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Artist Folds Life-Sized Elephant Out Of Single Massive 50 x 50 ft Sheet Of Paper

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A paper airplane is pretty much the most complicated thing most of us can make by folding paper, which is what makes this grand piece of artwork by professional origami artist Sipho Mabona all the more impressive. This life-sized white elephant stands 3m (10 ft) tall and weighs a whopping 250kg (550lbs) – and it […]

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New Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

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Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project “Guan Yin” and dedicates it “to the mysterious forces thanks to which we can traverse ordeals”. [Read more…] “My mother died in 2011. I was […]

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Artist Breathes New Life Into Old Disney Scenes By Painting Over Them

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Most people bristle at the prospect of seeing updates or remakes of their favorite childhood books, shows or movies. Digital artist and Illustrator Tyson Murphy, however, has recreated a few scenes from a couple of classic Disney movies that will, despite their new look, reignite your love for the classics. To create the two remakes […]

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Creative Illustrator Sees Life In Everyday Street Objects

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Most of us rush through our everyday lives without noticing the beautiful things around us. Dutch illustrator Tineke Meirink offers a creative and playful way of engaging with our surroundings – just stop and watch, she says. Her blog “Stop:Watch” tickles the imagination with a collection of simple street objects that she has given life […]

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Mind-Boggling Illustrations by Oscar Ramos

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“Escher on steroids” – this is how some commenters describe the illustrations by Oscar Ramos. In his latest project Ad+, Chilean artist shows that it’s possible to merge two completely different things with such smooth transition that you hardly notice how a baggy Converse turns into a paradise island in the same picture. [Read more…] […]

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Surreal Photo Manipulations By Ex-Ballet Dancer Kylli Sparre

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Young or old, it’s never too late to change directions in life and begin chasing your dreams instead of just your obligations.  Photographer Kylli Sparre is a perfect example of this – she discovered that she wanted to be a photographer only after completing professional ballet school. “When the studies were over, I realized it […]

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Intimate Portraits of Sleeping Pregnant Couples by Russian Photographer Jana Romanova

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When Russian photographer Jana Romanova’s friends started getting married and having children, she started looking for a way to deal with this sudden change in her life. The product of her efforts was an extraordinarily intimate and tender portrait series of young sleeping pregnant couples called ‘Waiting’. Romanova started the series by shooting her pregnant […]

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22 Things to Bring Fun Back to Your Workplace

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The average Western guy spends around 99,117 hours at work during his lifetime, according to recent statistics. That”s the equivalent of 11 and a half years of solid slog. [1] Your office is like your second home, so it’s probably a good idea to make it fun and cozy. Some big and well known companies […]

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How Famous Companies Got Their Names?

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You see these big company names each and every day, but do you know what they actually mean? In order to help you fill this gap of knowledge, we made a visual list of famous company name etymologies. It is heavily based on this Wikipedia’s list, where you can also find the complete listing of […]

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Famous Cartoon Characters In Real Life

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Animators think that a line here and a line there is nothing wrong when creating a cartoon character? While you might be used to seeing odd-shaped cartoon character faces on TV – somehow I doubt that you would want to meet anyone with such physiognomies in the real world. Thank god we can safely take […]

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Everyday Life In Indonesian Villages Captured by Herman Damar

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Herman Damar, a self-taught photographer in Indonesia, has captured beautiful moments from the everyday lives of villagers living outside of Jakarta, the nation’s capital. His photographs, especially of happy children at play, paint a picture of the idyllic wonder and natural beauty of Indonesian village life. This advertisement director-turned-hobbyist photographer agreed to answer some of […]

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Engineer And Self-Taught Photographer Travels Through The USA Photographing Old Trains

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Giant clouds of steam billowing from the smokestacks of mighty clanking steam engines – these are some of the powerful and historical sights captured in the amazing train photography of Matthew Malkiewicz. The photographer behind the “Lost Tracks of Time” series agreed to talk to Bored Panda about his passion for traveling in the search of […]

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13 Hyper-realistic Sculptures by Ron Mueck

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While many artists strive to glamorize, and portray our world to be better than it actually is, others simply find art in our ordinary lives and our simple bodies. Mueck is one of those artists, and is now well known for his super realistic sculptures where he portrays humans at key stages in the life […]

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Creative Dad Makes DIY Starry Ceiling For Soon-To-Be-Born Son’s Nursery

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Engineer and daddy-to-be Brian d’ Arcy has created an amazing ceiling display for his soon-to-be-born son’s nursery that ensures that the tyke will always be reaching for the stars. [Read more…] d’Arcy uploaded a series of images to imgur detailing the project. All told, he installed 596 fiber-optic strands (it would have been 600 but […]

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Breathtaking 3D Goldfish Paintings by R. Fukahori

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It’s hard to believe, but these lively goldfish swimming in the bowls are not real at all! A Japanese artist named Riusuke Fukahori is painting these incredibly realistic three-dimensional goldfish using acrylic paint layered over clear resin. Just like 3D printer[1], the artists paints the fish layer by layer, with the sandwiched slices revealing slight […]

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Life Under The Streets: Drug Addicts And Orphans In Romania Find Homes In The City Sewers

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Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is a beautiful city full of graceful architecture and rich with history. But beneath its beautiful streets is another world, buried there after the fall of Romania’s brutal communist dictatorship – a world of sewers and forgotten orphans. This underground network of sewers is home to the city’s lost and […]

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18 Revealing Before-And-After VFX Shots From Your Favorite Movies And TV Series

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We all know that movie and TV producers use VFX (short for visual effects), but you’ll be surprised to learn just how extensively they’re used to create movie magic! These photos reveal just how much your favorite shows and movies rely on the magic of VFX. Green-screens aren’t always green – they are also often […]

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