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21 Classic Eames Elephants Reimagined By 20 Contemporary Designers

Plywood is at the essence of Charles and Ray Eames’s work. The pioneering designers sculpted the material into splints, shelving, and the chairs, which elevated them to fame in the 1940s. But they also extended the technical experiments into children’s toys. The Molded Plywood Elephant, one such …

Sound Installations In The Estonian Forest Amp Up Nature’s Ambient Soundtrack

Chirping crickets, croaking frogs, and the cracking branches compose the chorus of sounds you normally encounter in the woods. But students at the Estonian Academy think adding 10-foot-wide megaphones that amplify the ambient hums of the forest can focus your attention and heighten the experience. …

8,024 Post-It Notes Cover Drab Office Walls in Pixelated Superheroes

Ben Brucker's office was a sight that many of us are used to – rows of desks with boring, drab walls. Even though he works at a creative agency in San Francisco, decor-wise, the space left much to be desired. That's when the graphic designer had a fantastic idea to liven up the office. After …

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

Archimusic Posters

L’architecte et illustrateur Federico Babina revient avec une série de posters architecturaux sur le thème de la musique. Pour sa série « Archimusic …

Gritty City: Dark Oils Capture Essence of Bustling Urbanity

Busy shipyards, city streets, rain-streaked skyscrapers and other iconic staples of cities come alive in this portfolio of shadowy oil paintings. …

Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali have just hosted their very first ever annual Giphoscope Award, created to honour the very best of animated GIF …

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