Artist Re-Reading Damaged Images Of The Virgin Mary Transforming Them Into Icon Characters Of Pop Culture

The French artist Soasig Chamaillard has created a series of re-readings of the image of the Virgin Mary, in a very different way, she picks up damaged images and transforms them into pop culture characters. Barbie, astronaut, pregnant woman, super heroine, Hello Kitty and Super Mario were some of them. “Through the image of the holy virgin, I speak above all of women in today’s society...

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Pedro Pires Sculpts Large-Scale Skull Using 140 Life Vests And Rubber From A Refugee Dinghy

Pedro Pires’ 14.000 newtons is a large-scale skull sculpture made of 140 life vests and rubber from a refugee dinghy found in the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. The project derives from the line of work that the Angolan/Portuguese artist has been developing about migration since two years ago, when he visited Lesvos, splitting his time between volunteer work with the NGO ERCI (assisting migrants/

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Japanese Instant Noodle Warriors By Taishi Arimura

Taishi Arimura is a young graphic designer based in Tokyo. At the age of 25, his eclectic body of work contains humor, wit and beauty – everything one would want in a visual designer. In one particular series of works, Arimura uses imitation food samples and actual instant noodle packaging to create ‘noodle warriors.’ We don’t know whether we want to watch them fight, or eat them. More:

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Expertly Crafted Bamboo Insects By Noriyuki Saitoh Appear Poised To Take Flight

Noriyuki Saitoh creates insect sculptures at a 1:1 scale, forming each of the creatures’ wings, legs, and antennae from thinly sliced bamboo. The Japanese artist poses his works as if they have been caught mid-flight, often incorporating handmade props such as honeycomb or sticks as a temporary perch. More: Noriyuki Saitoh, Flickr, Facebook h/t:

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Designer Turns His Favorite Sneakers Into Works Of Art And The Attention To Detail Is Amazing

Phill Robson, perhaps, more widely known as Filfury, is a designer who has worked for giants like Nike Basketball, Adidas and Reebok. In his spare time, this artist crafts unique 3D sculptures of animals and insects, or just random objects featuring textures of his favorite sneakers. Needless to say, these are truly marvelous works of art. More: Instagram h/t:

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The World’s Largest LEGO Cherry Blossom Tree Blooms In Japan

A record-breaking LEGO tree has taken shape at LEGOLAND Japan, a theme park in Nagoya dedicated to the beloved plastic bricks. The cherry tree’s construction marks the theme park’s first anniversary, and has been registered as the “largest LEGO brick cherry blossom tree” in the Guinness Book of World Records. It was made with 881,470 bricks which took over 6,500 hours to assemble. Superlatives...

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Glow-In-The-Dark Full Moon Sideboard By Sotirios Papadopoulos

The “Full Moon” sideboard is a stunning piece of furniture created by designer Sotirios Papadopoulos and produced by EnneZero. Despite looking very chemical-intensive and unsustainable, the glow-in-the-dark paint is actually an ‘ecological powder’ that’s been modified into a substance called ELI, or ‘Ecolightinside.’. We haven’t been able to get the whole sustainable scoop on the science behind...

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These Ugly Couches That Everybody’s Grandparents Had In Their Living Room!

Geometric shapes, floral patterns, and vibrant colors, including copious amounts of orange, were all design features of the decade, and although many view the 1970s as the decade style forgot, there is much from the period that is worth reviving. These vintage couches will take you back in time, and you won’t want to come back. h/t: vintag.es

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These Ugly Couches That Everybody’s Grandparents Had In Their Living Room!

Geometric shapes, floral patterns, and vibrant colors, including copious amounts of orange, were all design features of the decade, and although many view the 1970s as the decade style forgot, there is much from the period that is worth reviving. These vintage couches will take you back in time, and you won’t want to come back. h/t: vintag.es

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“Choose Your Retro Haircut!”: Hair Style Selections From The 1950s-1980s

Date-bait, The Perfecto, Wethead, The Dry Look, The Proto-Mullet, the Forward-Combed Boogiie and many more vintage hair dos and hair don’ts… Let’s have a look through some vintage barbershop and hair salon guides and see how folks were sculpting their hair in decades past. h/t: flashbak

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/choose-your-retro-haircut-hair-style-selections-from-the-1950s-1980s/