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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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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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Mirror Mirror… Invisible Shoes by Andreia Chaves

If there ever was a pair of shoes that will leave people scratching their heads, it’s this one. The Invisible Shoes of designer Andreia Chaves are covered in strategically angled mirrors, to make the shoe merge with its environment, chameleon-style. They are … Continue reading

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Tied Up And Ruffled… Lilian Asterfield’s Refashioned Neckties

Victorian/Steampunk-ish? Check. Recycled material? Check. Quirky and Unusual? Double check! Lilian Asterfield is the alter ego of artist and designer Nicole Deponte, who turns old men’s neckties into fabulous pieces of wearable textile art. Reminiscent of the ruffly cravats from the victorian age, … Continue reading

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On The Line… Planet Pickle Pendants

Planet Pickle’s tagline is “silver-based silliness for carbon-based lifeforms”, and that should tell you right away that the store caters to lovers of all things geek. The Australia-based Etsy shop sells all sorts of awesome stuff, from Dalek earrings and Star Trek brooches to … Continue reading

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Twisted Myths… Valeria Myrusso’s Jewelry

I love surreal things, the stranger the better, and the work of Ukrainian jewelry artist Valeria Myrusso is exactly up my alley. Her polymer clay jewelry is twisted and sometimes a bit disturbing… but always very beautiful. Inspired by fairy tales, myths, and legends, the … Continue reading

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QP’s Crafts… The Slit Throat Choker

Letting me in a craft store when I’m feeling crafty is like letting a hungry person do the food shopping: it doesn’t end well. For my wallet, that is. I bought myself a large amount of red seed beads, red … Continue reading

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