Artist Michael Murphy creates installations which form detailed, recognizable images when looked at head-on, but that deconstruct when viewed from other angles. This eyeball illusion was created by suspending over 1200 balls of various sizes from the ceiling.
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A beautiful screen-printed perpetual wall calendar. It uses three rotating disks that indicate the day, month and date. It comes in black, white, red and purple; 25% of the proceeds from the latter go to Pro-Literacy Detroit. Also available from Schoolhouse.
Japanese toymaker Union Creative presents a sweet 6″ articulated action figure based on the character “Beat” from the brilliantly illustrated, cel-shaded Dreamcast game series Jet Set Radio. While we wait for these to ship, here’s a little music to pass the time.
If Doc Ock had a pet, it would be this. This fantastical desk clock was inspired by a mix of octopi, marine timepieces, and The Abyss. It features eight articulated legs and a rotating glass sphere for its body which houses the clock’s movement. Limited to 150 pieces total.
(PG-13) Videogamedunkey talks about the video game industry’s never ending quest for beautiful, detailed, or realistic graphics. While it is mainly a visual medium, the quality of a game’s graphics – and all other aspects – should be second to the quality of its gameplay.
Auto Fabrica’s Gaz and Bujar Muharremi are masters of elegant silhouettes – even at small scale. Made for Gaz’s son, the Type 0.1 has an old Franco Morini engine, a frame and wheels from 1970’s minibikes, and custom rear shocks, seat and exhaust. More on BikeEXIF.
(PG-13) The future of comic books. Written, illustrated and animated by André Bergs, Protanopia is a digital comic book set during World War II. Each panel is made of layers of animated 3D models. When you tilt your iOS device, the panels’ view adjusts accordingly.
This series of online courses will take you from zero to hero when it comes to creating professional graphics. You’ll learn design principles, and go hands-on to make logos, brochures, business cards, websites, and more using Adobe’s industry-standard apps.
Each of the 32 pages in the 8.5″ x 11″ Rocketbook Everlast can be written on and then erased using a moistened cloth. Ink won’t rub off during normal usage either. Works with a Pilot FriXion pen (included), and Rocketbook’s app to permanently store images.
Watch as artist Juliana LePine painstakingly sculpts an incredibly detailed clay sculpture of musician Freddie Mercury in one of his most iconic and victorious poses. We had no idea that sculptors started by building a skeleton before applying the skin and other details.
Maker Ivan Miranda shows off one of the cooler 3D printed objects we’ve seen – an oversize replica of one of those rotating rubber stamps, made possible thanks to pliable, rubberlike Fiberflex 40D filament. He neglected to mirror the letters, but it’s still a nifty build.