London-based model maker and founder of Chimerical Reveries Andy Acres invites you to “peer into another world” with his hand-crafted shadow boxes. Inspired by the art of storytelling, each enchanting model depicts eerie, abandoned scenes in miniature scale. Derelict farmhouses, old attics, and fog-filled forests are just some of the places you will find. Ranging in size, each shadow box features meticulous details, rich textures, and deep colors.
Model maker Dmitry Pokrovsky (aka wooduliketoo) lives and works in Khortitsa—an island in Zaporizhia, Ukraine.
You can’t walk on water, but you can now sleep on it thanks to the Shoal Tent from Smithfly.
If you’re one of those people who just can’t seem to keep real plants alive, then you might be interested in these teeny-tiny paper flowers and plants crafted by artist Raya Sader Bujana. Measuring less than two inches tall, these Tiny Terrariums encased in miniature glass vessels can be held on the tips of your fingers. Inspired by nature and her background in architecture, Bujana carefully hand-cuts each paper sculpture.
If you’ve ever had a failed culinary endeavor, you’ll know that accuracy is key when measuring your ingredients.
Who doesn't love a good espresso?
Toys of today are often loaded with a bevy of technological bells and whistles, but that’s not the only thing that makes them fun. Since the late 15th century, wind-up toys have entertained children and adults alike. Designer Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab is carrying on this rich tradition with her version of an ornithopter—a flying machine that makes a flapping wing motion and takes flight.
Nature-loving ceramicist Heesoo Lee creates enchanting sculptural vessels that look like forests of aspen trees.
If you like your stemware with a bit of sparkle, you're sure to love Urban Outfitters‘ colorful coupe cocktail glasses.
Japanese design is lauded for the beauty it finds in simplicity. Often, we describe it with words like minimalist, elegant, and subtle, with objects that fool our eyes; something could weigh a ton but still be seen as airy and light. This isn’t a coincidence; Japanese aesthetics are rooted in ancient ideals that act as guidelines for how they look and feel. Some of the principles guiding Japanese design are wabi-sabi, miyabi, shibui, iki, and yūgen.
Customized wedding bands have been a popular alternative to readymade rings for a while now.
Amazon is continuing to dip its toes into the world of handcrafted goods with the announcement of its new Handmade...