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11 Awesomely Decorated Casts Worth a Broken Bone. Casts in cool colors or covered in your friends' get well messages are great, but some people take things a step further and turn the pile of plaster and bandages into a wearable piece of art. 1.

11 Awesomely Decorated Casts Worth a Broken Bone

Starry Night When Nicholas Frausto’s mom was scheduled to attend a dinner party after she broke her wrist, he insisted she not leave with an ugly, boring cast. So he decorated it with this great tribute to Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Casts are always a tight fit (that’s kind of the point), but with a TARDIS painted on your cast, you can always imagine that it’s bigger on the inside. 3. This cast might not be able to do whatever a spider can, but it still looks a lot more heroic than most casts. 4. You don’t have to be Tony Stark to look cool in Iron Man’s suit –even just part of it. 5. 6. This might just be the most metal cast ever. 7. 8.

Sarah Hardy based her cast design on a traditional Japanese tattoo style and the influence is easy to see. 9. 10. 11. Alcohol Is Microscopically Beautiful. Ephemeral Portraits Cut from Layers of Wire Mesh by Seung Mo Park. Using a process that could be the new definition of meticulous, Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates giant ephemeral portraits by cutting layer after layer of wire mesh.

Ephemeral Portraits Cut from Layers of Wire Mesh by Seung Mo Park

Each work begins with a photograph which is superimposed over layers of wire with a projector, then using a subtractive technique Park slowly snips away areas of mesh. Each piece is several inches thick as each plane that forms the final image is spaced a few finger widths apart, giving the portraits a certain depth and dimensionality that’s hard to convey in a photograph, but this video on YouTube shows it pretty well. Park just exhibited this month at Blank Space Gallery in New York as part of his latest series Maya (meaning “illusion” in Sanskrit).

Family Face Mashup Photography Brings Out Strong Resemblances. Each of Ulric Collette's portraits is composed of two relatives' faces mashed together to show how strong family resemblances are Think you don’t look like anyone in your family?

Family Face Mashup Photography Brings Out Strong Resemblances

French-Canadian photographer Ulric Collette might just be able to prove you wrong. Collette created mashups in which he takes photographs of two family members, edits half of each face and creates one seamless portrait. He calls it the “Genetic Portraits” series. Turns out gender differences and age gaps don't matter. Check out these amazing images: Mother/Daughter: Francine, 56 & Catherine, 23 Ulric Collette Twins: Alex & Sandrine, 20 Daughter/Mother: Marie-Pier, 18 & N’sira, 49. Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography. This wonderful work has done by a very talented Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer Ben Heine.

Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography

This creative artist was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. 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. 17 Ingeniously Designed Products That Will Solve Your Space Problem. Some time we find it difficult to manage things in our houses due to lack of space and then we look for things which we can easily accommodate into our house.

17 Ingeniously Designed Products That Will Solve Your Space Problem.

Well here are 17 brilliant ideas to turn sweet little home into a good looking place with lots of useful products. Your sofa set, dinning table, iron stand and some other useful thing takes some extra space in our house, and after looking at these 17 ingenious products your problem will be almost solved. A Fast Food Purse. Seulbi Kim, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, offers this one-handed solution to transporting food from your local burger joint.

A Fast Food Purse

She writes: The carrier will reduce the volume by about 50% compared to that today because I tried to simplify the design and minimize the amount of paper used with a hook for French fries, a sleeve for a burger, and a hole for soda drink, which causes people to carry it easier, and more materials saving. It is one-handed, convenient, practical, and compact, so your hands can be more free by holding all in one. Link -via Foodbeast | Designer's Website. 10 Most Creative Packaging Design – Part II. Erkan | On 20, Oct 2012 Creative packaging is regarded as one of the most commonly seen illustration of graphic design.

10 Most Creative Packaging Design – Part II

Aside from showcasing relevant and essential product properties, details and facts, the packaging is now a fundamental sales instrument as most consumers choose a product with creative, eye-catching packaging design when deciding on which products to buy. Therefore, having a captivating and exceptional and unique package design will make it a major competitive edge for companies and suppliers. The colors, illustration, typography and how items are wrapped and presented are just a few elements that designers need to pay attention to come up with an effective packaging which can impress the customers through it creativity. 23 super creative repurposed items.