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This Artist Made Architectural Designs From Everyday Household Items

The instagram Artists Felipe De Castro takes his art skills to a whole new level. This artist made architecture from everyday household items! This series of works is so fine because it gives us an idea of the inner workings of an artists mind.  Here we get to take a look at how artists see & interpret the world around them.  By transforming everyday household items into stunning pieces of architectural design, De Castro forces us to re-interpret some of the mundane aspects of our day to day existence.

1) Handheld tape rack turned convention center

 

Felipe De Castro Art architecture
Instagram Felipe De Castro

 

 

2)  He turned an Office Check Stamper into an Apple store/Commercial Building

Felipe De Castro

3) Is this just your everyday household watch or is it a stunning new modern observatory?

 

3) Your everyday average George Foreman grill is now a full fledged football stadium.

 

 

4) From everyday high end office stapler to new wave enhanced auto bridge

 

Felipe De Castro art
Felipe De Castro

5) Is this a piece of trash?  A twisted coke can or plans for a specialized high rise with a helicopter pad?

Felipe De castro art
Felipe De Castro

6) From 256 GB USB to a full fledged office building with gardens and an atrium

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro

 

7) The box of matches that became a luxurious apartment complex

8) What can you do with a bunch of used shipping containers?  How about a cafe?

 

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro

9) The old computer game joystick is now the Atari headquarters

Atari Building from a joystick Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

10) The egg carton that soon became a high class hotel complex with a dozen swimming pools

felipe de castro
felipe de castro

11) All those faux antique lamps from Pier 1 imports make for the most decadent indoor mall/shopping center

felipe de castro art
Felipe de Castro

12) Whatever the hell this thing is?  Now it’s a high speed train station!

Felipe De Castro art
Felipe De Castro

13) The motherboard that is now “all aboard”  shipping and docking station for barges.

 

Felipe De Castro art
Felipe De Castro

14) Your local mountain range would make a wonderful modern plaza

Felipe De Castro art
Felipe De Castro

 

15) Scissors are good, but so are freeway off-ramps

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

16) One of these upper arm squeezy thingy’s turned full fledged bus station.

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

17) Calculator and also a small, riverside airport

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro

 

18) Small model sailboat into monumental central city library.

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

19) Soap dispenser turned cliff side resort

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

20) Camera turned Japanese Embassy

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

21) Playstation 2 & Atari turned Motel with controller shaped swimming pool

Playstation Felipe De castro
Felipe De Castro

22) An Erasure that became a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Home

Felipe De Castro art
Felipe De Castro

 

23) From using measuring tape to build a building to actually being the building itself.

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

24) Pencil shavings that are holier than thou and saintly enough to be a church.

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

25)  Mechanical pencils make the most beautiful 3 piece connected sky scrapers

felipe de castro
felipe de castro

26) The copy machine movie theater

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro Art

 

27) The whole puncher concert stage

Felipe De Castro

 

28) Clothing Iron that can also be converted into a high class beach front condominium complex

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

29) Pepper grinder Taj-Mahal

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De castro

 

30) A mouse of a house

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

31) Who here remembers those compasses from middle school math class?  I only every used mine to just make circles.  It has a lot more utility as an airport.

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro Art

 

32) With the Stapler in a train station you’ll never have to worry about fishing out that loose staple again.   I wonder what they made those tracks out of though?

Felipe De Castro
Felipe De Castro

 

33) This pen and pencil holder pretty much just set Felipe up. It already looks like a building.

Felipe De Castro Art
Felipe De Castro

 

I hope that by looking at Felipes art that you can feel inspired.  Felipe shows us that we don’t have to look very hard for inspiration.  That the world around us can be an inspiration in and of itself entirely. That is not just for art, but for anything that has to do with creativity in general.

Written by Burrito Mussolini

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