Amazing Recycled Car Parts Sculptures

Made entirely out of recycled car and motorcycle parts, Swiss artist Tom Samui masterfully crafted these extraordinary metal sculptures. After collecting the materials needed from a local junkyard, Samui cleans and sorts all the pieces needed for current or future works. None of the pieces collected from the junkyards are ever thrown out and once all the pieces have been welded together, the sculpture is polished and treated with anti-rust lacquer. This whole process can take up to 400 hours! The detail on these pieces and the sheer scale of some of them is most impressive!

via [Marcomahler]

December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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