Thursday, October 9, 2014

Incredible Land Rover model





This 1:8 scale model Land Rover can be yours for 7000 Euros - not a bad price when you consider the extraordinary level of detail and beauty.  Hand built by Laurent Pierson of Pierson Scale Models, it is not badly priced considering the extraordinary 



























Monday, September 29, 2014

Check out these room boxes



Check out these room boxes made by Robert Off of Cincinnati, Ohio.  In his artist statement on his website he says he was inspired by the Thorne and Kupjack Room boxes at the Art Institute of Chicago.















A few of the pieces made by the sons of Eugene Kupjack:
















Wednesday, February 5, 2014

OK Travellers, can you tell what cities these are by their artist rendered map? How many did you get?

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Answers:

1. London
2. Brooklyn (NY) 
3.Paris
4. Los Angeles
5. Rome
6. Boston
7. Brussels
8. Jerusalem
9. St. Louis
10. Melbourne
11.  Sydney
12. Madrid

See more here:  Society 6

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Vintage tools and appliances




All these tools are made in 1/12 scale by Jose Maria Bolio of Ulus Miniatures in Mexico.  I've seen him at the  IGMA shows and I have a few of his pieces.  They are distinguished by incredible attention to detail, like cords, plugs and distressed finishes.

































Thursday, January 30, 2014