CJ Hendry is the incredible talent behind these oversized, amazingly photorealistic drawings, which she completes with just a fine-tip black pen. Hendry's finished works gives the effect of vintage black and white photographs, enlarged to get a closer look. Hendry especially likes to draw luxury items, like shiny black YSL oxfords, or her Chanel handbag, both timeless classics.
For both avid and amateur cyclists, Woodloops offers these wall mounts that allow you to turn your bike into a wall display. Each set of Woodloops is crafted in local workshops in Barcelona, and include optional details like magnets and hooks to hang your things. To finish them off, all the wall mounts are coated with natural waxes and oils to help them keep.
Happy almost Caturday! An eager toddler and a know-it-all cat face off in this battle of moving on two legs. Alternately, we could consider this an educational demonstration, but really, we all know it's a power play. It's a cat, after all.
"One artist, two robots and three paintings." That's the daring plan behind artist Alex Kiessling, who plans to complete three paintings in three different cities: Vienna, Berlin, and London – with the help of two robots! While Kiessling paints in Vienna, two industrial robots will replicate the artist's work in the other cities. Below, a teaser trailer for this awesome artistic event!
Parksite by Doepel Strijkers & LEX Architects, was once an ambulance garage in Rotterdam, Following its redesign, the space has been transformed into a modern home with a cool mix of leftover details, and new family-focused innovation. The living room descends into a simple and minimal kitchen. Walk through and you'll find stairs leading to the master bed and bath! It's a genius redesign and reuse of an existing structure, giving way to a totally new style of living space.
For those of you who enjoy excellent food presentation, as well as minimalist design, the Fruit Wall is an elegant alternative to storing your fruits and veggies in the fridge. After all, lots of them don't need to be refrigerated at such low temperatures, and the shelves allow you to arrange your produce so it doesn't touch, rotate it for maximum freshness, and take inventory of what's in your kitchen.
Your House is a book from artist Olafur Eliasson, inside which is contained a detailed outline of Eliasson's own home outside of Copenhagen. The book, first published in 2006 by the Library Council of the Museum of Modern Art, is 908 pages! And the details are all there, including a basement crawlspace. For those architecture lovers who prefer a three-dimensional model, you may prefer 'Your House' to any future blueprints.
Happy Turtlesday! Yeah, this is happening. We're celebrating with this weird and adorable video of a turtle enjoying a banana. Look how happy he is! It's feels like you're watching a video in slow motion, but that's just because turtles take their sweet time.
Our love of clean illustration and outer space are combined in these informative infographic pieces of art that tell you some of what is going on, just outside the Earth's atmosphere. The first piece is a short animation by Philipp Dettmer which explains how very, very tiny we are in comparision to the rest of the universe, and how we face certain destruction by the sun... And the second infographic is a very cute alphabet poster with a space theme!
Balena GmbH designed this pool with natural water, which requires maintenance that is different from conventional swimming pools. This particular pool is designed to resemble a pond, and there are said to be a couple of health benefits associated with natural pools over treated pools. For instance, natural water is typically safer for young children to use, while chemical additives can increase the possibility of athsma. Natural pools, meanwhile, function as self-sustaining ecosystems that basically clean themselves, with just a little bit of general care.
Ocean photographer Todd Bretl was 'raised on a boat in Bermuda' and 'grew up with the ocean as his playground and constant companion.' At age 12, Bretl began scuba diving, and many years later, decided to bring a camera with him on his dives. Since a fateful 2008 trip to Palau, Bretl has been capturing the incredible creatures of the ocean, especially the bobtail squid, which you'll see a lot of here. For more photographs, follow the link at the bottom to Todd's online portfolio.
Designer Jennifer Daniel turns the morning coffee ritual on its head with these funny coasters, which will look familiar to any coffee drinker. Daniel's coffee coasters look just like any lid of a cup of coffee to go, that already doesn't belong to you. Funnily enough though, the coasters would only get used when mugs are the coffee container at hand, or perhaps in a very cozy coffee shop. In any case, if you like this little shake-up, you can buy the coasters via the link at the bottom.