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Samuel Aguiar of Shiny Hammer Brings Us A Unique Style of Industrial Furnishings.

Shiny Hammer Furnishings

Shiny Hammer products are handmade in France by the french industrial designer Samuel Aguiar. The primary purpose of Shiny Hammer is the creation of furniture for the home that blurs the border between use and art. The brand’s aim comes from the desire to create unconventional and timeless objects. (more…)

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Creative License. Comparing Michael Kalish’s Works With The Original Art That Inspired Him.

a composite of Banksy’s Flower Thrower with license plate version by Michael Kalish

There are actually several artists out who have found creative ways to “up-cycle” license plates from automobiles. One of the most respected and well-known, is artist Michael Kalish. (more…)

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Ethnos Eames Chairs, Ornate Versions of the LCW in Bronze and Aluminum

ethnos eames chairs

Designer Paolo Giordano of Italy created limited editions of these stunning ornate cast bronze and aluminum versions of the mid-century modern classic LCW chairs as an homage to Ray & Charles Eames. The chairs have identical silhouettes to the original wood chairs but are intricately engraved bronze and aluminum versions. (more…)

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Guns, Bones & Steel: The Gothic Reliquaries Of Al Farrow – A Detailed Look.

reliquaries of al farrow

Look closely at these incredible sculptures and you’ll notice the mosque and church-like structures are created with guns, gun parts, bullets, artillery, gears, chains, bullet shells and bone fragments. (more…)

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Steampunk Gas Masks & Helmets So Exquisite, They’ll Leave You Breathless.

Steampun gas masks

It’s hard to believe that Tom Banwell has no formal art training and is largely self taught when you look at his expertly crafted collection of leather and metal Steampunk Gas Masks & Helmets. The masks and helmets are an impressive display of workmanship, complete with mechanical parts, fully wearable and entirely original. (more…)

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