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Top 100 Art & Design Ideas in August

From Fruity Fashion Sketches to Contoured Soda Bottles

— August 30, 2015 — Pop Culture
Portability is a prevalent theme in the top August 2015 art and design ideas. From micro-sized cabins to compact work stations and body art, the ability to easily transport meaningful art and designs is becoming paramount for the modern consumer.

In terms of using the body as a canvas, this includes examples like Tal Peleg's cat-inspired eye makeup, Thomas Mailaender's photography series that features models with tattoo portraits created by the sun, as well as the quirky hand-focused photo series by Ponypork.

As a way to facilitate creation on the go, tools like the Personal Tattoo Machine, the Lightcase Pro and Devide by Rami Santala are serving as easy ways for people to set up, let images or words flow and then pack up again for the next time inspiration hits.
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Comparative Mobile Charts
Comparative Mobile Charts
This Chart Compares Mobile Technology Use of Millennials & Generation X
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Glamorized Fast Food Photos
Glamorized Fast Food Photos
Junkfood Queen by Tomaas Puts a Unique Twist on Unhealthy Snacks
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Sleek Functional Furniture
Sleek Functional Furniture
The Loop Lamp and Flamingo Desk are Constance Guisset's Latest Designs
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94
Mobile Photographer Studios
Mobile Photographer Studios
'Lightcase Pro' is a Portable Photography Studio for Mobile Devices
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93
Water-Reacting Architectural Surfaces
Water-Reacting Architectural Surfaces
Student Chao Chen Designs a Shapeshifting Laminate
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92
Contemporary Graphic Collages
Contemporary Graphic Collages
Douglas Hale Creates Colorfully Surreal and Quirky Imagery
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Positive Homeless People Portraits
Positive Homeless People Portraits
This Artist Shows Homeless People in Colorful & Natural Light
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90
Playfully Diverse Furniture Designs
Playfully Diverse Furniture Designs
The Second Anna Karlin Collection Debuts at This Year's ICFF
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89
LEGO Superhero Statues
LEGO Superhero Statues
These Whimsical Statues Depict Famous DC Comic Book Characters
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88
Urban Ballerina Portraits
Urban Ballerina Portraits
This Image Series Captures a Dainty Ballerina in Harsh City Scenes
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87
Rooftop Cloud Observatory Pods
Rooftop Cloud Observatory Pods
These Cloud-Like Pods are Actually Outdoor Cooling Devices
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86
3D-Printed Supercars
3D-Printed Supercars
Divergent Microfactories Unveils a Stunning Printed Car Design
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85
Monochromatic Ink Illustrations
Monochromatic Ink Illustrations
These Ink Blot Paintings Appear Almost Lifelike
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Minuscule Design Portfolios
Minuscule Design Portfolios
This Small Design Portfolio Comes with Its Own Magnifying Glass
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Mesh Mannequin Sculptures
Mesh Mannequin Sculptures
This Artist Places Massive Human Mesh Sculptures in Ordinary Settings
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Organic Modular Shelves
Organic Modular Shelves
FAVO by imperfettolab is a Series of Egg-Shaped Cubbies
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Shipping Container Children's Centers
Shipping Container Children's Centers
This Industrial Children's Activity Center is in Australia
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Hybrid Platform Sneakers
Hybrid Platform Sneakers
The New Adidas Collection Features Shoes with a Distinctive Two-Part Sole
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79
Energy-Positive Homes
Energy-Positive Homes
Solcer House Generates More Energy Than It Needs
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78
Ornamental Campus Facades
Ornamental Campus Facades
This Stunning Building is Part of the U of Southern Denmark Campus
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Electricity-Free Vegetable Storage
Electricity-Free Vegetable Storage
This Device Allows You to Store Veggies at Room Temperature
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Quirky Embroidered Sportswear
Quirky Embroidered Sportswear
The Latest James Merry Collection Features Classic Sportswear
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Hand-Lettered Life Lessons
Hand-Lettered Life Lessons
Stephanie Wiehle Creates Delicate Quotes that are Brutally Honest
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Abstract Atmospheric Portraits
Abstract Atmospheric Portraits
Francesco Nazardo Captures Close Crops and Stubbly Details
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Upcycled Van Campers
Upcycled Van Campers
'Caravan Tokyo' Turns Old Vehicles into Traveling Accommodations
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3D-Printed Office Buildings
3D-Printed Office Buildings
These Fully Functional Cement Structures Will be Built in Dubai
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Upcycled Pub Interiors
Upcycled Pub Interiors
Hong Kong's Crafty Cow Gastropub Makes Use of New and Reclaimed Materials
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Sustainable Agave Surfboards
Sustainable Agave Surfboards
This Surfboard is Made Entirely from Sustainable Agave Materials
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Udder-Mimicking Milk Dispensers
