Artist Clet Abraham has been sneaking around cities across Europe in the middle of the night and strategically placing stickers on street signs to alter their meanings. And while passers-by may crack a smile when they see the humorous signage, Abraham hopes people will think twice next time they are asked to follow an instruction.
Guido Daniele, a hyper-realistic illustrator and trompe l’oeil artist, developed his own technique after a few years of experimentation with airbrush painting methods. He has re-created over 60 different animals, all painted on hands of people and has worked in co-operation with major editing and advertising companies.
American artist Nancy Fouts creates refreshing humorous sculptures that are truly dynamic in their design. Everyday objects, animals or symbols are being rearranged to change its original character. She says about her work: ‘It’s not deep, but it is entertaining and it makes people smile!’
These were the original cat memes before the internet even existed.
Photographer Jason Lee manipulates photos of his two daughters, Kristin and Kayla, to create magical scenes. Through the power of his camera and computer, he transforms the girls into video game heroes and other whimsical beings. Lee posts gorgeous photos — altered and unaltered — of his daughters on his blog. Check it out here.
Have a hard time waking up in the morning? Try this alarm clock, which begins shredding a dollar bill (or your choice of banknote) from the time the alarm goes off.
Be careful, though – Mashable reminds us that willfully destroying American currency is a federal offense.
The clock is probably a design concept and it’s been doing the rounds in various tech blogs this past week with no mention of who made it.