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Randy Regier’s Toys

Randy Regier’s Toys

Randy Regier creates wonderful retro style toys and packaging. Although they may look like they’re from a bygone era, Regier’s works are actually attempts to reflect modern American culture.

Lori Nix Photography

Lori Nix Photography

Photographer Lori Nix works with miniatures and models to create beautifully disastrous scenes and landscapes; her project The City depicts eerie abandoned buildings in a post-apocalyptic world.

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3D Castle Projection Mapping

3D Castle Projection Mapping

Shoot to kill, play to thrill: it’s AC/DC vs. Iron Man in this cool architectural projection mapping project on the front facade of the Great Keep at Rochester Castle, which warps and tumbles before your eyes.

Smirnoff Red + Vitalic

Smirnoff Red + Vitalic

Vodka maker Smirnoff is rolling out this limited-edition triple-distilled batch, packaged in an vibrant bottle in collaboration with French electro-DJ Vitalic. As long as it gives us a good buzz, we’re good.

CD Sea

CD Sea

Artist Bruce Munro (and a crew of 140) created this installation using over 600,000 discarded compact discs to form an enormous shiny “painting”. In two months, all the CDs will be recycled.

London Tube Time Capsule

London Tube Time Capsule

Elevator passageways at London Underground’s Notting Hill Tube Station were sealed to modernize in the 1950’s; recent work at the station has revealed a rich time capsule filled with vintage ads.

Matchstick Sculpture Art

Matchstick Sculpture Art

Self-described Scottish “materials junkie” David Mach creates detailed sculptures using tens of thousands of matchstick heads. Bonus: some pieces are set aflame at art exhibitions.

Doctor Hoo

Doctor Hoo

deviantART member pu-sama created owl versions of all the eleven iterations of everyone’s favorite time- and space traveling alien, Doctor Who. We think the David Tennant owl is spot on.

Minimalist Movie Posters

Minimalist Movie Posters

Brazilian designer Pedro Vidotto strips these iconic Hollywood movies down to their barest essence in his series of modern, minimal poster art. The Toy Story one is our personal favorite.

ALT/1977

ALT/1977

Designer Alex Varanese illustrations envision an alternate version of the disco era, with the assumption he could go back in time with 2010 technology and market it to a whole new audience.

Jalopy Robot Sculpture

Jalopy Robot Sculpture

Nikola Nikolov’s 6′ tall, 198 lb welded and sculpted Transformer sculpture is the embodiment of the relationship between man and machine, being crafted from his first car, a Lada Samara Diva.

The 501st TK Project

The 501st TK Project

A charity event for the Make-A-Wish Foundation sponsored by the famous costuming organization the 501st Legion, the TK Project calls for artists to create unique Stormtrooper helmets.

Nike Football Man

Nike Football Man

Not to be outdone by Coca-Cola’s giant dude at the World Cup, Nike worked with Ratcliffe Fowler Design to create this incredible hanging sculpture made up of 3000 individual soccer balls.

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Jon Han Illustrations

Jon Han Illustrations

We like the connect-disconnect feeling in these conceptual pieces from L.A. illustrator Jon Han, who creates his work by combining sketchy hand-drawn elements with sharp digital edges and flat colors.

Clark Little Photography

Clark Little Photography

Clark Little is known as the foremost shorebreak art photographer, and with good reason: between the adrenaline rush captured in the images and the hyper colors, these photos are insanely good.

Classic Photographs in LEGO

Classic Photographs in LEGO

We are loving the way UK photographer Mike Stimson has reinterpreted some of the most harrowing, joyful and memorable moments in history for his collection, with the help of LEGOS.

Staple Art

Staple Art

Baptiste Debombourg created two wall murals made of nothing but staples. It took him 35,000 staples and 75 hours to complete them. It’ll probably take twice as long to remove them all.

Short Film: I lived on the Moon

Short Film: I lived on the Moon

Sit back, chill out, and let your mind drift as you watch Yannick Puig’s beautiful, poetic animation for French recording artists Kwoon. From the looks of things, the moon is a very strange place.

Where’s Waldo: Extreme Edition

Where’s Waldo: Extreme Edition

We’ve covered Juan Osborne’s digital art before, but this new image deserves a mention, if for nothing else but how dastardly it is. Just try and find Waldo somewhere in the hi-res version.

Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas has two faces – one surreal, and one rigid, to represent the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

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Pop Culture Sneaker Collection

Pop Culture Sneaker Collection

UK artist Daniel Reese has created a great collection of sneakers inspired by contemporary pop culture using a standard Nike trainer as base, and is now available for commission work.

Stone BMW Z4

Stone BMW Z4

Eric Brum snapped these pics of an incredible masonry sculpture of a BMW Z4 in Beijing, China. It’s a full-size replica of the real deal, with glass windows and an interior made from stone.

The Society of Sinister Simians

The Society of Sinister Simians

The Society of Sinister Simians from Dallas illustrator Chet Phillips is a part Victorian, part steampunk and all evil book and card collection of vicious, mysterious and power hungry primates.

Breakbot: Baby I’m Yours

Breakbot: Baby I’m Yours

This nifty music video for Breakbot’s Baby I’m Yours was created from a series of ~2000 handpainted watercolors by Irina Dakeva. The song is pretty awesome too.

World Cup Coke Man

World Cup Coke Man

This awesome Coke Man sculpture was built for the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg. Built from 2500 Coke cases, weighs 28 tons, and 55 feet tall; they plan on recycling it when the World Cup is over.

37 (or so) Twinkie Ingredients

37 (or so) Twinkie Ingredients

If you thought the list of ingredients in a Hostess Twinkie sounded unappetizing, wait ’til you see the essence of the Twinkie deconstructed into its most basic elements by Dwight Eschiliman.

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