Japanese brand Neighborhood seems to think that something about “pepper” rhymes with “reaper”, which isn’t all that far from the truth. This is why we season our foods in moderation. Saltily set your kitchen to the Other Side of the table with the Neighborhood Booze Reaper salt and pepper shakers. These marinated-carcass dressers are made from traditional […]


5 Aug
Combining elements of traditional Chinese painting with pop art

Jackie Tsai is a Shanghai-born and London-living mixed media artist who seems to have added flowers and bones, or at least their likeness, to the artist’s arsenal. Most known for his flower skull art done for the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen — whose many fashion bits you’ve seen around these parts before — Jackie Tsai’s detailed work combines […]


27 Nov
Designer Harold Sangouard's never morbid armchair

French designer Harold Sangouard’s Harow firm has designed this not at all morbid chair shaped like a skull. Fans of Shakespeare, Norwegian Black Metal, Alexander McQueen and the Punisher can all rejoice, as they now have a place to rest their bizarre rear ends. The Skull Chair features a very geometric design of a human […]


28 Jul
Maskull Lasserre sculpts the macabre with intricacy & detail

Maskull Lasserre knows how to manifest his namesake into interesting artistic statements. The Canadian artist sculpts the most delicate anatomical skeletal forms of humans and animals from common objects — newspapers, axe handles, cutting boards and picture frames all chisel to his bidding. The sculptor produces pieces (detailed curved vertebrae, morbid leering skulls, chomping alligators) […]


26 Jul
Katsuyo Aoki's "Predictive Dream" series

Katsuyo Aoki is a Japanese artist whose latest work, Predictive Dream, consists of a series of hyper-ornate skulls made from ceramic. He uses historical backgrounds and ideas, myths and allegories to base his morbidly beautiful work on, incorporating decorative styles, patterns and symbolic forms to conjure up a variety of emotions. “The [ceramic pieces] existence […]


12 Oct
Paw! and Noop return...in fiberglass bust form

Brought to you by Coarse toys, the artists Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk have come up with something that gives their toy collectors something new to look forward to, “Eyes of Fear”. We already loved their False Friends, and emptied our coffers for the Blackout Editions, so it’s no surprise we’d love these life-size fiber […]