A Halloween Treat: Villafane Studio’s Phenomenal Pumpkins

Villafane Studios Halloween Pumpkins

Ray Villafane is visionary and patriarch of Phoenix, Arizona’s Villafane Studios, one of whose specialties is carving incredibly impressive, phenomenal pumpkins. They also create jaw-dropping sand sculptures, props and toys. (more…)

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State-Shaped Hand Cast Iron Skillets by Alisa Toninato Are Fun and Functional.

American Skillet Co State Shaped Cast Iron

Thirty-year-old metal designer Alisa Toninato, who as been featured on Martha Stewart, creates handmade substantial and beautiful examples of craftsmanship with iron skillets in the shape of each of the 48 contiguous United States. (more…)

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Better Living Through Chemistry. Contemporary Capsule Sculptures by Edie Nadelhaft.

edie nadelhaft pill capsules

Better Living Thru Chemistry is a limited edition sculpture series consisting of over-sized glass and mixed media capsule-shaped objects emblazoned with text messages, abbreviations, acronyms and slang. (more…)

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Bartek Elsner Gets Crafty With Cardboard.

Bartek Elsner Cardboard Sculptures

A look at Berlin based art director/designer/artist Bartek Elsner’s series of paper and cardboard sculptures. (more…)

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Poison On A Stick. Gangredine Consumptus by Rotganzen.

Photo by Marco Jongeneel. Model: Sophie

Gangredine Consumptus, a project by a Rotterdam based artist collective Rotganzen, is a commentary on all the toxins and chemicals we put into our bodies. The words of such lethal poisons as radon, arsenic, benzene and tobacco are cast in translucent colored resin and placed upon wooden sticks so they resemble lollipops (or suckers or lollies, depending upon your country of origin). (more…)

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