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Here’s What Embroidery Patterns Sound Like Played Through a Music Box

If you step back and compare the two, the intricate patterns you’ll find in a detailed folk embroidery don’t look that much different than the series of punched holes you’ll find on the scrolling scores used in a traditional hand-cranked music box. Artists Zsanett Szirmay and Bálint Tárkány-Kovács saw the same similarities, and discovered that [...]

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Mind-Melting Animations Made From 3D-Printed Fibonacci Sculptures 

Inspired by the naturally-occurring mathematical Fibonacci sequences found in pine cones and sunflowers, Stanford University’s John Edmark designed and 3D-printed these sculptures that appear come to life—with bizarre undulating animations—when filmed spinning using a strobe light or video camera with a high-speed shutter. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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This Tiny Papercraft Millennium Falcon Belongs In an Art Gallery

Don’t have room to build yourself a massive five-foot long model of the Millennium Falcon from cardboard ? How about a papercraft Falcon made from cardstock that’s no bigger than a business card instead? That’s what Caleb Kraft managed to pull off using impressive hobby knife skills comparable to a neurosurgeon. Read more… Continue Reading [...]

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Disney’s Sand-Sketching Robot Turns Beaches Into an Artist’s Canvas

If you thought elaborate sand castles were the only way one could express their artistic vision on the beach, Disney Research and ETH Zürich want to introduce you to their Beachbot. Slightly larger than a Roomba, the cartoonish robot turtle uses innovative soft balloon-like wheels so that it doesn’t leave a trail while rolling across [...]

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