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Taking imagination seriously

Janet Echelman found her true voice as an artist when her paints went missing — which forced her to look to an unorthodox new art material. Now she makes billowing, flowing, building-sized sculpture with a surprisingly geeky edge. A transporting … Continue reading

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Sinuously Curved Benches Made with Thin Strips of Steam-Bent Hardwood – Colossal

Brooklyn-based furniture designer and sculptor Matthias Pliessnig creates sumptuous, twisting benches by steam-bending hardwood. He first developed the process in 2006 while studying wooden boat building techniques at the University of Wisconsin-Madison when he realized that by flipping his boat-inspired creations over, … Continue reading

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Tree Stump Patterns Transformed into Bronze and Etched Brass Chairs by Sharon Sides

Israeli designer Sharon Sides translates natural forms into designed objects by digitally transferring their patterns onto metal. In her series of bronze and acid-etched brass furniture titled Stumps, she utilizes the concentric rings of tree stumps to create richly textured surfaces. … Continue reading

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STRANDBEEST EVOLUTION 2017

Numerous specimen of the Strandbeest evolution on music of Khachaturian’s Spartacus. It open the archives of fossils. Theo Jansen’s work since 1990. He tries to make new forms of live on beaches. His animals get their energy from the wind … Continue reading

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magic singing stones in the giardino sonoro by pinuccio sciola

born 15 march, 1942 in san sperate, a small village in the southern part of sardinia, pinuccio sciola traveled and studied around the world, in places such as florence, salzburg, madrid, and paris, before returning back to his native land. the … Continue reading

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Creative Lego Constructions Bring Fantastical Moments to Life

Creative constructions of Lego bricks spring to life in these advertising campaigns developed by  Asawin Tejasakulsin, a senior art director at Ogilvy & Mather in Bangkok, Thailand. The two series, Imagine and Build the Future, amplify the childhood wonder central to … Continue reading

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An Inflated Steel Archway Provides a New Cultural Nexus on a Polish Island

Last year Polish designer Oskar Zieta unveiled the NAWA pavilion, an inflated steel passageway intended to bring cultural activity back to Wrocław’s island of Daliowa. This structure’s reflective, bloated surface makes it look like a weightless mylar balloon despite the fact that is … Continue reading

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Giant Floating Installation by KAWS – Faith is Torment

The latest work entitled KAWS:HOLIDAY by American artist KAWS, real name Brian Donnelly, is a 92-foot-long (28 meters) inflatable that can be found reclining on the surface of Seoul’s Seokchon Lake. The installation, done in collaboration with LOTTE and AllRightsReserved, … Continue reading

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Masses of Wooden Chairs Pour From Old Villas by Karin van der Molen – Colossal

Site-specific installation artist Karin van der Molen creates connections between the natural and man-made through chair-based works that flow from the windows of aging villas. In her 2015 piece Flux the Dutch artist created one of her installations at the Le … Continue reading

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New Whimsical Cardboard Machines and an Art Deco-Inspired Stop Motion Film by Daniel Agdag

Australian artist Daniel Agdag (previously) produces invented contraptions and antiquated flying machines from cardboard, timber, and trace paper, turning his whimsical fantasies into highly detailed sculptures. The works seek to connect his audience with the mechanics located beneath the exterior of modern … Continue reading

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