"Swissted" is NY-based designer's Mike Joyce ode to two of his most beloved passions: punk rock and Swiss modernism, two movements, he notes, "that have absolutely nothing to do with one another."
Mike redesigned vintage flyers from actual punk rock, hardco
re, and indie rock concerts
Seattle-based textile artist and designer Boo Davis creates "modern heirloom quilts just like your metal-loving, half-blind Grandma would...[with] bold designs, eye-popping color combinations and a touch of evil," under her studio, Quiltsryche.
"Dare to Be Square Quilting," her new book, will be published this month, and is a little more tame than her standard fare. And understandably so; recently interviewed by the New York Times, Davis revealed, "I set out to do a hard-edged, metal-infused guide to quilting. My proposal outlined projects like a Blizzard of Oz scarf and a quilt called Snake Pit, as if Slash were to have a quilt on his bed. It made the rounds of the book publishers, and everyone said, “This is awesome, but we can’t touch it with a 10-foot pole.” Finally, Potter Craft came back with, “We love your aesthetic, we love your voice, can you do a completely different book?” And I did just that and I’m actually happy with it.
French electro-pop duo Daft Punk always perform live in space helmets, a nod to the playfulness and the electronic nature of their music.
Atlanta-based prop designer Harrison Krix decided he needed one for himself, and so created an amazing replica over a period of seventeen months!
And, he's created this killer video demonstrating the process that appease music and making-things fans alike.