Ceramicist Hitomi Hosono (previously) creates porcelain vessels layered in hundreds of leaf sprigs and other botanical forms. These monochromatic elements are based on plants Hosono encounters during walks through East London's greenery. “It is my intention to transfer the leaf's beauty and detail into my ceramic work,” she explains, using it as my own language to weave new stories for objects.” Her technique is inspired by Jasperware, a type of stoneware covered in thin ceramic reliefs [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
3 years ago, Lars Andersen took the Internet by storm with his viral video, ‘A New Level of Archery‘. Some 46 million views later, and Lars is back with a new series of amazing archery videos. In this episode he explores the art of shooting arrows that turn and curve around objects in mid-air. [...]
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Taiwanese artist Yen Jui-Lin carves delightful cartoon-like figures from wood that are almost guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. Some of the pieces function as flower vases or key hooks, while many of the objects are one-off toys that he gives to his children as gifts. You can see many more on Jui-Lin's Facebook page. (via Lustik) [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The only facility in the world to host the Olympics, Super Bowl and Final Four was reduced to rubble Monday morning. A little more than 25 years after opening, the Georgia Dome, former home of the Atlanta Falcons and the scene for several historic sporting events, was imploded. The adjacent Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened this summer. More than 1,400 events took place at the Georgia Dome in its short life span, bringing in 39 million guests. On [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
At a launch event last Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled ‘the fastest production vehicle ever'. Slated for a 2020 release, the new Tesla Roadster's specs are hard to believe. With record-setting acceleration, range and performance; the all-electric supercar starts at US$200,000 and is currently accepting pre-orders. Below you will find some additional photos of the Tesla Roadster along with an embedded clip from the launch event. For more information visit Tesla's official [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The red golden pheasant or Chinese pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes and the family Phasianidae (pheasants). The genus name is from Ancient Greek khrusolophos, “with golden crest”, and pictus is Latin for “painted” from pingere, “to paint”. [source] It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Colorado-based artist Heidi Annalise has found a novel use for old mint tins, transforming them into tiny, pocket art studios that she can easily carry with her on her hikes exploring the great outdoors. In an ongoing series of miniature oil paintings, Annalise affixes small pieces of palette paper to the inside, using the bottom for her palette of colours and the top as her canvas. She then takes a photo of her finished works [...]
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Paris-based design duo Hintlab amplifies the nostalgia tied to Lego bricks by bringing the classic children's toy to an older audience. Their line of earrings and rings are made to house small, interchangeable bricks, allowing their customers to customize their look depending on their mood or whim. Each piece of jewelry comes with a set of ten 3D-printed objects that can be either worn as a singular setting or stacked to create a multi-layer work. Hintlab [...]
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‘It smells like the Devil tooted, lit it on fire, whispered a curse into it, and then sent it up here over the plate.' Video by Woodsie TV on YouTube. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
After teasing us with a preview of their new and strangely ‘dog-like' robot SpotMini, Boston Dynamics showed us what they were up to with their other robot, Atlas, and it's impressively terrifying to say the least. Fellow humans, we had a good run, but the end is nigh. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source