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Memento Mori Monday: Two-Faced Rosary Beads

It’s monday, so I have a memento mori for you! It’s a bit on the late side, but better late than never, right? For this week, I picked some very old artwork. Rosaries aren’t very common anymore these days, but … Continue reading

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Psychotic Porcelain… Charles Krafft’s Porcelain War Museum

Charles Krafft isn’t the only artist to play with the theme of weapons in other materials than they were meant to be… but his Porcelain War Museum is definitely worth a mention for being not only meaningful, but also really … Continue reading

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A Distorted Reality… Good Vibrations Cabinet

This is not photoshop. This is an actual, supposedly functional piece of furniture, made especially to look like a distorted photograph. I couldn’t resist featuring this; it is of course a lovely, surreal piece of design, but to me it … Continue reading

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Adventures Of The Eyes… Takanori Aiba

Takanori Aiba is a Japanese artist, whose oeuvre spans from maze illustrations to graphic design and architecture. Adventures Of The Eyes was the name of his solo exhibition in 2010, featuring architecture that seemed to come straight out of a fantastic … Continue reading

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Tea Party Chemistry… Kemikus Tea Set

I featured Art Lebedev Studio’s “Fuck The Rain” umbrella before, and now they’re back with more awesome! Combining an old-school tea set (think porcelain, blue flowery patterns…) with an equally old-school chemistry set? No biggie. Kemikus is a most ironical … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Das Machin (My Calculator)

So yes, I am doing an in memoriam post for an object. A calculator. My calculator to be precise. A slightly battered TI-84 with my name engraved in the back. Das Machin, as I nicknamed him. Today I have said … Continue reading

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Of you and me and the ground on which we stood: a poem

My person is the person of others, personified evil for you and the saline taste of life’s water for me. Erasing the words your voice has etched in my skin is not to my desire. Rather I would have your … Continue reading

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QP’s Bipolar Nail Art

So this is what I did when I had a lot of time. You see that correctly, I painted my nails half red, half blue, and I inserted a piece of tinfoil in-between the colors for a glittery effect. Then … Continue reading

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Whimsical Machinery: Laikingland

Art… Although today it often seems all about merging the useful with the beautiful, there are still a few artists and designers that make objects that have no use at all except for being awesome. Laikingland is a brand like … Continue reading

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My Personal Prime Number…

My personal prime number is Number 7. Experiment Number 7. He is not my longest-running experiment, and neither is he my most challenging one… but out of all of my experiments he is the one I like best. Because I … Continue reading

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