I love this! Not just for the design, but for the thinking behind the design. To see what I mean, read: An Anti-Smartphone With a Rotary Designed and Built by Space Engineer Justine Haupt | Colossal
Contrarian or anti-design patterns get us to rethink the technology we take for granted. One of the reasons I love it.
It doesn’t sounds like much, but it’s worthwhile going to check this out just for the beautiful images found there (like the one above): Black and White Analog Photographs Explore the Serenity of Long Meandering Roads |
From the good folks at Colossal.
You can see many more pictures of it here, at Colossal.
That is actual floor tile you can buy! The floor is flat underneath, but the different shaped tiles trick your eye into thinking otherwise.
For more on this trompe d’oeil, see: An Optical Illusion Tile System Designed by Casa Ceramica via Colossal
That photo above is just one of the many photos over at Via Colossal of Venice at night. Far removed from the tourist busy city of day. Well worth visiting Colossal to see the rest.
Your city should be so lucky as to have Jim Bachor filling your potholes with amazing mosaics such as this:
For more on it, see: Mosaic Vermin Invade New York City as Part of Jim Bachor’s Latest Pothole Interventions at Colossal. Also, search from him on Instagram: he posts regularly and he does a wide range of mosaics. And he travels, so maybe your city is next.
The wire tree sculptures by Clive Maddison are worth a look. Amazing transformation of simple wire into a complex sculpture. From Colossal. Link here: Dense Wire Tree Sculptures by Clive Maddison
Over at Colossal they have a gorgeous collection of images by Visarute Angkatavanich of Siamese Fighting Fish in all their glory. Beautiful fish, captured beautifully in the photographs of Angkatavanich.
This is just one example of the stunningly intricate and beautiful multi-layered laser-cut wood artworks by Martin Tomsky featured over at Colossal. If you look carefully at the image you can see the layers of overlaid wood pieces.
I highly recommend you go to the site and see the rest of his work. Fantastic.
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