Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries

Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries

The Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries are an ongoing series by the Utrecht-born artist and former ceramics conservator. Read more

Miniature Mid-Century Modern Homes Made of Clay

miniature mid-century homes

Artist John Brickels has been working with stoneware clay for over 30 years. Based in Lowell, Massachusetts, his works range from series of steampunk machines, cars and robots to architectural buildings. But it’s his miniature Mid-century Modern homes that I want to share with you today. Read more

Nendo Designer Creates CupNoodle Collectibles

cupnoodles collectibles

I don’t know exactly when Cup O’Noodles became CupNoodles, it’s been so long since I’ve searched for or eaten one. But however you refer to the Japanese instant noodles, you gotta check out these CupNoodle Collectibles designed for the Museum Store. Read more

Gelatin Lamps Look Just Like Revolting Vintage Jell-O Recipes

gelatin lamps

Artist Elrod of Mexakitsch has perfected the art of creating some of the most disgusting gelatin recipes from the 50s and casting them in resin, turning them into functional table lamps! Read more

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

Quelle Fête! Melting Disco Balls by ROTGANZEN

quelle fete melting disco balls by rotganzen

Quelle Fête is a series objet d’arts created by design firm ROTGANZEN that can be seen in public venues as an art installation, as part of a collaborative furniture collection and are sold separately on a smaller scale. The object represents a playful image of days gone by and a melancholic reminder of the glamour nights of disco. The amorphous shapes are covered, through painstaking creaftmanshop, with a carefully arranged glittering skin of mirrored glass tiles. The once iconic shape of the disco ball is reborn with new character and meaning in an ode to the happy days of way back when. Read more

Artist Uses Margaret Thatcher’s Scarves To Create Down Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Simon Denny Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Security Through Obscurity” was the first San Francisco solo show by New Zealand-born artist Simon Denny. Exhibited last year, just as the Pandemic was beginning, the Altman Siegel gallery in San Francisco featured his Sleeping Bags and down-filled “Power Vests” created with scarves acquired from former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, turning the objects into socio-political statements about economic status, fashion and tech culture. Read more

Alex Prager Wraps The Hyundai Card Music Library In Her Artwork.

Alex Prager Hyundai Music Card Library Installation

Because it’s outdoors and the elements eventually destroy the work, the Hyundai Card Music Library in Seoul, Korea commissions an artist to wrap the building with artwork every five years. Los Angeles’ Alex Prager is the latest artist whose photographs, Hitchhiker and Big Valley, are embellishing the walls and ceiling of the building’s plaza. Read more