Ben Gale

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Artist Transforms Obsolete Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

As part of her MA work at the Design Academy Eindhoven, artist and graphic designer Echo Yang created a fascinating series entitled <i>Autonomous Machines</i> that transforms analog devices into autonomous drawing machines. The objects, ranging from a tin chicken toy to a windup alarm clock to an old …

Information Architecture

Pinpoint Your Travels on the Cork Globe | Colossal

<p>A perfect mix of both functional cork board and world globe, the Cork Globe is a snazzy desktop object for any world traveler. Designed by Chiaki …

Your Guide to Creativity & The 52 Best (and Worst) Burgers in San Francisco

10 Oscar-Nominated Movie Posters Get A Pop Art Makeover

Designers from Shutterstock re-imagine 2013’s Best Picture nominees through a pop art lens.<p>For the second year in a row, stock photography agency Shutterstock has asked its design team to mash-up its library of 30 million stock photos, vector graphics, and illustrations into original new pop …

Household Brands Become Tasty Street Art

It just dawned on us that we don’t always have to write about stuff we like. Sometimes, we have strong opinions on what we don’t like. And rarely, do …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

Invisible: Laura Williams Talks About Her Surreal Self-Portrait that Went Viral

Surreal self-portraits from young photographers are nothing new. In fact, one could say there are almost too many of them out there. But that makes …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Niobium, Wolf in the City, Overpass

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Incredible Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural …

Sculpture

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

The man who turned his beard into the alphabet

New York-based designer Michael Allen likes messing around with his facial hair, so he decided to create a whole typeface out of it. Alphabeard, took Allen two years to complete, mainly because he had to wait at least three weeks between each shave for the hair to grow back.<p>"I could sometimes get …

Photo Manipulations by Ronny Engelmann

Experimental Photography and Photo Manipulations.<p>German photographer Ronny Engelmann loves to play and experiment with his digital slr camera. If you …

Photographs and Watercolors Merge in Surreal Paintings by Aliza Razell | Colossal

<p>Using self-portrait photographs and watercolors, artist Aliza Razell has been exploring several abstract narratives by merging the two mediums in …

Stark White Geometric Animal Sculptures by Ben Foster

Kaikoura, New Zealand-based sculptor Ben Foster creates modern, inorganic renderings of animals that boast a geometric design. Each sculpture in his portfolio, whether it be a seal balancing an invisible ball, a horse standing in place, or a dog howling at the moon, blurs the lines between the real …

Sculpture

Beautiful Microscopic Time-lapse Video of Snowflakes Forming | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen all matter of snow and ice photography here on Colossal, as well as time-lapses of melting snow and snow drawings, but this is the first …

Castor – Letterpress Typeface from Albatross

Castor – Handmade Letterpress Typeface Design.<p>Font designer Jay Hilgert created this woodtype and letterpress typeface called <b>Castor</b> (Font Foundry: …

The “Cannonball” Series, Captivating Abstract Prints by Vacation Days - The Fox Is Black

Having just moved into a larger apartment, I’ve realized that as much art as I currently have it’s still not going to be enough, so I’m already on …