What does it look like when something as delicate as a flower explodes into a million pieces? Photographer Martin Klimas is behind this fascinating series called Rapid Bloom where he drops flowers into liquid nitrogen and then shoots them with an air gun from behind. Klimas wanted to show the flower, in its entirety, in one single shot, a flower in full bloom turned into a fascinating…
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For the person who loves flowers but just can't keep them alive (for longer than a day) there are paper flowers by Frances & Francis. These beautiful works of art are handcrafted using just paper and then attached to actual twigs. Frances & Francis is run by Helen Frances, a paper artist living just north of London in St. Albans. (The second Francis is a tribute to…
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Kota Hiratsuka is a paper artist living in Japan that takes the art of paper folding or origami to new heights! With shadows and light in mind, he creates three-dimensional works, like these origami flowers, that change their appearance depending on the viewer's angle. With just a ruler and a cutter, he cuts and folds paper, by hand, into geometric patterns until he creates these gorgeous…
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Fractal art is a type of digital art that's considered new media. It's not drawn or painted by hand, rather, fractal-generating software is used that relies on mathematical calculations to visually display objects. Carrara, Italy-born Silvia Cordedda was only made aware of fractal art since January 2012, yet she's already amassed a body of work that's nothing short of…
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For LSU Musuem of Art's exhibit titled Uniquely Louisiana, artist Bradley Sabin has created an incredibly surreal looking installation made up of 1500 ceramic flowers. Called Interface, it shows a human figure sitting against a wall whose body and head have been transformed into a stunning array of pink magnolia flowers. The impressive artwork takes up an entire gallery…
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Though the project started back in 2003 with 12 artist, three years later it got whittled down to a core group of six. Kari Aasen, Lippa Dalèn, Siri Haaskjold, Bjørg Hougen, Audhild Rypdal and Eli Veim, all ceramicists graduated from the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, make up Flora Metamorphicae. Their 4000 ceramic flowers, all individually hand-made, take on a…Continue
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Just how wonderful would it be to come across one of these installations by Brazilian artist André Feliciano? The artist creates whimsical artworks that look like normal gardens from afar. Look a little closer, however, and you'll discover that you're not looking at regular flowers but "camera flowers" that are in full bloom!
You can see one of his…Continue
Artist James Roper decided to take this idea one step further, pushing himself to create 10,000 origami flowers - making, on average, ten per day, everyday, for three years of his life.…Continue
I absolutely ADORE these! Beautiful and yummy items made from edible elements by award winning photographer Fulvio Bonavia for his latest book “A Matter of Taste”. I would NOT mind owning these if they ever come into production! Clever and effective use of food(and flowers from his other book Scent of Flower) to execute one of a kind fashion items.…
I've always felt that companies who give people an "experience" are the ones that will touch the hearts and open the wallets of their consumers. Rather than slap on a giant billboard in Times Square, show us that you understand our needs, delight us with your creativity and ingenuity.
Toyota has done just that with their solar powered wi-fi stations. As…
More and more these days you see couples expressing their sense of style in their weddings. It's a huge source of design inspiration because you get to see a couple's personality shine through in the details. Here, Laura and Ben from Brooklyn, New York give us a modern take on the getaway car. Riding white bikes from their reception bearing Just Married flags, the…
I’m looking down from up above, my heavenly home I am growing to love. Surrounded by flowers. With an abundance of friends. Whilst you have your time on earth, each and every day, give flowers a hug and a smile to your friends along the way.
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