The Birds, Bats and Bees: Phillips and Adventure Ecology's Sculpt the Future Foundation have commissioned artists to make bird, bat or bee houses out of  waste that comes from an art sale - the crates, catalogs, invitations, packaging etc.

The Birds, Bats and Bees: Phillips and Adventure Ecology's Sculpt the Future Foundation have commissioned artists to make bird, bat or bee houses out of waste that comes from an art sale - the crates, catalogs, invitations, packaging etc.

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Olafur Eliasson's  New York City Waterfalls: a public art project of 4 man-made waterfalls rising from New York Harbor. It will appear  June 26 -Oct. 13, running 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Olafur Eliasson's New York City Waterfalls: a public art project of 4 man-made waterfalls rising from New York Harbor. It will appear June 26 -Oct. 13, running 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Artist Brian Dettmer was featured on post # 5958 but the link is no good. He is known for his alteration of preexisting media -- such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes -- to create new works of visual fine art.

Artist Brian Dettmer was featured on post # 5958 but the link is no good. He is known for his alteration of preexisting media -- such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes -- to create new works of visual fine art.

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"This was a difficult project for me," says artist Alan Witschonke, "because I challenged myself to develop a new style specifically for this book, based on the art of the Mughal Empire."

"This was a difficult project for me," says artist Alan Witschonke, "because I challenged myself to develop a new style specifically for this book, based on the art of the Mughal Empire."

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This cool Map Bowl from Liz Grotyohann is made from discarded used paper shopping bags and lined with a map of the Bay Area.

This cool Map Bowl from Liz Grotyohann is made from discarded used paper shopping bags and lined with a map of the Bay Area.

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Kirk Bray is an artist in Jersey City.  His recent show, Elevated, at 58 Gallery depicts  his city's haphazard building and development philosophies.

Kirk Bray is an artist in Jersey City. His recent show, Elevated, at 58 Gallery depicts his city's haphazard building and development philosophies.

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Recently Chaiten Volcano, southern Chile, erupted during storms in the middle of the night, creating this rare and colossal effect. The Chaiten Volcano has triggered earth tremors and spewed ash two miles into the air.

Recently Chaiten Volcano, southern Chile, erupted during storms in the middle of the night, creating this rare and colossal effect. The Chaiten Volcano has triggered earth tremors and spewed ash two miles into the air.

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The blog of St. Louis artist/graphic novelist Tim Lane is up and running, and already loaded with content from his editorial work and more.

The blog of St. Louis artist/graphic novelist Tim Lane is up and running, and already loaded with content from his editorial work and more.

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A dead horse hangs from the ceiling at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Part of the 16th Biennale of Sydney, with art from more than 180 contemporary artists from around the world.

A dead horse hangs from the ceiling at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Part of the 16th Biennale of Sydney, with art from more than 180 contemporary artists from around the world.

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Marc Jacobs released a new tote bag with the cover of the latest Interview magazine on it. The cover shows the designer in the Warhol look, commemorating the 80th birthday of the artist.

Marc Jacobs released a new tote bag with the cover of the latest Interview magazine on it. The cover shows the designer in the Warhol look, commemorating the 80th birthday of the artist.

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UC Berkeley scientists/artists reveal secret lives of invisible magnetic fields as chaotic ever-changing geometries .

UC Berkeley scientists/artists reveal secret lives of invisible magnetic fields as chaotic ever-changing geometries .

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MONOCLE Magazine and Artek Furniture teamed up together for the launch of a stool in celebration of the magazine's one year anniversary. Avaialble in an edition of 60, it comes with a seat made from Finnish moose leather. Beautiful.

MONOCLE Magazine and Artek Furniture teamed up together for the launch of a stool in celebration of the magazine's one year anniversary. Avaialble in an edition of 60, it comes with a seat made from Finnish moose leather. Beautiful.

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At Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store they created a 3.2 x 2.1 metre work of Astro Boy pixel art made from 138,000 recycled Tokyo Metro tickets.

At Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store they created a 3.2 x 2.1 metre work of Astro Boy pixel art made from 138,000 recycled Tokyo Metro tickets.

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A research project from architect Phu Hoang Office seeks to address site specific issues in the Dead Sea with a series of artificial islands that would provide recreation, tourist attractions, renewable energy, and create fresh water.

A research project from architect Phu Hoang Office seeks to address site specific issues in the Dead Sea with a series of artificial islands that would provide recreation, tourist attractions, renewable energy, and create fresh water.

