For this Memorial Day Weekend, here’s a selection of various posts related to Military inspired art and design objects and home decor. Each post is an in-depth look at something inspired by those who served, their dedication and bravery. Read more
Over the past few years I have written various posts related to Memorial Day and Military-related or inspired objects and art. Each post is an in-depth look at something inspired by those who serve, dedication and bravery. Read more
Artist Joe Black’s Made In China was created using using more than 5,500 toy soldiers.The portrait is of a Chinese soldier boy taken by well-known photojournalist Robert Capa and appeared on the May, 1938 cover of LIFE magazine. The colored, molded plastic toy soldiers used in the project were manufactured in China, hence the title “Made in China”. Read more
What better jewelry to post about on Memorial Day than a collection of ‘Army Men’ inspired rings and necklaces whose purchase benefits those who gave so commendably to their country? Read more
‘Pride of Soldiers’, this unique three meter diameter sculptural light commissioned for the Land Forces Command Head Quarters in Utrecht, has rarely been seen before due to its highly secure location. Read more
above:American Flag by Dave Cole, made up of thousands of plastic Toy Soldiers and acrylic paint.
In honor of Memorial Day, here’s a collection of modern art and fun furniture, jewelry and home decor that incorporate military related icons such as soldiers, tanks, bombs, missiles and more. Read more