Modern Caskets For Your Body And Soul. The 2014 Equinox Collection from Camaquen.

Camaquen caskets

I’m not a morbid person, despite having written about modern casket options before. (more…)

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

Art Made with Packaging Tape
Birkin Girl 5, 2013, Packaging tape on acrylic panel with translucent resin light box, 27 x 40 x 6 inches (68.5 x 101.6 x 15.2 cm), shown with lights off and on

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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Suck UK Gets Creative And Builds SantaBots For Their Clients’ Christmas Gifts

SUCK UK Santabots

Here’s a fun example of a creative corporate Christmas gift. In an effort to send a big thank you to their favorite partners and distributors, Suck UK of London took the chance to send out Christmas gifts with a difference. (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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Amazing Close Up Photos Of Snowflakes Will Give You Goosebumps.

Close Up Photos Of Snowflakes

We all know that no two are alike. Nevertheless, seeing a snowflake super duper uber close-up is still breathtaking and these macro photographs by Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov will prove that. (more…)

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