Somewhere at 270 feet deep in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland, lies one of the greatest inspirations of Jules Verne, Queen Victoria and Pink Floyd. Being formed over 60 million years ago, the Fingal’s Cave is an unique, marvelous rock formation. Continue reading
Noordung, a company based out of Slovenia, specializes in creating unique, handmade, urban electric bikes. Their first series, Noordung Angel Edition, will only consist of 15 of the bikes making them an exclusive bicycle made for the true cycling enthusiasts. Continue reading
Situation Room is a light-weight, ultra-thin self-supported shell structure augmented through engineered sounds by artist Jana Winderen. The overall form is an aggregate of twenty spheres of incremental diameters, combined to create an enclosed experiential tension, sort of sublime dialogue between the comfort of the known and an uneasy interaction with the unknown. Continue reading
While most sculptures are intended to be viewed, there are some that strive to stimulate our other senses as well. These eight large scale sculptures are installed at various locations around the world, and interact with natural forces like the wind and the rain to create soothing music. Let’s hear them.
Singing Ringing Tree, Burnley
The Singing Ringing Tree in Burnley, in Lancashire, England, is 3-meter tall and comprises of galvanised steel pipes of differing lengths and with holes punctured into the underside. When the wind blows, the sculptures produces an eerie sound in several octaves. Completed in 2006, the Singing Ringing Tree is part of the series of four sculptures within the Panopticons arts and regeneration project created by the East Lancashire Environmental Arts Network (ELEAN). Continue reading
A doctor has just set him up a hearing aid