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Secondhand Armchairs and Loveseats Reconstructed Into Dripping Multi-Media Sculptures by Nina Saunders

Danish artistNina Saunders creates sculptures that drip, tip, and spill what appears to be amorphous contents onto the ground, turning domestic objects of comfort and kitsch into sculptural pieces unintended for practical use. Her works typically involve secondhand furniture like … Continue reading

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Geometric Animals Come to Life in DIY Lamp Kits by OWL

OWL, a Libson-based lamp brand founded by two architects in 2016, offers a wide range of friendly wild animals that can be turned into volumetric lamps using simple folding techniques. As you might guess, OWL offers a few different owl designs, … Continue reading

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The making of Paper Bristol

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the pleasure of making Paper Bristol! As a follow-up to Paper London and Paper Bournemouth I created Paper Bristol to celebrate my recent move to the city. It’s the most friendly, vibrant … Continue reading

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paper mache sculptures by Mélanie Bourlon

 

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Fractal art – Richard Sweeney

Richard Sweeney was born in Huddersfield, England in 1984. He discovered a natural talent for sculpture at Batley School of Art and Design in 2002, which led him to the study of Three Dimensional Design at the Manchester Metropolitan University, … Continue reading

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Dreamlike Balloon Compositions by Charles Pétillon Form Hovering Clouds and Lines in Space

Charles Pétillon (previously here and here) arranges groups of balloons in unlikely places—tying bundles of the light white objects to the top of aircraft loading stairs, or positioning them between concrete blocks at the ocean’s edge. Recently the photographer has been focusing … Continue reading

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Amazing Art -Toothpick Sculpture – COOLEST THING I’VE EVER MADE: EP4

“Rolling through the Bay”, Scott Weaver’s toothpick sculpture took 37 years to make. His 9 foot tall sculpture of San Francisco and is made of 100,000 toothpicks and glue. If that wasn’t enough, Scott built 5 different “tours” where he … Continue reading

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Rusted Gears and Tools Combine to Create Figural Sculptures That Address Human Emotions

Sculptor Penny Hardy combines discarded metal items to create three-dimensional figures based on her body’s own dimensions. Although physique has the same core reference, each sculpture is a unique creation based on the varied assortment of rusted gears, bolts, and screws used … Continue reading

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Handmade Paper Toys by Haruki Nakamura Spring, Fold, and Jump into Action

Japanese paper engineer Haruki Nakamura (previously) continues to design delightful toys using simple materials. A friendly armadillo curls into a self-protective ball at the touch of a finger, and a sleepy boy emerges, ready to sleepwalk, in “Astral Projection.” Nakamura … Continue reading

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The Enchanting History of Notre-Dame Cathedral’s Famous Gargoyles – My Modern Met

How much do you know about the gargoyles of Notre-Dame Cathedral? Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is celebrated as one of the most exquisite examples of Gothic architecture. Constructed in the Middle Ages, the church has welcomed worshippers and sightseers for … Continue reading

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