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The 2020 A’ Design Awards is Accepting Early-Bird Submissions

From Yoshimi Sugiyama’s photos of beautifully lit natural landscapes in Japan, to Pheren Soepadhi’s lacy-couture piece inspired by masked warriors and 18th-century fashion, the A’ Design Awards winners have raised the bar each year. Now it is your turn to submit the best creation you have ever made within art, tattoo, animation, photography, graphic design, […]

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Roundup of Tattoos and Computer Graphics from the A’ Design Awards

Recent technological advancements in artistic tools means the computer and tablets are transformed into a canvas. In the world of tattooing, the human body is the canvas, to which a person gives over to an artist, as a form of collaboration. Here we’ve selected a look at past winners in the categories of computer-derived art […]

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Hypnotic Digital Sculptures by Maxim Shkret

Maxim Shkret is a Moscow-based artist creating digital sculptures of animals and people. The tools he uses include Autodesk 3ds Max, Vray, Corona Renderer, Pixologic Zbrush, and Wacom Intuos. His unique 3D modeling, reminiscent of paper art, captures the essence of flowing fur, ridged scales, and contoured bone. From foxes to dragons to fierce heroines, […]

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Call For Entries Open for the 2019 A’ Design Awards

There are so many fascinating projects submitted to last year’s A’ Design Awards, like the Kremlin-looking 3D-art by Jerico Santander that actually represents “a transcendental and alternative idea of extraterrestrial life” (see above). As well as a fashion collection based on designer Rong Zhang’s Chinese upbringing and the Victorian-era; stylized tattoos, erotic bracelets, futuristic chairs, and […]

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Shadow Sculptures Made of Trash by Tim Noble and Sue Webster

If you have never seen the shadow sculptures of Tim Noble and Sue Webster, it’s time you did. By casting light on grotesque assemblages (or “anti-monuments“) of random trash, scrap metal, and even taxidermied animals, this British collaborative duo creates inkblots of ordinary life; things you might perceive are romantic standoffs, wasted youth, and copulating […]

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Fear, Beauty, and the Abject: Handcrafted Art Dolls by Emilie Steele

Emilie Steele is a multidisciplinary artist based in Stockholm, Sweden, who creates handcrafted posable art dolls. Each doll’s body is first sculpted in clay, then silicone molds are made, and the pieces are cast in resin. Steele also makes all the clothes, wigs, and accessories by hand. These are far from your ordinary dolls, notable […]

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Colorful Complexity of Coral Reefs Recreated in Paper by Mlle Hipolyte

The colorful diversity of coral reefs lend themselves well to paper craft. Artist mlle Hipolyte has folded, rolled, and fringed the material into a variety of underwater-inspired forms for her work titled “Coralium.” Together, they comprise a two meter by one-meter piece; contained by a wooden frame, it’s as if we’re happening upon a living […]

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Suzanna Scott Turns Coin Purses into Symbols of Female Empowerment

Artist Suzanna Scott reconstructs everyday objects as powerful comments on gender and equality. Her most prominent is an ongoing series of works called “Coin Cunts,” in which coin purses are turned inside out and sewn to form colorful representations of female genitalia. “In our new reality of untruths and the resurgence of misogynistic and racist […]

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Complex Creatures Crafted Out of Balloons by Masayoshi Matsumoto

Balloon art is a common sight at children’s birthday parties, but artist Masayoshi Matsumoto has elevated the practice with his complex sculptures. Using only balloons—no markers, adhesives, or other sealants—he crafts creatures large and small and doesn’t limit himself to a particular size or species. While all are impressive, the bulbous forms lend themselves well […]

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Exploring the Senses in Uncanny Sculptures by Ronit Baranga

Ronit Baranga, who we featured previously as part of our anatomical sculpture list, is an Israel-based artist creating uncanny body-part hybrids out of clay and porcelain. Shown here are works produced by the artist in the last three years. In addition to her brand of sentient kitchenware, Baranga harnesses the unseen emotions of different parts—i.e., […]