Tara Donovan, a New York born and based artist creates amazing sculptures with everyday objects.  The images below give a sample of what she does.  For more of her work check out her exhibition at the ACE Gallery.

Untitled, 2003
Paper Plates, Glue
3 1/2′(H) x 4′(W) x 9′(D)
Ace Gallery Los Angeles, 2005

Untitled, 2003
Styrofoam Cups, Hot Glue
Dimensions Variable
Ace Gallery Los Angeles, 2005

The Ford Focus Coupé-Cabriolet

Ford UK has variation of the Ford Focus that is stunning, fun to drive and rivals BMW and other high-end convertable coupe automobiles. Yes, you read that correctly, rivals BMW. Styled in partnership with legendary Italian design house Pininfarina, the new Focus Coupé-Cabriolet is beautiful, roof up or roof down. Handling has been refined for the new body shape and complements its tailored looks.

From the first glance, Focus Coupé-Cabriolet is captivating, with chrome flourishes along its flanks, distinguished grille and newly-styled bumper at the rear. Like all examples of Italian Couture, it has effortless style, switching from stylish coupé to elegant cabriolet at the push of a button.

From the opulent leather sports seats (an available option) to premium quality look of the dashboard, Focus Coupé-Cabriolet cocoons you in luxury. Even so, you’re always in touch with the outside world thanks to the wealth of technology options available. Choose Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and use speak to the audio and DVD Navigation systems using the latest in Voice Control System.

With three models to choose from – CC-1, CC-2 and CC-3 – you can select a Focus Coupé-Cabriolet that suits your personal style.

The CC-1 (available from £16,795) with roll-over protection and chrome detailing as standard is both practical and stylish. Moving up, the CC-2 (available from £17,795) adds performance-inspired features such as the 17” 10-spoke wheels, sport suspension, and 3-spoke leather steering wheel and plus the extra luxury of a heated windscreen. The CC-3 (available from £18,795) is even more luxurious with sumptuous partial-leather seats, air conditioning and Cruise Control. View the complete price list here.

To learn more about the Focus Coupé-Cabriolet models click here.