The Problem With the World Today According to Illustrator

By artfido / June 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

With the amount of bad things happening in the world today, we can’t blame people for being a little bit ‘glass half empty’ sometimes. Illustrator John Holcroft has taken this to the next level, with his series of illustrations based on 1950s advertisements. In these illustrations, Hallcroft depicts the many issues with the world today in a […]

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Make Your Own Fidget Spinner

By artfido / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The newest viral sensation around the world is the ‘fidget spinner’. We’ve had enough of seeing kids fork out their pocket money for cheap fidget spinners, so here’s how you can make your very own, DIY style. Get the kids around and have some fun! Credits: Matthew Charles (Pure Imagination) and Realmoms Instructions: Bike chain […]

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Amazing Staircases Beautified by Artists From Around the World

By artfido / March 24, 2017 / 2 Comments

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 […]

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

By artfido / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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LEGO Tape Lets You Turn Anything Into A Lego Surface!

By artfido / March 16, 2017 / 3 Comments

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 […]

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10 Women Who Changed the World We Live In

By artfido / March 10, 2017 / 6 Comments

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 […]

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Street Artist Rone Creates TOP SECRET Exhibition

By artfido / March 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By artfido / March 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By artfido / March 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

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 […]

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

By artfido / February 22, 2017 / 1 Comment

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 […]

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