Magnus Celestii 

Irish designer Joseph Walsh has created this enormous free form sculpture, currently part of the Design Show exhibition at the New Art Centre in Roche Court, Wiltshire, UK, begins as a desk in the center of the room. The layers of ash wood then curl upward in a spiral that grows outward, throughout the room, ending as a large shelf extending along one wall of the gallery.

(Source: mymodernmet.com)

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • July 10th, 2014

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The work of Takeshi

Takeshi is a French illustrator and artist based in New York. His illustrative work is renowned for its surreal feel, the quality of its photomontages as well as the light treatments and colourful compositions.

(Source: behance.net)

Paper Birds

Artist and designer Diana Beltran Herrera creates stunning accurate reproductions of birds using paper. The fragile sculptures are a mix of private commissions and pieces for several luxury brands who use her work in displays and advertising. 

(Source: thisiscolossal.com)

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • July 9th, 2014

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Abyss Table

Designer Christopher Duff of Duffy London  has released concept images of the Abyss Table, a carefully layered table made from sculpted Perspex and wood that creates a geographic cross-section of the ocean. The tables will be limited to a series of 25 and are available for purchase here.

(Source: thisiscolossal.com)

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • July 7th, 2014

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Mercedes sculpture 

In celebration of the Goodword Festival of Speed 2014, artist Gerry Judah created a sculpture for the luxury car company Mercedes-Benz. The 85-foot-high arched installation soars over Goodword House, and the impressive 160-ton-steel artwork measures 295 feet long. It features two cars, the 1934 Mercedes-Benz W25 “Silver Arrow” and the 2013 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W04, whose paths cross facing opposite directions. Judah combines the past with the present in this eye-catching tribute to racing.

(Source: mymodernmet.com)

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • July 7th, 2014

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Better With Flowers

Brazilian illustrator and designer Antonio Rodrigues Jr has spelled out several offensive words with a custom typeface made of artificial flowers. Check out the the process on his Behance page

The Putter

Filmmaker Shaun Bloodworth has created a beautiful short film about Cliff Denton, who is one of the world’s last “putters” (literally “a putter togetherer of scissors”) who works at Ernest Wright & Sons in Sheffield, a company that has been hand-making scissors and shears for 112 years. 

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • July 4th, 2014

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Leuchtturm (Lighthouse)

Back in 2010, a trio of art students from Klasse Löbbert in Germany took it upon themselves to transform a boring electrical tower into a translucent, stained glass installation. The result is simply beautiful. 

(Source: thisiscolossal.com)

  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • July 4th, 2014

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