Posts by Emma Taggart

June 8, 2019

Street Artist Creates Rainbow Murals to Add a Vibrant Jolt of Color to Urban Spaces

Czech street artist Jan Kaláb (also known as POINT or CAKES) creates large colorful murals that playfully transform urban environments into rainbow-hued streets. His unique visual language is characterized by vibrant abstract shapes (especially circles) that explore “infinite variations in depth, time and motion.” Kaláb was born in the ‘70s in Czechoslovakia, when graffiti and street art was practically unheard of.

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June 6, 2019

Interview: Woman Spends 1,000 Hours Crafting Incredible Anubis Costume

Many people craft their own creative costumes, but Swiss game designer and cosplay aficionado Martina Hugentobler takes dressing up to a whole new level. The self-taught artist spent an incredible 1,000 hours sculpting this extraordinary Anubis costume by hand, using materials she found at her local hardware store. In Egyptian mythology, Anubis is the god of mummification and has the head of a jackal.

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June 3, 2019

Converse Launches “Sakura Sneakers” Made with Real Cherry Blossom Petals

Nature and style merge in Converse‘s latest collection of fashionable kicks. Made in collaboration with Japanese textile maker Toyoshima, the company is soon to release sakura-inspired, pink high-tops that are actually made with real cherry blossom petals. No sakura trees were damaged in the making of the shoes, since an abundance of pink petals fall naturally each year during cherry blossom season.

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