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Statue from Easter Island, British Museum

The people of Easter Island, Polynesia built many giant statues called moai. This one is called Hoa Hakanai’a, which means ‘hidden friend’. It would have originally been painted red and white. 273 more words

Abstract inspiration

First spotted this one on Neatorama, which in turn was reposting from Colossal, so a shout-out to two awesome sites here.

Now. If you focus on representational carvings, you might approach a piece of wood with the intent of shaping it into a person/place/thing. 90 more words

360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono

New 360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono

Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono (previously) released a trio of new laser-cut storybooks including depictions of ‘Jack in the Beanstalk’ and Mount Fuji. 44 more words

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Con/struct: Fictional Urban Architecture |Arquitectura Urbana Ficticia

Con/struct from the artist, designer, and photographer Justin Plunkett, who uses his own original photography to digitally construct fictional landscapes and structures.

Con/Struct is an exploration into the themes of empowerment and imagination.

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A Giant Birdsnest

I first saw these pieces maybe a couple of years ago on the internet and now it looks like they are being brought back! The giant birdsnest for human looks like the ultimate comfy, but when I envision my future home, I just don’t know if there would ever be a place for it. 118 more words

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