Category Archives: Art & Design

xkcd – Universal Converter Box

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IKEA – How to destroy your fanbase

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Andy writes, “For eight years, Jules’ IKEAHackers site has published ways people have hacked their IKEA products. Hundreds of people have combined IKEA products in creative ways to create everything from desks to cat trees. When the fan site turned to a huge part-time job, Jules ran a few small advertisements. Now IKEA’s attorneys have sent the site a Cease and Desist.” [boingboing]

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World’s First Kim Jong-un Impersonator


A musician from Hong Kong has become the world’s first professional Kim Jong-un lookalike. Howard has endured endless jokes about his dictator double ever since Kim rose to power in 2011. Now the 34-year-old is perfecting his wave and stern smile to bag work moonlighting as the ruthless general’s impersonator.

See also previous Sacha.

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R.I.P. H.R. Giger – Master of dark arts art

Dune, Aliens, Poltergeist.. Many outstanding dark movies have their designs and creation to thank Giger. For occult and guilty evil pleasures he is to look for. Unlucky, he (74 years old) fell of the stairs at home and died from his wounds, yesterday. His museum still stands. But as he said: I want to make art to survive.. true in many ways.

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