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10 amazing Inktober 2016 artists

Another October is nearly at an end, and that means another Inktober challenge will be drawing to a close. Aimed at giving artists all over the world …

Art

Street Artist Creates Crumbling Portraits on Abandoned Buildings to Reveal the Fragility of Beauty

Australian street artist Rone has torn himself away from the bigger, better, higher philosophy of modern day muralism for a new, intimate project that explores the fragility of beauty in crumbling interiors. Based in Melbourne, the artist, whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, returned …

Art

Rylsee – Hand-Drawn Type Compositions

Handmade illustrations and typographic art by Rylsee.Cyril Vouilloz better known as Rylsee is a visual artist, illustrator, and lettering geek …

Typography

BMW's self-balancing motorcycle of tomorrow

In the distant future, motorcycle riders will have no need of helmets or padded clothing. They also won't need to put their feet on the ground when they stop. That's because, according to BMW, the motorcycle of the future will balance itself and will help the driver avoid crashes.<p>BMW, which is …

Time Warner

Taylor Mazer – Small Drawings

Small but detailed drawings from summer 2016 by American illustrator and artist Taylor Mazer.<p>If you want to take a closer look at Taylor Mazer’s …

Grand Rapids

Watch an Electric Van Smoke a Ferrari and Nissan GT-R

Atieva's electric van prototype packs some serious straight-line performance.<p>Atieva is a little-known electric car company based out of Silicon Valley in California, looking to make its mark in the EV industry. Its prototype, a Mercedes-Benz Metris van with a 900-horsepower electric drivetrain, is …

Up close with Oakley Radar Pace, the wearable that may help you forget Google Glass

Wearing Google Glass was probably never cool, but that doesn’t mean eyewear can’t still be both intelligent and hip. At least that’s what sunglass …

Elegant Wooden Bird Sculptures Honor the Graceful Movements of Winged Creatures

Artist Rex Homan honors the elegance of our feathered friends through his extensive portfolio of sculptures. His carefully crafted pieces, which often feature the fusion of different woods, exhibit the graceful movements of birds—their expansive wing spans, stoic stances, and effortless dives. Each …

Birds

The secret history of Salvador Dalí’s Disney film

It’s difficult to picture what a Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration would have looked like. Yet the two artists did collaborate, and the outcome – a short film called <i>Destino</i> released in 2003 – is beautifully weird.<p>Before their fateful meeting, Disney dabbled in WTF. There’s an entire …

Animation

Artist M.C. Escher Demonstrates His Artistic Process in a Fascinating Documentary on His Life

In 1971, Dutch filmmaker Han Van Gelder captured the artistic incredible process of M.C. Escher in the 20-minute documentary entitled “Adventures in …

These Amazing Sculptures Were Constructed Inside Test Tubes

All the minor details included.<p>When you ask Amsterdam-based art director Rosa de Jong about her background in design, she starts by saying that she grew up on a boat in the harbor of Amsterdam, without any access to television. Which explains a lot, actually. With her design studio Micro Matter, de …

Polish Artists Turn Scrap Metal Into Scale Model Cars

The coolest artwork you'll see all day.<p>GSF<p>Max PrinceView Max Prince's Articles<p>twitter.com/@themaxprince<p>Stroll into the Gallery of Steel Figures in …

Michael Jackson

Pininfarina puts sports car design expertise into its first electric bicycle

Italian transport design studio Pininfarina has released its first electric bike, created with bicycle makers Diavelo (+ slideshow).<p>The E-voluzione …

Life-Sized Octopus Bag Makes the Perfect Aquatic Accessory

Owning a pet octopus requires a lot of upkeep. Even if you have the resources to care for one, carrying it around on your back like an eight-armed …