Some Assembly Required Model Kit Sculptures by Michael Johansson

michael johansson sculptures

We love artist and sculptor Michael Johansson’s monochromatic sculptures. Made to look like the contiguous plastic molded parts that come with hobby toys and models, these life-size sculptures are made of welded metal and spray paint. Read more

All About The Indy 500’s Creepy Evolving Borg-Warner Trophy

Indy 500 Borg-Warner Trophy

Yesterday Takuma Sato won the 104th Indianapolis 500 championship (his second victory – he also won in 2017) and will soon have his head added to the strangest trophy in sports for a second time, the Borg-Warner Trophy.

104th Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato
Takuma Sato celebrates winning the 104th Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on August 23, 2020.ph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Welded Feather Tables by Apiwat Chitapanya

A recipient of multiple design awards*, the Feather Side Table and Feather Coffee Table by Apiwat Chitapanya for MASAYA By Asia Collection Co., Ltd are as much sculpture as they are furniture. Read more

The 30+ Best Photos From Burning Man 2016. [UPDATED]

Best Photos Burning Man 2016
Embrace by The Pier Group was set afire, as is the tradition, at a previous Burning Man, photo @adventurpreneur

As the second day of the annual music and art festival comes to a close, the photos from burners in Black Rock City are rolling in. Here’s a look at many of the best photos from Day 1 and Day 2 at Burning Man 2016, courtesy of talented festival-goers and photographers via Instagram. Read more

An Outrageously Cool Outdoor Space for Le Monde Winery

Italy’s Le Monde Winery, Cantina Le Monde, hired designer Alessandro Isola to create an outdoor space for both visitors and guests that would strike a balance between public and private. Isola outdid himself with a garden surrounded by corten steel fencing, a swimming and spa pool; sunken teak seating space with timber overhang; and a built-in barbecue area and log store. Read more

18k Gold Urban Illustrated Rotating Rings Are Ravishing!

Birthe Beerboom Illustrated Rotating Rings

Three beautiful 18k gold rings, inspired by urban living, are engraved with designer Birthe Beerboom’s sweet drawing style. The rings illustrate the Cosmopolitan lifestyle in Boston, Berlin and Barcelona. Read more

Shark, Wolf and Alligator Jaws Are Homes For Brave Birdies.

piep show safari birdhouses

Hamburg-based 040studio, a collaboration between Phillipp Schaake and Philipp Gunther, have designed the PIEP SHOW SAFARI birhouses, a collection of three fun powder-coated steel birdhouses for Radius. The Shark, Wolf and Alligator, with jaws agape, serve as the platform for little birdies to hang out and graze. Read more

A Jaguar XE Built of 95 Aluminum Words in 7 Languages

Jaguar Word Cloud Sculpture

Jaguar and London Design Museum revealed a unique aluminum word cloud sculpture constructed from 95 words in seven languages in the shape of the new Jaguar XE sports saloon last Fall. The piece was installed in the Design Museum’s ‘Tank’ in September 2014 to mark the global launch of the new Jaguar XE in London. Now the piece is touring and will be showcased at this year’s Salon del Mobile in Milan. Read more