Category Archives: ART

The Third Thumb Project: Because Six Digits Are Obviously Better Than Five

This is “The Third Thumb”, a project by designer Dani Clode aim to demonstrate how human body responds to wearable prosthetic technology and it is kind of a revelation for mankind. Because, it suddenly strikes us that maybe, just maybe, we humans really should have an extra digit. I know, it may sounds like an insult to those who are missing them, but imagine what an extra appendage could do. Imagine! Here’s what the project is about straight from the horse’s mouth: Continue reading The Third Thumb Project: Because Six Digits Are Obviously Better Than Five

Cold War Era Nuclear Shelter Vent Turned Into R2-D2 By Mysterious Artist

The sight of nuclear shelters is actually pretty sad. However, they were necessary evils during the height of the Cold War era and are found in and around Central and Eastern Europe. Clearly, someone is not fond of these relics of the Cold War history and has took it upon himself (or herself, we don’t know) to turn the air vent of one of the two nuclear shelter in Folimanka Park in the Czech Republic’s capital, Prague, into the iconic and adorable droid from the Star Wars franchise, R2-D2. The result is pretty surprisingly awesome. Continue reading Cold War Era Nuclear Shelter Vent Turned Into R2-D2 By Mysterious Artist

This “Floating” 3D Zebra Crossing Is Sure To Get Motorists’ Attention

Zebra crossing is one form of pedestrian crossing that is both easy and cheap to implement, but its effectiveness varies. Sometimes the alternating dark and light stripes (typically, white against the black of the tarmac) are not immediately eye catching, which is probably why in countries like Singapore, additional blinking lights are installed at both end of the crossing in some locations. So, when we first stumble upon the 3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk In Ísafjörður Iceland, my immediate thought was: motorists will for sure notice it! I mean, just look at it. How can they not? Continue reading This “Floating” 3D Zebra Crossing Is Sure To Get Motorists’ Attention

I Think I Can Spend All-Day Watching This LEGO Person Mowing The Lawn

JK Brickworks, AKA Jason Allemann, is an avid LEGO enthusiast who have the penchant for creating intricate kinetic sculptures out of LEGO. His latest work, the LEGO Lawnmower Man Kinetic Sculpture, is based off fellow LEGO enthusiast/YouTuber Josh David’s lawnmower kinetic sculpture, entitled LEGO Lawn Mower. Like Josh’s variant, Jason’s version uses a combination of LEGO Technic and non-LEGO Technic parts and in the usual JK Brickworks fashion, Jason makes a great LEGO kinetic sculpture greater by refining what Josh has done by throwing in his very own figure from his Sisyphus model into the mix – in addition to several other tweaks. Continue reading I Think I Can Spend All-Day Watching This LEGO Person Mowing The Lawn

Sculptor Creates Life-like Freddie Mercury Figure With Plastic Clay

Some people are just gifted with hands that can turn out amazing work of art which, until today, never cease to amaze me. Sculptor Juliana LePine is one such person blessed with magical touches. Juliana makes tiny sculptures for a living and as show of her flair, she has created numerous miniatures including the likes of Guns n’ Roses frontman and lead guitarist, Axl Rose and Slash, Marilyn Monroe, and more. The 7.5-inch Freddy Mercury figure you see here is yet another masterpiece which she was kind enough to let us in on how it was made. And so, no. The above image is not a graphic; it is really a tiny sculpture of the rock icon of our time. Continue reading Sculptor Creates Life-like Freddie Mercury Figure With Plastic Clay

Photographer Captures Lit Vending Machines Like You Never Seen Before

Japan is well known for, among the many things, vending machines. It is the country is practically littered with vending machines that peddles everything from drinks to snacks to disposal underwear. The last we checked, it is estimated that the country have as many vending machines as the population in Singapore. That’s like over five and a half million of them. Holy shit. That’s shit load of them! With this many vending machines, no one who have money to spend will be left stranded without shops. Seriously, what shops? Where you are going needs no shops! Continue reading Photographer Captures Lit Vending Machines Like You Never Seen Before

Design Graduate Created A Minifigure Of Himself, With Packaging, As His CV

Getting a job after graduating is the toughest. More so if you are switching career like Andy Morris. You see, Morris, who have recently graduated from University of South Wales with a degree in Interior Design, is making a mid-career switch from the finance sector to the creative industry. As you can see, the two are vastly different areas of expertise which a person like Andy would find it hard convincing new employers of his artistic and creative capabilities. And being 34 years of age doesn’t quite help either. He knew it will be a tall order even to just make an interview and so Andy did something nobody did before to make himself stand out from the competitions. Continue reading Design Graduate Created A Minifigure Of Himself, With Packaging, As His CV

MB&F’s Octopus-inspired Table Clock Is Really More Akin To A Robotic Spider

MB&F, AKA Maximilian Busser and Friends, has come a long way. It has progressed from making exotic watches to, in recent years, exquisite clocks that were pretty much out of this world. The Octopod is the luxury watch brand’s latest table clock that will leave sci-fi fans drooling all over. Assuming the form of a robotic octopus (hence, Octopod), the Octopod was a co-creation with L’Epée 1839 and features deep sea technology like the bathysphere (that’s a deep sea, spherical submersible, if you don’t already know) inspired by the late eighties sci-fi/horror flick, The Abyss (1989, 20th Century Fox) and it boasts no less than 468 fine-finished components behind the newly developed eight-day movement by L’Epée 1839 that makes it ticks. Impressive. Continue reading MB&F’s Octopus-inspired Table Clock Is Really More Akin To A Robotic Spider

Artist Tom Galle Turns Recognizable Corporate Logos Into Weapons

NYC-based Internet artist/digital creative Tom Galle has recently started a new project which we are pretty confident it is going to catch on with the Internet. Entitled “Corp Gear,” this new project is a collection of weapons fashioned out of corporate logos. As you can see from the images, Galle has done a brilliant job in turning iconic corporate logos that we are familiar with into weapons. The collection, which only started earlier this month, so far saw Galle turning Nike very recognizable Swoosh logo into a blade (‘Nike Knife’), McDonald’s iconic Golden Arches into a brass knuckleduster (‘McDonalds Brass Knuckles’), Facebook’s blue ‘F’ branding into a crowbar (‘Facebook Crowbar’), and Mercedes-Benz’s pointed star into Shuriken, AKA ninja star (‘Mercedes Ninja Star’). Continue reading Artist Tom Galle Turns Recognizable Corporate Logos Into Weapons

3D Artist Turns Strangers Into Pixar-style 3D Cartoon Characters

These days, 3D animation’s realism is rather over-the-top and by ‘over-the-top’, we do mean in an awesome way. It is so freaking realistic that sometimes, it almost blur the line between what’s animation and what’s not. That is the immersion part doing the trick. Can you imagine a person who looks exactly like Elsa from Walt Disney’s Frozen in real life? I bet it will freak you out. So, nope. However, if you have ever wonder what real-life people may look like in as 3D cartoon characters, well, wonder no more cos’ 3D artist Lance Phan, who specializes in modelling characters, will show you exactly how with Pixar-style 3D cartoon characters based on real people. Continue reading 3D Artist Turns Strangers Into Pixar-style 3D Cartoon Characters