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Amazing Miniature Structures by Takanori Aiba

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Artist Takanori Aiba has elevated the art of miniature sculptures to a new level. His intricate structures replicate dreamlike architecture, complete with tiny vehicles, umbrellas, street lamps, flags, and other details. Takanori crafts his models from…

Takanori Aiba’s Amazing Bonsai Tree Castles are Miniature Living Worlds

Treating each tiny Bonsai as if it were a deep-rooted full-sized tree, Aiba creates incredible buildings that wind around the boughs and branches. Using copper line, epoxy putty, plastic, resin and stone clay, he fashions detailed buildings, bridges, balconies

Miniature Worlds By Takanori Aiba

2 years agoOdd : Neatorama

You may remember John Farrier’s post about the Bonsai Tree Castle, which was created by Japanese artist Takanori Aiba. Well Takanori’s art certainly doesn’t stop there, and would you believe that the rest of his miniature worlds (structural sculptures) are even more fantastic than the tree castle?! With a style ripped straight from mythology and [...]

Takanori Aiba’s Intricate, Fantastical Sculptures of Bonsai Buildings

In your wildest vacation fantasies, where do you stay? A posh hotel, perhaps, or under the stars atop a beautiful mountain? Well, the miniature buildings Japanese artist Takanori Aiba constructs — often using materials like vintage pineapple cans and ice cream packages as his base — are more idyllic than anything we could have possibly [...]

Takanori Aiba’s Bonsai Treehouses [Photos]

3 years agoOdd : about:blank

Japanese artist Takanori Aiba has created a series of sculptures, most of which incorporate a bonsai tree, but all of which are magnificent. They’re made with stone clay, epoxy putty, copper line, plastic, and resin, among other things. More from My Modern Met. It should come as no surprise that Aiba has a background as a [...]

Outstanding Fantasy Towns Under the Hood by Takanori Aiby, a Miniature Art

3 years agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Takanori Aiba – a famous Japanese photographer, painter, illustrator and architect. He started as an illustrator of magazines, but eventually managed to grow to a real professional in the field of design and architecture. His most recent work are unusual … Continue reading ?

Adventures of the Eyes

Takanori Aiba’s collection of miniature structures were inspired by his earlier experiences in making bonsai and illustrating mazes. The detailed beauty of each work is mind-boggling. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: Adventures of Tintin: Fan CreditsEyes Up CloseMinimiam Food PhotographyDice SculpturesSlate Sculptures

Awesome Bonsai Treehouse

3 years agoOdd : Now That's Nifty

Awesome bonsai treehouse is awesome. For nearly a decade since the late 1970s artist Takanori Aiba worked as a maze illustrator for Japanese fashion... This is a content summary only. Visit Now That's Nifty for full links, other content, and more.

Incredibly Elaborate Tiny Building Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

3 years agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Japanese artist Takanori Aiba creates astoundingly detailed sculptures of tiny buildings. The sculptures are inspired by the Japanese art forms of bonsai (miniature trees) and suiseki (stone appreciation). For more photos see Aiba’s Flickr site. via My Modern Metropolis

Bonsai fairylands of Takanori Aiba

3 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

Takanori Aiba's bonsai and epoxy fancies are beautiful, gnarly fairylands, full of whimsy and perfectly weird. (Image: "Bonsai-B" and "Hôtel de Michelin" by TAKANORI AIBA, copyright TOKYO GOOD IDEA Development Institute Co, Ltd, used with permission)

Tiny Bonsai Tree Houses

These amazingly detailed, but tiny, tree houses built around bonsai trees astound me. Artist Takanori Aiba creates the delicate structures using materials like steel, resin, paper, plaster, LEDs and even ice cream containers. It's easy to get lost in

Artist transforms bonsai trees and empty cans into insane Lilliputian cities [Mad Urbanism]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Japanese artist Takanori Aiba has taken bonsai trees, empty food packaging, and even a tiny statue of the Michelin Man and constructed miniature metropolises around these objects, thus creating real-life Bottled Cities of Kandor. Explains Aiba of his artwork: More »

Bonsai Tree Castle

3 years agoOdd : Neatorama

Japanese artist Takanori Aiba makes tiny, enchanting worlds, such as this fanciful castle wrapped around an imitation bonsai tree. His whole site is a browsing delight. The only pity is that creations aren’t real places that we can visit. Link -via Geekosystem | Artist’s Website

Takanori Aiba’s Amazing Bonzai Castles are Miniature Living Worlds

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Tree Fort!: Amazing Castle Sculpted Around Bonsai

3 years agoOdd : Geekologie

This is a castle sculptured around an actual bonsai tree by Japanese artist Takanori Aiba. If a shrink-ray existed, I would shrink myself and live there. Unfortunately shrink-rays don't exist, so I'm stuck in this basement apartment with a serial killer living above me. Show More Summary

An Extremely Intricate Castle in a Bonsai Tree

3 years agoOdd : Geekosystem

Japanese artist Takanori Aiba takes bonsai trees to a whole new level by infusing one with an extremely intricate castle. Aiba employed the use of copper line, epoxy putty, plastic, resin, and stone clay. Aiba has a background in maze...Show More Summary

Mini Tree Castle of the Day

3 years agoOdd : The Daily What

Mini Tree Castle of the Day: Japanese artist Takanori Aiba constructed an elaborate castle/fort for his bonsai tree using stone clay, epoxy putty, copper line, plastic, and resin. Check out Aiba’s other mini architectural marvels over here. [mmm.] Tagged: Bonsai, Mini Tree Castle, Takanori Aiba

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