Giant Tree Made of 80 Different Types of Fabric

Standing 18 meters (or 46 feet) tall, is an awesome new tree sculpture made of 80 different types of fabric. The Baobab Tree, created by Pirate Technics, was inspired by Africa’s baobab tree, which is the oldest living specimen in Africa and has long been a symbol for community. Rings about 16 feet wide were used to build the tree before it was wrapped with fabric. It sits outside the Southbank Centre in London, England.

“During the summer, thousands of people will gather in London and visitors from across the globe will be stepping closer to one another,” said Creative Director Beatrix Eden of Pirate Technics.

“Inspired by the idea of the space between strangers becoming smaller we created the Baobab Tree as a unique meeting place for chance encounters sparking new conversations. Every culture uses fabrics and patterns, whether in traditional dress, uniform or decoration. Fabrics have always traveled, designs crossing borders, being altered and traded back. Within the fabric of our tree we hope that visitors will recognize threads from their own cultures woven into this meeting place at the heart of a global gathering.”

It is expected that millions of visitors will see this sculpture in London this summer.






Love it!

via [Yahoo News], [Zimbio], [ThisisNottingham]



January 24, 2017

23 Pieces of Jewelry Inspired by Earth’s Natural Wonders

What if you could capture the world’s most mysterious and magnificent natural wonders in the palm of your hand? Well, thanks to a handful of earth-loving artisans and designers—including many of our favorites—you can! Rooted in an admiration for the environment, this quirky collection of nature-inspired jewelry honors the sticks, stones, seas, and stars that comprise our splendid planet.

Read Article


January 24, 2017

Creative Dad Turns Son’s Drawings Into Awesome Anime Characters

French animator and anime artist Thomas Romain has recently started collaborating with two unlikely artists: his young sons. Much like their father, the boys love to draw and design characters. To show them the capability of their creativity, Romain often turns their doodles into professional-level concept art. Romain began his unique anime drawings series last month, when he and one of his sons designed and rendered a star-studded alien.

Read Article


Get Our Weekly Newsletter