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How a Father-Son Duo Turns Trash Into Transformers

One man’s trash is another man’s transformer! Wonderful video from Great Big Story. In 2010, Chinese farmer Yu Zhilin and his son Yu Lingyun opened up their own metalworking shop in the country’s Hunan Province. Inspired by the futuristic robots from the movie “Transformers,” the pair began fashioning original statues from scrap metal. Their first […]

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NAWA sculpture is made of polished steel

Via Zieta The NAWA sculpture is a part of the European Capital of Culture 2016 celebrations, whose main slogan is “metamorphoses of culture”, i.e. shifts occurring in the domain of culture, communities and the city itself. The idea of metamorphosis itself also underlies the NAWA sculpture. The long awaited unveiling will take place in June […]

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Buoyed Pool Ball Installation Decorates the Venetian Lagoon #ArtTuesday

We’re loving this playful installation from Otto Vincze featured on designboom. hungarian artist otto vincze’s latest spectacle-centred temporary spatial installation, ‘river-pool – giudecca’ aims to playfully enrich the venetian lagoon with its colourful pool balls. the spherical fender buoys, transformed into enormous pool balls, are gently rocked by the movement of the water and follow the […]

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A 3D Printed Alternative to Traditional Tattoos

Via Core77 Project “Metamorphosis” explores the feasibility of using 3D printing technology to develop a tattoo design which is not only used for decorative purposes, but engages the tactile sense as well. The concept of a three-dimensional “tattoo” is based on the possibility to transform or “grow” any 2D design into a 3D object using […]