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Faro de Ajo, Transformed by Okuda San Miguel

Okuda San Miguel, known for his distinctive colorful painting style, has redone the once forgotten Faro de Ajo. Located in Cantabria, Spain, it was inaugurated in 1930. Decades later Okuda San Miguel was commissioned to transform the almost forgotten lighthouse. 

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Art

Konstantin Khlanta, the Nail and Thread Artist

After watching a music video, Russian artist Konstantin Khlanta decided to begin his journey. After drawing for years, he decided to give another art form a shot. This gave way to his unique art style, portraits using colored string and nails. 

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Art Environment

John Sabraw Makes Vibrant Art from Pollution

Obsolete coalmines, scattered all over Ohio have brought to light a new function to the world of art. Artists, engineers, and other community members want to clean up the pollution left behind by these mines. With their help, artist John Sabraw saw an opportunity to turn the pollution from these coal mines into spellbinding pieces of art. The colorful pigments used in these unique pieces derive directly from the streams of coal mine pollution left behind for years. 

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Art Design

Ornamentum Collection Has Delightfully Bizarre Furniture

Ornamentum Collection by Orson Oxo Van Beek and Quinten MestdaghImagine an entire package of beauty, architecture, and art. Designers Orson Oxo Van Beek and Quinten Mestdagh have come up with a concept with all of these in their new collection of aluminum furniture.

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Art

Delightful Origami Bookmarks Are Fun And Functional

You would agree that a book needs a bookmark. Period. You don’t necessarily need to purchase a fancy bookmark. Just DIY one, by downloading these cute little animal templates to get yourself some adorable origami bookmarks.

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Art Automobiles Featured

Rides Of The Wild — Animal Inspired Car Renderings

A very creative series, the Rides of the Wild brings a touch of animals to classic cars. The artist’s idea is to go beyond renders and encourage the imagination of the viewer. Something that can hold interest of a viewer, rather than be a comment in passing. Swiss artist Frédéric Müller matches animals to classic cars.

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Art Geek

Star Wars Inspired Insect Illustrations

The list of Star Wars inspired illustrations and mashups is positively endless, though few catch your attention. At first sight, Star Wars inspired insect illustrations does not seem like something that would grab attention, but look at these excellent illustrations and you will enjoy them.

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Art Automobiles

Sequential by Antoine Dufilho

Sequential is a series of car sculptures by French artist Antoine Dufilho, presented at M.A.D.Gallery. The set looks at eight famous cars, and has their shape materialized into successive layers. The layering creates quite a look, and exhibits the beauty and sleek lines of these beautiful machines. While the structure itself is stationary, the skilled crafting gives them a life, making these models appear kinetic.

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Art Cool

Steampunk Wristwatch Automata Stylishly Writes Time

As a wristwatch, this giant may not be the best thing, but it certainly is pretty cool. When you want to know the time, the watch mechanism kicks in and writes time on the watch face. To make sure it doesn’t overwrite on the watch face, the automata starts with dusting off and erasing the watch face. Of course, the whole mechanism is quite bulky and requires steadiness, but as an automata, it is pretty damn cool.

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Art

Complex Creatures Put Together With Balloons

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Checkout this sweet balloon art by Tokyo-based artist Masayoshi Matsumoto. Well, balloon animals aren’t exactly a rarity, but the sheer complexity of Matsumoto’s creatures makes these way more interesting than your run-off-the-mill balloon art. The artist’s creations are made solely out of balloons – no markers, adhesives or sealants are employed.