Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata uses traditional methods of Japanese paper cutting to create miniature cities within vessels of glass. Her chosen materials reference the delicate relationship humans have with our environment and natural forces of our world, while also relating to the Japanese translation of “paper.” In Japanese, the word for “paper” is “Kami,” which can also mean “god,” “divinity,” or “spirit.” Kami are omnipresent in the Shinto religion , and reside in the sky, ground, trees, and rocks.
Zaha Hadid Architects announced that construction of Leeza Soho, a 46-storey (207m) mixed-use tower with the world’s tallest atrium, has reached level 20.
After photographing cats from below , the photographer Andrius Burba launched a new challenge with the serie Under-Horse. This time he placed the equines on a glass window to reveal their anatomy from an unusual point of view.
Artist Walead Beshty Shipped Glass Boxes Inside FedEx Boxes to Produce Shattered Sculptures (8 pics)
FedEx® Large Box ©2005 FEDEX 139751 REV 10/05 SSCC, Priority Overnight, Los Angeles-New York trk#795506878000, November 27-28, 2007 In this intriguing sculptural series spanning 2005 to 2014, LA-based artist Walead Beshty packaged his artworks in FedEx boxes and shipped them across the country to exhibitions and galleries.
Molding tiny bits of soft Moretti glass with equally small tools, Japanese sculptor Yuki Tsunoda produces insects, flowers, and other types of plants at a size that is nearly to scale.
Artist Suzanne Moxhay imagines settings that are apocalyptiques at enchantes by using a technic used in cinema in the 20th century : the matte painting.
Influenced by elements of both architecture and illustration, artist Lesley Green (owner of Bespoke Glass ) channels modern design while working with stained glass and glass tile.
A selection of the creations of the Malaysian artist Noreen Loh Hui Miun , who for her series entitled The Marriage , imagines strange feathered creatures enclosed in glass bells.
London-based artist Elliot Walker uses molten glass to create a stunning variety sculptures including these arrangements of eating utensils, vessels, and cross sections of food.
“The Abyss Table” designed by Duffy London is a conversation piece as much as a functional one. But while previous works play with gravity, this new design is concerned with depth, and creates a geological cross-section as mesmerizing as the sea.
Splitting his time between Kanagawa, Japan and Dusseldorf, Germany, artist Ramon Todo ( previously ) is known for his small sculptures of rocks and books embedded with polished layers of glass.
Precariously resting atop a pedestal, these wave-like glass vessels by Scottish artist Graham Muir seem to defy gravity as if frozen in a moment before crashing into the ocean.
Take a look at the newest Optics project by ORA Architects , located in Moravske Budejovice, Czech Republic. The main goal of the project is to draw in the public.
Birds Appear in the Negative Space of Shattered Windowpanes in a New Intervention from Pejac (6 pics)
All photos by Sasha Bogojev Barcelona-based artist Pejac ( previously ) was recently in Rijeka, Croatia where he completed a number of new artworks as part of a residency with the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art .
Rhei is an electro-mechanical clock prototype created by designer Damjan Stankovic , in collaboration with Marko Pavlovic. This clock, made with wood, glass and aluminium, features a liquid display that interacts with magnetism to give the hour.