Miniature books are certainly not a novelty. From religious books to classics, all have been printed in their tiny forms. In fact, the current Guinness World Record for the world’s tiniest printed book is held by a children’s book titled ‘Teeny Ted from Turnip Town’. It measures an unbelievable 70 by 100 micrometers.
You’ve to hand it over to BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), a Danish architectural firm, to kill two birds with one stone. While designing a waste incineration plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, known as the CopenHill power plant, the company hit upon the idea of turning its roof into a ski slope! For €20 you can ski …
There are millions of dog lovers in the world, who pamper their pets every which way. Some pamper them with spa and grooming, some by entering them in dog shows, while others exchanging their videos with family and friends.
Ever heard of Dracula parrot? If you have not, it is not surprising, because this unique bird, with the body of a parrot and the head of a vulture, is found only in the rainforests in the lower mountains of New Guinea. Also known as Pesquet’s parrot or vulturine parrot, this parrot has a grayish-black …
At first glance, it seems someone has dropped a wooden dresser from the floor above and it has cracked up in the middle. But a closer inspection reveals this cracked up piece is meticulously handcrafted to look this way. And despite it looking beyond repair, it’s fully functional!
Art can take bizarre forms is evident from what Dina Amin, an industrial designer, does. If you’re wondering why the first letter of her first name is not capitalized, it’s because she has issues with capital ‘Ds’!
If you ever happen to visit the Pembrokeshire coastline, located southwest of Wales, UK, you’d be surprised to find stunning sculptures on the beach. The credit for this outdoor creativity goes to Jon Foreman, who produces amazing sculptures on sand using just a stick, a standard garden rake, and some string.
When Logan Winter Dominic was just two years old, he got a chance to visit the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge theme park with his dad. He saw his favorite Star Wars characters and instantly fell in love with them. And so was the case with his dad!
If you’re familiar with crochet, you’d know how intricate this art is, what with interlocking loops of yarn, thread, strands and other materials done by means of a crochet hook. The reason why crochet pieces are usually smaller in size. However, Stephanie Pokorny’s size really doesn’t matter. This amazing crochet artist makes full crochet dresses!
Mention paper sculptures and the thought usually goes to the Japanese traditional art of Origami. However, what Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin create out of paper is certainly mind-blowing! This duet not just creates run-of-the-mill paper sculptures, but actually explores the possibilities through cultural research of different historical, traditional and artistic renderings.
Maarten Baas, regarded as one of the most influential artist-designers of the early 21st Century, grew up in Burgh-Haamstede and Hemmen, the Netherlands. He graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, the Netherlands and distinguished himself by his intellectual and artistic style.