Artist Playfully Redesigns Cozy Blankets As Crocheted Mermaid Tails

The prevailing hobby of mermaiding sounds like the perfect summer activity. It involves wearing a mesmerizing mermaid tail costume as you swim and relax in a body of water. While this is great for warmer months and tropical climates, what’s a mermaid enthusiast to do when the seasons change and temperatures drop? Mythical creature fans can get their hands on a mermaid tail blanket that’s the epitome of comfort and coziness. Plus, these fantastical creations will definitely brighten up a dreary winter day!

Each colorful design is handmade to fit different sizes for adults, children, and toddlers. 

via [Geyser of Awesome]

December 7, 2016

Beautiful Vintage Light Bulbs Feature Luminous Floral Filaments

LED light bulbs are all the rage nowadays, but you can’t beat the timeless beauty of vintage filaments. Between the late 1930s and into the 1970s, the Aerolux Light Corporation produced novelty bulbs with tiny sculptures inside. These decorative filaments take the shapes of flowers and birds which are electrically illuminated in a variety of vibrant colors. To construct these bulbs, Aerolux used low-pressure gas in their filaments—either neon, argon, or both.

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December 6, 2016

Over 25,000 Paper Flowers Transform Room Into Colorful Art Experience

More than 25,000 colorful paper flowers spiral around a 6-meter atrium at the shopping mall of Omotesando in Tokyo. The visually stimulating scene is part of Emmanuelle Moureaux‘s newest installation, Color Mixing. The French-born, Tokyo-based architect created the vibrant work as part of NSK’s 100th anniversary exhibition, Setting the Future in Motion. NSK is a leading manufacturer of bearings, and the artist made good use of their capabilities in her work.

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