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    city of staples I love seeing things in a different way!

  • Erica N

    staple city. reminds me of my circuit board city stuff.

  • Came Lara

    Massing model of an urban setting made from....staples. #design #designideas #architecture #homedesign #bestdesign #modern

  • prettydreamer

    life in the city ... staple city

  • Catharina Kahler

    Peter root ephemicropolos art installation urban city made of staples 3

  • Sean Mee

    City of staples / art / photography / design / via: piccsy

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Peter root ephemicropolos art installation urban city made of staples 1

Artist Peter Root has been busy collecting staples and turning the boring metal office supplies used for bundling paperwork into mesmerizing city scapes. Using 100,000 staples to cover an approximate area of 600cm x 300cm (118 inches x 236 inches), Root’s work of art entitled Ephemicropolis was born. Root broke down the stacks of staples into varying sizes, the tallest of which measures 12cm high (5 inches) and the smallest which consists of a single staple.

staples on a telephone pole. I need to make my own version of this image. It could be a series--bulletin boards; other sign-posting places.

Ephemicropolis, 2010 by Peter Root. constructed out of 100,000 staples, approx. floor area 600x3000cm

I totally drew like that as a kid. .. someone recreated what a child would have drawn into an accurate painting. Childhood Drawings Repainted

Massing model of an urban setting made from....staples.

Have you ever been bored at your desk and started playing around with your office supplies? Well, artist Peter Root took your everyday staples and turned them into an entire city in an installation called Ephemicropolis.

A paint pen can change your staples for those special items like invitations and programs.

out of the city by Marrast, via Flickr