We first wrote about Caillard and Persani’s hipster sculptures over a year ago, and since the new works by this duo are just as hilarious, we couldn’t let them go unnoticed! Whatever they say about not judging a book by its cover, we still do it. French photographer Léo Caillard and art director Alexis Persani illustrate that with their Street Stone photography series, were they dress ancient Louvre’s sculptures into something more trendy and up-to-date.
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Spanish photographer Nacho Rojo made a playful series called “Couples”. 9 different shots of the same couple in the same angle but in different clothing styles, hair and makeup. Never underestimate the power of style.
French photographer Léo Caillard teamed up with French art director Alexis Persani to dress ancient Louvre’s sculptures into something more trendy and up-to-date. To create ‘Street Stone’, Caillard first photographed the statues and his friends in similar poses. Then Persani stacked the shots on top of each other in Photoshop, erasing everything but the clothes from the top layer. The results are hilarious! It also shows that clothes have an enormous impact on the way one is perceived.
London-based designer Percy Lau creates tiny lifelike human body parts that can be worn as jewelry. Her weirdly awesome accessories include little third ear, mouth, nose and even a tiny male genitalia. You can wear them as earrings, necklaces, and rings. All of them are fun, but I’d pick the Little Third Ear earrings as they look incredibly cool when put in our big ears. What about you? Would you wear them?
These super cool “Climbing Up” tights depicting a tiny man climbing up the back seam were designed by Kenan Doğulu for a Turkish company Penti. They are so sweet that animator Dunken K Bliths even did an animated gif version of them making the seam-climbing guy swing.
Inspired by the colors of popular social media websites, Venezuelan graphic designer Lumen Bigott created a unique line of Social Media shoes. The collection includes Facebook, Twitter, flickr, Google, dribbble and Wikipedia sneakers. Unfortunately, these shoes are in concept stage, but Lumen says they may see the light of day.
Have you ever wanted to be a cartoon character? While this is not yet possible, Taipei-based design duo, Chay Su and Rika Lin made a huge step forward by creating a collection of 2D handbags. Despite the slim appearance, each bag has a roomy interior to accommodate personal belongings and even a laptop. Be ready to twist people’s view!
Israeli footwear designer Kobi Levi uses his wild imagination to create some of the most unusual high heels you’ll ever see. While his wearable sculptures are absolutely cool to look at, I doubt that I’d have the courage to wear some of them in public.