Benedikt Taschen and Sebastião Salgado talk in this 5-minute long video below about the 32 destinations visited by the latter — most of which had no roads leading to them except the ones made by human footprints. Salgado also discusses the effects the making of his book Migrations had on him — how the subject matter he chose [...]


3 Dec
Belgian graffiti/street artist & zoologist premiers down under

  Belgian street artist ROA is famous for his massive and haunting murals featuring native fauna that can be seen around the world. We love his highly detailed yet very personalized style evident in his Dominant Species exhibit in San Francisco this past September, as well as his Boneyards Project in the Arizona Desert which [...]


13 Jan
Made from imported Japanese fabric & manufactured in London

Passarella Death Squad returns with a fresh set of t-shirts for Spring/Summer 2012. The new collection centers around archetypal animals paired with sketches of beautiful naked women. As they write: “Let yourself go! Open your mind! Speed of life and Together. A celebration of animal magnetism, power and grace…” So there you have it! All [...]


30 Nov
Billie Achilleos celebrates 25 years of French luxury in Australia

British artist Billie Achilleos has crafted these Australian animal icons out of Louis Vitton bags to celebrate the vaunted French luxury label’s 25 years in the Land Down Under. They were commissioned by LV to dress up their flagship Louis Vuitton Maison store in Sydney — the highest level of LV shopping available, the Maison stores only [...]


2 Sep
Stuffed animals that have been squashed, trampled & killed

There’s few things more nauseating than seeing road kill wiped out on the side of the road. Even worse, trying to dodge it while it’s in the middle of your bike lane. That’s why it takes someone truly messed up to envision Road Kill Toys, a plush take on the most unbearable and disgusting driving [...]


10 Aug
Thick knit cardigans inspired by Vancouver's Cowichan natives

Dr. Romanelli has released images from his Fall/Winter 2011 “Another Summit” Collection and and the pieces are eye-catching to say the least. Produced exclusively for Barney’s Japan, the set consists of thick knit cardigans with an array of Cosby-like patterns featuring leather shawl collars and front pockets. The pieces are made from reconstructed Cowichan sweaters [...]


16 Jun
Takayuki Hori’s folded and connected Oritsunagumono series

Takayuki Hori’s Oritsunagumono takes Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and reshapes it with an environmental-themed collection of translucent skeletal Origami works. Oritsunagumono (“things folded and connected”) is made up of eight endangered species native to Japan’s coast — even more imperiled after the recent earthquakes and tsunamis. They are made of translucent [...]


6 Apr
Shauna Richardson's life-size crochet animals

Artist Shauna Richardson has made it her aspiration to convince people that anything can be art. Her newest project, which she’s dubbed Crochetdermy, takes her ample crochet skills and applies it to a concept we usually don’t think of as art: taxidermy. Richardson’s creations are life-sized knitted animals, often photographed in the shadows where you [...]

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