How can you not love this duo uof East Village apartments, conjoined by a metal slide – so occupants can quickly descend from the office above to the living area below. Up requires stairs.
Art & Design
Seungwoo Kim’s award-winning Universal Plug concept makes it easy to pull out the plug with a single finge without risking damage to the cord. Plus, it’s got a glowing TRON-esque nightlight built in.
Most of the time-lapse videos we’ve seen involve still shots, but you’ve got to hand it to Eric Billman for combining the usually stationary art of time-lapse photography with a motion-control rig.
Last Valentine’s Day, Mindaugas Tendziagolskis created a room, including table, chairs, books and other decor from 661 lbs. of chocolate. Now that the display is done, can we eat dessert?
Jose Geraldo Reis Pfau uses wristwatch parts to create different kinds of motorcycles. Pfau actually started making miniatures using keys, and has also used eyeglasses as materials.
Allister Lee of Studio B.I.B wants to hold the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of black markers. This 34″ x 42″ hand-printed poster features the 500 markers he has collected so far.
UK designer and model artist Kyle Bean has created an ironic project called What Came First? – a visual pun based on the saying, by crafting a chicken from egg shells. We’d love to see a series.
A head-scratching concept designed by John Leung of Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects, the bookshelf has a couple of slanted wires in the middle that converge into one when viewed from up front.
Artist Andrew Myers creates these incredible 3-dimensional portraits by drilling 8,000 to 10,000 individual screws into a plywood panel, then paints the heads to complete the imagery.
Michael Kalish took nearly three years to create this brilliant 360°, 22′ high portrait of Muhammad Ali, using 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles of steel cable, and 2,500 pounds of aluminum pipe.