“Hyperlink” is a series of oversized yarn sculptures that depict our favorite handy friend, the hyperlink hand cursor.
There are four cursor sculptures in the series. They are rendered in three dimensions and made more colorful than we’re used to.
I’m a sucker for robots – and I love cool lamps. So when I saw these cool robotic sculptures that light up, I just had to write about them.
Handcrafted by Pennsylvania artist Toby Atticus Fraley, these robot sculptures are assembled from vintage found objects (aka “Junque”), and lovingly reconfigured by Fraley to form one-of-a-kind artworks.
This is what appears to be a vinyl record player in an unholy marriage with a handbag, rendering it ready and available to meet all your portable scratching needs. What’s interesting to me is that based on the photo I think there’s a good chance this thing actually works.
Looking for a really cool family heirloom? Look no further than these handmade pixel cross-stitch portraits.
For just $30 bucks, crafter Rubykhan will create a teensy, tiny pixelated cross-stitch likeness of you and a loved one (and Fido or Fluffy too).
I was tooling around over at Chicago’s Bucktown Arts Fest this past weekend, and thought to myself, what are the chances that I’ll actually stumble onto any good geeky crafts? But lo and behold, the first booth I step into had these great handmade robot ceramic cups.
I just got invited to a formal wedding this Fall, and have been stymied as to what I would wear since it’s been about 15 years since I had to wear a tuxedo to anything. While I still might have to rent a tux and bow tie, at least I know what I’ll be wearing on my sleeves.
I think I have a new favorite video game artist. I’ve already got a set of Scott Campbell’s hilarious Pac-Man illustrations in my house, and now I’m totally in love with his new “Great Showdowns (of the 8-Bit era)” series that he did for the 2008 iam8-bit video game art show at the World of Wonder gallery in Hollywood, Ca.
Have you been alienating friends by over-twittering and now need a substitute robot friend to pal around with? Good news, because as of right now, making this talking robot head is well within your reach.
This nifty bot was made by L.
If your kids aren’t getting beat up in school enough for your liking, then you could try your hand at these felt lightsaber pencil holders and see if that kicks it up a notch.
Seriously, this is a pretty cool idea, but there is one problem: they don’t actually resemble lightsabers.
If you’re getting ready to pop the question to that techie guy or gal in your life, here’s a set of wedding rings that you’ve just got to think about for your impending nuptials.
Seattle artist Jana Brevick handcrafts these most excellent sterling silver Cat 5 Ethernet connector wedding rings for true geeks in love.
You could carry your laptop around in a boring old bag, or you could be really cool and tote it in awesomely retro style with this Etch-A-Sketch laptop carrier.
Crafter Betz White made this one for her brother Roger’s birthday, so she called it a Rog-A-Sketch.
Do you love Nintendo AND tasty noontime sandwiches? If you do, then this Nintendo case lunchbox project is probably right up your alley.
Here’s the skinny: you open up the Nintendo case, take out the guts, file down the interior plastic rods with a rotary tool, attach hinges, reglue the power buttons on, and voila!
These BlackBerry earrings show the world you’re addicted to that sweet little device, and that you’re not afraid to show it.
BlackBerry (or as it’s commonly known, crackberry) addiction is actually getting to be somewhat passé, what with the iPhone mania.
This fabulously rendered Guitar Hero cake is sure to rock out any birthday event.
There is a detailed and often hilarious tutorial on I’m Not Charming that tells you exactly how to make it, with pictures of each step of the process.
Looking for a great piece of art for the retro video game enthusiast in your life? Look no further than this lovely little Pac-Man cross stitch that recently found its way onto Etsy.
Technabob fave artist lostmitten has recently broken into the art of needlepoint, hand-stitching pixel-perfect scenes from classic video games like this one from everyone’s favorite dot-gobbler, Pac-Man.