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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Surfboards Inspired By WWII Fighter Planes From Kana.

surfboards inspired by fighter planes

Kana Surfboards runs the gamut when it comes to the long, short and special boards they design and create. Their designs include high-end Carbon Fiber and Diamond (metallic auto paint) surfboards, stunning custom wood boards, even recyclable bamboo fiber resin boards. And now… Surfboards inspired by Fighter Planes. (more…)

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Shear Beauty. Cut Paper Art By Lorraine Nam.

Cut Paper Art By Lorraine Nam
above: Rice Husband by Lorraine Nam

Like Peter Callesen, Helen Musselwhite, Yuken Teruya, and Yulia Brodskaya, here’s yet another artist who’s very talented with a pair of sharp shears. An illustration graduate from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Lorraine Nam paints, illustrates and hand-cuts paper like no one’s business. The results are Asian-influenced storytelling with highly detailed cut paper silhouettes. (more…)

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Ben’s So New Money. A Close Look At The 100$ Bill Redesign.

$100 Bill Redesign

Update: The circulation of this new bill design has taken much longer than initially expected. See an updated post on the new $100 bill here. (more…)

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