Udder-Mimicking Milk Dispensers
‘Vache à Lait’ Seeks to Recreate the Farm-to-Table Experience
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68
Spine-Inspired Chairs
Spine-Inspired Chairs
This Beautiful Chaise Lounge is Inspired by the Curve of the Human Spine
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Book Spine Locker Art
Book Spine Locker Art
These Lockers Feature Hand-Painted Novel Spines to Encourage Reading
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Sunburned Skin Tattoos
Sunburned Skin Tattoos
These Tattoos are Transferred to Human Skin Through the Use of UV Rays
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Plate-Based Food Art
Plate-Based Food Art
Jacqueline Poirier Uses Dinner Plates as a Canvas for Ultra-Realistic Artwork
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Gigantic Public Saunas
Gigantic Public Saunas
The Arctic Circle Houses the World's Largest Public Sauna
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Bearded Bride Editorials
Bearded Bride Editorials
This Images Capture a Stunning Bride with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
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Plastic Bottle Cap Pavilions
Plastic Bottle Cap Pavilions
This Bottle Cap Structure Sends an Important Message About Pollution
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Magical Poster Series
Magical Poster Series
The Typographic Prints Display Drawings Inspired by Harry Potter Quotes
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Aboriginal Art-Inspired Dresses
Aboriginal Art-Inspired Dresses
These Floral Dresses Were Inspired by a Prominent Métis Artist
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Anxiety-Addressing Cards
Anxiety-Addressing Cards
Give These Greeting Cards for Anxiety to Friends Suffering Socially
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Rugged Male Portraits
Rugged Male Portraits
These Black & White Images Present Men in Contrasting Light and Shadows
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Biodiversity-Promoting Abodes
Biodiversity-Promoting Abodes
This Lightweight Shelter Blends into the Natural Environment
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Artistic Hand Photography
Artistic Hand Photography
These Hand Portraits Feature a Pair of Hands Conducting Daily Activities
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Opulent Private Islands
Opulent Private Islands
These New Private Islands are Part of 'The World' Development in Dubai
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Upcycled Food Containers
Upcycled Food Containers
These Clever Containers Provide an Eco-Friendly Food Storage Solution
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Sofa-Style Hammocks
Sofa-Style Hammocks
This Multi-Person Hammock Allows You to Sit in a More Upright Position
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Multi-Level Tree Houses
Multi-Level Tree Houses
This Play Place Offers Everything from a Homework Desk to a Slide Exit
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Room-Cooling Dining Tables
Room-Cooling Dining Tables
This Versatile Table Helps Diffuse Heat and Keep Rooms Cool
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Elevated Housing Domes
Elevated Housing Domes
This 270 Square Foot Pod Home Resembles an Enlarged Tech-Made Lollipop
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Summer Vacation Streetwear
Summer Vacation Streetwear
This Fashion Line Infuses the Concrete Jungle & Classic Summer Styles
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Planetary Coffee Tables
Planetary Coffee Tables
This Outer Space Table Features Mesmerizing Rings of Jupiter
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Stick-On Shoe Lights
Stick-On Shoe Lights
These Reactive and Customizable LED Strips Can Be Added to Any Shoes
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Contoured Soda Bottles
Contoured Soda Bottles
These Designers Re-imaged the Shape of Coca-Cola's Iconic Soda Bottle
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Fruity Fashion Sketches
Fruity Fashion Sketches
This Artist Transforms Everyday Foods into Chic Fashion Illustrations
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Laser Cut Pop-Up Cards
Laser Cut Pop-Up Cards
These Intricate Summer-Themed Pop-Up Cards are Made with Micro Details
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Personalized Tattoo Machines
Personalized Tattoo Machines
The 'Personal Tattoo Machine' Allows User to Self-Administer Tattoos
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Simple Foldable Offices
Simple Foldable Offices
Devide by Rami Santala is a Helpful Accessory for Remote Workers
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Retro Camping Vehicles
Retro Camping Vehicles
This Vintage Camper Combines Retro Designs and Contemporary Features
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Modern Box Residences
Modern Box Residences
Office of Architecture's Brooklyn Hut Project Celebrates Simplicity
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Newspaper Prom Dresses
Newspaper Prom Dresses
These Handmade Prom Dresses are Made Entirely from Recycled Materials
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Movie Spoiler Posters
Movie Spoiler Posters
This Series of Movie Posters Reveals the Endings of Classic Hollywood Flicks
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Feline-Inspired Eye Paintings
Feline-Inspired Eye Paintings
Tal Peleg's Cat-Inspired Makeup Art Takes the Cat Eye to a New Level
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Realistic Animal Rings
Realistic Animal Rings
These Adorable Animal Accessories are Made with Unbelievable Detail
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High-Tech Musical Beds
High-Tech Musical Beds
These Futuristic Beds Provide a Cozy Space to Watch Movies & Jam Out
