Monday, January 20, 2020

Robby Kraft Combines Mathematics and Paper to Fold Incredible Origami

Robby Kraft teaches code and design to artists at Parsons School of Design and School for Poetic Computation, NYC. It was around 2013, he learnt more on origami by attending Erik Demaine’s lectures at MIT and through books by Robert Lang. Brooklyn based software engineer is dedicated to explore the beauty of math and physical sciences, and using the disciplines to create incredible origami sculptures. He has been making use of algorithmic code to design intricate origami patterns.

His work has been featured in publications such as Forbes, The Daily Beast, and Gizmodo. He and his team has won the final five slot in the global NASA challenge for developing paper prototypes of self-folding robots that could repair damaged rovers on Mars.

You can follow his work and learn about what is he working on currently by following his account on Instagram - Grid Paper.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Hand-painted Collection of Shoes by Sally Rosal


Sally Rosal studied textile design at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. She combines her knowledge of color and mixed media into her designs. She paints on shoes and transforms them into wearable art pieces. Every single item is hand painted with quality fabric paint and sealed for durability.

The shoes are painted with animal portraits, floral designs and ethnic tribal patterns with exquisite attention to detail and fun color palette. You can find a wide collection of shoes for both men and women in her online store. If you have something in mind that you would like her to create for you then you can contact her for custom order via here.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

20 Year Old Artist Creates 3D Latte Art


Daphne Tan is only 20 years old self-taught latte artist based in Singapore. The artist creates three dimensional coffee foam characters that pop out of the mug. To create a thick foam to sculpt her coffee creations Daphe uses a blend of carob powder, soy milk, and water with Nespresso milk frother. To shape, Daphne uses simple tools like spoons and bamboo skewers. She adds details using melted chocolate and natural food coloring. It can take about 20 minutes to finish a piece depending on the complexity of the design.

You must visit her Instagram - Peri Peri Peng- to see more of her latte masterpieces and behind the scene videos.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Stunning Embroidered Work by Textile Artist: Karen Nicol

Karen Nicol is an embroidery and mixed media textile artist based in UK specializing in beading and hand embroidery. She works in gallery, fashion and interiors for her London based design and production studio.

As a child the artist was influenced by her mother and sister who were both embroiderers. She initially wanted to something in fine art but it was the diversity of textile for Karen that made her choose her career in that direction. She did a BA (Hons) specializing in embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University and then earned a MA degree at the Royal College of Art.

Her collection features hand drawn animals decorated with embellishments that range from jewels, fringes and sequin. She has worked in collaboration with many designers including Alexander McQueen, John Rocha and Matthew Williamson, Givenchy and Chanel. Also, she has created interior embroidery for her clients such as the Designers Guild, Anthropologie, the King of Qatar and the Pope. Her embroidery pieces have been exhibited in several exhibitions, fairs and shows around the world.