Artist Pete Fecteau has made a large mosaic of Martin Luther King Jr. from 4,242 Rubik’s cubes. The art piece has been on display at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Notes about project (from publication “Dream Big“): “Dream Big” was a year-long project in which Pete created a mosaic of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. using 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes. For a short time it was the world’s largest...
If you are wondering about the tattoos, they are real! Rick Genest (a.k.a. “Zombie Boy”) has eighty percent of his body covered, “[…] including intricate designs of an entire skeleton (skull included) and is thematically, the depiction of a body decomposing—complete with flesh eating insects. To date Genest has spent over $17,000.00 on tattooing his body and will continue until his...
To raise awareness and support The Danish Cancer Society, bread manufacturer Kohberg has released a special packaging for their rye bread buns. The design was cleverly executed by Envision. Link via Sweet Station and TheDieline
Illustrator Zoran Nova is heavily inspired by pop culture and life around him. Artwork and photos © Zoran Nova Link via Vectroave
The amazing skin art of Mike DeVries. He is considered one of the best tattooists in the world. Notes about the artist (from bio): Born and raised in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley. I received my first tattoo when I was 16 years old. That event opened the window to a whole new world for me. I’ve always been into art, I’ve loved everything about it! I always had a fondness for the...
A new paper art piece by Yulia Brodskaya. “This artwork is the first piece in the series of works which I consider a declaration of love to the material and the technique. It is also an attempt to raise a profile of this paper craft, which has been previously regarded with some disdain, and to bring this type of artwork on a new level in terms of its ability to convey meaning and emotions,” ...
The embroidery art of Michala Gyetvai (a.k.a. Kayla coo). Photos © Michala Gyetvai Link via The Rhumboogie
The images within post are from various art installations and projects by Debbie Smyth. View more of the artist’s work at her blog. Notes about Smyth (from bio published at New British Artists): Debbie Smyth graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Contemporary Textiles in 2008. She has exhibited widely since then, selling her work to the public as well as being commissioned for a...
Directors Kijek/Adamski prepared hundreds of drawings to use frame-by-frame in their latest music video, “Pirate’s Life” by We Cut Corners. Click here to view the embedded video. Film stills © Kijek/Adamski
With the Internet, we’re losing certain habits such as hand-writing. Artist Annie Vought explores “text, structure, and emotion of the letter in an elaborate investigation into the properties of writing and expression.”  Notes from the artist (published on her official website): Email, text messages, instant messaging and Twitter are all examples of fun and immediate means of “written”...
Andi’s Specialty Sweets is known for making realistic objects from sugar, such as old style buttons, skeleton keys, leaves, and more. Photos © Andi's Specialty Sweets
A variety of colorful paper creations by graphic designer Noelia Lozano. Click here to view the embedded video. Photos © Noelia Lozano Link via CYMBacon
When viewing Brian Matthew Hart‘s photos, it is clear that the technique of “light painting” is evolving. Photos © Brian Hart Link via Wooster Collective
Mind-bending photo manipulations by Jesus Gonzalez Rodriguez. Photos © Jesus Gonzalez Rodríguez Link via designboom
These photographs were taken by Werner Kranwetvogel at the “Mass Games” in North Korea. “The effect of displaying huge images is achieved by having a large number of performers, each dressed in a particular color or holding a sheet of colored cardboard above their head. Because of the vast scale of the performance, often with tens of thousands of performers, mass games are performed in stadiums,...
Elaborate drawings by Mattias Adolfsson. Click here to view the embedded video. Artwork © Mattias Adolfsson Link via NOTCOT
Artist Kathy Klein makes patterns on the ground with flower petals, plant seeds and vegetables. Notes about the artist (from bio): Kathy Klein is a devout lover of plants, animals, people and the divine presence within all. She creates the danmalas by first centering herself in a meditative devotional space. Next she gathers flowers and natural objects while her mind is kept in mantra, resting...
I’d love to eat cereal in a bowl like this one. “The Cat,” “The Bird,” and “The Wolf” are three beautiful and clever ceramic designs by Geraldine de Beco. Notes about the designer (from bio published at Bernardaud): Geraldine de Beco (b. 1974) is a young French designer with an atypical background: she is a graduate of ENSCI (The National School of Industrial Creation) and Sciences Po. Here...
The latest artwork of Dave Barnes. Notes about the artist (from bio): Dave Barnes (1975 ~ .) Artistic approach involves the practice of transforming modern concept to reveal nostalgic mood, sometimes refered to as “Oldification”. Recycled elements, faded colours, layered/collaged backgrounds, and sand~papered imagery all play a part in this process, along with the use of bold observational...
These portraits were made for an advertising campaign for Faber-Castell by illustrator/designer Chan Hwee Chong. Click here to view the embedded video. Artwork © Chan Hwee Chong Link via Behance Network
These are beautiful paper creations by Nikki Salk and Amy Flurry. Photos © Paper-cut Project Link via CMYBacon
Canon 5DII & Glidecam, STILL THE COMBO!!!
Vij5 has launched a unique collection of furniture and home decor objects made partially with newspaper wood. Notes about “NewspaperWood” (published at Vij5′s website): Every day, piles of newspapers are discarded and recycled into new paper. Mieke Meijer has devised a solution to use this surplus of paper into a renewed material. When a NewspaperWood log is cut, the layers of paper appear...
A small selection of paper art by Andy Singleton. Photos © Andy Singleton Link via Not Cot
Each of Thomas Doyle‘s three-dimensional sculptures narrates a different daily life story. Notes from the artist’s statement (from Doyle’s website): My work mines the debris of memory through the creation of intricate worlds sculpted in 1:43 scale and smaller. Often sealed under glass, the works depict the remnants of things past—whether major, transformational experiences, or the quieter...
The multilayered art of Dave Kinsey. (…) READ MORE (100 words) Support our sponsors: SiteGrinder | LiveBooks | OneEyeland | Vanquish Shop
Lexus commissioned NONdesigns to build a sculptural representation of the CT 200h vehicle, which is being exhibited in events around the United States. NONdesigns “created a pixilated interpretation of the compact premium hybrid that treats viewers to the two personalities of the vehicle. [I.e.] When viewers walk around the installation, they experience a change in color from luxurious gold hues...
“Animal Eyes” is the latest photographic series by Suren Manvelyan. See also: “A Stunning Look into Your Eyes.” (…) READ MORE (23 words) Support our sponsors: SiteGrinder | LiveBooks | OneEyeland | Vanquish Shop
Another selection of logotypes made by various designers. See also: “Logos with Double Meanings” (Part 1) and (Part 2). (…) READ MORE (50 words) Support our sponsors: SiteGrinder | LiveBooks | OneEyeland | Vanquish Shop