Tag Archive for bicycles

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo (8 pics)

Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo creates imposing figurative sculptures using tightly knit configurations of welded bicycle chains and industrial steel chains. While impressive in their intricacy and the apparent skill required to create them, the artwork’s titles such as Infection – Anguish , Infection – Ego , and Addict , suggest the rippled surface created by the materials is not an arbitrary decision. These are figures of individuals in despair, pockmarked with disease, the chains acting as a metaphor for the human condition..

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Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo (8 pics)

The Velo Chair by Jan Waterston (5 pics)

British designer Jan Waterston designed the Velo Chair,a modern wooden chair that is a response to modern bicycles and how they appear to wrap around the user . Jan mentions, “The bicycle is an object in which the user can feel a seamless relationship to and subsequently the road. This relationship between body and object is echoed in bicycle design with tubes flowing seamlessly into one another, constantly changing shape, to improve function and aesthetic.” The wood chair has a backrest that pushes the limits of what can be achieved with bent wood design, and the almost seamless joins lock all of the pieces together..

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The Velo Chair by Jan Waterston (5 pics)

100 Hoopties: Recycled Bicycle Part Artworks by Jennifer Beatty (12 pics)

100 Hoopties: Recycled Bicycle Part Artworks by Jennifer Beatty During a period of 100 consecutive days in 2014, California-based designer and cyclist Jennifer Beatty challenged herself to reimagine an iconic piece of artwork using only scrapped bicycle parts. “100 Hoopties was partly Inspired by the cycling subculture, her lust for upcycling and the sheer challenge of completing 100 posters in 100 days. Jenny’s favorite rides are centuries where you ride 100 consecutive miles in a single day.s

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100 Hoopties: Recycled Bicycle Part Artworks by Jennifer Beatty (12 pics)

Transport a Miniature Garden by Bike or Necklace with Colleen Jordan’s 3D Printed Planters (10 pics)

Colleen Jordan’s Easter egg-hued vases are the perfect springtime accessory. Built in miniature, her creations are sized to carry small succulents or pocket-sized flower arrangements on one’s neckline, lapel, finger, or bicycle handle. The Atlanta-based designer and artist recently made Wearable Planter her full time gig, and each piece is influenced by the many places she has lived—including Sweden, Hawaii, and South Carolina. Jordan explains that through her business she strives to “create things to make life more pleasant.” Each planter is 3D printed out of nylon and dyed individually. The planters are also sealed with acrylic varnish to keep out rain and maintain their bright color.)

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Transport a Miniature Garden by Bike or Necklace with Colleen Jordan’s 3D Printed Planters (10 pics)