In the theme of Halloween, London based horror-film enthusiast, art director and kirigami artist Marc Hagan-Guirey has created paper cut versions of famous haunted houses, in a series he calls Horrorgami. 13 iconic buildings familiar from such classics as The Shining, Rosemery’s Baby and Ghostbusters will get your spine shiver and palms sweaty. Paper has never been this scary before! Continue reading
Halloween! The festival of trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, playing pranks and of course, dressing up as scary creatures is here. But as much as I love the holiday, I have a personal vendetta against all trashy, throwaway decorations that come with it. So this time I came up with my own: simple, stylish and recyclable D.I.Y. halloween decoration.
A Vienna-based micro publishing collective Soybot consists of six members who share an affinity to graphics, illustration and printing. The work of the collective is characterized primarily by the fact that their various printing works and publications are produced with a Risografen, a high-speed digital printing system fed with rice paper and soyink. A printing technique that was also used on one of their latest projects, Eine Ampelsinfonie, an interesting study on sound visualization in four different physical positions in Vienna. Continue reading
She is the woman behind White Plate, one of the most read culinary blogs in Poland with over 60.000 followers on facebook, and this summer her second cook book “O jabłkach” (“About Apples”) was published. The blogger and author Eliza Mórawska took a few minutes off her busy schedule to tell us about how she started out, what’s important to become a successful blogger, her plans for the future and, of course, her new book.
BAM of the legendary ‘90s hip-hop group The Jungle Brothers and Austrian DJ Mr. Dero were looking for an innovative visual concept for their collaboration double EP/LP titled “THIS” and “THAT”, which together constitute the full album title “THIS&THAT”. Two creatives from Graz, graphic designer and art director Simon Lemmerer with photographer Stefan Leitner came up with an original idea to create an anamorphic installation of the initial letters of the album titles.
An urban loft atmosphere, delicious salads, sandwiches and sweets, great coffee, cool music and loads of books, that’s Urban House in Bratislava. Situated in Larinska street, the place is right in the heart of the old town and serves as a hang-out spot for locals and tourists alike.
Last year I took part in a DIY workshop by PaperPhine where I learned how to do my own paper yarn. I admit I was not particularly gifted, but nevertheless managed to roll two small bobbins of yarn which since then give the finishing touch to all my parcels. As Christmas is approaching I thought of stocking up on paper yarn and discovered the beautiful products of PaperPhine which range from various paper yarns and twines to accessories and jewelry made of this material.