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44 Daring Dioramas

From Micro Movie Sets to Mini Urban Sculptures

— November 13, 2011 — Art & Design
Catch a glimpse of pint-sized life with these daring dioramas. While the word diorama may be enough to send a shiver of dread down your spine, set aside your unresolved grade school trauma for a moment and enjoy these meticulously crafted miniatures.

Proving that dioramas aren't just for book reports anymore, more and more artists are trying their hand at creating petite captures of human existence and beyond. Creating depictions of real life as well as more horrific or fantastical versions, these petite scenes are completely captivating. From crafted domestic captures to everyday items dioramas that emulate Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, these minute masterpieces are sure to make you smile. Giving you the feeling of flying high above the mess and rigors of everyday life, these daring dioramas deliver life in the details.

Sure to make you long for the doll house of your youth and blow you away with their microscopic detail, these daring dioramas will leave a lasting impact.
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Dainty Yard Dioramas
Dainty Yard Dioramas
Phil Jones' Miniature Tire Swing is Adorable and Unassuming
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Super-Sized Dioramas
Super-Sized Dioramas
'Eurovisions' is the New Show by Fantastic Norway
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41
Dapper TV Show Dioramas
Dapper TV Show Dioramas
The Prime Big Series Commercial is on a Miniature Scale
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40
Pop Culture Mashup Dioramas
Pop Culture Mashup Dioramas
'Where the Wild Shins Are' by Lindsey Gilbert Mixes Music & Movies
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39
Halloween-Themed Dioramas
Halloween-Themed Dioramas
Christopher Boffoli's Pumpkin Carvers Boasts Hard-Working Little People
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38
Controversial Trial Crafts
Controversial Trial Crafts
Etsy's Casey Anthony Accessories are as Contentious as the Verdict
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37
Office Stationery Dioramas
Office Stationery Dioramas
Artist Tofi Stoler Creates and Recreates Stapled Masterpieces
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36
Shoe Dioramas
Shoe Dioramas
Jethro Haynes Creates 'The Amorous Octopus' on a Vans Slip-On
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35
Buoyant Bubble Dioramas
Buoyant Bubble Dioramas
Thomas Doyle's Distillation Series Analyzes Domestic Life
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34
Devious Toy Dioramas (UPDATE)
Devious Toy Dioramas (UPDATE)
'Toy Stories' by Aled Lewis is Now Available for Sale
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33
Destroyed Home Dioramas
Destroyed Home Dioramas
The Broken Houses Series Gives Decayed Structures a New Perspective
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Gadget Store Dioramas
Gadget Store Dioramas
Gary Katz Creates an Apple Mini-Store With a Shoebox
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Paintings of Dioramas
Paintings of Dioramas
Amy Bennett's ‘Lakefront Series' Travels Down Memory Lane
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30
Minimalist Monochromatic Dioramas
Minimalist Monochromatic Dioramas
The PostlerFerguson Wonderboxes Relies on Our Interpretations
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29
Grisly Dollhouses
Grisly Dollhouses
'Of Dolls and Murder' Documents Low-Tech Crime Solving
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Autopsy Dioramas
Autopsy Dioramas
'Specimen Box No 1 Specimen No 98: Gork' by Specimen 7 is Sorta Creepy
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Eco Statement Naturescapes
Eco Statement Naturescapes
Artist Gregory Euclide Uses Dioramas to Show a Natural Conflict
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Healthy Online Communities
Healthy Online Communities
The Active Life Campaign Advocates Meeting on the Web & Playing Outside
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25
Shrunken Toon Bottle Figurines
Shrunken Toon Bottle Figurines
Black Mago Specializes in Miniaturizing Popular Cartoon Characters
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24
Psychedelic Dioramas
Psychedelic Dioramas
Meredith Dittmar's Artwork is Intensely Captivating
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23
Mini Urban Sculptures
Mini Urban Sculptures
Alan Wolfson Recreates Canal ST. Cross-Section With Mind-Boggling Detail
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22
Disastrous Papercrafts
Disastrous Papercrafts
Spitefuls DIY Disaster Dioramas Add New Tragedies (UPDATE)
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Dynamic Paper Dioramas
Dynamic Paper Dioramas
PeopleToo Creates Amazingly Emotive Environments
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DIY  Disaster Dioramas
DIY Disaster Dioramas
Spitefuls Paper Crafts
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Humorous Household Dioramas
Humorous Household Dioramas
Vincent Bousserez's Unique Miniaturized Take On Daily Life
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18
Briefcase Business Models
Briefcase Business Models
The Serial Cut Still Life Photo Series Presents the Company's Best Work
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Micro Movie Sets
Micro Movie Sets
Florian Tremp Creates and Photographs Magnificent Miniature Models
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Dead Beetle Dioramas
Dead Beetle Dioramas
Scott Bain Micromachina Art Turns Taxidermy Bugs Into Interactive Scenes
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Dripping Organic Dioramas
Dripping Organic Dioramas
Gregory Euclide Reliefs for PULSE are Detailed Natural Depictions
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14
Whimsical Mini Sculptures
Whimsical Mini Sculptures
The Graem Whyte Landscapes Series is Strange and Quirky
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13
Holiday Dessert Dioramas
Holiday Dessert Dioramas
Washington Post's Annual Peeps Show IV Celebrates Easter Right
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12
Fashion Dioramas
Fashion Dioramas
Madam Peripetie Channels Salvador Dali for Imaginative Photos
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11
Immaculate Nature Dioramas
Immaculate Nature Dioramas
Helen Musselwhite's Intense Papercraft Masterpieces
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10
Itty-Bitty iPhone Dioramas
Itty-Bitty iPhone Dioramas
JD Hancock Creates Fun Summer Scenes With His iPhone
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9
Decapitated Barbie Shoots
Decapitated Barbie Shoots
Anna Wand's 'The Joys of Fairy Killing' is More Than Macabre
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8
Subversive Dioramas
Subversive Dioramas
Murder Miniatures
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7
Micro City Papercraft
Micro City Papercraft
Dotonbori Street in Osaka
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Disturbed Soldier Dioramas
Disturbed Soldier Dioramas
Casualties of War by Dorothy Art Collectives is a Chilling Reminder
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Fabricated Landscape Photography
Fabricated Landscape Photography
Kim Keever's Stunning Topography Captures are All Fake
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4
Designer Dollhouse Furniture
Designer Dollhouse Furniture
'Haute Dollhouse' Features Miniature Adler Dioramas for Barbie
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3
Delicious Everyday Dioramas
Delicious Everyday Dioramas
Christopher Boffoli Creates Real-Life Scenes with Food and Figurines
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2
Fairytale Homicides
Fairytale Homicides
Julia Murakami's Miniature Murderous Dioramas
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Debauched Killer Dolls (UPDATE)
Debauched Killer Dolls (UPDATE)
These Shocking Mariel Clayton Barbie Dioramas Will Blow Your Mind
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