Monthly Archives: October 2012

Miniature People

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How would miniature people deal with our world? Some artists have simulated this by creating tiny detailed human figures and placing them among general items like food or in tiny installations and thus creating a wonderful look into the world of perhaps-existing-because-nobody-knows-for-sure miniature people. Here are some of the wonderful miniaturized scenes made by the artists Christopher Boffoli, Slinkachu, Audrey Heller, Jason Barnhart and Matthew Carden, in which they try to make the world a tinier place.

Christopher Boffoli – ‘Big Appetites’




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Audrey Heller




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Jason Barnhart – ‘Curiouser And Curiouser’




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Matthew Carden – ‘Small World’




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Slinkachu – ‘The Little People Project’

Slinkachu actually abandons his small figurines on the streets to be (un)noticed by the public. The project emphasizes the unawareness of one’s surroundings and the loneliness of living in a big city despite always being surrounded by other people.

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Beautiful stairs

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In today’s post: staircases! Take a look at these amazing designs.

DNA Staircase


Beautiful modern staircase design by Ross Lovegrove to resemble the DNA helix. Source

Whimsical staircase


Gorgeous staircase at Musee Gustave Moreau in Paris. [Photo via]

Floating stairs at The Gray Hotel


This floating staircase can be found in The Gray Hotel in Milan. [via]

Staircase around tree


Beautiful staircase built around a cedar tree. At the Santa Cruz Tree House. [Photo via]

Staircase with tree railing


Instead of using a real tree, the creative designers of this staircase cast a tree out of metal and let the branches serve as railing. [Photo via]

Alternate tread stairs


Designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects for the Lake Shore Drive House in Chicago, this staircase will save a lot of space in your home. However, the practicality of it can be disputed. Though this is a lovely design, alternate tread stairs can be difficult to use as you won’t be able to turn around easily, and children and elderly people could have problems climbing them. [Photo via]

Curvy stairs


This organically shaped staircase was created by Atmos Studio to form a whole with the rest of the house.