday, 21 July, 2015

World's Smallest Portfolio by Michael Lester

What do they say? Less is more? Certainly that’s the case for the World’s Smallest Portfolio, by London based designer and illustrator Michael Lester. Now who would ignore that?

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