Gunjan Aylawadi's Paper Textiles

Gunjan Aylawadi’s Paper Textiles

Gunjan Aylawadi is an Australian artist that specializes in the creation of paper sculptures. Most notably, her technique implements a unique method of paper cutting and curling. Aylawadi overlays her hand-drawn art with a myriad of tiny rolls of paper strips, often selecting a specific source for her medium such as the old music books she […]

Sky Art by Thomas Lamadieu

Sky Art by Thomas Lamadieu

Have you ever sat back and stared at the sky, letting your imagination transform the clouds up above? Well, this French artist takes cloud gazing to another level. Thomas Lamadieu recently traveled across Canada, Germany, Belgium and France capturing a reverse birds-eye view of the open sky (or what’s left of it) when standing between a crowd of […]

Kseniya Simonova's Sand Animation

Kseniya Simonova’s Sand Animation

This artist uses volcanic sand and a light box to create/perform a series of illustrations that flow so effortlessly, they appear to be animated. “Sand show” artist Kseniya Simonova is from a small town on the Crimean Peninsula in Southern Ukraine. Academically trained as a professional artist, Simonova has been an illustrator practically all her […]

Turning Classic Art into Google Street Views

Turning Classic Art into Google Street Views

A while back, we saw the dawn of the “Google Street View Photographer”. Led by Jon Rafman, artists began to re-appropriate images captured by the Google Street View Cars into what could arguably be considered real art. Now it seems art is headed in the opposite direction. In what is almost a tongue-in-cheek commentary on […]

CJ Hendry's Fashion-Inspired Photorealistic Images

CJ Hendry’s Fashion-Inspired Photorealistic Images

CJ Hendry‘s unbelievable black-and-white illustrations are photorealism at its best. And, like this other artist we featured not too long ago, her work is done completely with pen and paper. She begins by selecting an object and photographing it in several different positions and lighting before she begins to draw. Hendry says she prefers sharp […]

Air France has a Bold New Ad Campaign

Air France has a Bold New Ad Campaign

When I was young, I went to my grandparent’s house in Switzerland and slept in my dad’s old room, where I found some of his old books. Stuck between tattered copies of Lone Ranger graphic novels and sauce-stained recipe books, I found these old, racy Italian novels that featured exotic women straddling semi-automatic weapons. While […]

Zombie-Survival Plan... You know, Just in Case

Zombie-Survival Plan… You know, Just in Case

Zombies. They have fascinated humans for as long as we can remember. Zombies have a complex cultural heritage, being primarily associated with Hatian folklore, but finding their way into popular culture as far back as 1800 and never letting go of the grip their undead hands hold on our fascination. There’s just something about the […]

Space Invaders Chalk Art

Space Invaders Chalk Art

Like this previous artist we’ve featured, artist Leon Keer uses a technique called anamorphosis to create chalk art that appears 3D when seen from a specific vantage point. As soon as you step away, however, the entire image is distorted. The artwork, which honors the arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado in the late 1970s, can be seen at […]

Artists Vik Muniz and Marcelo Coelho Make Sandcastles Like You've Never Seen Before

Artists Vik Muniz and Marcelo Coelho Make Sandcastles Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It took Brazilian artists Vik Muniz and Marcelo Coelho, who is also an MIT researcher, four years of trial and error to master these sketches of castles. What you should probably know is that each of these simple drawings is etched onto a single grain of sand. As a photographer, Muniz had been exploring large scale art—art so […]

Font of the Week - Ainslie

Font of the Week – Ainslie

With so many beautiful typefaces out there, it can be hard to pick a standout font for your project. That’s why each week, we will be highlighting a single font that is currently available to license. Designer Jeremy Dooley developed the Ainslie typeface for the Canberra Australia Centennial Typeface Competition. It is the first semi-serif […]

A Home Built Out Of 31 Shipping Containers

A Home Built Out Of 31 Shipping Containers

With environmental warnings manifesting themselves into real-world consequences and rising prices, architects have turned to new ways to build homes. While the dutch are printing 3D houses using the largest 3D printer available, Australian architectural firm ZeilgerBuild is looking at another readily available item to make homes from—shipping containers. Todd Miller, the designer in charge […]

Real Models Posing with Real Animals Look Real Cool

Real Models Posing with Real Animals Look Real Cool

These days, it’s easy to look at an out-of-this-world image and assume it was photoshopped. So many of the images that we face on a day-to-day basis, from the mundane to the unbelievable, have been retouched and edited. It is almost easier to just assume that images are photoshopped before considering whether or not they […]

Hidden New York Street Artist Revealed and Forced Back into Hiding

Hidden New York Street Artist Revealed and Forced Back into Hiding

His name is Judith Supine… well, sort of… The Brooklyn-based artist goes by his mother’s name, which he took as a prank. People didn’t even know he wasn’t a women until recently because he’s notoriously preferred anonymity. He finally revealed his identity last week in an open press interview at Mecka Gallery. However, the popular […]

Daan Roosegaarde's Glow-in-the-Dark Trees

Daan Roosegaarde’s Glow-in-the-Dark Trees

What if you and your loved ones never again had to worry about walking down a dark street with burnt-out streetlights and no way of seeing who or what was approaching you? Dutch designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde has developed all sorts of revolutionary inventions that fuse art and technology, including a smog vacuum cleaner big enough […]

Marble Dresses by Alasdair Thomson

Marble Dresses by Alasdair Thomson

Even though the dresses below look like the perfect airy outfit for a summer day, wearing them may weigh you down more than you think. That’s because these fashionable outfits are actually highly detailed carved marble, created by Scottish Sculptor Alasdair Thomson. The dresses are his latest collection of work, titled The Identity Collection, as […]

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