In addition to being a creative DIY project, the Great Rhombicuboctahedron Model Kit doubles as an epic tongue twister. Carefully designed by architect Thomas Houha and rendered in sturdy matboard, the Great Rhombicuboctahedron ("Rhombi" for short) is based on the ancient principles of sacred geometry.
This unique furoshiki Mountain Blossom design was created by artist Leah Duncan: “This design was inspired by the famous cherry blossom mountain view in Japan at sunrise. The elements are subtle, which creates a delicate and abstract pattern when the furo
These colorful floral designs by Australian design duo Inaluxe offer a mod take on the traditional botanical tattoo. The Mod Florals Set features 4 different abstracted floral designs, with vibrant color combinations and fun varied petal shapes.
A dizzying sibling to our best-selling 1,000 Colors Puzzle, the 1,000 Colors Halftone Puzzle adds a layer of intrigue by reproducing each color in halftone. The printing technique uses dots of various size, spacing, and CMYK colors to create a broad spectrum of tones - and creates an especially tricky color field. The puzzle's creator suggests that it may not be as tough as it looks, though, becoming more an act of intuition than a visual guessing game.
More matters in the fruit and veg department. And you'll never run out of ideas for produce pickin's with The Taxonomy of Fruits & Vegetables, which features over 700 homegrown illustrations of everything from mangosteens to cooking greens.
In Catalan artist Cinta Vidal's latest series, she explores how industry weaves itself into the human experience and into the environment, both helping us and hurting us wherever it goes. Vidal is "attracted to this contradiction and the strange beauty of industrial places." The artist traditionally paints in acrylic on wood, and combines multiple perspectives in her "un-gravity" constructions that invite the viewer to consider different points of view.
The Hida Express furoshiki design was created by artist Hannah Waldron, based on her journey on this unique train. “The Hida Express is a limited express train that runs from Toyoma to Takayama through the Japanese Alps. On this journey, all sense of time and orientation seemed to disappear as we snaked, sped, crawled, ambled, rocketed and twisted through mountain upon mountain, every turn revealing rushing rivers and glinting waterfalls only momentarily glanced.”
These versatile bowls from Philadelphia-based ceramic artist Brian Giniewski are perfectly sized for a variety of uses. Each bowl is handmade and features Giniewski's signature combination of a lightly textured ceramic base paired with a unique overlay of thick paint-like drips of glaze.