April 10, 2019

Sculptor “Unzips” a Building in Milan for Mind-Bending Art Installation

British sculptor Alex Chinneck has brought his mind-bending illusions to Italy with an incredible installation in Milan. Concurrently with Milan Design Week, Chinneck has literally unzipped the facade of a building in the city in what he calls the most ambitious work he’s ever made. In addition to the incredible exterior, the building’s interior is also filled with several installations that carry through the zipper theme, making for a cohesive and immersive experience.

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April 10, 2019

People Are Getting Colorful Tattoos That Look Like Embroidery on Skin

A post shared by Rogelio Vazquez (@polo_tatts) on Mar 28, 2019 at 6:49pm PDT Embroidery and tattoos have more in common than you might think. When you consider how each of their images is created, the similarities are striking. They both use needles to form designs and require the respective artist to make deliberate linear marks every time they touch fabric or skin. These likenesses, when combined, make for eye-catching ink that’s spawned a new trend called embroidery tattoos.

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April 9, 2019

Artist Freezes Vintage Dresses into an Enchanting Bouquet of Icy Flowers

British Columbia-based artist Nicole Dextras creates eye-catching installations with an icy twist. Exploring thought-provoking themes like environmentalism and ephemerality, Dextras has crafted a collection of Frozen Textiles that transform ordinary garments into hanging icicles, blocks of ice, and even a larger-than-life Bouquet. Equally inspired by science fiction and fanciful folklore, this ethereal Bouquet installation captures Dextras’ interest in reimagining nature.

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