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Tatsuya Tanaka is a Japanese designer and photographer specializing in miniature art. He became known with his Miniature Calendar, where he regularly shares his creations that divert everyday objects with singularity and creativity. After gathering a strong following on social networks, signed a two-book contract and created the credits of the NHK series Hyokko, Tanaka now launches his new book...
Two Indian artists, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama embarked on January 1 2018 on a a little crazy project: to publish each day of the year a miniaturized reproduction of a bird of their choice. These nature lovers do not save their time: each of these small replicas (they are sometimes less than two centimeters) requires between 4 and 6...
Even in early September, there is still time for making sand castles. New York-based artist Calvin Seibert can spend hours on a beach to make incredible examples of sand architecture. He says he never starts with a specific idea, just with a vague desire to do something unique each time. And with his interest in geometry, the notion of...
"Papercraft" is the art of building "3D paper models". The pepakura or papercraft is a method of designing objects in 3 dimensions, similar to origami. Its main difference with origami lies in the fact that, here, we use several sheets of paper that must be cut with a cutter and glued together. For years, Pokemon has inspired artists around the...
The art of paper cutting has long existed in China and Japan. Folding, cutting, collage... Many contemporary artists and creators of many fields use paper as a starting material in an astonishing way. These creatives are ingenious at creating illustrations, sculptures, typography, paintings using only paper as a material. In Denmark, Li-Yu Lin, who happens to work for LEGO group,...
Amber Scholl became a social media star thanks to her creative and practical DIY videos. Recently, she’s making headlines once again for creating a beautiful dress out of trash bags. The video was a response to the comments that Amber could wear a trash bag and still looks good. “You always say I could make wearing a trash bag look...
Sylvn Studio is a design label from India which specializes in handcrafted home décor products using recycled materials. The firm believes in blending “love for art and love for earth” in their artistic designs. Their products are made from corrugated cardboard, burlap, and recycled items. Combining fine craftsmanship and luxury with utility and durability is what makes their creations patronized...
Ulla-Stina Wikander from Sweden has been working as an artist since 1986. She collected cross stitch embroideries for more than 10 years and today, she already has a huge collection of over 100 various designs.  Although most of them are considered kitsch and worthless, the 61-year-old artist finds them really beautiful and wants to bring them back to life. In...
Dan Tanenbaum, an artist from Toronto, is making miniature motorcycles from old watches. He also transforms any objects into steampunk figures by using old watch parts. According to Ripleys, it takes 40 to 50 hours to create each motorcycle and it is made from up to 50 watches. They sell each bike for more than $1000. Check out his amazing sculptures...

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