“But, like ivy, we grow where there is room for us.” — Miranda July
This week’s edition of News From the Craft + Style Blogosphere has nature under wraps, hyperbolic animal sculpture, transcendent wardrobes, ethereal dust clouds and more.
Adornment isn’t just for bling-loving homo sapiens. All animals should be able to channel their inner disco dancer if they so choose! Elizabeth McGrath‘s visionary sculpture shows off the festive trappings of buffalo burlesque, gilt mice and antlers as sailboats. [Via mtraub]
I’ve already professed my massive lust for Mociun‘s feminine tie dye, but their recent collaboration with celestial-inspired Shabd has hurtled my interest into the stratosphere. The mottled patterns and imperfect prints make for a wardrobe canvas. [Via Shiny Squirrel]
Dust cloud or ethereal spectre? Ujin Lee‘s portfolio reminds me of a divine mashup of spectral photography — when iridescent bubbles, a.k.a. ghosts, appear on photos — and watching the dust settle after an explosion. I’m pretty fond of the many forms the cloud assumes — running man, Big Dipper, wallflower, spilled sugar… [Via Je Voudrais Que]
This elaborate branch setup is confined within a tangled web of glass. It’s mildly disconcerting (and awe-inspiring, I must admit) to see nature so contained. I don’t know how Naoko Ito accomplished such a feat, but I’m giving him the proverbial “golf clap” as we speak. [Via Colectiva]
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