Already known for their design contribution to the likes of Ferrari, Pininfarina is synonymous with beautiful, luxurious aesthetics. But now they'll be known for something a little bit different — the Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen.
With more than 200 towers of heights 20 stories or greater planned to be built in London over the next 20 years, the UK's capital city is in for some big visual changes. Architectural visualization firm Hayes Davidson places those planned towers over a current image of London to imagine the future shape of London's skyline.
Middle America's decorative water towers -- not those nasty things in New York -- hold a special place in the annals of Americana history. They serve as both a public utility and as a community's spiritual centerpiece -- like a Midwestern totem pole, highlighting and reflecting the local cultural identity.
Souvenirs have a tendency to skew way, way kitschy, especially when they're tied to major events like the Olympics. But these souvenirs — designed by a group of industrial design students — put a totally new spin on the traditional tat, and the results are pretty awesome.
So, you think you know Manhattan and New York City, do you? Well, multimedia artist Peter Wegner is about to show you a completely unexpected side of your city. His series, Buildings Made Of Sky, turns you upside down to show you the hidden 'skyscrapers' all around you.
Sometimes a building is like an architectural alien. The bizarrely-shaped museums in these photographs are so different from the city around them that it's as if they erupted out of a dimensional doorway from another universe.
China excels at large-scale endeavors, and art is no different. New York artist Prune Nourry was uniquely able to produce her installation Terracotta Daughters, a 116-statue update to the famed Terracotta Army, by enlisting the help of Chinese master craftsman Wen Xian Feng and traveling to Xi’an several times over the course of a year.
Brazilian visual artist Butcher Billy took his passion for pop culture and mixed and matched it in his series about post-punk and new wave music stars as superheroes. We interviewed him recently about his roots and influences in pop culture, as well as his views on art and superheroes. Also, he tells us if he’s a DC or a Marvel guy.