You probably will never connect framed painting with wearable fashion. However, in Dutch fashion designers Viktor and Rolf‘s hands, those rigid framed paintings are intricately transformed into avant-garde gowns. In Paris Fashion show, Viktor and Rolf unhooked their Baroque-style “paintings” from the wall and reshaped them onto their subjects. After the painted fabric was rearranged, it blossomed into dresses, coats or skirts that were inspired by 17th-century Dutch Golden Age artwork – the whole process was performed right in front of the audience. Moreover, there was a distinct contrast between the gilded frames and decorated fabric, but these two elements worked together to create a sense of drama and vibrancy. Just like the designers’ show notes said “Poetry becomes reality, morphing back into fantasy.”
Artist Gretchen Röehrs completes her playful fashion illustrations by utilizing colorful food items, such as bread, banana skin, cherry as a finishing touch. Making use of the food’s texture and color, Gretchen smartly transform these edibles into pieces that are reminiscent of structured, flowing, and shapely articles of clothing.
Multifunctional furniture is a design trend in these days due to limited living space. It either allows people to adapt small spaces to suit different needs to make life more easier. Coffee table, the normal furniture in living room, is designed to be placed in front a sofa, to support beverages, magazines, books, decorative objects, and other small items to be used while sitting. It original design is just a furniture with four legs and a top surface. But in these days, coffee table usually have extra storage space besides its top surface. In this article, we will show you some other functions a coffee table can have, such as aquarium, ping pong table, magazine rack or lamp.
Square watermelon is not news anymore, but how about square watermelon bread? Yes, that’s right, watermelon bread. It’s green on the outside, red on the inside, and even has black “seeds” sprinkled throughout. Originated at Jimmy’s Bakery, a bread shop in Yilan County of northeastern Taiwan, the bread was made to get kids excited about eating bread during the hot summer when they tend to have smaller appetites. To make the realistic looking bread, Jimmy use powdered green tea for the rind, strawberries for the flesh, and charcoal for the seeds. Jimmy’s Bakery makes around 100 loaves a day, which works out at about 1,500 slices of watermelon toast a day. But, it still can’t keep up with demand. Hence, Jimmy shared his recipe of how to make it at home for those who can’t try Jimmy’s bread. The tutorial video is in Chinese. However, by just watching the pictures itself, it is quite complicated…