Tag: crafts

Oct 6, 2012

Technological Mandalas Made From Circuitry

Technological Mandalas Made From Circuitry

While traditional mandalas are often associated with weaves and dyes, Italian artist Leonardo Ulian uses electronic parts, chips and circuitry for his technological mandalas. Ulian explains to Co.DESIGN: “I think of my mandalas as ephemeral gizmos, able to trigger the eyes and minds of the viewers with images and thoughts of any sort, but…

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Aug 7, 2012

Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Kyle Bean is an incredible young talent, specialising in hand crafted models, set design and art direction. Since graduating in 2009, Kyle has worked for a variety of international clients for a diverse range of projects including installations, window displays, editorial illustration and advertising. Kyle’s work has been recognised by the prestigious Art Directors…

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Jul 31, 2012

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Currently the top post on the front page of Reddit is this heart-warming lamp Redditor, justgrant2009, received from his mom on his wedding day. The lamp was filled with things his mom had found in his pockets whilst doing his laundry growing up. What a simple, sentimental and creative gift! I’m sure many may…

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Jul 22, 2012

An Incredible Castle Made from Paper

An Incredible Castle Made from Paper

Artwork by Wataru Itou | Photograph by tokyobling.wordpress.com This incredible castle is an amazing display of papercraft, an artform that uses heavy sheets of paper to create intricate sculptures and artworks. In this remarkable piece by Japanese artist Wataru Itou, we really get to appreciate the detail, intricacy and patience a creation like…

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May 11, 2012

Creative Mom Turns Kids Drawings into Plush Toys

Creative Mom Turns Kids Drawings into Plush Toys

It all started with the simple idea of making a recognizable comfort toy for a 4 year-old boy based on his drawing. Since then, the idea has exploded for one very creative mother who has turned this wonderful idea into a thriving home-based craft business. Child’s Own Studio has since created hundreds of toys…

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Apr 5, 2012

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Kristi Malkoff is a Canadian visual artist and travel addict. She attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design and received her BFA graduate from the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver in 2005. In her series titled Money Pieces, Kristi uses an assortment of colourful currency from around the world, folding and manipulating…

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Jul 26, 2011

Money Talks: Amazing Dollar Bill Art of Dan Tague [21 pics]

Money Talks: Amazing Dollar Bill Art of Dan Tague [21 pics]

‘We Need a Revolution’ – Artwork by DAN TAGUE Since posting ‘This Dollar Bill Looks Fishy‘ and ‘Die for the money‘, the Sifter has noticed a flood of innovative currency-related artwork. When your canvas is money, it always adds a complex layer of social commentary to the artist’s narrative. New Orleans-based Dan Tague’s fascinating…

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