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Magnus CelestiiIrish 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.
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.
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.
Raul Urias and Raul Manriquez from Mexican studioSkinpop created this fantastic illustrated series as a tribute to the greatest sport icons around the world
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.
Based in Bangalore city, illustrator Ranganath Krishnamani celebrates India’s monuments in these beautiful illustrated posters.
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.
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.
Hand Lettering - vol 4
Uk designer Ian Barnard creates beautiful hand done typography pieces.
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.
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.
Typography With Edible ABCs
Tommy Perez has been making super tasty — both food-wise and type-wise — ABCs of food for his 2-year-old daughter.
Whimsical Street Art
Street artist Filthy Luker and his art attacks are fantastic as well as this huge collection of anthropomorphic objects called Street Life.
Designer/illustrator Emily McDowell creates hilariously awkward greeting cards.
Warsaw-based designer Pawel Nolbert has created this interesting blend of paint and typography by photographing actual paint splatters and merging them with digital illustration techniques.