The Machiavellian range of pure silk sleepwear and pocket squares is a fashion line gaining popularity through their Kickstarter project.
For over 20 years Japanese artist Akiko Ikeuchi has been creating room sized vortices from silk thread. Ikeuchi first creates a frame of cotton thread before knotting silk threads to create a mesh that could take up to a month to complete.
A great skill to learn for Summer is shucking corn. That is, learning to remove the leaves and silk completely so that the corn on the cob can be prepared cooked for the meal. Ken reveals his secrets to getting silk-free corn on the cob, so here you go guys, something to look forward to. [Read more...]
These are pictures showing the detail of an amazingly intricate wardrobe made by Tord Boontje, a native Dutch visionary of sculpture and design. The monumental fig-leaf encrusted doors open to show a bronze tree arching up and outward against the background of a peaceful landscape in silk.