Nike is a major sportswear that is well-known around the whole world, and you can see almost everywhere that Nike shoes and sneakers are popular and one of the most worn shoe brand of our time. Recently several artists have used Nike shoes as inspiration for their work.
Young talented artist Antoinette J. Citizen has decorated a normal room to look like the first level from the Nintendo game Super Mario Bros. It contains all the bricks, question marks, coins and boxes that you can find in the real game. The boxes are in 3D, and the background that would be the room’s walls are pixelated so it looks like you are in the middle of a real Mario game, and to complete it all – the room is installed with sound effects
Powerhouse Gym has made creative advertisements where they have used huge posters of bodybuilders in action. The posters are placed near city construction works so it looks like the bodybuilders are pulling up real cranes and pushing up building walls.
Erika Iris Simmons also known as “Iri5″ is an artist that has used only film and cassette tapes to create portraits of famous people. Her work was mentioned in a previous article where she created among others Bob Dylan and Jim Morrison. She started with this kind of art when she pulled out a tape string and it reminded her of Jimi Hendrixcks hair.
This really detailed work is papercraft made by the Japanese graphic designer Shunichi Makino. For years he has been crafting sci-fi creations out of paper, and in his collection you can find Star Wars characters, the Terminator, Iron Man and others. Makino has also made it possible for everyone to download the patterns in PDFs so that you can cut it and built the models yourself if you want.