If you love artist Bruce Shapiro’s magnetic sand art, you’ll be glad to know that you can soon have one in your house as a table, and in a variety of wood veneer or hardwoods. It will have at least 25 built-in sand patterns that you can toggle via an app.
Artist Calvin Seibert creates sandcastles with wondrously smooth surfaces, comprised of squares, spheres, cylinders and other shapes influenced by both traditional and modern architecture.
Household Zen Gardens might seem like a trendy relic of the 1990s, but Simon Hallam’s Zen Table is a 21st century revamp using robotics to carve images into the sand from below. Amazing stuff.
Here’s a look at some imaginative sand sculptures from around the world. Why is it that the ones we make with our plastic buckets and sticks at the beach never look like these when we are finished?
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