Festim Toshi is an architect designer and founder of the popular Instagram account @arcfly_fly He is a self-proclaimed "incurable dreamer" and "addicted" to full scale architecture, for which he has a keen eye. He is also able to spot really terrific miniatures which he shares with his followers. Here is an assortment of some of his carefully curated finds featuring quality miniatures from artists around the world using various mediums to craft tiny treasures. 1. Lyaisan Mu
Meet the Miniaturist: Winners Edition! Sponsored by HBS/Miniatures.com Excited to present more winners from the popular Creatin' Contest, hosted each year by the folks over at HBS/Miniatures.com at a special Meet the Miniaturist: Winners Edition on Sunday, June 27 at 4pm ET. We'll chat with each winner, hear about their mini-inspirations, learn more about their craft and see their work up close! Dianne Gordon| Cheese Cellar We’ll meet Dianne Gordon, granted a Third Place Win
Heidi Athay hails from Toronto, Canada and is a lifelong and passionate Elvis Presley fan, so much so, that she got married at Graceland in 2008, the mansion this rock and roll music icon lived in Memphis, Tennessee before his passing in August of 1977. While Ms. Athay has a creative arts background in tv, film and animation, she has never worked in miniature. When the pandemic lockdown hit, she decided to start an ambitious project of crafting a 1/24 scale model of Presley'
As I scour the internet each week I am continuously surprised, delighted and awestruck by the amazing miniatures I find online. This is just 6 of those I discovered this week! This awesome vintage inspired oil lamp by TS Trinh from @miniaturesintheory (now who didn't have one of these in their homes growing up in the 1970s?) . Extra credit for the faux greenery popping out of the base! This working pull-out kitchen spray faucet nozzle by the mother/daughter team over at My
Like many of us, Preston Poling, a miniaturist from Louisville KY, grew up watching television sitcoms and reruns. He particularly enjoyed shows that not only made him laugh, but also made him think; smart, engaging, often controversial programming which challenged social norms like All in the Family,Dharma & Greg and Frasier. Frasier was the critically acclaimed sitcom that ran in the United States from 1993 to 2004 and earned multiple Emmy Awards including wins for Best Com
Our own Badass Miniaturist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz (@Jed_Voltz), best known for his awesome miniature treehouse sculptures , shared photos and details of a new commission he recently finished for a client, a super awesome roombox in 1/24 scale with a modern/contemporary retro feel in his signature playful approach. The self-contained environment is fully lit, sits on turned legs and features a whimsical brick fireplace with an extended chimney peeking through a pitched roof.