Ceramic Sculptures That REALLY Look Inflated by artist Brett Kern.

brett kern ceramic sculptures

I discovered Brett Kern’s fabulous ceramic sculptures while reading about them on io9. The sculptures look remarkably like inflatable vinyl toys, but are made of glazed ceramic, complete with blow-up tab glazed in gold or silver and featuring the artist’s stamp. Read more

Stephen Newby Full Blown Metals. Stainless Steel Inflated Furnishings and Art.

Stephen Newby Full Blown Metal

Sculptor and artist Stephen Newby began working with inflating stainless steel back in 1995. Creating home furnishings and furniture, water fountains, art installations and sculptures with his unique process, he has turned a cold hard material into something that looks organic and inviting. Like glass, blown metal has beautiful transient surface finishes. And, like soft inflatables, it also has limitless shaping and size capabilities. Blown or inflated metal combines all of this with the strength, durability and permanence of metal. Read more