Usually, drinking straws don’t have a very long shelf life. One dip inside your glass of Coca Cola and that’s it, most of the time. Like with every mundane object in your life, there are those with the talent, creativity and imagination to make something more of them.
Something memorable, beautiful and maybe more importantly for them, has actual market value. This Taiwanese guys makes artwork so beautiful out of drinking straws, he manages to get people to pay him for the work he does.
He does have a bit too much of a love for Straw-bikes, which do get kind of boring after a while, but most of his work, which includes the Pink Panther and even New York Yankees players is awesome and worth a look or two before you move on with your life.
In the middle of the process…