Broken Things & Nomad Patterns by Livia Marin

London-based Chilean artist Livia Marin explores the nature of our relationship between everyday objects and material possessions in an era dominated by mass-production, homogeneity and global circulation. Read more

When Nature Calls, Clark Sorensen Answers With Flower Urinals.

Clark Made pink corsage orchid urinal IIHIH

I once had a boyfriend who referred to urinating as “shaking the dew off his lily.” That phrase came to mind once I saw these high fired porcelain hand painted urinals impressively sculpted in the shapes of flowers and plants. Read more

Jessica Harrison’s Flesh Series of Miniatures Will Make Your Skin Crawl.

jessica harrison flesh miniatures

UK Artist Jessica Harrison works in various media, from porcelain to stone to what looks like frighteningly real flesh. Her series of miniature pieces of furniture made to look as though they were created from human skin are equally compelling and repulsive. Some even have hair. Eeeuuuwww. Read more

Winners of the International 2013-2014 Canstruction Competition.

Canstruction winner hero 2013-104 IIHIH
Back in 2011, I introduced you to Canstruction, a worldwide organization whose mission is to feed the hungry while shining a spotlight on the design industry. Read more

Tattooed Porcelain Figurines by Jessica Harrison. Flash Opens at Galerie L.J.

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Tattooed porcelain figurines by Jessica Harrison are featured in the Scottish artist’s first solo exhibition at Paris’ Galerie L.J.  Read more

Pierre Hermé Creates An Edible Easter Homage To Artist Beat Zoderer

Pierre Herme Beat Zoderer East Egg

Swiss Artist Beat Zoderer is best known for his multi-banded colored metal sculptures which spherical ones resemble rubber band balls, globes and eggs. When Paris based confectioner Pierre Hermé first encountered Zoderer’s work, he admired his paintings before discovering the singular power and grace of his metal sculptures. This led Hermé to the idea of paying tribute to the sculptor by freely taking inspiration from it. Read more

The Lovefish Tank by Dean Zeus Coleman (and How It Was Made).

The Lovefish Tank

Artist Dean ‘Zeus’ Coleman likes to create unusual fish tanks* as well as compelling 3D Graffiti sculptures and other wonderful fine art. His latest is the Lovefish, a tank made of heated and curved glass pieces that literally spell out the word LOVE. Read more

Brandalism. Fashion Branded Spray Paint Cans.

Designer Antonio Brasko’s project, Brandalism, is a study on the influence of street art and graffiti in the fashion world. Through the use of brand logos and logotypes, iconic colors, and spray cans, Brandalism seeks to reintroduce the ideology of vandalism, branding and fashion from an experimental design perspective. Read more