Britton Bartz

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Grant Thompson Shows You How to Melt Soda Cans Down for the Aluminum

When we throw things into the recycling bin, we know they'll be trucked off and re-processed at some magical, unseen facility. But a handful of …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

Vertical Emptiness by Onishi Yasuaki

Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi uses wire, glue, and crystallized urea (a commonly used material in the chemical industry) to create a stark, dripping …

Architectural Columns Constructed from Suspended Charcoal by Seon Ghi Bahk | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at Zadok Gallery in Miami, Fiction of the Fabricated Image is the latest body of work from Seoul-based artist Seon Ghi Bahk. Of …

Gradient Table – Furniture Design by Eli Chissick

Eli Chissick’s gradient surface coffee table.<p>This remarkable piece of furniture design belongs to Eli Chissick’s Wood-Con-Fusion series. Eli Chissick …

Furniture

In the Details: How Elisa Strozyk Created the Remarkable Finishes for Her Line of Ceramic Tables

The Berlin-based designer Elisa Strozyk has the ability to transform commonplace materials and age-old techniques into anomalies of design that …

Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces | Colossal

<p>Kintsugi (or kintsukuroi) is a Japanese method for repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mixed with gold, silver, or platinum. The …

Lee Bul

Acclaimed international artist Lee Bul currently has a show at NYC's Lehmann Maupin, bringing together futuristic works that are at once massive and meditative. Dealing mainly with what Lee calls our "disappointment about modern life," the show draws directly from utopian visionaries; chief among …

Art

Awesome Neon Maps Of City Landmarks

It’s difficult to call out the pure beauty of individual buildings when they’re all crammed together. To celebrate the elegant geometry of the world’s finest urban architecture, Israel-born and London-based designer Yoni Alter choose landmarks he admires in 35 cities and distills those landmarks …

Gehard Demetz: The Invocation

Gehard Demetz could perhaps be called a modern-day Geppetto—but instead of woodcarving puppets with curiously growing noses, he creates lifelike limewood sculptures of children that captivate as much as they unsettle. Each child holds a special object—not a pacifier or teddy bear, but objects …

Art

Calling All Makers - Artists, Designers and Photographers

A brand new venture is in the works that I'm excited to be a part of – it's called Great.ly. At launch, 50 tastemakers will be debuting their own curated shop, working with the makers of the world in selling their products. That's where you come in. If you're a maker – an artist, a photographer, or …

Selling

The Latest Objet du Design: Wooden Animals?

A Core77 reader wrote in to ask about the provenance of this enormous horse made from wood cut-offs, which we spotted at Holz-Handwerk.<p>Called the …

Whimsical Illustrations Fill Up Odd Spaces In the Sky

When French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu looks upward, he sees the world differently than most. In his imaginative mind, he perceives the odd formations created by tall buildings as the basis for playful illustrations. To create his <i>Sky Art</i>, the artist first photographs odd perspectives of various …

Art

Eric Trine on Transitioning From Fine Arts to Design, Being "the Metal Guy," and How Instagram Drives 75 Percent of His Sales

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. Previously, we talked to Inga Sempé.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Eric Trine<p><b>Occupation:</b> Artist and</b> …

Stunning Swimming Sculpture is Carved From a Single Piece of Wood

It may be hard to believe, but this stunning sculpture was carved from a single piece of wood. Artist Stefanie Rocknak, who you may remember as the creator of that ghostly Edgar Allan Poe sculpture, is behind this fascinating figurative work. Slightly larger than life-size, the sculpture, called <i>The</i> …

Art

Artist Rachel Sussman Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World before They Vanish | Colossal

<p>Since 2004, Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Rachel Sussman has researched, collaborated with biologists, and braved some of the world’s harshest …

The Tea Cup SlingsHOT Means No More Wet Tea Bags

There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to bring peace and relaxation. There is one minor annoyance though – getting every inch of tasty tea out of …

Star Wars Reimagined As WWII-Style Propaganda Posters

George Lucas’s <i>Star Wars</i> films have always borrowed their inspiration from old sci-fi movie serials. Inspired by the likes of <i>Flash Gordon[i], [i]Star Wars</i>‘s entire aesthetic–from swashbuckling with laser swords right down to the famous opening crawl–is deeply rooted in the 1940s.<p>These great images …