Illustrator Nikita Golubev (aka ProBoyNick) from Moscow, Russia, found a new media for his illustrations. He transforms dirty vehicles covered with layers of dust and dirt into works of art.

This ongoing Dirty Car Art project is bringing beauty to grit and grime of his city and I can’t wait to see more of his masterpieces.

Nikita Golubev: fb / behance / instagram
via: my modern met

So this old cigarette vending machine in the rural town of Uchiko in Ehime Prefecture in Japan got a new life. It became an origami vending machine and it contains a range of folded origami designs. There are 18 total pieces to pick from and the price depends on their complexity.

According to Japanese news reports, the designs are made by a 61 year-old woman who runs the shop where the machine is located.

How lovely, I’m always inspired by this traditional Japanese art of paper folding and I think the idea is so sweet. A simple machine that delivers wonderfully crafted items that bring you little joy and beauty.

via the nerdist, photos by @bon_chic

Under-Cats is a series of photos taken underneath, wait for it,…cats. And is followed by Under-Dogs. Yes, you guessed it, a series of photos taken underneath dogs. I love how photogenic a cat can be, even if it’s just laying on a glass pane. And with playful dogs, photos really come alive through their personalities.

Photos of pets from underneath on a black background became a signature artwork for a Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba by now and I can’t wait to see more of his under-photos. Here is a link to his photographic journey from underneath.

via: my modern met

One of the most read articles on our old site was about the gorgeous Easter eggs by Franc Grom. Master Grom sadly died almost exactly two years ago.

The master craftsman from Vrhnika, Slovenia, drilled tiny holes into fragile egg shells to create beautiful artworks. Each egg has between 2,500 and 3,000 holes in it.

Fragile easter eggs by franc grom

His breathtaking art can be seen in the Japanese imperial court, the White House, the German, Russian and many other presidential palaces around the world.

He was showcased by Reuters shortly before his death. Watch it here.

Photos by: Srdjan Živulović, Hrvoje Polan, Andreja Žakelj

Francois Dourlen says he’s just an ordinary guy, who found a way to express all the  funny little thoughts that are going through his head by superimposing pop culture characters into the real life situations with his iPhone.

His sharp eye for detail and a big dose of humour is kind of contagious and I became a real fan of his instagram profile. The ongoing series is so much fun and I’m looking forward of every new photo he makes. In his world a yellow bucket becomes a cartoon character, microwave oven becomes an escape route for Bruce Willis and Thor can help hammering nails… We need a little break from reality from time to time, don’t you think?

Francois Dourlens photographs