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BIG & small

December 2, 2010

There is something about making an object miniature. Shrinking items down to teeny-tiny proportions makes them precious, more cherished . . .

terrarium

 

Rouleax by Anastasia Elias

 

table and chairs

 

tiny tea set
I had one of these when I was little — you?


sculpture carved from a pencil tip
Holy geez — these are awesome! Amazing! Go check them all out!
via kid robot

 

tiny granny squares

 

fawn necklace

 

There is also something to be said for scaling up an every day object. To take something ordinary and blow it up giant-sized is to make one look at the object in a completely different way. Comical? Grand? Breath-taking? I guess it all depends . . .

via Reuben Miller

 

Oldenburg is, of course, the king of big

 

see some more Claes Oldenberg here

 

meercat

 

domino

 

carrots

 

safety pin

 

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 2, 2010 8:09 am

    Great pictures! The safety pin is 10 mins walk away from me, it is a fantastic monument.

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