Sunday, 8 November 2015
These incredibly detailed landscape paintings are the work of Hawaiian born artist Alison Moritsugu. By cleverly using wind fall logs, branches and tree roots she has created a striking juxtaposition of fine art and raw wilderness.
Monday, 1 June 2015
Recently unveiled at the MadArt space in Seattle, Middle Fork is the latest sculptural work by artist John Grade who worked with countless volunteers to help build this enormous mould of a 140-year-old tree.
Monday, 25 May 2015
'Forms In Nature' is a light sculpture by artists and designers Hilden & Diaz which transforms a room into a fairytale setting, or a scary forest, depending on your state of mind. This magnificent chandelier is partly inspired by the mirrored drawings of the natural world by Ernst Haeckel.
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
The fearsome Scorpion Chair is a hand crafted wooden chair that is shaped like a scorpion. The chair measures in at six and a half feet and is available with leather upholstery and a variety of wood finishes.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Elaborately Crafted Soles Reincarnating Vietnam's Artisan Villages through the Ancient Art of Pagoda Carving.
These elaborately carved soles from Saigon Socialite are the brainchild of LanVy Nguyen, born in Vietnam and raised in California. In 2007 Nguyen embarked on what she calls the "education of my life," which began in a Vietnamese factory.
Saturday, 11 April 2015
I have always loved the old 'Penny Farthings,' ungainly looking bicycles with one huge front wheel and one tiny rear wheel which would usually require an athletic leap or the help of an assistant in order to mount the saddle. But this incarnation from Ron Schroer uses a Theo Jansen style walking legs mechanism to replace the rear wheel.