Figuratively Speaking

Even after all these years, I’m still completely blown away by the creativity of miniature diorama artists. So you imagine how delighted I was to recently discover photographer Derrick Lin‘s miniature series. Using only his iPhone, a desk lamp, and an expansive collection of miniatures, Derrick seeks to find the humor of the everyday ups and downs of life. He’s created over 300 vignettes, cleverly using the most ordinary objects as foundations of his tiny scenes. Paper is cut to resemble ocean waves, a notebook’s spiral is used as a bike rack, and index cards echo a an iceberg. Honestly, brilliant!



(Dereck Lin’s book: Work, Figuratively Speaking: The Big Setbacks and Little Victories of Office Life available here)

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  1. Rena wrote:

    These little figures are absolutely impressing!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
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  2. Michelle wrote:

    How creative his works are, and how creatively he uses everyday objects for his art!
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  3. Kay Nguyen wrote:

    Oh wow, this is so beautiful and creative! I love it <3

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  4. Maria wrote:

    This is so beautiful and creative. I just love it!

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  5. Weird and wonderful! My faves are the old man blowing leaves and the ransacked office. Talk about the ups and downs of life!

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  6. Mathias wrote:

    This is amazing creative !
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  7. Incredible! thank you for sharing such a unique art with us =o)

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  8. Jurgita wrote:

    It’s breathtaking art!
    Muilo Burbulai

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  10. Putlocker wrote:

    So good, I was very impressed by this post, this site has always been pleasant news. Thank you very much for such an interesting post.

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