Custom Engraved Rolling Pins Imprint Patterns into Cookie Dough
Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska creates laser-engraved wooden rolling pins that print designs onto cookie dough. She has a number of standard designs available over on Etsy, but creates customized pins to order.
Long Exposure Photos of Budapest Trams Lit Up with 30,000 LED Lights
Although Christmas still feels like something in the vast future (or past, depending on your point of view) it certainly doesn't hurt to think about the wintry season as summer temperatures continue to rise. One of the most mesmerizing Christmas sights we've seen are these trams and local streetcars in Budapest decorated with over 30,000 LED lights. The twinkling lights, when photographed with just the right exposure, creates a marveling image that resembles a futuristic vehicle speeding through time.
Bounce Below: A Giant Network of Trampolines Suspended in an Abandoned Welsh Slate Mine
If you're afraid of heights, caves, the dark, suffer from claustrophobia or vertigo, this might not be for you, but if not, a small Welsh town has the perfect subterranean adventure for you: the world's largest underground trampoline. Just unveiled in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales, Bounce Below is a network of trampolines and slides mounted to the walls of an abandoned slate mine at heights of 20 feet to 180 feet off the ground. Visitors are welcome to climb, bounce, slide, and jump in the netting amidst a technicolor light show.
Colorful Liquid Splashes Captured at 1/3500th of a Second Look Like Floating Sculptures
Cassandra Warner and Jeremy Floto of Floto+Warner Studio recently produced this beautiful series of photos titled Clourant that seemingly turns large splashes of colorful liquid into glistening sculptures that hover in midair. The photos were shot at a speed of 1/3,500th of a second, taking special care to disguise the origin of each burst, making the images appear almost digital in nature (the duo assures no Photoshop was used).
People Skewered with Geometric Shapes by Aakash Nihalani
Artist Aakash Nihalani has been skewering subjects in Brooklyn with his geometric figures made from neon tape as part of a new body of work called Landline.
New Impossibly Tiny Landscapes Painted on Food by Hasan Kale
From onion peels to kiwi seeds or even bits of chocolate, it seems any canvas is sufficient for Turkish artist Hasan Kale, as long as it meets the requirement of being incredibly tiny. Hasan delights in the challenge of depicting landscapes of his native Istanbul in the most infinitesimal of brush strokes, a feat that requires the use of a magnifying glass to appreciate the details of each piece. While the longevity of each object he paints is questionable, the steadiness of his hand is impressive to witness.
From the Colossal Shop: Winter Session's Brilliant Roll-Up
Handcrafted by Winter Session in Denver, CO, the Roll-up is a versatile case for organizing small tools and accessories. A modern take on the traditional tool roll, the Roll-up holds pens and pencils, bicycle tools, makeup brushes, paint brushes, or whatever else you can fit in the slots. Roll it up for compact carrying; unroll for convenient access. Winter Session's Roll-up is available right now in the Colossal Shop.