NeoLucida: Optical Drawing Tool Lets You Trace Real Life
An update on a 19th century optical drawing tool lets artists trace the real world around them. The NeoLucida will soon be available for just $40.
Sideways Street Art: Muralist Makes Figures Walk on Walls
These layered creations are surprisingly realistic, even in black and white, thanks in part to their scale and reinforced by their shadows and context.
Constellation Portraits: Thread Wrapped Around Nails
Artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black sewing thread around a grid of galvanized nails on a wooden board to create intricately detailed portraits.
No Canvas Too Small for Intricate Masterpieces by Hasan Kale
Artist Hasan Kale paints incredibly intricate scenes from his native Istanbul onto delicate butterfly wings, narrow cactus spines and tiny grape seeds.
Offcut Cityscapes: Sketching Sculptures with Band Saws
An adept furniture maker is familiar with scrap - but this artist has turned leftover materials into something just as fantastic as his designer projects.
Static Flip Books: 360-Degree Scenes in Panoramic Pages
Like a flip book, there is no text, and each page of these volumes contains a slightly different scene. But that is where the similarities end and the fun begins.
Tag Before the Tide: Temporary 3D Sand Graffiti by DAIM
Artist Mirko Reisser has long developed a highly personalized (and profoundly cool) approach to making two-dimensional tags appear three-dimensional on surfaces.
Eyebombing: 21 Street Artworks Utilize 42+ Googly Eyes
Though naturally unique, the work of any of these 21 eyebombers is also inherently anonymous due to the similarly simple materials used in each case.
Visionary Videos: 7 Awe-Inspiring TED Talks on Architecture
From timeless architectural insights to new building technologies, watch these videos and you will never see built environments in the same way again.
Tons of Art: Christo Unveils World's Largest Indoor Sculpture
Well known for grand gestures and huge installations, Christo has outdone himself once again in this latest work made of air, light and wonder.