Kirsty Strobridge

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You Won't Believe The Size Of These Hotel Rooms

Dreamy Ark-Like Whales Carry Entire Worlds on Their Backs

For millennia, cultures around the world have celebrated the origin myth of a giant animal—such as a turtle or elephant—supporting the world on its back. Beijing-based artist Ruilin Wang reinterprets that image in <i>DREAMS-ark</i>, an evocative series of sculptures that depict whales carrying entire …

Sculpture

Articles about tiny architecture 5 modern outbuildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she …

Prefab Homes

Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities …

Small Spaces

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Small Spaces

Gorgeous Stone Wall Mosaics Flow in Beautiful Spirals and Waves

Victoria, British Columbia-based artist duo Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl create gorgeous, decorative wall installations out of stone. The husband and wife, who own their own stonework design, consulting, and sculpting firm called <i>Ancient Art of Stone</i>, specialize in building murals, fireplaces, and …

Murals

Elaborate Hand-Cut Paper Illustrations Filled with Breathtaking Detail

At first glance, these artworks appear to be intricate white line illustrations set against solid black backgrounds. However, in reality, each piece is actually a meticulously cut paper design created by Buffalo-based artist Maude White.<p>The artist has a great respect for paper and believes that …

Communicate

Playfully Expressive Masks Sculpted Out of Toilet Paper Rolls

<i>Masks</i> is a funny project in which French artist Junior Fritz Jacquet took plain old toilet paper rolls and transformed them into expressive abstract faces. The squished up faces are both a little bit odd and a little bit adorable. To create each one, Jacquet first sculpted the cardboard into the …

Cute

Man Sitting on Gears Symbolizes the Relationship Between Humans and Machines

Soheyl Bastami is an Iranian sculptor who creates work out of everything from sand to iron and wood. One of his more recent pieces, <i>Extreme</i>, is an elaborate sculpture in which Bastami welded metal parts together into an elaborate and elegantly crafted curved structure that stands approximately 2.2 …

Intricately Detailed "Litter Bugs" Created With a Collection of Vintage Objects

British artist and illustrator Mark Oliver calls his on-going series of assemblages <i>Litter Bugs</i>, but they're much more than the name might imply. A childhood fascination with his father's collection of electrical and engineering components influenced his creation of these intricately-crafted and …

Intricate Animal Portraits Painted on Delicate Feathers

Indiana-based folk artist Jamie Homeister uses delicate feathers as her canvas for intricate paintings of animals. Giving a nod to her Canadian heritage and Native American culture, Homeister meticulously builds up layers of paint on the fragile surface, depicting parrots, owls, eagles, finches, …

Stian Korntved Ruud Creates A Unique Hand Carved Spoon Every Day for One Year - The Fox Is Black

The spoon. It’s a ubiquitous tool that perhaps most of take for granted. I looked up the definition of a spoon (because when was the last you did …

Geometric Arrangements of Colorful Glass Reflect Gorgeous Patterns of Light

Given her last name, you wouldn't immediately expect that Cambridgeshire-based artist Chris Wood's material of choice is delicate pieces of glass. Using small squares, Wood designs captivating arrangements and relies on light and reflection to influence her colorfully dazzling final products.<p>Wood …

Digital Art

Amazingly Detailed Illustrations Transformed Into Laser Cut Wood Designs

London-based artist Martin Tomsky's woodwork collection is filled with many elaborate illustrations which he has transformed into wooden sculptures. To create each amazing piece, he layers together laser cut plywood into tactile pieces filled with various textures and shades of brown.<p>The thick, …

Sculpture