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Knock ‘Em Dead! Casadelgatto Door Knockers

“Casa del Gatto” is a project of the Pennsylvania-based artist Derek Bernstein, who one summer decided to sculpt portraits of his cats, and then turned those into weirdly wonderful door knockers. Bizarre, beautiful, maybe just a tiny bit morbid… If I had the money … Continue reading

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Digital Architecture… The Kaleidoscopic Work Of Jorge Ayala

Fashion designers opting for large, bizarre prints generally cause mixed feelings with me… yet I couldn’t help feeling attracted to the works of designer/architect Jorge Ayala. He perfectly balances optically hectic prints with classy silhouettes to create a style that is both quirky and … Continue reading

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Jewelry With Mystery… Larissa Podgoretz’ Enamels

I know that I’m featuring a lot of artists lately, but I simply can’t help it; one look at the work of Larissa Podgoretz and I was lost. Every one of her enameled jewelry pieces is a work of art in itself; a beautiful … Continue reading

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A Sinking Feeling… Hannes Van Severen’s Furniture Art

Hannes Van Severen is a visual artist who lives and works in Ghent, Belgium. (Makes me proud to be a Belgian!) His work is unsettling yet appealing, based on daily life objects yet paradoxically useless. My favorite pieces are his furniture-based works; … Continue reading

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#Cosplay: Morgoth’s Gauntlets

The conventions I plan on going to are drawing close, so I need to turn up the efforts on my Morgoth costume… I quasi-finished the gauntlets last week (they need one more layer of paint but I ran out x_x), … Continue reading

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Alea Iacta Est… 3D Printed Dice

I never knew why anyone would need dice other than the classic dotted cube… but then, my experience with dice-games is limited to the kind you play with your family around the salon table. After seeing the beautiful dice of Shapeways designer Ceramicwombat, I … Continue reading

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Disaster For Dinner… Calamityware

Hello everyone, QP is back! The exams are over, and while I don’t exactly have high hopes for my results, I have a lot of other good things to look forward to. (Like a trip with Experiment No.7!) More important now is … Continue reading

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All Shapes And Sizes…

There is beauty in variety.

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Memento Mori Monday: The Anatomical Venus

It’s been a while… but it’s monday and I felt like doing something other than freaking out today, so here I am again.   An Anatomical Venus is a wax model of a female, that either has her organs in sight, … Continue reading

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Accountancy…

“… I spend my time open-handedly, hoping that I’ll soon have no more seconds left to pay the rent of this mortal body…”

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