Marutaro is the adorable pygmy hedgehog brimming with style and swag. Just see this guy, he looks like a winner and he knows it.
A woodgrain flask with a chalkboard wrapped around it, probably so you can write down your brilliant drunk ideas and laugh at them later. Holds 8 oz of liquid, and gives your drinking time the writing edge it never wanted. Still, it’s cute. Costs $20.
Pizzas go wild for the photography of Jonpaul Douglass. In the series ‘Pizzas in the Wild’ the photographer placed pizzas at some very unlikely locations. Douglass was inspired for the project by graffitied image of pizza in his neighborhood. He decided to replicate it with the real deal.
Artist Redosking draws beautifully detailed and very realistic eyes. The drawings are done with color pencils, assisted by a white gel pen.
Athens based architect Katerina Kamprani renders everyday objects in a fashion that would make them of little use, or uncomfortable to use. The architect calls it a collection of deliberately inconvenient everyday objects.
French street artist OakOak (previously, 2) livens up his city with a little touch of humorous street art. The artist noticed the city of Saint Etienne, France needed a bit of humor in its street, so he picked up paint and set out to make the coal mining town more pleasant. OakOak has done a pretty good job at it, check it out.
Grass Printer concept is a little lawnmower that can leave your custom messages on the lawn. Plus, it works a bit like the roomba, so you could just leave it on the lawn to do its work. Grass Printer has a touchscreen where you can sketch the pattern you want the mower to draw, and then sit back to watch it do its job.
French graphic designer and artist Xavier Casalta works with hand lettering and illustrations. One of the highlights is the use of dots for shading and effect. It requires immense patience, the dots require a lot of work and attention, and aren’t that easy to handle. Several of these are available on the artist’s shop.
A sand castle would typically be composed out of an uncountable number of grains. That’s the way it has always been, and that’s the way it will continue to exist. Twists are good though, like the work of artist Vik Muniz and artist/researcher Marcelo Coelho that involves etching microscopic castles on a single grain of sand.