Berndnaut Smilde's cloud creations within rooms are simply magical! The Amsterdam-based artist was able to achieve this with the combination of smoke, moisture, and dramatic lighting. It is interesting how the his work only exists for that brief period of time physically, but can still have a powerful impact after it is gone.
Smilde often experiments with the concept of "the physical presence of…Continue
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John Powers creates geometric installations and sculptures that use simple blocks to form interesting patterns with depth and form. The zoomed in view of these pieces makes them look like more like computer generated images than tangible art. Powers states, "I very much like that my work looks digital, that it reflect my exposure to the technologies around me, but I like also that it is…
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This ad campaign created by GSD&M shows off all the different parts of Caesars Entertainment by creating their logo out of different objects. "Each object represented an aspect of their brand; Celebrity chefs, shopping, spas, etc, and their iconic laurel." Instead of taking on the extremely difficult task of trying to create this extensive layering effect in these logos were…
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Make Some Design is behind this wonderfully creative Web Lovers Edition of Monopoly, featuring the most prominent companies on the Internet as properties. The clever substitutions made for the features of the board are especially entertaining. Instead of the "Go to Jail" option, it is "Go to the Real World" and "Community Chest" is "Silicon Valley."
The design agency noted that…Continue
Artist Dimitri Tsykalov created these knitted credit cards from yarn, which were displayed in a show called "Money" at Galerie Rabouan Moussion. The cards are unraveling or unfinished, illustrating the instability of the economy. Tsykalov takes a global approach to the statement by using credit cards from around the world. The pieces also have intricate details so they are easily…
Sean Avery is an artist who creates stunning sculptures from recycled materials, classifying his work as "sustainable art." Instead of throwing old CDs away, he transforms them into something quite extraordinary. With the glossy and reflective look of the CDs, the pieces have an inherently mesmerizing quality about them.
Shattered CDs are a difficult medium to work with,…Continue
BBDO Moscow created these interesting advertisements for Greenpeace to educate consumers about genetically modified foods. They made creatures out of vegetables to emphasize the theme of their campaign "Do you know what you eat?"
The small text of the ad reads, "The DNA of genetically modified plants may contain the genes of insects, animals or even viruses. These products may potentially cause…Continue
Josh Agle, more commonly known as Shag, is an illustrator, painter, and designer who portrays the themes of consumerism and consumption through eye-catching images. His unexpected choices and skillful use of vivid colors grab the viewer's attention instantly.
Agle's work often captures only a snapshot of a scene, not giving many clues as to what is going on in the big picture. This encourages…Continue