Daily commute, then and now
Cleveland-based sculptor Carl Jara’s work skips the turrets, mermaids, or fish of most sand castles. His intention to create things you wouldn’t normally see in a sandcastle competition has allowed him to earn nine World Championship medals for his sand sculptures.
Minneapolis artist Brock Davis thrives with the Net as his gallery. You can enjoy his clever, humorous, skewed view of the world’s ordinary objects by following him on Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, behance, facebook and other sites. His website, itistheworldthatmadeyousmall.com/ is currently being updated.
The hungry sofa
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find attribution for these sculptures that threaten to defy gravity.
Commercial photographer Sam Kaplan‘s latest project, Unwrapped, transforms sticks of chewing gum into monumental structures, stacking the sticky treat in shapes that imitate architectural forms. Hundreds of pieces of gum criss cross and stand upwards to create pyramids, columns, and arches—held tightly together with support from super glue.
Photographer Daniel Kukla photographed square mirrors propped on easels in locations around Joshua Tree National Park in California to catch the reflection of the horizon behind him. The resulting images create the effect of looking at paintings sitting in the middle of the desert.
Home decorating by and for men.
Indonesian sculptor Ichwan Noor takes the iconic components of vintage VW vehicles and warps them into perfect spheres and cubes.
For more human ingenuity medley, go here.
Also thanks to: Sam, John, George, Jen C.