Everyday Surreal

Modern and whimsical design adds artistic flair to everyday products

Implications - Modern society has consumers craving elements of escapism in daily life. This can be achieved through touches of surrealism in everyday products. Not only does this give consumers a way to part from the mundane, but it provides an opportunity for people to display their artistic tastes in everyday life.
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Levitating Lamp Fixtures - 'Light Light' Creates Incredibly Trippy Luminous Pieces
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Warm 8,107 Clicks Pub: Oct 15, 11
Levitating Lamp Fixtures
'Light Light' Creates Incredibly Trippy Luminous Pieces
The 'Light Light' is an incredibly crazy luminous piece that gains attention through levitation. The top part of the Light Light's lamp actually levitates. Designer Angela Jensen and engineer Ger Jansen… [More]
Warped Wood Furniture - These Furniture Designs by Kino Guerin are Tactfully Twisted
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Warm 6,379 Clicks Pub: May 20, 13
Warped Wood Furniture
These Furniture Designs by Kino Guerin are Tactfully Twisted
Kino Guerin designs statement furniture pieces using an interesting technique he has mastered over years of working with wood. Kino Guerin’s furniture appeals to your sense of wonder because... [More]
Curious Conjoined Furnishings - The Siamese Collection Was Inspired By Unusual Embryonic Development
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Mild 9,236 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 13
Curious Conjoined Furnishings
The Siamese Collection Was Inspired By Unusual Embryonic Development
A peculiar approach to biomimicry in design can be observed in the Siamese collection by Mateusz Chmura. Looking at the different ways in which two fetuses might develop in conjunction, the designer... [More]
Winsome Wood Grain Handbags - The Woodum Tote Shou Flaunts an Exquisite and Unexpected Texture
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Mild 3,638 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 13
Winsome Wood Grain Handbags
The Woodum Tote Shou Flaunts an Exquisite and Unexpected Texture
Fabric, animal hide or the occasional straw weave are what commonly makeup women’s purses, but this is not what you get with the Woodum Tote Shou from Japan. The accessory is alluring for its... [More]
Meat-Dressed Porcelain Dolls - Mark Ryden’s Porcelain Meat Dress Revives One of His Paintings
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Mild 3,985 Clicks Pub: May 27, 13
Meat-Dressed Porcelain Dolls
Mark Ryden’s Porcelain Meat Dress Revives One of His Paintings
This porcelain doll is a little creepier than the usual; Porcelain Meat Dress by Mark Ryden, which will be featured at the Art Basel Hong Kong this month, shows off an extravagant raw meat dress.... [More]
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