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Suspended Hot Tubs
Suspended Hot Tubs
The 'Hydro Hammock' is a Combination Between a Hammock and a Suspended Pool
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Cleverly Expandable Suitcases
Cleverly Expandable Suitcases
Shelfpack by Ken McKaba Boasts Built-In Shelving for Organization
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Skeleton-Exploding Illustrations
Skeleton-Exploding Illustrations
Toronto Artist Paul Jackson Creates Incredibly Detailed Drawings
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Cardio Workout Desks
Cardio Workout Desks
This Design Fuses Office Furniture and Workout Equipment
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Portable Micro Cabins
Portable Micro Cabins
Getaway Helps Bostonians with Living Tiny and Recharging Away from the City
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Floor-Stored Dining Rooms
Floor-Stored Dining Rooms
This Tiny House Stores The Dining Table in the Floor and Bed in the Roof
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Secret Agent-Inspired Swimwear
Secret Agent-Inspired Swimwear
These James Bond Girl Bikinis were Inspired by 007 Star Halle Barry
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Continental Boutique Hotels
Continental Boutique Hotels
The Hoxton Hotel Amsterdam Offers Stunning Canalside Lodging
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Tiny Debt-Free Homes
Tiny Debt-Free Homes
Joel Weber Builds a 145 Square Feet House to Save on Room and Board
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Romantic Metalwork Rings
Romantic Metalwork Rings
The Oldfield Forge Academy Lets Couples Forge Their Own DIY Wedding Rings
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Solar Panel Windows
Solar Panel Windows
This Innovation Turns Solar Cell Technology Completely Transparent
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Tree-Hugging Spiral Staircases
Tree-Hugging Spiral Staircases
This Eco-Friendly Staircase Makes It Easy to Climb Trees
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Self-Sufficient Trailer Homes
Self-Sufficient Trailer Homes
The Wohnwagon Trailer Home Can Fend For Itself
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Whimsical Black Tattoos
Whimsical Black Tattoos
Caitlin Thomas Creates Body Ink Designs That are Deceptively Simple
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Floating Shoe Racks
Floating Shoe Racks
This Clever Storage Solution Allows You to Put Your Shoes on Display
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Transparent Mountainside Pods
Transparent Mountainside Pods
These Peruvian Hotel Pods are Attached to the Side of a Rocky Cliff
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Flat-Pack Disaster Shelters
Flat-Pack Disaster Shelters
The Temporary Compact Structure Houses Displaced People in Emergencies
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Body-Positive Superheroes
Body-Positive Superheroes
This Campaign Recreates ESPN's Body-Positive Issue with Nude Superheroes
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Waste Container Swimming Pools
Waste Container Swimming Pools
The 'Pool Box' is Housed Inside of an Old Dumpster
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Ceiling-Suspended Beds
Ceiling-Suspended Beds
This Hanging Bed is a Great Way to Save Space in a Small Home
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Emotive Food Packaging
Emotive Food Packaging
This Rustic Packaging Range Uses Emotional, Story-Based Marketing
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Space-Saving Homes
Space-Saving Homes
The Yo! Home Apartments Combine Multiple Rooms Into One
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DIY Wallpaper Cakes
DIY Wallpaper Cakes
This Unique Recipe Lets You Cover Your Cake in Any Pattern Imaginable
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Stripper Disney Princes
Stripper Disney Princes
Isaiah Stephens Re-Imagines Wholesome Characters as Magic Mike Contenders
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Subterranean Cliff Houses
Subterranean Cliff Houses
Open Platform for Architecture's Casa Brutale is a Striking Glass Home
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Modern Dog Houses
Modern Dog Houses
Puphaus by Pryamid Design Co. is a Stylish Outdoor Abode for Man's Best Friend
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Disney Princess Hair Makeovers
Disney Princess Hair Makeovers
These Short-Haired Princess Shots Show Disney Stars with Short Cuts
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Wrap Packaging Concepts
Wrap Packaging Concepts
This Convenient To-Go Packaging for Wrap Sandwiches is a Gamechanger
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Pop Culture-Inspired Graffiti
Pop Culture-Inspired Graffiti
This French Artist Turns Pop Culture Icons into Amusing Street Art
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Functional Micro Apartments
Functional Micro Apartments
Designer Szymon Hanczar Created a Minimalist Space for Urban Dwellers
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Elegant Grayscale Tattoos
Elegant Grayscale Tattoos
These Monochromatic Tattoos Feature Detailed Geometric Designs
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Minimalist Juxtaposed Cafes
Minimalist Juxtaposed Cafes
This Coffee Shop Combines Timber & Concrete for a Raw Interior Design
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Hairy Disney Princesses
Hairy Disney Princesses
These Illustrations Add Realistic Body Hair to Iconic Disney Princesses
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Motherly Disney Princesses
Motherly Disney Princesses
This Series Depicts What the Mothers of Disney Princesses Would Be Like
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