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Lucy and Bart
By August 16, 2010

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“LucyandBart is a collaboration between Lucy McRae and Bart Hess described as an instinctual stalking of fashion, architecture, performance and the body. They share a fascination with genetic manipulation and beauty expression. Unconsciously their work touches upon these themes, however it is not their intention to communicate this. They work in a primitive and limitless way creating future human shapes, blindly discovering low – tech prosthetic ways for human enhancement.”

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Steve Scott
By August 15, 2010

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Steve Scott is an animation director and illustrator based in London. His imaginative work showcases the fantastical, with a healthy touch of science fiction thrown in.
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Hans Silvester: Natural Fashion
By August 12, 2010

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These stunning photographs are the recent work of German photographer Hans Silvester. They feature the Surma and Mursi people of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia, and their unique body painting. Silvester has a book out, Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa, showcasing his tribal photography.
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Sanna Dyker
By August 10, 2010

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Sanna Dyker is an illustrator based in Dundee, Scotland, who creates charming sketches that have appeared in the Scottish art zine yuck ‘n’ yum and Edinburgh Festivals magazine.
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“I like to focus on the small nitty gritty details of people’s everyday existences; from passing gossip and menial everyday tasks to unkempt hair and chocolate wrappers that have missed the bin. I gather them all up in my head like a giant scrapbook, and bring them into my work, conserving them in some sort of form before they are past recollection.”—Sanna Dyker

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Stellar Graphic Art for the Los Angeles Folk Festival
By August 9, 2010

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Love this catchy watercolor graphic design. It was created for the Los Angeles folk festival.

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Zombie Leg Love
By August 6, 2010

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This piece is by Fee Harding, aka Burnt Feather. You can find her prints at her Etsy shop below:

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OMG! It’s Uglycorn!
By August 4, 2010

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There are ugly dolls and then there are ugly dolls! I am loving the new uglycorn, available at Giant Robot and Toy Tokyo

“Uglycorns are a super rare breed. They mostly show up when you’re just about to fall asleep and your ice cream is just about to hit the floor. Or you know how you wake up and think you’re seeing something but really it’s just a jacket on a chair or something like that? Yeah, don’t you hate that?”—

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Petit Beurre Coussin
By August 3, 2010

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Love this cute butter/biscuit pillow by Maxi Glob!

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A Vampire Café & More!
By August 2, 2010

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For vampire lovers and creative types, you’ll find oodles of inspiration in the land of love hotels and maid cafés, among Japan’s many fantasy themed establishments. When I lived in Japan, one of my favorite places to go was the Christon Café, a lounge filled with decorative relics and church paraphernalia purchased from various churches around the globe. Everything in there was a feast for the eyes! Well, looks like there are a plethora of new places that have popped up around Tokyo recently with equally imaginative themes, like the Vampire Café pictured above. For the scoop on more themed restaurants check out the

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Caroline Wright
By July 28, 2010

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Caroline Wright is a painter, a cellist, and a yoga instructor who creates dreamy paintings.

“In art, as in life, I am interested in slowing down. Finding vitality in stillness, calm in tumult. Colors unwind at a specific tempo, and the work reveals itself when the viewer walks around inside at a leisurely pace.”—Caroline Wright

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