Category: Art & Design

This category caters to geek who loves eye catching
futuristic designs, modern industrial designs, futuristic concepts, and creative homemade things for better future

Student designs Solar-powered Dress that charges your gadgets on the go

Solar powered dress that charges gadgets

Fusing wearable technology and environmentally-friendly energy harvesting resources is going to shape-up the future without a doubt. And those who invest their time and intellect in doing so will greatly help the human race in restoring planet Earth back to its original state. It is even more heartening when a high school student materializes a cool idea into reality, just like a Southview High School student did and landed herself into the international meeting in Maryland.
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Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet actually works with steam!

Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet

Every now and then we come across steampunk DIYs that look uber cool but are they really steampunk? Not unless there is a whole lot of steam and steampunk flavor. Have a look at this Steam-powered Gaming Cabinet that throws out real steam, making it unique in its own right. And don’t be surprised if I tell you that the patent-pending miniature boiler system generates all the electricity needed to run the machine. A work of steampunk art that is completely self-powered and deserves a pat on the back for the maker.
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Chinese school dropout carves life-size Transformer sculpture to perfection

life size transformer replica

Guys from the Far East have an insightful liking for Transformers and similar robotic mechanical things. Be it the life-size Bumblebee Transformer or the replica of Transformers made from salvaged automotive parts. Beating them all in the size of the replica is this Transformer sculpture created by Luo Xiaoping from East China Zhejiang province. The 20-year old mechanic sculpted this 6.5-meter tall transformer sculpture from thousands of automotive parts in three months’ time.
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Audi’s Disappearing Billboards – Apparition like visual effect created by water vapors

Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro Disappearing billboards

Audi always finds itself amidst niche advertising campaigns and proactive development of future automotive technologies. A few months ago we saw the Audi RS7 become a canvas for the Castrol’s 3D projection mapping at SEMA Show, and now recently they embarked on an ad campaign for the hybrid-electric Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. They formed alliance with German advertising firm Thjnk to make disappearing billboards that are reminiscent of the Audi class. The ads were placed in different areas of big cities and those who watched it just could not imagine their eyes.
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Chinese father-son duo make Transformers replicas from scrap metal

Yu Zhilin and Yu Lingyun

Transformers replicas aren’t new, even the giant ones. Last year, 22-year old guy, Danilo Baletic, from Podgorica, Montenegro, had created full-scale replica of Transformers, entirely made from trash automotive parts. Then there was a three-story high Optimus Prime replica from a Chinese man. In fact Chinese artist had shown more interest in autobots, than enthusiasts from other parts of the world. Read More…

Odd looking 3D printed violin to be showcased next month at 3D Print Design Show

3D-printed violin by Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg

Besides mesmerizing listeners with its magical sound, Violin is also one of the most elegant looking music instrument. Well, Associate Professor Eric Goldemberg and architect Veronica Zalcberg of the Monad Studio have transformed this graceful instrument into something that looks like a futuristic weapon from an alien world. The sleek 3D-printed violin just have a couple of strings, two less than a traditional violin. Not anywhere near in terms of looking like a violin, the 3D printed 2-string piezoelectric violin has been designed in such a way to amplify its acoustics in various new ways.
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Retired mechanic hand-builds smallest functional W32 engine

Miniature W32 engine by Patelo

José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, the retired Spanish naval mechanic behind the world’s smallest V-12 engine and number of complex mini-motors is back again to amaze us with his latest creation. Nicknamed Patelo by gearheads and auto junkies, the die-hard mechanics pensioner have now created a miniature, running W32 engine which is nothing less than an intricate work of art. One of the toughest project of the hobbyist until now, the hand-crafted W32 engine is surely his most complex work and probably the most beautiful too.
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Red Bull Racing draped in striking new livery for the 2015 Formula-1 Season

Red Bull Racing Formula 1 season 2015

Red Bull might not have won the constructors championship last season but for the upcoming season they are pretty determined to win. With their new livery that will outshine any other Formula1 team on the grid, Red Bull Racing has draped this year’s Formula-1 car in striking black and white patterned design. The Renault-powered RB11 car will be driven by Daniel Ricciardo and his new teammate Daniil Kvyat. The car has a noticeable change to the lower nose section and front of the chassis.

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DIY Starship Enterprise replica crafted from 18000 Legos!

Lego NCC 1701 USS Enterprise by Chris Melby

Have a look at this Star Trek Starship Enterprise replica made from more than 18000 Legos. Measuring 68 inches long, 29 inches wide and with height of 32 inches this NCC-1701 USS Enterprise created by Chris Melby took almost 8 months to make. And he has named it as Beagle. To make such a large structure without compromising its structural strength, Chris made it in layers by taking picture references to preserve the structural strength and no doubting it required millimeter precision.

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Mazda3 hatchback turned into a musical instrument courtesy Mogees device

Mazda3 Mogees device

The all new Mazda3 sports hatchback car

The all new Mazda3 is an ear-pleasing instrument too. Yes, if you go by the intuitive commercial produced for this sports hatchback car. Mazda teamed-up with Mogees to make the commercial that shows this all new car being used as an electronic musical instrument. They used an app and electronic Mogees device the collaborated team managed to turn every part of the car into musical melody, a 5 piece percussion band to be precise. The device captures vibration of the sound produced whenever someone taps the exterior of the car.
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