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Tag: Art

The Perfect Unison’S Wooden Headphones

The Perfect Unison’S Wooden Headphones
The headphone geniuses over at The Perfect Unison teamed up with the equally ill Dutch artist Parra to produce a limited edition of beautiful wooden headphones called The Perfect Unison x Parra. They probably ran out of creativity before they got to naming the thing.

Tetris Hits the Streets (Somewhere) in Australia

Tetris Hits the Streets (Somewhere) in Australia
I came across these magnificent falling Tetris block sculptures snooping around over on Flickr earlier today. When I first stumbled onto these images over on Justin James’ Flickr gallery, all I could figure out was that they’re a) giant Tetris pieces and b) they were seen somewhere on the streets of Australia.

Counter-Strike’S Starry Night

Counter-Strike’S Starry Night
If everyone in the world simultaneously made a list of the top ten most likely places for the works of Vincent van Gogh to turn up, odds are no one’s list would have included Valve’s Counter-Strike, and we would have all been wrong.

Star Wars + Starbucks Cups = Tie Fighter [Papercraft]

Star Wars + Starbucks Cups = Tie Fighter [Papercraft]
Looking for something to do with all those Starbucks coffee cups you collect every morning? Why not turn them into some great geek art like this guy did. Photographer Dan Winters (from WIRED) saw all those cups, stirrers and other paper miscellany and was inspired to turn them into an awesome TIE Fighter model.

Mathmos Wind Lights Powered by Tiny Turbines

Mathmos Wind Lights Powered by Tiny Turbines
UK lighting maker Mathmos’ latest creation combines modern technology with eco-conscious wind power to create light without need for batteries or plug-in power. These Wind Lights measure in at just under 8″ tall, but they work just like their bigger windmill cousins, generating electricity through the power of air.

Textile: Interactive Fabric Made of Thousands of Computer Keys

Textile: Interactive Fabric Made of Thousands of Computer Keys
TEXTile is an interactive art piece made of nearly 23,000 computer keycaps, fabric, a projector, and custom software. Viewers can type messages that become a part of the project itself. Here’s how it works: “In this interactive sculpture, thousands of recycled keyboard keys are embedded into a continuous textile.

Jeremy Mayer’S Typewriter Robots Will Blow Your Mind

Jeremy Mayer’S Typewriter Robots Will Blow Your Mind
It’s not that I haven’t seen robotic sculptures before, but I can say with confidence that I’ve never seen any as intricate as Jeremy Mayer’s incredible typewriter robots. Mayer builds his amazingly detailed sculptural creations entirely from parts found on old typewriters.

Your Old Pcs Can Become a Beautiful Sunset

Your Old Pcs Can Become a Beautiful Sunset
OK, so obviously your old PCs can’t become a real sunset, at least not without some serious Harry Potter-style intervention. However, “Mauritian Sunset” is the name of this art installation where they put together a whole wall of old PCs and monitors to approximate a sunset.

Bandai Luminodot: Like a Lite-Brite on Steroids

Bandai Luminodot: Like a Lite-Brite on Steroids
The Lite-Brite is one of my fondest childhood toy memories. Maybe it was the fact that it was THE original way to make pixel art. Or maybe it was the “living on the edge” thrill that any minute I could choke on one of the of hundreds of tiny candy-like pegs.

Pixel Drink Coasters: Punch Out Your Own Art

Pixel Drink Coasters: Punch Out Your Own Art
These fun drink coasters may just look like an abstract dot pattern on the surface, but thanks to some cleverly placed perforations, you can actually make your own custom pixel creations out of them. Each coaster is made up of 110 individual 1cm square “pixels” which are perfed in a way that lets you selectively remove blocks from each square.

These Hyperlink Hands Are Big and Full of Yarn-Y Goodness

These Hyperlink Hands Are Big and Full of Yarn-Y Goodness
“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.

Toby Fraley’s Robot Sculptures Rock (and Light Up)

Toby Fraley’s Robot Sculptures Rock (and Light Up)
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.

Pixel People Portraits Possess Plenty of Pizazz

Pixel People Portraits Possess Plenty of Pizazz
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).

Dock Your Mp3 in Beethoven’S Head

Dock Your Mp3 in Beethoven’S Head
This speaker, called Ode to Beethoven, lets you to dock your mp3 player in a stone bust of Beethoven’s head. Ode to Beethoven was designed by UK artist Fiona Thomson. It’s part of a series of projects that combine classic artistic aesthetics with modern technology.

Great Showdowns of the 8-Bit Era [Video Game Art]

Great Showdowns of the 8-Bit Era [Video Game Art]
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.

LEGO Pop Art Mosaics Built Brick by Tiny Brick

LEGO Pop Art Mosaics Built Brick by Tiny Brick
These LEGO brick art pieces are the perfect way to brighten up any drab room. Painstakingly assembled by artist Motion5, these artworks use anywhere from 800 to 4000 colorful single-peg LEGO building blocks. Pieces range in size from 10″x10″ up to 20″x30″, and Motion5 will also do custom designs to your specifications.

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