Amazing Street Art from around the world.
Artist Federico Mauro compiled a collection of glasses and sunglasses worn by famous celebs and historical figures as well as fictional characters. The collection consists of eyewear worn by Malcolm X, John Lennon, Elton John, Steve Jobs, The Blues Brothers and even Morpheus from The Matrix. Did they leave out any notable eyeglasses?
Chicago based artist and photographer Paul Octavius decided to match snippets of everyday life with actual Pantone colors. It’s amazing how well some of these colors match up.
Classic Sculptures. Modern clothing.
Artist Mathew Piction decided to turn these 2D maps into 3D representations of cities such as London, Coventry, and Moscow. He used charred and crumbled paper to depict the cities before and after a war or natural disaster. Take a look.
I feel like these laser cut wooden records were made specifically for hipsters. I can just hear them now… “Vinyl is so mainstream. I only own genuine laser cut wood records. You’ve probably never heard of them.”
A brain made out of toothpaste, folks. I’m about to go waste something like 3 tubes so I can get some kick-ass Instagrams.
Art, Food and Drink
Artist Nolan Conway visited nearly 150 McDonald’s restaurants in 22 states and photographed over 180 patrons in order to create his new photo series, The People You Meet at McDonald’s.
I know that there is a much deeper meaning behind these pieces of work, but honestly, this brings me back to my childhood days of pretending sticks and stones were guns and grenades. Alright enough reminiscing, artist Sonia Rentsch used completely organic objects to create these “Harm Less” weapons. Pretty cool idea. Check out her website here.
Artist Eric Dufresne created these awesome Marvel superhero drawings using only geometric shapes. Take a look.
We showed you these portraits on maps before, but now we have some additional pieces of the collection to check out. These were created by artist Ed Fairburn who spends hours creating each one of these pieces.
Graphic Designer Ben Barrett-Forrest created this animated short about the history of fonts and typography using 291 Paper Letters and 2,454 Photographs. In all, it took over 140 hours of work to complete. The short video tells the history of typography beginning with Johannes Gutenberg and his “Black Letter” typeface.