Ever since the earliest times architects have striven to make a statement with the buildings they design. In doing this they have both invented new styles as well as referencing the past and drawing inspiration from the world around them. The result has been some remarkable constructions all round the world and here are just four of them.
Water fountains have long since been a symbol for eternity, youth, and the idea of infinite springing from apparent nothingness. You can find all kinds of water fountains around world, however, the fountains featured in today’s post are one of the most creative and poetic ones we have ever seen. Created by Malgorzata Chodakowska, these stunning wood and bronze sculptures radiate a sense of tranquility that complements the endless flowing water pouring from their hair, hands, waists, shoulder and clothes. Youthful and luminous, the beautiful sculptures nonetheless transmit an innate power and boundless feminine energy bursting with great vigor. Each piece balances beautiful lines with an energetic tension that speaks to the artist’s craftsmanship.
Lego is one of the most creative invention in many peoples’s heart. You can use them to create many unexpected things and the only limitation is your imagination. Today, we will present you a series of unconventional LEGO-food which is constructed solely out of Lego bricks.
Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Originated in China then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism, the history of Bonsai can be date back over a thousand years. The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower). Although, it is a delicate and time-consuming process to take care of a bonsai, there are many benefits to have one at home: They look beautiful, and moreover the process of taking care of them encourage patience and dedication, help to relieve stress and purify the air. Although we can’t show you the rest of the benefits of having a bonsai at home, but you can at least show you how beautiful they can be.
If you follow Lady Gaga’s fashion style, you might heard about the 27-year-old Filipino fashion and shoe designer Kermit Tesoro who drew Gaga’s attention with his famous skull-heel shoes. Although from the views of normal people, most of his show creation are not wearable. And it is quite true, those shoes are not for ordinary people like me. (I can’t even imagine to put my foot in those shoes). But it should stop us enjoying those unusual designs, no matter how weird they look like
Raya Sader Bujana, the paper artist based in Barcelona created below fantastic serial plane paper figures in collaboration with photographer Garcia Mendez for an Olympic themed stock photography shoot. To create a figure like this is quite complicated than it looks like. For each figure, up to 150 pieces of paper is cut and hundreds of tiny 3mm seperators are used to create the delicate layering effect. Impressive work!
Weather is getting better and better, it is just the perfect time for cycling now. Every cycling enthusiasts know that there’s more to your ride than just having a good bike. To give you another good reason to put you on the bike, we have rounded up some super cool and innovative bike accessories and gadgets in this article. Now, you should have the perfect wheels and right accessories/gadgets to kick your ride into high gear.
Although I am not sure how many of you still write journal and how many of you need your journal has a really fancy cover, you probably will want one when you see Aniko Kolesnikova’s customized book cover. Aniko Kolesnikova, the Latvian designer-artist, working under the name Mandarin Duck, using ‘polymer clay’ to make fantastic book covers with dragon, birds and other nature-inspired themes. The book covers are nothing short of magnificent: flying horse, colorful dragons or wise owl. All of these covers are spectacular and you might just want one even you won’t write anything on it. If you are interested in creating your own cover, you can follow Kolesnikova’s youtube channel where she shows off her products and hosts tutorials. Or you can get itordered from etsy directly, although 230 USD for a A6 size journal cover isn’t cheap at all.
Recycling and upcycling is always one of our favourite topics – creating your own new stuff out of the old stuff is a great way to protect the environment and save your money. After some interesting internet shopping trips, we have collected 20 Fantastic Recycled and Upcycled Lamps And Chandeliers Ideas. Although below projects are not for everyone, which might require various skill, there should be a project right for you. However, we do want to remind you when you want to create something using paper, be really careful so it won’t be any fire threat.
Although I am not quite sure how the pasta connected with hair in those packaging designer’s minds, but this set of packaging design is for sure really creative and eye-catching. Published by Maverick Moscow based companyNikita, this playful design concept turns pasta into hair. Or, at least make pasta looks like hair when viewed through transparent plastic cutouts on the box. Quite smart right? And they are definitely outstanding on the shelves!
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