36daysoftype is a yearly open call that invites designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet. Celebrating this, Buenos Aires and Amsterdam-based artist, Nase Pop, has taken to the streets by graffiting the 26 letters of the English alphabet as colourful wall typography. Continue Reading..
Origami is the art of paper folding and normally features classical figures, animals, creatures, and designs. Not this time however. Pornogami is a complete guide to folding paper origami pieces for adults in a variety of erotic body part shapes–including a 3D penis. The book offers step-by-step instructions help even the creatively challenged to transform a drab piece of paper into a charming little piece of naughty art.Continue Reading..
A beautiful work of art can sometimes be a collaboration between several artists. However, Beijing-based artist Ren Ri has an unusual team of collaborators: bees. Together they create intricate honeycomb sculptures and maps from beehives in Ren’s sculpture series Yuansu I: The Origin of Geometry. Roughly translated, it means “a comprehension of the gestalt of life”.Continue Reading..
Utah-based photographer and artist John Poppleton‘s personal goal was to create something original and to be different. However, fantasy portraits were never part of his plan. Now that’s what he’s known for. John has created a series of fluorescent artworks, painted directly on the human body.Continue Reading..
Mexico-based Unelefante was founded by fine jewellery designer Tatiana Sanchez. It was a response to the mass-produced products flooding Mexico and putting pressure on hand-made traditions. Teaming up with Chef Jorge Llanderal and his family, they created a collection of beautifully designed chocolate bars that look like brightly coloured modern art paintings. Continue Reading..