There are dream homes, and then there’s Casa Brutale. Yes, elaborate mansions are aplenty, but there just aren’t enough homes that are literally hanging over the edge of a cliff and at the same time allow you to have an enthralling and unobstructed view of the sea.
Costasiella Kuroshimae, or ‘Leaf Sheep’ for short, is a type of herbivorous sea slug found in the warm waters of Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines. The adorable looking creatures can grow up to 5mm long and could actually perform photosynthesis from the Avrainvillea algae they munch on.
Wars are never kind. If those don’t take away lives, they take away limbs. American veterans who lost the latter are the stars of Michael Stokes’ series of calendar-style images. These photos will appear in the book “Always Loyal,” which will paint these soldiers in an empowering light, instead of one that’s gloomy and depressing.
In connection with Lucas Films, Japanese artisans create 3 limited prints of images from Star Wars using the ancient art of ukiyo-e. Born out of a crowdfunding campaign from Makuake, each graphic started off as paintings then hand-carved by a wood sculptor while another artist slathers on the paint for pressing on paper.
Sticking out like a sore thumb, in the best possible way, amid a sea of dull buildings in Seoul, South Korea, DaeWha Kang Design revives a building from the 1980’s to reflect today’s modern style. The London-based design studio transformed the aging structure into a professional, contemporary space by giving it a much needed facelift from top to bottom.
Pottery is a beautiful, yet challenging, art form, as it demands absolute meticulousness from the artist. With that said, even the larger and more conventional pottery pieces are by no means easy to build. But when you create ceramics that’s roughly the size of a penny, then the degree of difficulty is upped tenfold.
This frog is everything that’s wrong in this country. In the pictures, the modest snail is struggling to carry his back, his shell, HIS HOME, across a thin branch. And what does the faster, lighter, and more agile frog do? He hops aboard the snail’s back and hitches a free ride.
Nick Pourfard launched San Francisco-based Prisma Guitars out of an idea born out of his passion for music and skateboarding. The industrial design student handcrafts each colorful guitar out of used and broken skateboards from donations, shops, and distributors.
The 100-year-old Discoverer’s Alliance has stepped into realms alien to man. It has gone to the farthest corners of space and the deepest chasms of the ocean. The Alliance’s bold explorers have gathered rare minerals and treasures from unknown worlds. That ticked your imagination a bit, didn’t it?
What most people sees as just a pile of trash, to Cyrus Kabiru, is a treasure trove of eye-wear possibilities. Transforming electronic refuse into detailed works of art, each unique bifocals, or what the Kenyan visual artist fondly refers to as “C-stunners,” are a reflection of his highly individualistic style.