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Double-Eyed Cat Campaigns
Double-Eyed Cat Campaigns
The Pet Show Pet Food Ads by Hermandad are Dizzying
Cats can be picky eaters, which is why the Pet Show Pet Food company created a line of two flavored cat foods, and to promote it they commissioned the Brazilian agency Hermandad to design their advertising… MORE
Dutch Reflective Stools
Dutch Reflective Stools
Anneke Von Bommel was Inspired by Her Family Roots
Wanting to incorporate her family history into her designs, designer Anneke von Bommel created the Delft Stools. These furniture pieces bring together her Dutch background with Canada's postwar agricultural… MORE
Bestial Cobalt Portraits
Bestial Cobalt Portraits
Sarah Esteje Gives a New Color to the Animal World
It's difficult to guess by looking at the mesmerizing drawings by young artist Sarah Esteje that they were made using a Bic Pen, as the high level of detail and realism of each art piece is surreal. These… MORE
Multipurpose Asthma Aids
Multipurpose Asthma Aids
The Anemos Gas Concept by Danilo De Roberto is Also a Nebulizer
Still a concept, the Anemos Gas, designed by Danilo De Roberto, is a modern device aimed to help those suffering from asthma. Conceptualized to make the life of asthmatic patients easier, this smart inhaler… MORE
Apocalyptic Maternal Art
Apocalyptic Maternal Art
'Peace' by C215 Sends Out a Positive Global Message
The French street artist Christian Guémy, who goes by the name of C215, recently unveiled his latest graffiti entitled Peace. Located at Vitry-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris, France, this touching piece… MORE
Melodramatic Recycled Sculptures
Melodramatic Recycled Sculptures
The Designs by Khalil Chishtee are Made of Plastic Bags
Although plastic bags are an environmental hazard for numerous reasons, Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee found them useful when creating these introspective sculptures. These real-size, human-looking figures… MORE
Smart Shower Systems
Smart Shower Systems
The Aqua Station by David John is Designed to Help the Elderly and Obese
Although showering is a necessary habit for humans, some people -- due to health reasons or simply age -- are not able to carry out this task as easily, which is why designer David John created the Aqua… MORE
Upcycled Canvas Portraits
Upcycled Canvas Portraits
The Paintings of David Agenjo Fuse the Old with the New
The stereotypical image of an artist angrily throwing away a canvas after making a mistake or simply realizing that the artwork is not what he or she was expecting is quite famous in movies; however, this… MORE
Artsy Screen Cleaning Cloths
Artsy Screen Cleaning Cloths
The Declan Microfiber Fabric Designs Keep Devices Spotless
Fingerprints, dust and dirt are the main reason devices' screens need to be constantly cleaned, and, being aware of this issue, the company Declan Microfiber created a cloth that combines functionality… MORE
Savvy Leaf-Shaped Seating
Savvy Leaf-Shaped Seating
The Ottawa Chair by Karim Rashid Brings Nature Inside the House
Part of the Ottawa Collection for BoConcept, the Ottawa Chair by Karim Rashid is an elegant and delicate furniture piece that beautifully decorates spaces. Shaped as a pointy leaf, this minimalist chair… MORE
Modular Appetizer Kits
Modular Appetizer Kits
The Ape Aperitivo Set by Giulio Iacchetti Will Make Hosting a Party Easy
For some people, food and drinks are the light of the party, which is why the Ape Aperitivo Set by Giulio Iacchetti is perfect to elegantly serve guests delicious appetizers. This set beautifully integrates… MORE
Hidden Treasure Sculptures
Hidden Treasure Sculptures
The Exchange by Ben Blanc Has a One-Of-A-Kind Gold Nugget Inside
This project entitled The Exchange by Ben Blanc will catch the attention of even those who dislike art. Like a golden ticket inside a Willy Wonka chocolate bar, one of the 200 handmade pieces by the artist… MORE
Boat-Shaped Candles
Boat-Shaped Candles
These Wax Pieces by Roman Ficek are Ready to Sail
