Greg Climer is a fashion designer and faculty member at Parsons School of Design in New York who is knitting a watchable scarf. The proof of concept is the video below which shows that as incredible as it sounds, a scarf can actually be used as a film reel. The film reel, or test scarf took a year and half to make, and is as long as a New York City block (which I’m told is pretty long…). Read the rest of this entry »
Travelling is great, its fun and adventurous and we’re all guilty of trying to capture the moments as best possible. Teresa Lim has found the absolute best way to document what she sees. The detail in these scenic handicrafts are so much deeper and emotionally expressive than any number of photographs. The series is called Sew Wanderlust and consists of 10 scenes from across the globe, including places like Tokyo, Australia, Germany and Prague. Read the rest of this entry »
BoBo BaBushka is a store on Etsy run by Irene Hwang from Australia that sells nesting dolls with attitude. Irene has turned a couple of pop culture characters into nesting dolls/babushkas/matryoshkas whatever it is that you like to call them. These stackable beauties have been inspired by a few Wes Anderson films and cult classics like Ghost World or The Craft amongst others. Popular TV series like The Big Bang Theory, Sherlock and Blackadder have also been recreated.
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Since I was introduced to this last year it has become my absolute favourite page on Facebook, but the good news is that it is a blog with a very nice back catalogue to look at too. They Draw and Cook is, as the name suggests, a compilation of people’s creative renditions of their recipes. Some of them can be as simple as a recipe for making a sandwich or a cherry chocolate stout milkshake, while others require a bit more time or culinary expertise.
The Way of a Beet by Paulina Wyrt (take a closer look – this one is made out of salt!) Read the rest of this entry »
This year has been a good one for celebrating pioneering ladies in various fields, from poets, writers, educators and feminists to scientists. In May, the Google Doodle celebrated four ladies in the field of science and technology. It is fantastic that these women are celebrated on such a global scale and especially as I’m being introduced to many of them for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »