These charming porcelain animal figurines decorated with complex patterns and illustrations are created by Ukrainian artists Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev. Given the tiny size of these creatures (most measure anywhere from 4 to 40cm), it was all the more surprising that Stasenko and Leontyev weren’t actually trained to work with ceramics. One is a graphic artist and the other is a painting teacher.
Chinese confectioners create miniature Terracotta army, wearing Santa hats, entirely out of chocolate. It took 10 days and 100kg of Belgian chocolate to shape these edible soldiers. The 300 warriors were crafted by bakers at Xi’an Shangri-La hotel in Xi’an city, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. Previously Ukrainians also created Russian president Vladimir Putin-shaped chocolates.
To promote the launch of tiny coke cans, Coca-Cola installed a series of miniature kiosks throughout five different major cities in Germany with the message, “It’s the little things in life that make us happy.”
Artist Evan Lorenzen recently released a beautiful handmade miniature book entitled, “The Mini Book of Major Events”. In this mini book he is trying to compress the history of Earth. This tiny 7 pages book is a follow-up to his first mini book, “The Little Book of Big Ideas“.