The Charmander Ceramic Candle Holder is beautiful in its simplicity, and quite clever actually. Available on Etsy for $33.
In placing delicate paper cities inside glass vessels, Japanese paper artist Ayumi Shibata makes an allusion to the delicate relation we humans have with our environment. The series is named “In the Jar”.
For a miniature creature, life in our world could be an entirely different set of rules. A simple change of scale for our everyday objects could create a whole new world. Photographer and art director Tatsuya Tanaka followed a similar line of thought in creating the Miniature Calendar. Presenting our world from a perspective of tiny humanoids, the series takes us on a journey through a world that is very much our own, and yet offers and entirely new perspective.
Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz (more) has a way with pictograms and music. Viktor has revisited his Pictogram Music Posters project from 2011 and created a new version, all set for 2017. The new set presents 15 songs from 15 artists, presented as pictograms. The signed prints are currently available for purchase through a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign. Keep scrolling to see more!
Playful and creative illustrations by Diego Cusano put doodles and objects in a mashup to create an impressive effect. Whether it’s pizza playing the moon for a city silhouette, or onions being fish, the addition of simple everyday objects to illustrations creates quite an effect. You can see more on the artist’s Instagram and Facebook.
The skill of pastry chef and author Heather Baird becomes evident, when you see a spider cake and think it’s not really that creepy. It could even be called adorable! My unreasonable thoughts on spiders aside, these cookies and cakes are really quite adorable. Heather’s cakes have earned quite a following on Instagram, a very successful blog, and a book.
This hilarious comic from Jake Likes Onions does quite a job at explaining the basics of “fixing” electronics.
MB&F HM8 (Horological Machine No. 8) packs an unlikely combination for its inspiration and homage. It’s all about supercars, Can-Am motor racing and a touch of anime. Not really a mismatched combination, but still quite a match of different worlds.
Mark Bern received his first Commodore 64 at the age of 14. The 8-bit world it presented fascinated the (then) nascent artist. His fascination with pixel art continued, and eventually resulted in Mark creating digital pixel art – something he has been doing for the past 20 years.
It’s about time for another dip into the magical realm with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. That’s one sweet suitcase though, and makes you wonder if there’s a wizard smuggling ring. A Breaking Bad – Harry Potter mashup might be in order.
The movie will be in theaters in November this year.