These floating candles by Slovak designer Roman Ficek are shaped as a boat to draw a connection between the action of floating and sailing. It's quite common to find water arrangements with flowers and… MORE
Chromatic Streak Collages
Chromatic Streak Collages
The Artwork by Hollie Chastain is a Retro Rainbow of Color
The sketches by American artist Hollie Chastain wonderfully bring together a retro style with a bright splash of colors. Using aged, yellow paper as her canvas, Chastain incorporates elements like scribbles,… MORE
Sleek Malleable Lamps
Sleek Malleable Lamps
The Sol ‘Source of Light' by Jinwoo Han is Slim like Paper
The Sol ‘Source of Light’ by Jinwoo Han is a modern-looking table lamp that is almost invisible, as it consists of a thin strip of light. By only illuminating the area needed, this slim fixture is eco-friendly,… MORE
Plane Underbelly Photography
Plane Underbelly Photography
The Captures Jeffrey Milstein Focus on Plane Underbellies
Catching an airplane flying across the sky is a mesmerizing experience, which is why renowned photographer Jeffrey Milstein patiently waits outside airports to find the right instance when an aircraft… MORE
Colossal Comic Collages
Colossal Comic Collages
Mike Alcantra Creates Artistic Superheroes With the Pages of Books
By bringing together years of excellent drawings and exciting stories, Mike Alcantra truly pays tribute to unforgettable Marvel and DC superheroes. These large collages were made using the pages of old… MORE
Elongated Fashion Renderings
Elongated Fashion Renderings
The Anne-Marie Jones Illustrations are Stylishly Manly
The illustrations by Anne-Marie Jones for the StyleSalvage A/W 2012 men collection are fascinatingly fashionable. The British artist beautifully captures runaways as the center of creation of inexplicable… MORE
Astonishing Allegorical Illustrations
Astonishing Allegorical Illustrations
The Art Pieces by Alejandro Ivan Fuentes are Surreal
Alejandro Ivan Fuentes aka Los Fokos has an incredible portfolio of artistic work where colors and bizarre figures create fantastic worlds. Inspired by his kids, personal memories and metaphysics, this… MORE
Intimate Enclosed Seating
Intimate Enclosed Seating
The Object-O by Seung-Yong Song Creates a Private Space
The Object-O by Seung-Yong Song was inspired by the designer's childhood memories. The Korean artist always dreamed about having his own secret space where he could felt protected from enemies. This need… MORE
Mobile Encased Illuminators
Mobile Encased Illuminators
The Rong Portable Light by Seung-Yong Song Can be Moved Around
For those who need a portable lamp that looks nice and can be easily moved around spaces, the Rong Portable Light by Seung-Yong Song might be what they're looking for. This multifunctional fixture is both… MORE
Wounded Animal Ads
Wounded Animal Ads
The 'No to Mining in Palawan' Campaign by DM9JaymeSyfu is Heartbreaking
Not many people are aware of the environmental damage caused by mining, which is why the 'No to Mining In Palawan' campaign by Philippine-based agency DM9JaymeSyfu produced a series of ads about this important… MORE
Powerful Lens Prints
Powerful Lens Prints
The GE X500 Camera Ads by Bangkokshowcase Bring Monuments Closer
To show the zoom power of the GE X500 camera by General Electric, Thailand-based agency Bangkokshowcase brought the monument itself to the hands of tourists. These clever camera ads remove the distance… MORE
Perforated Modular Lights
Perforated Modular Lights
The Apollo Lamp by Marc Bell & Robin Grasby is Full of Layers
For those who enjoy rearranging their household accessories according to their needs, the Apollo Lamp by Marc Bell & Robin Grasby is a modular pendant lamp that can be easily configured to satisfy personal… MORE
Counterfeit Cup Lamps
Counterfeit Cup Lamps
The Becherlicht by Martin Neuhaus Appears Bigger Than it Really Is
At night, the lamp called Becherlicht by Martin Neuhaus looks like an extremely chic, sophisticated light; however, when the light goes off, it takes on a whole different aesthetic. This deceiving fixture… MORE