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Amazing hand blown cupcake platter by up and coming artist, Amanda Goss. Brilliant!! You can vote for her and her design at Fred Flare - she's a finalist in their design contest!

Amazing hand blown cupcake platter by up and coming artist, Amanda Goss. Brilliant!! You can vote for her and her design at Fred Flare - she's a finalist in their design contest!

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check out the series of artist books by emerging book artist/ designer allison wilton.  the books she has posted on her online portfolio all surround issues of contemporary web culture, and her design portfolio makes me jealous!

check out the series of artist books by emerging book artist/ designer allison wilton. the books she has posted on her online portfolio all surround issues of contemporary web culture, and her design portfolio makes me jealous!

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Let your stress and your angry go out with the artistic project "Passive Aggressive Anger Release Machine" by yarisal kublitz

Let your stress and your angry go out with the artistic project "Passive Aggressive Anger Release Machine" by yarisal kublitz

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Bamboo is one of the most versatile materials in the world. You can create more or less anything with bamboo. Finnish Artek has chosen to design a series of smooth looking furniture with bamboo veneer. The sidetable is my personal favorite.

Bamboo is one of the most versatile materials in the world. You can create more or less anything with bamboo. Finnish Artek has chosen to design a series of smooth looking furniture with bamboo veneer. The sidetable is my personal favorite.

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If you can't wait until July 11th, adopt the pretty cool iPhone 3G Paper toy created by the BigChief team.

If you can't wait until July 11th, adopt the pretty cool iPhone 3G Paper toy created by the BigChief team.

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Wonderful illustrations from New York based artist, designer, illustrator Marcos Chin. If you can name it Marcos Chin has probably done an illustration for it, products, advertising and fashion illustrations just to name a few.

Wonderful illustrations from New York based artist, designer, illustrator Marcos Chin. If you can name it Marcos Chin has probably done an illustration for it, products, advertising and fashion illustrations just to name a few.

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at design miami/ basel, audi presented 'traces' an installation, which consisted of 11 'unfinished' pictures by illustrators, artists, designers and photographers.... artificial worlds, with no cars... see what designboom found!

at design miami/ basel, audi presented 'traces' an installation, which consisted of 11 'unfinished' pictures by illustrators, artists, designers and photographers.... artificial worlds, with no cars... see what designboom found!

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california artist michele pred's mixed media sculptures, made of confiscated items from the San Francisco International Airport, will make you think.

california artist michele pred's mixed media sculptures, made of confiscated items from the San Francisco International Airport, will make you think.

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Tokyo Cut Paper artist Patrick Gannon creates mind blowing, intricate, and fun creatures and myths entirely from cut and torn paper (and some wood).  His first series of 5 Gicleé prints are now running wild.

Tokyo Cut Paper artist Patrick Gannon creates mind blowing, intricate, and fun creatures and myths entirely from cut and torn paper (and some wood). His first series of 5 Gicleé prints are now running wild.

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At the University of Washington... "Underwater communication: Robofish are the ultimate in ocean robots, keeping in touch without scientists' help"

At the University of Washington... "Underwater communication: Robofish are the ultimate in ocean robots, keeping in touch without scientists' help"

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Artist Emma Hack, who lives in Australia, creates really gorgeous designs utilizing female models that she successfully blends in with their surroundings. The effect is beautifully crisp, vibrant, living three dimensional wallpaper designs.

Artist Emma Hack, who lives in Australia, creates really gorgeous designs utilizing female models that she successfully blends in with their surroundings. The effect is beautifully crisp, vibrant, living three dimensional wallpaper designs.

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Giovani Scafuro makes fascinating artworks using primarily forks.

Giovani Scafuro makes fascinating artworks using primarily forks.

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'buch mit amphitheatralischer einrichtung' (book with amphitheatrical furnishings) - 2001 work by the german artist hubertus gojowczyk. Designboom has great coverage of Art Basel 2008

'buch mit amphitheatralischer einrichtung' (book with amphitheatrical furnishings) - 2001 work by the german artist hubertus gojowczyk. Designboom has great coverage of Art Basel 2008

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Madrid based architect and artist makes some quirky furniture slahs art pieces - imagine having this chair when you have a flu!

Madrid based architect and artist makes some quirky furniture slahs art pieces - imagine having this chair when you have a flu!

