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The Impossible Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso

In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either technically impossible, improbable, or simply useless in its proposed design. Colarusso tells me via email that many of the pieces he fabricates himself, however some are digitally created in Photoshop. So what’s the point? He hopes each image will make you stop, think and hopefully bring a smile to your face, which is definitely a worthy cause. Also, I would pay top dollar for that spray paint can with adjustable hue sliders, so could somebody make that? (more…)


Modern illustration by Raphaël

Raphaël is an illustrator for Brussels, Belgium.
He have been featured in Taschen 100 illustrators, Taschen Portraits, Illustration now 3, The Beautiful, The New age of feminine drawing, Advanced photoshop, Digital arts and many other publications, books and on the web. (more…)


Category: Art

Vintage Cigar Box Art

“Growing up in Houston in the mid-nineties — and of course blazing a ton of schwag — I’ve rolled and smoked more blunts than the typical marijuana smoker; White Owls, Phillies (Blunts and Titans), Backwoods, Swishers, Optimos and many more. Even when I abandoned smoking schwag, I still preferred rolling my reefer up in a cigar. Though instead of the larger cigars, I began using cigarillos or mini-cigarillos. (more…)


Category: Art

After a very successful Kickstarter project, artist Soleil Zumbrunn comes back with “Glitch 2.0“, a deck of revisited playing cards featuring glitches patterns and illustrations. Find out more on Kickstarter.

Glitch 2.0 by Soleil Zumbrunn (more…)


Category: Art

Pool in the house

“Designed by architects Ong & Ong Pte, this modern house in Singapore is meant to give you “a spatial experience that excites the senses by promoting light.” The architects sought to create a relationship between the metallic elements and (more…)


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Spectacular design by architect Ian Shaw 01

“Constructed out of prefabricated high insulation timber panels and energy-efficient glazing, the well crafted cuboid by Frankfurt-based architect Ian Shaw generates spectacular light throughout the interior fabric of the bathroom. Articulated as a classic modernist intervention; a box set into a traditional pitched roof atop a standard three-story house. the light within is ethereal, the washroom and stairwell exploits their south facing aspect through the use of extensive roof glazing. This creates a dramatic interplay of light and shadow. by contrast, the scheme’s large north facing window evenly illuminates throughout the day. As one (more…)


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