Julie Bender doesn’t paint with pigments; her tool of choice is heat. She specializes in pyrography – a technique that involves using a heated implement to scorch materials like wood, paper or leather.
Art & Design
A great present for symbolic logic buffs. Customize the text and make your own union or intersection. Posters measures 23″x23″ and are available in different color schemes.
We love these tiny replicas of mounted deer and bear heads by David Cole, mostly because bricks can’t be endangered. As for the LEGO taxidermy fox… isn’t that just a LEGO fox?
Art will always be remixed, but as we move to a digital age works of art lose their rarity in the process. Case in point, these hand assembled one-off comic book collages by Mike Alcantara.
10:1 scale replicas of Polaroid pictures. Its frame is made of wood and it has a 5,000 lumen LED back light. Choose from stock photos or send your own images to be processed and mounted.
Make your greetings stand out from the Hallmark-infested deluge that your loved ones will receive this season with these pop-up cards by Alessandra Mondolfi. There’s even a card for your enemies.
Make art, not war with the Weapons of Mass Creation series by Justin Kamerer aka Angryblue. The limited-edition prints feature instruments and tools related to music, cooking and (visual) art.
Peter Norris’ concept for a Honda electric motorcyle has “a long front suspension, feet forward seating position, and a large footprint.” The anime- and chunky toy-look calls out to the kid in us.
Point out badly written documents, dirty rooms, spoiled food, or add intrigue to any surface with the Tiny Police Line and Tiny Crime Scene vinyl tapes from UK-based Ain’t Rocket Science.
Equal parts game, social commentary and homage to iconic logos, the Brand Memory Game has players identifying matching cards based on the colors, style and typography of famous brand logos.
Arresting lamps with bases sculpted from old toys and action figures. Each lamp is given a monochrome coating and a high gloss lacquer. You can also have your own toys converted into lamps.
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