World’s Strangest

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Beautiful Buildings Made from Ice and Snow

They don’t last long, but they are works of art for a short time in winter. Flavorwire has a roundup of homes, hotels, igloos, castles, and art buildings made from ice and snow. Such structures are found in Romania, Russia, Sweden, China, Canada, and the U.S. Even in New Mexico! Shown here is The Celestial [...]

The Great Buttons off Kanagawa

WBK The Great Wave – inspired by Hokusai’s iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa Playtful art? deviantARTist Work by Knight (WBK) has got that on the button. The Australian artist uses buttons (or more specifically, [...]

Portraits Of Musicians Made From CDs

Why throw all those old, scratched CDs away when you can make awesome works of art with them! This detailed portrait of Bob Marley was created by Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco, and it’s made out of discarded Bob Marley CDs that were no longer jammin’. Hit the link and check out the rest of the [...]

What Happens When You Electrify Plants?

If you’re photographer Robert Buelteman, you get absolutely gorgeous works of art. Of course, it’s not just a matter of hooking a plant up to a battery. Buelteman shocks the plants with 80,000 volts of electricity and then uses a fiber optic wire to light paint the image, making it look even more shockingly beautiful. Link [...]

Old County Map Title Pages

In the 19th century, printers were proud of their craft and made everyday jobs into works of art. Consider county records, such as maps and deeds and such. They were bound into volumes of boring but useful historical data, and the typography printed on the cover was magnificent …at least compared to the computer-generated cover [...]

Art Remakes

Booooooom! — that’s seven Os — is a great if oddly-named art blog. For several months, it’s hosted a project which invites readers to submit photos of themselves recreating famous works of art. Here’s Sybille de Chavagnac’s vision of The Kiss by Gustav Klimt. Check out the rest at the link. Be warned: some of [...]

Kirby Looks Delicious When He’s Made Out Of Cake

What better subject for a batch of Cake Pops than the fluffy pink Nintendo character Kirby? These cute and delicious works of art take hours to make, and only five minutes to eat. I don’t know about you, but I think Kirby’s next adventure should be in my belly! Link

Wire Sculptures Of 2D Drawings

Gavin Worth sure knows how to bend a line, and design, and construct beautiful works of art. It’s amazing how he uses a thin strand of wire to portray the human form so elegantly, and yet faithfully retains the integrity of the original sketch. Head over to his website at the link below to see more [...]

Ocean Parts: Art by Koby Sibony Made from Beach Trash

Israeli designer Koby Sibony took plastic trash collected from beach and created awesome works of art. See, who says that trashing your beach is a bad thing? Design Milk has more: Link

The Wallpaper Of The Future

Philips aims to make our lives quite a bit brighter in the future, and their latest creation is like something out of a science fiction movie. They, along with Kvadrat Soft Cells, are in the process of making luminous textile, essentially mini LED lights embedded into material that can be hung on walls like regular [...]