The Best Halloween Costume Ever! Banksy’s Flower Thrower Comes To Life.

bansky flower thrower halloween costume

The Design Director of San Franscisco’s Y Studios, Pittsburgh born George Schnakenberg III, (who tragically passed away in 2014 – four years  after this post was written)* still gets my vote for the best Halloween costume I’ve seen in years. (more…)

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Halloween Inspired Art and Design – 20+ Creepy Posts.

halloween inspired art and design
above: Keyhole by horror photographer Joshua Hoffine

Halloween Inspired Art and Design: In honor of Halloween, here’s a reprise of some (there are many more) of my spookiest posts from the past few years in the areas of photography, fine art, fashion, furniture and design. (more…)

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Dog Breed Jack-O-Lanterns, Pumpkin Carving Posts & Links For Halloween

Dog breed jack-o-lanterns

Dog breed jack-o-lanterns! Although I think using a pumpkin carving ‘stencil’ or ‘pattern’ is cheating, it’s what most people use these days if they want a better-than-ordinary Halloween pumpkin sitting on their front porch. And one of this year’s most popular stencils are those of dog breeds. (more…)

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Rock a Bye Deadly Baby: The Ne Zha Works of Shi Jinsong

The Ne Zha Baby Boutique By Shi Jinsong

Chinese artist Shi Jinsong has created a series of sculptures that reinterpret typically safe products for baby- such as strollers, rockers, toys and more – as outrageously unsafe and deadly death machines. (more…)

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Just In Time For Halloween; More Wild Skulls By Artist Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst skulls
one from each of Hirst’s series; Hypnotic, Transcendent and Hallucinatory Heads.

I’ve seen many a post on everything from crayon skulls to skull flash drives. But if you’re an art and a skull fan, I can’t think of a more fun combination that the series of Damien Hirst’s ‘spinner’ painted skulls. (more…)

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