3D print is not a new name in these days. But how to use this technology in our daily life is still in exploration. North american plumbing and building product manufacturer american standard is a good example of smartly use 3D print technology in a novel way. They just created a collection of seemingly impossible bathroom faucets that are works of art.
Using everyday objects that he collected from the streets of Berlin, German artist Martin Roller constructs some creative mash-ups. In Roller’s surreal world, a set of “shoes” is actually a pair of bananas with bright white shoelaces, Christmas candle is actually baby carrot and a car tire into a visually deceiving birthday cake. No matter what the mash-up, each piece takes on a futuristic quality that is both surreal and oddly realistic in its execution. Although his work looks like they were digitally retouched, the talented artist actually took the time to build each work of art by hand. Hence, all of the unusual constructions exist in real life.
Studio dance photographer Alexander Yakovlev creates stunning portraits of professional dancers to reveal the elegance or their bodily movement with the help of airborne flour. With the help of flour, the portrait clearly demonstrates the beauty of both dance and the powerful human body. Besides utilizing this powdery element, Yakovlev has also created a portfolio that allows black and white to meet color, ballet to meet break dance, and stationary poses to meet energetic, mid-air freeze frames. See more of Yakovlev’s works on 500px.
The Badlands region in the American West is famous for its arid and unforgiving landscape, which at the most of time is covered with sharp and eroded spires of stone. However, at the right moment and right condition, this lifeless place can give birth to an extraordinary explosion of color and life in the form of beautiful wildflowers. According to photographer Guy Tal, “On rare years, wildflowers burst into stunning display of color, transforming the desert into a veritable garden for just few precious days.” With just a tiny bit of moisture the desert, these purple and yellow flowers spring into action, doing what they can to conserve as much water as possible and to bloom and reproduce quickly. However, due to the desert’s climate, these blooms have very short life, which is why they can be a rare sight.