Anatomical-Inspired Accessories
Anatomical-Inspired Accessories
The Organ Jewelry by Anna Szabo is Stylishly Vital
Although most human organs are soft and delicate, the Organ Jewelry by Anna Szabo feels harder as it's made of concrete. From hearts to lungs, these organ pendants are perfect for any anatomy class. Playful… MORE
Microscopic Meal Boxes
Microscopic Meal Boxes
The Tiffin Lunch Kit by Lorea Sinclaire is Easy to Carry Around
This adorable set, entitled Tiffin Lunch Kit by Lorea Sinclaire, was designed to redefine the meaning of on-the-go dining. This pair of stacked bowls is the cutest way to carry your food. Portable and… MORE
Parisian Perpetual Decals
Parisian Perpetual Decals
The Rollout Eiffel Tower Wallpaper Uses the Construction Multiple Times
From its gorgeous buildings to its romantic cafes, Paris is never out of style, especially its famous architectonic landmark, as shown by the Rollout Eiffel Tower wallpaper. The Canadian studio is launching… MORE
Green Canvas Campaigns
Green Canvas Campaigns
The Plant for the Planet Ads by Legas Delaney are an Eco-Friendly Reminder
The gorgeous Plant for the Planet ads are not only pieces of art, but they also a clever way to direct the world’s attention towards the importance of planting more trees. The advertising group Legas Delaney… MORE
Spacecraft-Inspired Surfaces
Spacecraft-Inspired Surfaces
The Starship Enterprise Coffee Table is for Star Trek Fans
Sci-fi movies are a strong influence for many products in today's Internet age, with pieces like the Starship Enterprise coffee table by designer Barry Shields fitting in perfectly with modern pop culture.… MORE
Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
The Artistic Pieces by Vanessa Dakinsky are an Explosion of Dreams
The artistic movement of Surrealism seems to still have presence in the minds of many artists, like France-based painter Vanessa Dakinsky. Her series, entitled Fantasmagories and Unportrait, is full of… MORE
Rocking Date Trackers
Rocking Date Trackers
The Furniture Piece by Katsumi Tamura is Also a Calendar
If you want to take note of time passing while relaxing on a chair, the 2012 Rocking Chair Sculpture Calendar by Katsumi Tamura might be what you're looking for. This furniture piece is both a rocking… MORE
Retro Tequila Flasks
Retro Tequila Flasks
The Canteen Packaging by Think Kaleidoscope Has Swagger
With the intention of appealing to the party crowd, the Canteen bottle by Think Kaleidoscope sports an unconventional retro design to attract the attention of young, chic urban dwellers. This... MORE
Hallucinatory Pop Culture Images
Hallucinatory Pop Culture Images
The ‘Rock Dreams' Series by Guy Peellaert is Surreal
For rock and roll lovers, the series entitled Rock Dreams by artist Guy Peellaert is astonishing. The art style of each painting is filled with a rocker vibe that elevates these iconic figures to spiritual… MORE
Modular Traffic Lights
Modular Traffic Lights
The Sólo Signals Can be Disassembled to Serve Various Purposes
Designers Matheus de Luca, Moreira Pinto and Porto Alegre created a versatile system of traffic lights called Sólo. This multifunctional product was designed as a set of lights that could be disassembled… MORE
Pocket-Sized Toy Replicas
Pocket-Sized Toy Replicas
Bruce Lowell Uses LEGO to Create Miniature Sculptures
From giant Christmas trees to marriage proposals, there seems to be a LEGO version of pretty much anything artists can think of; however, the miniature sculptures by Bruce Lowell are probably the smallest… MORE

Featured Ideas

Boat-Shaped Candles
Boat-Shaped Candles
These Wax Pieces by Roman Ficek are Ready to Sail
These floating candles by Slovak designer Roman Ficek are shaped as a boat to draw a connection between the action of floating and sailing. It's quite common to find water arrangements with flowers and… MORE
Serene Superimposed Captures
Serene Superimposed Captures
Liam Hart Uses Double Exposure Photography to Work with Reality
