All Blog Posts Tagged 'buttons' (6)

Incredible Spatial Sculptures Using Colorful Suspended Buttons

Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel realistically duplicates objects by suspending thousands of sewing buttons on mere strings. Each strand of his incredible sculptural pieces work with their adjacent string of buttons to create colorful replicas of…


Added by Pinar on March 5, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Spectacular Rainbow Button Art by Karen Hurley

Artist Karen Hurley uses buttons for more than simply fastening a coat. The designer recognizes their creative potential, featuring the multi-sized and varicolored fasteners as her medium of choice. With her keen eye for color and composition, the Auckland, New Zealand-based artist has constructed some incredibly charming creations that are almost sculptural forms of pointillism. Each of…


Added by Pinar on January 15, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Intricate Button Mosaics of Queens and Crowns

Accessories aren't just for fashion design anymore. UK-based artist Ann Carrington has constructed a number of regal button mosaics as part of her Pearly Queens series. Each textured collage in the collection features an intricately detailed assembly of buttons displaying the profile of English royalty and the embellished design of majestic crowns.

Whether the portraits are made of the…


Added by Pinar on October 30, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Piano Made of Simple Sewing Buttons

I came across across the work of Augusto Esquivel at Art Miami and was immediately struck by how he's able to string buttons in such a way that they almost magically form ordinary objects, like a grandfather clock or a phone, as well as everyday instruments. The…


Added by alice on December 8, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pins and Buttons Installations by Ran Hwang

Ran Hwang is a Korean-born artist working in New York, who creates intricate and poetic installations. Hwang is best known for her wall sculptures that make use of common objects like buttons and crystals pinned directly onto the wall of the gallery, using each element like a pixel on a screen.

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Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 5, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Funemployment: The Fun Side of Unemployment

Designer Irina Blok created these funny buttons that make us see the lighter side of unemployment.

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Added by alice on June 22, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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