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Baby & Kids / The Sikker (Danish for safety) is a jack of all trades baby monitor, radio, alarm clock, and watch. One bracelet stays on baby; the other on parent. The units work in tandem with the base station to transmit basic biometric data about baby’s.

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Party Ideas. DIY Adults. Beauty. DIY Children. DIY Baby. Projects for children. For the House. The Chromatic Typewriter. Washington-based painter Tyree Callahan modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with color pads and hued labels to create a functional “painting” device called the Chromatic Typewriter.

The Chromatic Typewriter

Callahan submitted the beautiful typewriter as part of the 2012 West Prize competition, an annual art prize that’s determined by popular vote. I don’t know how practical painting an image with a color typewriter is, but if Keira Rathbone can do it… (via dark silence in suburbia) Unique Steampunk Insects. Since the late 1990′s style steampunk is becoming more and more popular, and not only in the literature.

Unique Steampunk Insects

Various modern utilitarian objects have been modded by enthusiasts into a pseudo-Victorian mechanical “steampunk” style. And often this stylization gives very unexpected results. Like, for example, art works of american sculptor Mike Libby. His studio Insect Lab make robots from dried insects. Insects for his works come from around the world, from Africa, China, New Guinea, Brazil, Texas, etc.

A Sculpture To Wear. Today is the opening day of “Walkable”, a retrospective of Kobi Levi’s work.

A Sculpture To Wear

His designs are all over the blogosphere these days so I’m honored Kobi took the time to answer my questions. You can watch an Hebrew friendly interview with him (click it anyway, you’ll get a sneak peek at his studio). Kobi’s creations at his blog are just around the corner.You can get in touch with Kobi here: kobilvi {at} 012 {dot} net {dot} il I’d love to hear about you, your journey, how it all began. I’ve always liked shoes as an artistic object as well as a fashion accessory.

Can you describe your work process for me? An idea can just “pop up” and I keep thinking about it until I decide to start developing it. Which materials do you work with? I “let” the idea decide which materials will work best. What is the most unusual piece you have ever designed? What’s next? I hope this artistic line will grow more, also the commercial line I’m working on, “Shoola”, women’s fashion shoes. The Incredible Digital Art of Michael Oswald.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces) Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed. Dettmer manipulates the pages and spines to form the shape of his sculptures. He also folds, bends, rolls, and stacks multiple books to create completely original sculptural forms. "My work is a collaboration with the existing material and its past creators and the completed pieces expose new relationships of the book’s internal elements exactly where they have been since their original conception," he says.

"The richness and depth of the book is universally respected yet often undiscovered as the monopoly of the form and relevance of the information fades over time. Dettmer is originally from Chicago, where he studied at Columbia College. Update: Read our exclusive interview with the Book Surgeon here. Still Life: Bent Objects.

UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art.

Still Life: Bent Objects

Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials Yeah, this is where those come from Dancing Queens English breakfast Sylvia Muffin put her head in the oven. The introvert Bananas in bed – let’s slip into bed together You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto. Fruit with life experience Zombies are nuts about brains Modest pear.