What happens when you take a 3D model of one of the sleekest, sexiest designs in the world, then lower the resolution until it's barely recognizable? In this case, you turn a Lamborghini Countach into an onyx slab.

The car is just a taste; the real purpose of United Nude's Low Res Project is to create the kind of funky shoes that your girlfriend will love and you won't understand:


I actually really enjoy it; it's like looking at a sculpture-in-progress, before the lines have been smoothed out. And one can imagine the technique going beyond shoes and cars: furniture, accessories—anything, really, might benefit from a little blocky simplicity. [Today and Tomorrow via PopSci]