For Christoph Niemann (previously), all it takes is a halved apple or pliers lying around his studio to spur a quirky drawing featuring the random object. The illustrator is known for his Sunday Sketches, a weekly drawing series, that play with scale and position. Imbued with humor, the cleverly arranged compositions turn a red pencil […]
A single skeletal muscle contains hundreds of thousands of individual fibers stretched in long rows, an anatomical fact that the textile artist behind Ambroidering recreates in an unusually fitting manner. Based in Shropshire, England, the artist stitches precise embroideries of the human body, defining circular systems with sinuous threads, conveying the distinct layers of skin […]
Obscured faces peek through tangles of leaves and stems in the ethereal portraits of Toronto-based artist Christine Kim. Her mixed-media collages layer textured graphite gradients and mesh-like cuttings into splintered depictions of her subjects. “‘Fragmentary’ is one word that I return to again and again because I think portraiture is an act of catching glimmers of […]
Japanese tea company Ocean Tea Bag elevates an everyday ritual into an animal adventure. Intricate tea bag designs range from giant squids and otters to red pandas and cephalopods. Layers, folds, and perforations help to create the details of each creature’s body, which also doubles as a pouch for the tea blend inside. The company […]
From plastic grocery bags to original emojis to household goods and paraphernalia, the yellow smiley face is an iconic mark of modern culture. A new book funding on Kickstarter celebrates the symbol’s decades-long history as it dives into the eclectic uses that range from fine art to graffiti to Hollywood. In 60 pages, The Sm;)e […]
We couldn’t fail to share with you the DIY of these beautiful terrariums made with reused materials, because this trend of recreating miniature gardens inside small glass containers is here to stay. To make yours, all you need are some empty bottles and a lot of nature. We assure you that these tiny oases will […]
You only need two tools to make this lovely kitchen accessory: scissors and thick cotton thread. The technique is very simple and the best part is that you don’t need any needles to achieve the knitting. In the pictures of the tutorial you can see the detailed knitting steps. Please pay attention and practice patiently.
David Shrigley’s famously dry sense of humor and satirical quips grace a new collection of phone cases and other accessories. The British artist (previously) is collaborating with Casetify on a forthcoming line—it includes a dozen iPhone cases, plus Apple Watch bands, AirPods covers, stands, chargers, in addition to sleek laptop sleeves and bags—featuring his signature […]
We are fascinated by the original style of this practical handbag, so we wanted to share with you its simple manufacturing process. You only need vinyl fabric in three different colours, scissors, zip, exact and sewing machine, to obtain this creative piece that will steal the looks of all the “fashionistas”. Enjoy this fun process!