Japanese Artist’s Charcoal Skulls Are Perfect For A Macabre Barbecue

Japanese artist, Sekisadamu whose brainchild is the skull-shaped charcoal said he is surprised at the overwhelming demand for his charcoal after showcasing it at the recently concluded Wonder Festival, in Chiba, Japan where all his products were bought. The novel charcoal has attracted over 13K likes and over 9K retweets when its photos were posted on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gorovodka/status/


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/japanese-artists-charcoal-skulls-are-perfect-for-a-macabre-barbecue/

The Weirdest And Bizarre Fashion Trends As Seen On The London Fashion Week 2019

Henry Nicholls/Reuters It’s no surprise London is still the most zero-fucks stop on the Fashion Month calendar. Here are some craziest designs from the London Fashion Week 2019. Henry Nicholls/Reuters Henry Nicholls/Reuters Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Will Oliver/EPA/EFE Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Photo Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Photo Grant Pollard/


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/the-weirdest-and-bizarre-fashion-trends-as-seen-on-the-london-fashion-week-2019/

Two Guys Built This 400,000-Brick LEGO Volkswagen Van In Six Weeks

At the travel and leisure convention in Munich, Germany, the beloved Volkswagen Type 2 Bulli van comes in three flavors: classic, miniature Lego, and full-size Lego classic. Sitting on a stand next to its nearly identical brothers, the LEGO Bulli was constructed in less than six weeks out of approximately 400,000 bricks. The van was built by two men, Pascal and Rene, in approximately six weeks...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/two-guys-built-this-400000-brick-lego-volkswagen-van-in-six-weeks/

“Tossed And Found”: Artist Makes Tiny Sculptures From The Cast-Off NY Trash

Since the mid 1990s, Yuji Agematsu has used debris from New York’s streets to create a series of dioramas inside the cellophane sleeves of cigarette packets. The pieces below are from a year of his work entitled zip: 01.01.17 . . . 12.31.17. As well as preserving what he finds on his daily walks, Agematsu keeps detailed logs of his discoveries and maps of the routes he has taken. h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/tossed-and-found-artist-makes-tiny-sculptures-from-the-cast-off-ny-trash/

Norwegian Artist Damselfrau Creates Otherworldly Masks From Recycled Materials

Damselfrau is the myserious London-based artist creating masks that look like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Originally from Norway, the artist also known as Magnhild Kennedy is interested in the power and rituals behind disguise – and how they can be used to play with our identity and sense of place. “I work with masks as autonomous works of art as well as action-objects. For me the mask is a...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/norwegian-artist-damselfrau-creates-otherworldly-masks-from-recycled-materials/

Artist Embeds Giant Neon Orange Monolith Into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘Specter’. Inspired by strange and unidentified objects that often appear in the desert, this acid orange monolith attracts drivers with its orb-like glow. ‘Specter’ is made with powder-coated aluminium and silhouettes of the mountains and the sky reflect in its shiny surface, appearing silver on one side when the sun hits it. The cuboid is bedded...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/artist-embeds-giant-neon-orange-monolith-into-coachella-valleys-desert-landscape/

“Reading The Road”: River Of 11,000 Glowing Books Flows Down City Street

Thousands of books spanned from sidewalk to sidewalk in Ann Arbor’s Literature vs Traffic installation, creating a space for quiet reflection on the value of pedestrian-friendly public spaces and the absence of noise pollution. The intersection of Liberty and State, a major juncture in this college town, was closed down for a day and night to allow the work to be deployed and enjoyed.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/reading-the-road-river-of-11000-glowing-books-flows-down-city-street/

The Only Thing More Bonkers Than This Starcraft Cosplay Is How They Made It

When you see an incredible cosplay like the one below (by Tasha), it’s easy just to take it for granted. Yes, it’s a meticulously-detailed, endlessly impressive recreation of Kerrigan from Starcraft — but there’s a ton of other stuff on the internet to ogle, so usually people stare at this kind of thing for a brief moment or two and then move on. But the cosplay team at...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/the-only-thing-more-bonkers-than-this-starcraft-cosplay-is-how-they-made-it/

Latest Etsy Trend: Crocheted Cat Butt Coasters

The next time you wake up and smell the coffee you can also look down and see a cat behind to rest your mug on. Isn’t it an awesome idea? It is. That’s why these crafty people from Etsy have spent countless hours making the masterpieces featured below. More: Etsy h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/latest-etsy-trend-crocheted-cat-butt-coasters/

“City Of Light”: 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making

Con Ed’s “The City of Light” was the largest diorama up to that time. The fourteen-minute show presented the illusion of watching New York City through a twenty-four hour cycle. Originally designed to be continuous, a break of a few minutes was required as visitors tended to stay and watch the subway cars wiz by. Walter Dorwin Teague designed the diorama which consisted of 4,000 buildings built to...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/city-of-light-1939-new-york-worlds-fair-diorama-in-the-making/