Let’s discuss everything you know about manhole covers: they keep you from falling in sewers, they’re like front doors for Ninja Turtles, and there was a little known computer game called The Manhole in 1989 that pretty much trumped the Oregon Trail when it came to wasting time on the school’s primitive Apple Macintosh. But did you know that they also make incredibly ornate manhole covers in Japan? They’re so popular that there’s an flickr group dedicated to the decorated covers you walk all over.
Sculptor Derken mashes up two of his favoritist things: the fighting armor suits of Maschinen Krieger with the high-spirited animation of Studio Ghibli to produce the S.A.F.S. (“Super Armored Fighting Suit”) Totoro. Catch Kevin’s progress over at his tumblr: fuckyeahplastik
Michal uses photo-wizardry to create pictures that journey deep into the innards of the Earth or some other wayward planet floating in the mysts. These hazy landscapes emerge as if from a dream you may never wake from, but why would you want to?
Made entirely “from feeling” and without a prexisting blueprint, Enoki created this miniature out of junk scrap metal from a nearby factory as a tribute to iron and industry and hopefully for driving little toy cars around in.