Thursday, September 24, 2009

Comme des Garçons

ps: I now have a tumblr account for non-fashion related blogging :^)

Friday, September 18, 2009

Styrobots

Michael A Salter's 'Styrobots' are constructed from discarded polystyrene packing materials. The biggest styrobot he has created, 'Giant Styrobot', stood at 22 feet tall:

I love how Salter uses recycled materials to create such sleek, white forms. The textures and lines/patterns here are all very inspiring...
('Giant Styrobot' from Robots: A cultural Icon exhibition at San Jose Museum of Art, California 2008)

Sunday, September 13, 2009

'Sleight of Mind' Mask

(handmade 'Sleight of Mind' mask discovered on ebay)

I wish that wearing masks was more commonplace for day wear. Some days really call for one.
Plus, if we all wore masks I'm sure the incidence of cheeky trick playing would go up at least 10 fold.

So I'm about $500 short, so in the meantime I'll have to do with going grey and covering my face with my hands like so:

Thursday, September 10, 2009

I've always thought that yarn-bombing was an especially interesting form of street art. These knitted telephone boxes are so sweet and surreal. You can read about the covers (and the Yarn Corp's ensuing brush with the fuzz) at Knit the City.