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Tribe in Ethiopia Turns Trash Into Interesting Jewellery

October 7, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, Jewellery

There is probably no better example of the saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” than the Daasanach tribe from Ethiopia’s Omo Valley who have found a creative  and eco-friendly way to use garbage. They make astonishingly beautiful head-ware from scavenged bottle-caps, broken watches, and bits of silvery mesh. These beautiful head-wares are worn […]


When You’re Dead, You Can Get Your Tattooed Skin Preserved and Framed as Art

October 7, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People, tattoos

In one of the more unusual artistic things we’ve seen, the National Association For Preservation Of Skin Art (NAPSA) is giving members of their organization the chance to preserve their tattoos when they so they can be given to loved ones as a gift. It will work like this: people who join NAPSA will get a certificate. After […]


Designers Create Nameless Paints So Children Can Learn About Colors

October 1, 2015 in Art, artist, Drawing, Painting

Remember how you learnt about colors when you were a kid? The sky is blue, the sun is yellow, the grass is green, etc, etc. But as adults, we know that those color names don’t do justice to the richness of colors and tones we see all around us. That’s why the Japanese design duo Ima Moteki […]


Hypnotizing Geometric Shapes & Lines by Thai Photographer

September 30, 2015 in Architecture, Art, artist, Design

Every now and then, we stumble across a little bit of magic when looking through our @artFido instagram feed. Thailand artist Dhavebaj Anupabsthian‘s instagram feed is one such account, with its visuals of geometric shapes and lines. Using his phone’s camera, a couple of graphic editing apps on his tablet and Instagram’s tools, his hypnotizing photos are […]


Grandmother Yarn Bombs Her Town in the Name of Art

September 29, 2015 in Art, artist, Fun

Now when you think of the world’s great street artists, the names Banksy, Blek le Rat and Os Gemeos probably come to mind. But what about a 104 year old grandmother? Grace Brett is that lady, and she’s probably the world’s oldest guerrilla knitter, aka ‘yarn-bomber extraordinaire’. This English lass helped Souter Stormers, a group of […]


A Lantern For Your Room That Looks Like the Moon!

September 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

Looking for an amazing gift for that someone special? What don’t you buy them the moon! More specifically, Acorn have just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo seeking funds to make a moon lantern! It’s made from glass fiber and latex, and comes in 7 different sizes ranging from 3.2 inches to 23.6 inches. We. Just. Love. […]


The Matchstickmen by German Artist Wolfgang Stiller

September 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Carving, Sculpture

Artist Wolfgang Stiller has pulled one out of the box with these spooky yet spectacular matchstick men. We’re feeling a bit burnt out at the moment, so they were particularly relevant for us! And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check out artFido HERE!


An Artist’s Struggle With Depression in Photography

September 22, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Depression and anxiety is real, and is all around us. Fortunately, we have strong people in our communities who are speaking out in their own unique ways to remove the associated stigma attached to it. Photographer Edward Honaker is one such person, and he has produced a portfolio of images that shows how he experiences depression. Falling and […]


Dark and Controversial Digital Illustrations by Russian Artist

September 22, 2015 in Art, artist, Digital Art

No since the works of Luis Quiles (see HERE) have we seen artwork as controversial as these. Russian digital artist Waldemar von Kazak skirts the gamete of controversy, surrealism and social commentary, using sexual tension and bizarre characters to capture viewers’ imaginations. Like him or loathe him, Waldermar’s work does exactly what great art is supposed […]


This is What the Average Person Looks Like in Each Country

September 22, 2015 in artist, People, Photography, Photoshop

The website allows you to participate in short online psychology experiments looking at the traits people find attractive in faces and voices.  They just released a fascinating study which aligns many pictures of individuals from every country and created composite images of what the average face would look like. It’s a complicated process that isn’t 100% […]


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