Chicago artist Sighn, a member of the Multi Polar Projects art collective, is carving anything you’d like out of basswood (up to 50 characters) from now through December as part of a larger ITSOK project. Place your orders here. For you treehuggers, a tree is planted in conjunction with the Arbor Day Foundation for every piece ordered.
Painstakingly sliced sentences by Oakland artist Annie Vought. In some of her works the lines on the paper provide a natural structure for a single piece and in others individual words are glued to pins. How obsessive compulsively awesome. See also Jill Sylvia. (via the best part)
I hope you’re excited as I am to discover the work of UK artist Anna Garforth who uses recycled and natural media to create sustainable artworks in urban spaces. Living moss into script typography? Leaves into letters? If Colossal bestowed awards Anna would walk away with a heavy post-consumer recycled trophy. (via cmykern.com)
Finland-based artist Martin Bircher has converted a European printer’s type case into an impressive grid of 125 digitally controlled LEDs. Up close it’s only possible to distinguish the abstract flicker of light, however at a distance more complex shapes take form such as news headlines, or even Betty Boop. (via quips)