World’s Strangest

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Sushi Warships

Information in English about this project is scarce, but I gather that art student Mayuka Nakamura recreated warships of the old Imperial Japanese Navy in sushi. The series is an extended pun on a popular type of sushi roll dubbed the battleship. This, I think, is a model of the Kongo — a battleship that [...]


I saw thisĀ  selection of iPhone cases that had ears on them, and thought, well, that’s nice, but why? Then I saw this. The collection is called EARonic from CollabCubed. They were designed by art student Daniela Gilsanz, and will give you a new look -at least on one side of your face! Link -via Laughing [...]

Composite Celebrities

George Chamoun, an art student from Sweden, smoothly blended iconic stars of a previous generation with current popular actors. Pictured above is Marilyn Monroe and Scarlett Johansson. Link -via Nerdcore

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Silmarillion as an Illuminated Manuscript

Benjamin Harff, a German art student, spent a year creating a copy of The Silmarillion in the tradition of medieval European illuminated manuscripts. Most of the text itself was typed, but the elaborate calligraphy was Harff’s own work. Click on the link to see some amazing works of calligraphy. Link -via Nerdcore | Photo: Tolkien Library

Classic Comic Book Covers in Stained Glass

Brandon Michael, an art student at Purdue University, reproduced six classic superhero comic book covers in stained glass. Pictured above is a 1939 issue of Batman. I would love to see Ninja High School #1 in this medium. Link -via Nerd Bastards