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Recycled Bicycles Turn Pretty [Video]

April 3, 2012 / No Comments

The bike is the one awesomely simple commuting vehicle ever invented, and indeed it is the most efficient one. As if to rewrite the whole concept of designer bikes, Slovenian phone company Orto has just released a video titled, ‘Making of Orto Bikes’. 'Making of Orto Bikes’ briefly documents the progression of 20 artists turning 20 tattered cycles into art within ...

Solar Pyramids to Power Abu Dhabi’s Homes

February 8, 2011 / No Comments

The project entitled Lunar Cubit develops pyramid shaped solar complex which can develop enough power to thousands of homes. The project is based in Abu Dhabi and the motto of the project goes “Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful”.

Luzinterruptus: Tiny Vertical Gardens in a Packing

April 14, 2010 / No Comments

Green space is what modern cities lack the most, and probably need the most. Madrid based street art team Luzinterruptus took up the issue in a very artistic and interesting way. The team put up several small, packaged boxes to remind the city that it needed green spaces, and vertical gardens were not the only way to go.

Artist Creates Tiny Wonders of Nature

April 8, 2010 / No Comments

Nature is full of wonders and landscapes that are pleasing to the eye. Just like the ones displayed in these pictures, the difference is that the "landscapes" in these pictures aren't real, and they are just tiny miniatures created by a very talented artist.

Artist Makes Rug out of Cigarette Butts From Streets

April 2, 2010 / 2 Comments

Finding raw material for his rug would not have been much of a worry for Puerto Rican artist Jesus Bubu Negron, who made use of used cigarette butts to create a rug. He commissioned street cleaners to collect these butts, and well, cigarette butts are everywhere so the collection is unlikely to have posed any major problems.

Artist Upcycles old Circuit Boards Into Art

March 25, 2010 / No Comments

PCBs, or Printed Circuit Boards are present in almost every electronic device, and considering the sheer number of such devices that reach the landfill, there's an entire mountain of circuit board to go along. They will stay on for thousands of years, adding to the huge pile of e-waste that the world is creating. Computer geek and artist Steven Rodrig ...

Artists use Climate as a Companion to Their Work

March 18, 2010 / No Comments

Artists Ap Verheggen and Nasser Azam work independently, but their latest works have a common undercurrent, the climate. Work of these artists uses weather as an addition, making a profound impact on the outcome. Verheggen lives in Holland and has finished the first in line of four sculptures. Each of these sculptures would be placed in areas experiencing extreme climate ...

Artist Adds Colors to Nature

February 19, 2010 / No Comments

Nature is full of colors, be it plain or vivid, it's all there. Artist Norm Magnusson however, has found his skill in adding colors, or decoration to nature. While the idea of "decorating nature" is ambiguous and may well be termed an exercise in futility, it still seems to be a bit interesting and it does make for some intriguing ...

Nature Rescue: The Art of Saving the Environment

January 12, 2010 / 1 Comment

Finnish artist Ilkka Halso takes a view of the "journey" of nature, from a self sustained process to something which has to be protected now. And his art does carry forward the message in a very thought provocative manner. The central theme of his "Restoration" series is healing and rescuing our natural environment.

Discarded Cardboard Boxes Sculpted Into a Lamborghini

January 11, 2010 / 4 Comments

Supermarkets everywhere through out a lot of cardboard boxes every day. So, finding "raw material" could not have been a problem for artist/ designer Florian Pugnaire. His artwork titled "freeway storage" uses these discarded cardboard boxes as the building material, and transforms those discarded boxes into the iconic shape of a Lamborghini.

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