The über-allround-cool-creator Mike Leavitt made a very cool series of hand-crafted action figures, resembling the likes of famous artists like Ai Weiwei, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Gilbert and George and CY Twombly. Figures are made from polymere clay and show clever hints of the art-works that the artists are known for. More examples[...]
New York City artist, art director and entrepreneur, Justin Gignac is selling people’s garbage for the ‘NYC Garbage Project‘. ‘Regular’ garbage, and ‘special edition’ garbage, that is garbage collected at special events like Obama’s 2009 inauguration, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and more recently the celebration of the first gay marriages in New York. After collecting the[...]
Tres cool mobile sound-system-installation called ‘Panzer’ by German artist Nik Nowak, which really looks like some futuristic vehicle from a Star Wars movie. Check Nik’s website for more sound-related installations.
PublicAdCampaign and The Heavy Projects are working on an app that uses Augmented Reality to virtually replace outdoor advertising with the artworks of outdoor advertising takeover artists like Ron English, PosterBoy, John Fekner, OX, and Dr. D. The app is currently in beta mode, but you can see the first test results in the video. Pretty[...]
Cary Norton has build a pretty amazing 4×5 format camera called ‘Legotron Mark I’. It looks great and even produces great pics, as you can see down below. Visit Cary’s website to find more details on the production process.
Until the 30th of September, the BMW Museum Munich, will exhibit an extensive collection of BMW’s ‘Art-Cars‘, enhanced by some of the world’s most renowned artists. People like Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein and 14 others, 17 in total, have all created a so called ‘art-car’, a concept that was started in the year[...]
Maison Martin Margiela presents a beautiful and unique wooden wallet as part of the spring/summer 2011 collection. The outside is made from wood, with leather used inside, making it a totally organic piece of uniqueness. Together with the wallet they also present a lovely wooden card holder, which you can see down here. You can[...]
This strange, funny-looking ‘digital cat camera’ is designed by Lisa Larson, a designer from Sweden, cleverly living in Japan which off course is, the ideal place for gadgets like this. The device is named ‘Necono‘ after the Japanese word for cat ‘Neco’. The cat’s left eye functions as the lens, with the right-eye functioning as[...]