Wine Streams Through Sea Creatures in Playful Glass Decanters by Charlie Matz

 Art Design Food #animals #beverages #glass #sea creatures December 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Charlie Matz, shared with permission In the sleek decanters designed by artist Charlie Matz, wine and other spirits trickle through a crab’s claws, a shark’s open jaws, and the belly of a branzino. The playful aeration vessels are handmade with borosilicate glass and position marine life at the necks of the carafe, ensuring that the creatures flush with reds and pinks with every pour. Matz, who works at the Chicago-based Ignite Glass, has…

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Mihael Milunovic – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Mihael Milunovic is a painter based in Paris, France. Attracted to the visual vernacular of world politics and social movements, his paintings dig deeper into the mechanics of these systems, uncovering their “dark, invisible, and complex” inner-workings. Living in an era in which visual images serve as a primary means through which we make sense of the world, Milunovic recognizes the important role of painting. His complex works offer multiple layers of meaning, guiding the viewer into “a zone where he receives new knowledge, new visions and answers, where he…

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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year: A Stop-Motion Music Video Tells the Warm and Fuzzy Story of Woodland Friends

 Animation Music #felt #music video #short film #stop motion #video December 23, 2021 Grace Ebert  Illustrator Phoebe Wahl and animator Andrea Love teamed up to gift us with a delightful stop-motion short full of cozy felted sweaters, wooly swirls of steam puffing from teacups, and (too much) snow just in time for the holidays. The whimsical animation is the music video for “Merry Christmas, Happy New Year,” a duet between Ingrid Michaelson and Zooey Deschanel, that tells the sweet story of Bunny, Rabbit, and their needle-felted friends as…

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A Spectacular Staircase by Alex Chinneck Uncoils as It Scales a 25-Meter Building in Brighton

 Art #architecture #public art #sculpture #stairs #steel December 23, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Alex Chinneck, by Marc Wilmont, shared with permission Part functional walkway and part dramatic sculpture, an outdoor staircase by Alex Chinneck unfurls into individual metallic ribbons as it climbs a brick building in Brighton. The latest work by the British artist, titled “A Spring in Your Step,” is made of galvanized steel and features a base with slatted rungs that gradually unwind into a trio of strips splaying outward over Circus Square. Chinneck is…

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