Need to kill a few minutes while waiting for a bus or train? Instead of mindlessly staring at your phone or twiddling your thumbs, why not print out a quick short story. A small start-up in Grenoble, France aims to do just that with the Short Edition vending machine. Via Colossal.
This carved graphite train travels through a carpenter’s pencil
Here's a gift for your Friday, all thanks to the internet—this film made for Douglas Cockerell & Son marbled papers, a company founded on marbling paper for bookbinding. The backstory of Cockerell Marbling is actually quite fascinating: Started by Douglas Cockerell, the hand marbling company was founded "to restore ancient
Taiwanese illustrator and instructor Chuan-Bin Chung teaches his students about the most minuscule inner intricacies of the human body using an elementary material: chalk. During his demonstrative lectures, he creates meticulously accurate chalkboard drawings of anatomical forms, from the muscles of the face to full skeletal structures. The scrupulous sketches are both informative and aesthetically …