Considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the recent Fukushima nuclear accident), the Chernobyl disaster is one of the greatest catastrophes we've experienced in modern times. While most of us could never fully understand its impact, one photographer made it his mission to show… Continue
Horses Gonna Horse
Last time we caught up with Aled Lewis he was making us laugh with his mischievous 8-bit characters and now he's practically making us roll on the floor with these funny plastic toys! It's all part of Make Something 365, a self-initiated project where… Continue
London-based multimedia artist Nigel Grimmer makes toys come alive in this creepy cool series titled Be Careful of Things Left Behind. It's an ominous title that works perfectly with his creative scenes.
"This is a series of work I created in Tokyo in 2005," he says. "The images were constructed using toys and models from around the city. 'Be Careful… Continue
(Note: Reposting with interview added.) When we first laid eyes on Yum Yum's hilarious vinyl toys, we couldn't stop laughing. With cool characters that range from a kick-ass, karate-wielding granny to an action hero with a fondness for chickens, they all make you want to stop and come up with your own crazy story behind them.
Ah...this is just too cute! "Andy's going to college. The toys are nervous. In the meantime, they discover Google." This is a great search story from Google that promotes Toy Story 3 which comes out on June 18. Pre-order your tickets on Facebook.
Here's a cool little piece of info courtesy of… Continue
Added by alice on June 9, 2010 at 8:36am —
This should bring back some memories for those of us who grew up in the 80's. It might be hard for some of you youngsters to imagine but before George Lucas revolutionized the toy industry action figures did not exist. Instead you had something more like a doll with removable clothes and no "Kung Fu Grip". You can see more of these package backs… Continue
"Iron Man Ponders How To Drain Energy From A Vintage Battery"
When I see old toys it brings back memories. It does for everyone doesn't it? They
link back to a certain era and place, situations and emotions. But most of all, it brings out the part of me that wants to just grab that toy and create entire imaginary stories around them. Sean Tubridy obviously does the same.
Esty Gertzman has been creating plush characters since 1991. The Amsterdam-based artist prefers to use the term ‘Zoo Art’ when refering to her creations. The collection of fantasy figures and animals was hand-made using wool, felt and plush fabrics. The selection of her most recent work is currently available on her online store.