We’ve seen skulls made out of Legos, diamonds, and even fur—now we’ve got cookware. This giant skull, constructed entirely out of everyday pots and pans is the creative vision of Subodh Gupta. Gupta is well known for working with stainless steal kitchenware to create symbols that reflect the urban globalization… Read More »The Zygomatic Frying Pan
This life size dental mannequin is actually used by dental students for teaching and practicing. It’s a bit intense—kinda like Robocop. [via Radio Guy, whose site is full of random medical devices.]
Anatomy meets interior design with this lamp designed by Alexander Lervick. A replica of the designer’s brain, originated from an MR scan at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. The image was processed through a 3D-printer, and became this unusual lamp shade design. Yes, it is bright. MYBrain is represented at the… Read More »Bright Minds Make Good Lamps
It may sound like the title of some new wave band, but Goldherz and Think Tank are two new pieces in the human interior series created by Austrian ceramicist, Renate Hattinger. The heart and the brain aren’t just pretty paperweights, they’re actual ceramic containers. Renate says that “this perhaps allows… Read More »Goldherz and Think Tank
Damien Hirst’s newest piece entitled “For the Love of God” might just become the single most expensive piece of contemporary art ever created. It is a life-size cast of a human skull in platinum, covered entirely by 8,601 VVS to flawless diamonds, weighing a total of 1,106.18 carats. The price… Read More »Is there anything Damien Hirst can’t do?
Have you ever wondered how Stewie from Family Guy can possibly support his gigantic head, or how Betty Boop is able to walk on those absurdly small feet? I haven’t, because cartoons are meant to over exaggerate the features of humans and animals or whatever other type of life forms… Read More »Anatomical Studies of Cartoon Characters