DIY Tangerine Peeling Art for The Quarantined.

DIY tangerine peeking art

You’ve done all the puzzles in the house. You’ve cleaned out the junk drawer, replaced the batteries in your carbon monoxide detector and built multiple forts from the sofa cushions and bedsheets. The Quarantine orders to keep from spreading or catching the Coronavirus have you bored to tears and you’re not even one week in. So, now what? Read more

A Bouquet Of Birds. Artist Hong Yi Uses Flowers Petals To Construct Birds.

Malaysian artist and architect Hong Yi (aka Red) whose wonderful portrait made of socks and coffee stain portrait for Nespresso I have already shared with you, has this sweet series of birds made of flower petals, herbs, dried leaves and twigs. Read more

Two Cool Calendar Kits To Stitch for 2014 From Heather Lins

calendar kits to stitch

These two nicely designed and beautifully packaged calendars for 2014 allow for some fun interactivity. The ‘Stitch The Stars’ and The ‘Year In Stitches’ kits from textile designer Heather Lins are simple enough for anyone to do and include everything you need. At $25 each, they make a perfect gift for friends, co-workers and Secret Santas. Bonus: the stars calendar actually glows in the dark. Read more

Temporary Monograms: IMPRINT Letter-Pressed Textiles.

IMPRINT is a collaborative concept by Sebastian Herkner and Zur Schwäbischen Jungfrau. As part of Passionswege 2013 during Vienna Design Week, German designer Sebastian Herkner found a more contemporary method of individualizing textiles and presented it in an installation: instead of needle and cotton, steam is used to stamp the initials on the fabric – which keep until the next wash.


project assistants: Robin Benito Schmid & Martin Hirth

photo at top of the post by Sam Dunne, courtesy of Core77.
all other images courtesy of Sebastian Herkner