Artist Katerina Lukashina Makes Brilliant And Hilarious Cross Stitches

According to Katerina Lukashina: “When you think “cross stitch”, you probably picture a dusty, framed piece of needlepoint art in your grandma’s house that says “Home Sweet Home” (boooooring) or an old-style ugly roses stitched on the pillowcase in her living room… Continue reading »

Ib Kamara: The Cross-Cultural Stylist Reassessing Masculinity

Creating arresting visuals imbued with diverse references, London-based stylist Ibrahim “Ib” Kamara champions equality and freedom of expression through his work. The cultural osmosis present in Kamara’s output is shaped by his formative years; born in Sierra Leone, he grew up in Gambia before moving to London aged 16, where he later studied at Central Saint Martins. Whether he’s styling the youth of Nigeria for Kenzo or working on a short film with Sampha, Kamara’s narratives always uphold a strong sense of cultural and sexual empowerment. Using the moniker “The Sensitive Thug” for his popular Tumblr account, the young stylist determinedly explores and subverts stereotypes. He is currently a Fashion editor at i-D Magazine. Continue reading »

Terrible ASOS Poo Cross Body Bag Inspired By The Emoji Movie

This is a bag designed to look like the poo from The Emoji Movie. You know, the one voiced by Patrick Stewart. Continue reading »

Fantasy Animals By Lee Cross

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Artist Lee Cross creates her own animal sculptures without the use of any dead carcasses. The basis of each animal’s shape is made out of materials such as wood, clay and chicken wire, and is then wrapped up in a soft padding. On top of that, she adds imitation fur that she hand dyes and as many details and decorative elements as she sees fit. The result are truly one-of-a-kind fantasy creatures. Continue reading »

Artist Covers Walls With Cross-Stitch Floral Patterns In Street Installations

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Set designer and artist Raquel Rodrigo brings the macro details of cross-stitch embroidery to building facades around Madrid. Her colorful installations are prepared beforehand with enlarged cross-stitch techniques utilizing thick string wrapped on wire mesh before each is unrolled and affixed to a surface. The decorative pieces create a fun, pixelated texture that looks completely different close up versus at a distance. Continue reading »

When Does Food Cross The Line And Become Art?

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Probably when it looks as amazing as these glass-finish cakes created by Russian bakery artist, Olga Noskova. Let’s have a look at some of her creations. Continue reading »

Father And Son Convert Old School Bus Into Mobile Tiny Home For Cross-Country Road Trip

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Patrick Schmidt quit his job, bought a 1990 school bus from a California church, and aimed to create a skoolie: a school bus that’s revamped for non-school purposes. When he first bought the bus in March, he decided to name it “Big Blue” and then drove it to his parents’ Las Vegas home. Continue reading »

Meet Ladybeard, A Cross-Dressing Wrestler And Death Metal Singer From Australia

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This hairy, smiling, cross-dressed man is the latest sensation in Japan, but his fame is growing beyond the borders of the Asian country! He’s Australian and his real name is Richard Magarey, but you can call him Ladybeard. Continue reading »

Cross-Stitched Fashion Ads by Inge Jacobsen


A fashion campaign for a Danish jeweler is reworked in cross-stitch by artist Inge Jacobsen, with weight photographs transformed into a mashup of modern realism and soft, vintage-looking embroidery. Certain elements, like a chrome teapot and the jewelry that is the focus of the campaign, are left unstitched so they gleam strangely against the tactile qualities of the thread. Continue reading »

The Silver Cross Surf

The Silver Cross Surf – Aston Martin Edition pram. Silver Cross are only manufacturing 800 of the model worldwide. Each comes with its own certificate of authenticity and an engraved brushed chrome plaque confirming that each pram is one of a limited edition. The pram will be available exclusively from Harrods for £2,000 by pre-order from Thursday 28th February 2013.

Spangles, the Cross-Eyed Cat

From his owner:

“Meet Spangles the cross-eyed kitty who is quite a charmer. He was born on July 4. So I came up with his name, Spangles! Spangles loves to take photos. He will pose for me, and let me know when he’s in a glamorous mood. He has one cross eye, and he was born that way. He can see perfectly fine.” Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Nobody Canna Cross It

German police cross a small river as they follow anti-nuclear protesters near Lemgrabe. The Castor (Cask for Storage and Transport Of Radioactive material) train is carrying 11 containers of spent German nuclear fuel on route from France after being reprocessed, to the nuclear waste storage facility of Gorleben in Germany this weekend. (Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters) Click image to zoom.