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Cassette Prints

Cassette Prints

Neil Steven’s poster collection was inspired by 80s cassette tapes, with their sober typography and color palettes mixed with indecipherable marketing blurbs that only engineers would appreciate. Brings you back, doesn’t it?

Scribble Portraits

Scribble Portraits

If you think you’re a great doodler, check out artist Vince Low’s Faces. It’s a series of celebrity portraits that Low made out of seemingly random swirls and lines that overlap to form detailed faces.

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OMG Jellyfish

OMG Jellyfish

One of the more unusual Kickstarter projects out there, OMG Jellyfish aims to make 5-foot-tall bouncy, illuminated puppets inspired by the awe-inspiring sea creaturs, but made from lycra and nylon with LED lighting inside.

AMMO

AMMO

Cross-section images of bullets and other ammunition. Photographer Sabine Pearlman was intrigued by the beauty that can be found within these destructive items. Keep an eye on her Facebook page for limited edition prints.

Do-It-Yourself Doodler

Do-It-Yourself Doodler

David Jablow was given a doodle pad with each page containing a suggestive outline of a woman. Instead of feeling constrained, he took it as an opportunity to be creative. More here. He’s also selling some of the original sketches.

Shogun Warriors Posters

Shogun Warriors Posters

Get your late 70’s giant robot fix on with this fun poster series from the Boiling Point Creative Group. Unlike the original toys, these pieces aren’t spring loaded and won’t smack you in the eyeball.

Airline Cockpit Photographs

Airline Cockpit Photographs

Dubai-based airline pilot Karim Nafatni shares his passion for photography to our delight, with these stunning wide-angle HDR shots from the cockpit. Check out his rooftop series too.

Mondo Man of Steel Posters

Mondo Man of Steel Posters

Talented illustrators Martin Ansin and Ken Taylor made two brilliant alternate movie posters for Zack Snyder’s Superman movie. Both posters will have alternate variants. Check them out in high-res on Mondo’s blog.

Sofles: Infinite

Sofles: Infinite

Graffiti artist Sofles lets loose in an abandoned and dilapidated building as the equally talented Selina Miles of Unity Sound & Visual documents his work in progress. One of the most creative time-lapse videos we’ve ever seen.

The Vein: Magma

The Vein: Magma

Barcelona-based art direction collaborative Dvein have used their talents to create a surreal and stunning animated liquid landscape for Magma, the new single from The Vein.

Real Life Models

Real Life Models

Photographer Flóra Borsi always wondered what the models behind abstract paintings must have looked like. So the Hungarian artist sat down with Photoshop to envision these odd looking subjects. Editions and prints available here.

Recycled Bike Part Chandeliers

Recycled Bike Part Chandeliers

If you’re near San Antonio, check out Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock’s Ballroom Luminoso, a series of six chandeliers made from custom structural steel, LEDs and recycled bicycle parts, installed in a cement underpass.

Tower Music

Tower Music

Composer Joseph Bertolozzi is working on a composition created by harvesting sounds made by using the varied surfaces of the Eiffel Tower as percussive instruments. He also hopes to coordinate a live performance at some point.

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Tetris Printer

Tetris Printer

Michael Birken made a software algorithm that creates pixel art while also being a form of pixel art unto itself. Using a modified version of Tetris, the algorithm draws images while actually playing the game. More here.

Modern Mantra

Modern Mantra

A series of illustrations by Swedish artist Thomas Broomé, Modern Mantra depicts living spaces where words take the shape of objects. His It’s Only Words project does the same but with a portrait.

John Merritt’s Wood Carvings

John Merritt’s Wood Carvings

John Merritt loves to make odd wooden trinkets in his spare time. Some of his works include a chain made out of a toothpick and the mind-blowing balls-within-boxes-within-a-box that he carved out of a single piece of wood.

PowerUpCollage

PowerUpCollage

Amy Watkins turns her old comic books into eye-popping collages, highlighting the sound effects popularized by her favorite art form. Considering she makes them by hand and with her own comics, these are a freakin’ steal.

Comic Collage Digital Art Prints

Comic Collage Digital Art Prints

Mike Alcantara has made it even easier to collect his fun collage prints of Superman, Spiderman and other faves by creating an affordable digital collection of his original work.

Excel Spreadsheet Art

Excel Spreadsheet Art

Artist Tatsuo Horiuchi creates intricate nature scenes using the vector drawing tools in Microsoft Excel as his medium. Tatsuo has stated that he finds it easier to use than Microsoft Paint (or actual paint.)

Micro Flowers

Micro Flowers

Imagine having a bouquet that fits on the tip of your finger. This familiar yet alien looking ‘flower’ is actually one of the microscopic photos taken of the crystals that form as a result of precisely tailored chemical reactions.

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Drug Bust Doody

Drug Bust Doody

(Gore) There’s only one name you can turn to when you are looking for gratuitous claymation violence: Lee Hardcastle. This time we see the doody that goes down when a very familiar looking rookie cop goes in without backup.

Color Coffee Art

Color Coffee Art

Barista/drink artist Nowtoo Sugi amps up his intricate latte-foam creations by adding dashes of colored bartender syrups to his creations. Check out some videos of his methodical drink painting process here.

Sorted Books

Sorted Books

A 176-page compilation of some of artist Nina Katchadourian’s funny and poignant photo essays. She goes through book collections both private and public, forming poems out of book titles. Also available from Chronicle Books.

Matchbook

Matchbook

Mumbai designer Shahid Datawala captured images of over 500 unique matchbox labels and assembled them into this compilation of one of India’s more unusual artforms. The book itself looks like a giant matchbox.

Cosplaying the Part

Cosplaying the Part

Polygon’s short feature on Ger Tysk. Tysk immersed herself in cosplaying, from making props to dressing up and now documenting the culture. She reminds us to respect everyone’s right to self-expression.

Team Spirit: MRDR It’s OK

Team Spirit: MRDR It’s OK

(NSFW) The second episode in Brooklyn-based Team Spirit’s music video series by animation duo HannesJohannes picks up with the boys finding themselves in Hell and being forced to play at the celebration of Satan’s Unholy Union.

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