1000 and 1 idea: second life of old things

On the border between past and present: San Francisco in photo collages
On the border between past and present: San Francisco in photo collages
In 1906, a powerful earthquake occurred in San Francisco. Most of the infrastructure was destroyed, and about 28,000 buildings were destroyed. Despite such a horrific scale of the tragedy, the city was restored quickly enough. Moreover, the architects...
17 february 2020, 19:34
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A British artist turned a machine into a robot
A British artist turned a machine into a robot
When the British artist Hetain Patel appeared car Ford Fiesta 1988, he initially could not imagine what will eventually become a vehicle. Creative personality got the better of the motorist, and the master turned the car into a transformer, which is...
30 november 2019, 20:20
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A reminder of the loved ones: soft bears out of old things
A reminder of the loved ones: soft bears out of old things
Needlewoman Mary Mack creates soft toys from old clothes that belonged to deceased people or those who left home and moved to another city or country. Thus, the mistress helps to keep a part of the memories of loved ones. Cute bears look funny because...
26 november 2019, 4:35
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Unique beautiful things in the interior
Unique beautiful things in the interior
Collecting is an ancient hobby of man, and was popular long before it became a separate discipline. For example, weapons and hunting trophies were not so much decoration of the halls as a reminder of the heroic deeds and glorious moments of hunting...
28 september 2019, 8:25
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Restored images: second life to old photos
Restored images: second life to old photos
Mario Unger - Austrian photographer and musician who is fond of restoring old pictures. To make bygone times a little more understandable and close to us, the master adds colors to the photos, as well as restores damaged images. As a result, the old...
30 august 2019, 23:37
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Sunken ship as the main art object of the Venice Biennale
Sunken ship as the main art object of the Venice Biennale
The decisions of creative people are often incomprehensible. As a rule, they require a detailed explanation. For example, as part of the Barca Nostra project in Venice, artist Christoph Buchel decided to present a sunken ship with a tragic past. On...
5 august 2019, 11:09
2019
If they lived in the 21st century: how did the games with the icons of art history end?
If they lived in the 21st century: how did the games with the icons of art history end?
A creative studio called Mikeshake came up with an original way to promote your site. For this, its employees decided to dream a little: they played with the icons of the history of art, presenting them in our modern world. This idea was visualized...
4 august 2019, 14:15
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Roomy suitcase from a gas can
Roomy suitcase from a gas can
Ivorilla’s designers were inspired by the most common gas can. Its design was developed in 1937 by German engineers commissioned by the military. For ease of transportation and to reduce the risk of mechanical damage, the box was torn out as a mold...
3 august 2019, 17:57
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Accessories from old ties
Accessories from old ties
A tie is an ancient accessory, the first mention of which is found in the history of Ancient Egypt. Such a strip of fabric of regular geometric shape, adorning the neck, testified to a certain status of its owner. As for the name itself, it came from...
2 august 2019, 21:32
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The miniature worlds of the Australian artist
The miniature worlds of the Australian artist
Australian artist Kendal Murray creates miniature sculptures, which consist of several elements. Due to this, his creations can be called mixed type miniatures. And the most interesting, the master forms his mini-world on the back of women's powder boxes...
30 july 2019, 17:41
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