Young and talented photographers are continuously finding new ways to reinvent photography, and 18-year-old Liam Hart is certainly contributing to this process. The UK-based artist uses a technique popular… MORE
Effortless Hippie Lookbooks
Effortless Hippie Lookbooks
The Shilla S/S 2011-12 Collection is Inspired by Freedom and Love
For those looking for feminine and delicate clothing pieces, the Shilla S/S 2011-12 collection offers beautiful options for the warmer months. Titled 'Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring,' this line consists… MORE
Storytelling-Inspired Accessories
Storytelling-Inspired Accessories
The Yael + Tal ‘Snapshot' Collection Forges Candid M
Photographs capture fantastic moments on paper, but the Yael + Tal ‘Snapshot’ collection gives lasting memories an adorable 3D representation. The Israeli jewelry design studio adds stunning, tiny figures… MORE
Artsy Screen Cleaning Cloths
Artsy Screen Cleaning Cloths
The Declan Microfiber Fabric Designs Keep Devices Spotless
Fingerprints, dust and dirt are the main reason devices' screens need to be constantly cleaned, and, being aware of this issue, the company Declan Microfiber created a cloth that combines functionality… MORE
Privacy Disrupted Photography
Privacy Disrupted Photography
Sivan Askayo is Not Affraid to Take a Peek Under Women's Clothes
Walking by the beautiful and traditional streets of places like Madrid and Barcelona is a unique experience, especially if they're adorned by the dancing moves of clothes outside balconies, as shown by… MORE
Eerie Undead Earthling Art
Eerie Undead Earthling Art
Adam Martinakis Digitally Creates a Surreal Planet
The mind-blowing artwork by artist Adam Martinakis shows the incredible power that technology offers to create vivid representations of the real world. The Polish illustrator is especially good at producing… MORE
Monochromatic Mosaics
Monochromatic Mosaics
Steven Spazuk Beautifully Brings Pieces Together to Create Art
Small pieces together speak louder than a single one, as shown by the stunning portfolio of work by Steven Spazuk. The Canadian artist discovered a unique technique to create monochromatic portraits that… MORE
Hidden Treasure Sculptures
Hidden Treasure Sculptures
The Exchange by Ben Blanc Has a One-Of-A-Kind Gold Nugget Inside
This project entitled The Exchange by Ben Blanc will catch the attention of even those who dislike art. Like a golden ticket inside a Willy Wonka chocolate bar, one of the 200 handmade pieces by the artist… MORE
Mystifying Marble Sculptures
Mystifying Marble Sculptures
The Art Piece by Shinichi Hara is Covered in Impressive Details
Although marble feels hard and cool, the artwork by artist Shinichi Hara is surprisingly full of movement. Entitled 'White Dream,' this fascinating sculpture shows that carving, regardless of the material,… MORE
Before & After War Portraits
Before & After War Portraits
Claire Felicie Documents the Effect of the Iraq War on Soldiers
The Iraq war might be over, but the effects of it are strongly present in the lives (and faces) of the American troops, as shown by the photographic series titled 'Marked' by Claire Felicie. This emotional… MORE
Eco-Friendly Woven Installations
Eco-Friendly Woven Installations
Super Nature Design Wraps Wild Animals to Send Out a Message
In a world of high consumerism, design studio Super Nature Design decided to use art to raise awareness about the environment and people's consuming habits. Entitled Weaving Forest, this installation consists… MORE
Smoking Samurai Lookbooks
Smoking Samurai Lookbooks
The Anne Sofie Madsen S/S 2012 Collection Salutes Japanese Animation
During Copenhagen fashion week, the Anne Sofie Madsen S/S 2012 collection stole the show with its beautiful Japanese details and craft work on fabrics. Delicate dresses are adorned with the faces of fierce… MORE
Hybrid Modular Desks
Hybrid Modular Desks
Strates System by Mathieu Lehanneur is Both a Shelf and a Table
The accordion-shaped desk entitled Strates System by Mathieu Lehanneur is a practical working station that gives offices a contemporary and modern look. The well-known French designer created a extraordinary… MORE