You Thought Packaging Tape Was For Shipping Boxes, But Mark Khaisman Proves Otherwise.

Art made with packaging tape

Artist Mark Khaisman, originally from the Ukraine and now based in Philadelphia, uses packaging tape in a very different manner than you do. Applying layers of 2″ wide translucent and clear packing tape to backlit panels, he uses the play of shadow, depth, shape and color to create images of objects, portraits, patterns or motifs and the re-creation of movie and film noir stills. The results are reminiscent of digitized or pixelated photos, only with a depth and tactile quality that is unique to his work. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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