Containing over 400 precisely machined gears, screws, and aesthetic elements, Derek Hugger’s latest kinetic sculpture Colibri mimics the motion of a hummingbird in flight.
Fashion designer Iris van Herpen took inspiration from artist Anthony Howe’s kinetic sculptures when creating this series of delicate and hypnotic garments for Paris Haute Couture week.
Artist Ross McSweeney created a wonderful kinetic wooden sculpture that features a little boat floating upon a bumpy sea. Three different types of fish appear to jump out of the waves as they rise and fall, both horizontally and vertically.
Henry Zwiefelhofer is an artist who designs amazing 3D printed kinetic sculptures. All parts of this sculpture is printed on MendelMax v3.
Richard Sweeney was engaged by UAP to create a bespoke sculpture in China. Reflection is a beautiful intervention in space which is at once sun shelter, communal meeting space and captivating artwork.
Lyle London is an artist and sculptor. Over the last few years, he has developed a series of works based on the spiral topologies observed in natural phenomena.
Nikolaus Weiler is living and working as a freelance sculptor in Berlin since 1993. The focus of his work is the creation of all-dimensional sculptures.
Andreu Alfaro Hernández was a A self-taught artist, he was related to the Valencian artists collective Parpalló Group (1957), and influenced by constructivists, such as Constantin Brâncuşi or Antoine Pevsner and by Jorge Oteiza.
The Singing Ringing Tree by Tonkin Liu is a musical sculpture standing in the wind on a hill overlooking Burnley.
Made of mirrored stainless-steel Flex-Rings — a medium in development by BREAKFAST. The piece is inspired from the rock formations on Zekreet beach in Qatar.
The concept of the beehive and its honeycomb structure is the basis for the overall form of the sculpture Hive by Janet Lofquist. Constructed out of Cor-ten steel, Hive suggests an industrial past.
At the interior design show toronto (IDS) 2017, partisans celebrated the launch of its first product ‘gweilo’. As part of the ‘partisans factory’, each ‘gweilo’ light will be hand-sculpted using thermoforming techniques on site.
Throughout the years, artist Andrew Myers has made a career out of the ubiquitous screw. When you look at them straight-on, his screw art looks like a pointillist painting. But when viewed from another angle, Myer’s pieces reveal their sculptural side.
Ken Kelleher combines his training as a sculptor with his prowess in UX design to create hyperrealistic projections of public sculpture. Kelleher allows his imagination to run free, placing contemporary sculptures everywhere from Venice’s busy St. Mark’s Square to minimalist interiors.
Japanese artist Harumi Nakashima creates free-form ceramic sculptures that feature organic, yet psychedelic characteristics. Nakashima, mostly known for beautifully-structured, odd geometric shapes embellished with iconic polkadots, works with a level of intricacy that demonstrates the artist’s attention to detail.
Fabulous decorative vases by Jennifer McCurdy look like spectacular sculptures. Her carved ceramic artworks impress and delight with original and beautiful designs that test the limits of the ceramic material and turn decorative vases into stunning centerpieces for interior decorating.
Mutable by Nikolaus Weiler is a collection of three-dimensional kinetic sculptures. Every appearance of a mutable is a momentary equilibrium, a three-dimensional structure that only appears to be constant and is already changing to a different shape.
Artisans in Indonesia handcraft this unique and nature-inspired wall art. They cut, shape, and place each teak wood segment to create a one-of-a-kind pattern with depth and movement.
Ipsen is one of the most important ceramists of his generation. Even his most ambitious experiments and changes in direction invariably show a sure hand, an eye for potential, and a profound knowledge of materials and technique.
Bussola by Jennifer Townley is named after the Italian word for ‘compass’, as this sculpture is inspired on one of Leonardo da Vinci’s designs for such a drawing tool dating from 1514. The three dimensional machine is built up from identical instruments.
Giles Miller Studio has created a series of four glass-tile sculptures to help visitors navigate Clerkenwell Design Week 2016. The London-based studio created the pieces, collectively named Billboards, for the new layout of Clerkenwell Design Week.
Matthew Shlian works within the increasingly nebulous space between art and engineering. As a paper engineer, Shlian’s work is rooted in print media, book arts, and commercial design.
Seed and Signal by Hypersonic is a kinetic sculpture that explores the dynamics of group behavior. In nature, individuals that crowd together often exhibit dynamics whereby tiny changes in behavior can alter the balance of the group between order and chaos.
American-Czech sculptor and fine artist Michael Kukla made 3D sculptures out of wood and marble. According to the artist much of his work has to do with the mystery of space, of standing in front of a thing and trying to visualize what it would be like to enter it.
“Swell” is a kinetic sculptural artwork by Dominic Harris for Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas cruise ship. Inspired by the beauty of the body of water surrounding the ship, his artwork is always alive and in motion.
The design of Sousse and Bardo Memorial by George King Architects was inspired by the fluid geometry of flowing water, frozen in place. At the centre of the memorial is a sculpture titled ‘Infinite Wave’’ which recreates a single wave.
Pendulum Casa V by ART+COM Studio is a kinetic sculpture created for the private residence of an art collector in Mexico City. Situated in an inner entrance area of the house, the sculpture moves through a vertical void between the ground and first floors.
Crysalis (III) is a sculptural piece that explores cellular morphologies using parametric tools and composite materials. Designed and built by MATSYS, the sculpture takes direct inspiration from the organization of barnacle-like cells.
Water Ripples is a kinetic sculpture designed to celebrate the beauty and power of water, surrounding visitors in waves in response to donations made to the water access charity. It is composed of 600 handmade water droplets, controlled by custom designed motorized winches.
Vladimir Bulatov is an independent artist, the process of making his sculptures starts from mathematical idea. He built a computer model to represent the idea in 3D world. Applying custom algorithms gives the model nice body and organic look.