If you have a large collection of old cassette tapes and don’t know what to do with it – check out these amazing Celebrity Portraits by Erika Iris Simmons. She probably had the same problem and now she even became famous for solving it! Smart people say that every problem is an opportunity in disguise, and this probably turned out to be true. [Read more…]
Spanish installation artist Alicia Martin transforms thousands of old books into giant waterfalls which pour out the windows straight into the streets. Her massive installations have been installed in various places across Europe, however Martin’s most recent series, known as Biografies, are based in her hometown, Madrid.
These gravity-defying book sculptures from her Biografies series were installed in the three of Madrid’s historic buildings, each installation consisting of approximately 5,000 books. [Read more…]
Casa de America, Madrid
French artist Paulo Grangeon, together with the World Wildlife Fund, decided to create 1,600 little paper-mache pandas in Taiwan and take them on a tour through 10 major Asian cities and around the world.
The number of pandas was not chosen at random – each one represents one of only 1,600 (or even less) pandas that are left in the wild. So while these pandas might look like a crowd when assembled in a city square, it seems like there are way too few of them when you realize that what you see represents the entire wild panda population.
The pandas visited scenic European cities like Paris and Rome before coming home to Taiwan for a 10-city tour through Asia. [Read more…]
Now here’s an ultimate explosion of cuteness: a creative advertising campaign, that features both adorable puppies and kittens! Titled Life is Adventure, the photos series portray little fellows embarking on various adventures, set up from props on the ground. Created by graphic designer and art director Marek Farkas and photographer Miro Minarovich, the series was created as part of Hill’s pet food advertising campaign. Marek said this turned out to be one of the most appreciated projects from the clients’ side. [Read more…]
Washington-based artist Tyree Callahan transformed and old 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter into a functional painting device he calls a Chromatic Typewriter. He did it by replacing the ink pads of the typewriter with colored paint pads and the letters with color markers.
“I’m super excited about it. The reaction to the piece has been pretty special. It seems to be making a lot of people happy and it has started some great discussions on the translation of art into words and words into art. And folks with synesthesia seem to like it the most, “ says Callahan. [Read more…]
I’d love to write an article with this typewriter and see what I get!
If you have a story that’s interesting to more people than you and your mother – share it with everyone else! To get an idea what pandas like, just play around our magazine (hints: unique design ideas, art, photography, inspiration). It can be your own art project or you can write about someone else’s work. You can also create all kind of fun lists of creative products or photos.
The best stories will be featured on BoredPanda.com home page and will have a chance to cure 10,000 people from boredom everyday.
UK-based photographer Andrew Whyte has documented the adventures of a brave lone LEGO photographer in his “The Legographer” photo series.
The process behind Whyte’s photos is so simple that almost anyone could do it. He carries the Legographer with him wherever he goes and, when he finds a good location, snaps a picture of him in action with his Iphone 4S. The Legographer has traveled all around the UK and the world in Whyte’s pocket. [Read more…]
These 28 creative chairs and armchairs will prove that even something as mundane as a chair can be turned into a work of art in the hands of a skilled designer or artist.
One of the coolest things about these chairs is that almost all of them seem like they’d actually be comfortable. Finding a delicate balance between artistry and comfort is no easy feat, especially when your chair is a giant skull or a cactus. It is the fine balance struck between ergonomics and art that makes them so impressive.
Did we miss any awesome chairs? If so, make sure you submit them at the bottom of this post and let us know!
Designed by Max Riera
Designed by Pool
The Cut Chair
Designed by Peter Bristol
Designed by Katie Thomspon
Designed by Sunhan Kwon
Designed by Merve Kahraman
Designed by Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn
Designed by Vivian Chiu
The Prickly Chair
Designed by Valentina Glez Wohlers
Designed by Sebastian Brajkovic
Designed by Staight Line Designs
Designed by Vladimir Tsesler
Designed by Harold Sangouard
Designed by Seo Young Moon
Designed by TILT
Customised Panton Chair
Image credits: Jump Studio
Designed by uufie
Designed by ctrlzak.com
Designed by David Conti
Designed by Alexander Lervik
Layers Cloud Chair
Designed by Richard Hutten
Designed by Davide Conti
The Bloom Chair
Designed by Kenneth Cobonpue
Cats undoubtedly rule the Internet, so no wonder that they have become inspirations for numerous photographers. Photographer Seiji Mamiya is one of them. Since 2011, he has been taking beautiful photos of cats like these and putting them on the Internet.
When a good eye for photography and a love of cats meet, the results are amazing! The photographer says that he wants to make people happy with his photos and he definitely delivers.
Seiji Mamiya was born in Tokyo, Japan. He has competed in and won numerous photo competitions. In 2014, he published a book featuring his beautiful feline photography.
“Everything is a remix,” says the title of the famous short documentaries by Kirby Ferguson, discussing how newly created work is strongly influenced by existing work. You don’t have to look far to see it – just look at the movie posters.
French blogger Christophe Courtois put together several telling montages of similar movie posters which perfectly illustrate how everyone copies everyone. Is it bad? [Read more…]
1. A Loner Viewed From Behind
Usually accompanied only by their weapon of choice.