Evoking images of a Leonardo da Vinci old world invention that was far ahead of its time, the Situationist Drawing Device is a very real device that was invented to literally map our 21st century reality.
So, you want a lamp that's got a bit more character than your standard-issue lighting source. Well, it doesn't get much more unique than this stunning Nuke Lamp.
This machine was designed to create smoke rings. But not at random. No, it was designed to spit out smoke rings that form letters, allowing it to spell things out with smoke.
Getting away from its normal application in the mobile device world, augmented reality gets a different sort of treatment in a new exhibition called the "Augmented Window: A Sensory Observatory."
Columbian sculptor César López's specialty is creating custom guitars out of decommissioned guns, such as AK-47s. It's a comment on the drug war in South America, sure, but I'll be he always gets a standing ovation, too.
No matter what side you fall on — whether you think video games already are art, or never could be — the fact of the matter is that without that classification, games were denied key protections and benefits enjoyed by movies, music and the like. Well, no longer: the National Endowment for the Arts is accepting games for the first time.
Proving that even in the age of touchscreens and molded plastic, old school technology aesthetics will never die, one UK artist has developed an entire line of amazingly detailed steampunk insects he calls Athrobots.
Looking for some really weird and impractical shoes? Hey, check these out! They look like battleships for some reason!
There's nothing quite like going home after a tiring day and plunking down in your comfy bed. But sleeping in a bedroom with a pirate ship that leads to a crow's nest from a wooden rope bridge? Why that would be just arr'some!
As rapidly as our technology is advancing, it's not completely unrealistic to think that one day we'll be able to simply lay down onto a platform and have our DNA automatically cloned. Such a science fictional contraption is exactly what one British artist had in mind with his latest work.