Novmichi Tosa, the man who runs the kooky briliant art unit Maywa Denki, has invented a new musical instrument called the Otamatone, which is shaped like a musical note (or a tadpole) and sounds kind of like a theremin. It has cute little mouth and a long tail that functions as a keyboard. This video […]
Kool-Aid Man has been tearing it up over in Second Life. So much so, he’s now offering free guided tours for anyone willing to dive back into Second Life. Of course, it’s not really Kool-Aid man, but an avatar created by artist Jon Rafman. Still, seems like it could be quite a trip, especially since […]
Source, not quite via Ffff. This is of course one representative of a glorious genre, masterminded by artist Olav Rokne.
Illustrating a recent NYT piece about dads and technology is a clever photo-composite that echoes Magritte. His portfolio site has many similar works. My favorite is this iPod with rabbit ears!
SF Weekly writes: With the aid of a GPS — and nary a can of spray paint — San Francisco graphic designer Vicente Montelongo has created a series of bike trails in the city shaped like videogame heroes of yore… Montelongo has been posting maps of his GPS videogame trips on the Web site EveryTrail.com. […]
Gorgeous work, AndrewWan Park! (…nice photos, Andrew!) [via Drawn!] Previously: Dollar bill origami animals – Boing Boing Boing Boing: Currency origami Star Wars origami – Boing Boing Origami mashup movie on YouTube – Boing Boing
Constructed by artist Kevin Cyr, this tiny trailer is a “functioning sculptural piece.” Translation: heavy and impractical (I’m guessing). Of course, if you hooked up a GreenWheel, it might actually be plausible… until you hit any big hills. [via Designboom via Trackosaurus Rex] *”This Must Be The Place” Previously: Clip-on electric front wheel for bicycles […]