Twenty-One Colorful Cubes Compose Denmark’s Newly Opened Lego House — Colossal

After four years of construction, Denmark’s colorful LEGO House has finally been unveiled to the public in the company’s native land of Billund. The building, designed by the Copenhagen and New York-based design firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), is composed of 21 large, white cubes which each contain a colorfully painted roof. This “stack” is topped… … Continue reading Twenty-One Colorful Cubes Compose Denmark’s Newly Opened Lego House — Colossal

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Incredibly Lifelike Insects Crafted out of Bamboo by Noriyuki Saitoh — Colossal

Capturing anatomical essences with uncanny skill, Japanese artist Noriyuki Saitoh constructs life-sized insects using bamboo. The natural material’s versatility lends a surprisingly wide range of colors and textures to each creature. And although the first impression is of insects that are ready to crawl or fly off the page, Saitoh engages a thoughtful process of paring… … Continue reading Incredibly Lifelike Insects Crafted out of Bamboo by Noriyuki Saitoh — Colossal

Tom — The Baseball Bloggess

https://www.youtube.com/embed/U1Jkd2QsPY8?version=3&rel=0&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent And I showed you stars you never could see I remember where I was, exactly where I was, the moment I first heard Tom Petty. There are reasons why a random memory like this decades-old one sticks and others do not and it has to do with axons and neurons and blood vessels and […] … Continue reading Tom — The Baseball Bloggess

Hilarious Kinetic Eye Sculptures by Lucas Zanotto — Colossal

https://player.vimeo.com/video/236584808?color=EBF490&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 EYES is a short film by Lucas Zanotto (previously) showcasing several kinetic sculptures both built and filmed by the Helsinki-based director. Each installation is composed of simple parts that subtly imitate an action associated with one’s eyes. In one piece, two transparent globes slowly leak streams of water onto the floor below. In another, … Continue reading Hilarious Kinetic Eye Sculptures by Lucas Zanotto — Colossal

A Mesmerizing Experimental Claymation Short by Romaine Granger — Colossal

https://player.vimeo.com/video/200338260?color=ffffff&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 In this captivating short animated work, Romaine Granger, a student at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, weaves an abstract narrative from clay and sand. The work begins as a flat plane, showcasing a field of flowers in constant death and rebloom. Halfway through the piece, which is synced to Yasuaki … Continue reading A Mesmerizing Experimental Claymation Short by Romaine Granger — Colossal

A Pixelated Wooden Snorkeler Sculpted by Hsu Tung Han — Colossal

Taiwanese artist Hsu Tung Han recently unveiled his latest sculptural work, a 5-foot snorkeler that appears partially pixelated. Han often incorporates digital glitches into has carved figurative works, a few of which we shared earlier this year. You can see more views of this piece and other recent works on Flickr. via A Pixelated Wooden Snorkeler … Continue reading A Pixelated Wooden Snorkeler Sculpted by Hsu Tung Han — Colossal