Amazing Staircases Beautified by Artists From Around the World

March 24, 2017 in Art, artist, Painting

Although we’re used to seeing street art appear on the walls and buildings of our cities, more recently artists have started colouring the stairs that we walk on every day. When painted, public stair art is a stunning and unexpected canvas for portraits, geometric patterns, and intricate mosaics. Each rise of a step is one fraction […]

Statue of a Girl Stares Down the Famous ‘Charging Bull’ on Wall St

March 18, 2017 in Art, artist, Sculpture

Earlier this week, a small bronze statue of a girl, designed by artist Kristen Visbel, appeared overnight in the path of the bull statue. The young girl stares down the famous Wall Street charging bull in an act of defiance. It’s intended to highlight the gender disparity of senior level roles at US financial firms; 85 […]

LEGO Tape Lets You Turn Anything Into A Lego Surface!

March 16, 2017 in Art, artist, Craft, Fun, Kids

Imagine being able to build around corners, on curved surfaces, or even onto the sides of that sailing ship you’ve just spent hours building. You forgot to engineer a point of attachment for that sweet dinosaur-smashing cannon? No problem. Snip a length of Nimuno Loops, stick it on the hull, mount your cannon and be on yarr […]

10 Women Who Changed the World We Live In

March 10, 2017 in Art, artist, Photography

It’s surprising to us that in this day and age we still need to have an ‘official’ day to recognise and champion women and women’s rights. Nevertheless, International Women’s Day has come and gone for another year and gave us the opportunity to reflect upon how women have changed the world we live in. Throughout history, many […]

Street Artist Rone Creates TOP SECRET Exhibition

March 7, 2017 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

Last week in an unidentified and soon-to-be-demolished building in Melbourne, Australia, a secret street art exhibition titled “The Alpha Project” was held by renowned street artist RONE to a lucky few. As the invitation read: “I have been working on a huge top secret project over the last few months. In fact it is still a secret […]

Banksy is Back With “The Walled Off Hotel” in Bethlehem

March 4, 2017 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

Banksy is back with a brand new project on the streets of Bethlehem in Palestine. The mysterious artist has just opened a nine room hotel called “The Walled Off Hotel” located in an area very close to the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists. “The Walled Off Hotel” exhibits Banksy’s typically politically charged […]

The Top Photos in the 2017 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

March 2, 2017 in Art, artist, Photography

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has just announced the finalists and winners for the 2017 competition, which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. When we presented you with the 2016 finalists, it was one of our most viewed blogs for 2016. Many […]

Artist Transforms Arabic Words To Illustrate What They Actually Mean

February 23, 2017 in Animals, Art, Illustration

Fancy learning a new language? What about Arabic? Now you can learn it with ease with the help of artist Mahmoud Tammam who has created a series of illustrated Arabic words which show exactly what each word means in pictorial form. Tammam has manipulated the sloping curves and dots of the Arabic characters into the bodies of animals, pieces […]

The Art of Food: Pics That Show How Food Looks Before It’s Harvested

February 22, 2017 in Art, artist, Food Art, Nature

When walking through our local supermarket, we often stop and think “I wonder how food got invented?” We’re like: who thought about extracting the seeds from coffee fruit, dry it, toast it, ground it, and then make delicious coffee out of it? That’s crazy. And delicious. Now you’re thinking about that, have you ever wondered what your fav fruit […]

Artist Illustrates the Most Perfect Explanation of Privilege We’ve Ever Seen

January 31, 2017 in Art, Illustration

New Zealand artist and illustrator Toby Morris has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives. We think it’s well worth reading. What do you think? ’There is no such thing as a “self-made man”. […]

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