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Nike now projected the Chinese artists that they support in the Beijing Olympics onto the Rem Koolhaas CCTV Building in Beijing. Really impressive!

Nike now projected the Chinese artists that they support in the Beijing Olympics onto the Rem Koolhaas CCTV Building in Beijing. Really impressive!

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House Müller Gritsch by AFGH - Made in prefabricated wooden elements to reach a low budget for an artist couple in Switzerland.

House Müller Gritsch by AFGH - Made in prefabricated wooden elements to reach a low budget for an artist couple in Switzerland.

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A list of 19 great artists from around the web. Some will be familiar to the NotCot audience, others maybe not.

A list of 19 great artists from around the web. Some will be familiar to the NotCot audience, others maybe not.

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Even the smallest printing flaw can contaminate your whole job. Ad campaign for Mais Printing Services.

Even the smallest printing flaw can contaminate your whole job. Ad campaign for Mais Printing Services.

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Spear Collective Artist Jefrey Lacson takes playing with toys to some other dimension.

Spear Collective Artist Jefrey Lacson takes playing with toys to some other dimension.

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Goldsmiths graduate exhibition 2008 takes place in London. Unusual installations and artistic ideas are presented here in vast variety.

Goldsmiths graduate exhibition 2008 takes place in London. Unusual installations and artistic ideas are presented here in vast variety.

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Beautifully crazy illustrations by New York based artist Jinyoung Shin. Obviously her work has been influenced by japanese manga, but she has definitly seperated herself from that style with her long limbed figures.

Beautifully crazy illustrations by New York based artist Jinyoung Shin. Obviously her work has been influenced by japanese manga, but she has definitly seperated herself from that style with her long limbed figures.

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Chicago Artist, Martina Nehrling's new 21 foot long painting "Through a Purple Patch"

Chicago Artist, Martina Nehrling's new 21 foot long painting "Through a Purple Patch"

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"PROGRESS" by Scott Hansen (aka 1so50) - Artists For Obama.

"PROGRESS" by Scott Hansen (aka 1so50) - Artists For Obama.

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"The Fall of Steve Jobs" ~ the cover of Fortune's August 5, 1985 issue ~ found this while poking around the VT Cabin... the article and ads within certainly show how far we've come in the last 23 years...

FEATURED"The Fall of Steve Jobs" ~ the cover of Fortune's August 5, 1985 issue ~ found this while poking around the VT Cabin... the article and ads within certainly show how far we've come in the last 23 years...

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Artist Chiharu Shiota uses miles of string in her work to suspend objects in space and time.

Artist Chiharu Shiota uses miles of string in her work to suspend objects in space and time.

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A building renovation of the School of Fine Arts in Universidad de Chile, devastated by a fire in 1969. By Emilio Marin + Albert Tidy

A building renovation of the School of Fine Arts in Universidad de Chile, devastated by a fire in 1969. By Emilio Marin + Albert Tidy

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OMG! You have to see this video! The ultimate guide for fitness: Mariko Takahashi's Fitness Video for Being Appraised as an "Ex-fat Girl" by the the pop art artist Nagi Noda. It's ultra funny!

OMG! You have to see this video! The ultimate guide for fitness: Mariko Takahashi's Fitness Video for Being Appraised as an "Ex-fat Girl" by the the pop art artist Nagi Noda. It's ultra funny!

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Sandra Backlund, An Artist who has found her soul in heavy wool collage knitting

Sandra Backlund, An Artist who has found her soul in heavy wool collage knitting

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Phoenix Lander Arrives at Mars flawlessly at 7:30 est! check out the artist rendered video at NASA, and see some of the first pics its already sending back! Check out how excited the team is!

Phoenix Lander Arrives at Mars flawlessly at 7:30 est! check out the artist rendered video at NASA, and see some of the first pics its already sending back! Check out how excited the team is!

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Artist Erik Nordenankar had DHL send a GPS-tracked package 70,000 miles on a careful route to create the world's largest drawing.

Artist Erik Nordenankar had DHL send a GPS-tracked package 70,000 miles on a careful route to create the world's largest drawing.

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Art & Ghosts, otherwise known as Louise. Is a digital darling that creates whimsical goodies of twilight tea parties, coquettish creatures and dollhouse decadence!

Art & Ghosts, otherwise known as Louise. Is a digital darling that creates whimsical goodies of twilight tea parties, coquettish creatures and dollhouse decadence!

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