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Anybody who has used a computer has surely experienced those programmed messages and icons that occasionally pop up on screens—from "Do you want to quit?" to "Something's not right" and the Chrome browser's dinosaur that appears when an internet...
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Nail Quills
London's legendary name in nails Mike Pocock created Nail Quills for Illamasqua, an over-the-top answer to nail art. The handmade press-ons seem born from some kind of fashion editorial fusing magic powers with a darkly futuristic vibe, also nodding...
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Haunted Houses
Photographer Corinne May Botz' imagery teases out the human relationship with the supernatural. In her latest show at the Kennedy Museum of Art, photos from Botz's "Haunted Houses" series are on display as part of the collection "Shadows and Phenomena...
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Barbara Í Gongini Fall/Winter 2011
Defining her work as "dark avant-garde," Danish fashion designer Barbara Í Gongini divides her work into two collections, the highly experimental Main Line and the slightly less radical Black Line. Both—continuously produced in collaboration...
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Joji Kojima
Not content with just simple macabre, jewelry designer Joji Kojima's heavily-bejeweled creations layer on baroque references and over-the-top fetishism, with the kind of craftsmanship usually reserved for more conservative luxury brands. His glitzy...
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Obscur
Easily one of the most slept-on labels in its native Sweden, Richard Söderberg's Obscur is arguably one of the most progressive fashion brands coming out of Europe. The label's strength lies in its balance of color, material and cut, inspired...
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Jeffery West Shoes
With names like "Fallen Angels" and "Hannibal," the Jeffery-West shoe collection—the work of childhood friends Mark Jeffery and Guy West—fall somewhere between a swanky gentlemen's club...
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Julia DeVille: Cineraria
Taxidermist, jewelry designer and artist Julia DeVille creates the type of wearable art rarely seen from other labels. Focused on working as a full-time artist, her exhibition "Cineraria" currently on display at Sophie Gannon Gallery in...
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Sculptor Emily Valentine Bullock
Sydney-based Emily Valentine Bullock sculpts, primarily using feathers, which she collects from birds killed by cars and cats, and from people's dead pets. More recently, she bought a trapping and killing machine to collect feathers from Australia...
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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Perfumes
by Laura Neilson The Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, a goth perfumer, is the perfect blend of past and present. Past: Since 2002, the online purveyor has offered more than 300 scented household and perfume oils, inspired by allegorical subjects such...
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Hell Bound: New Gothic Art
"Hell is no longer simply a destination after death. It is within the landscape and the architecture, within our own bodies, within communities, within technology. Hell is humanity itself," explains Francesca Gavin in her new book, "...
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Coffin Couches
Is it green? Is it funny? Is it Halloween? Or is it just a bad luck? I actually think Coffin Couches are super smart and stylish and would not mind getting one of these beautiful couches next time I move to a new apartment. They are made of recycled...
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Christopher Conte
Picking up where H.R. Giger left off, Christopher Conte makes some pretty menacing bio-mechanical sculptures of robot insects and Terminator-esque skulls. It's nice to see the techno-goth flame still burning brightly.
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Joshua Rubin
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Nic Fecteau
Nic Fecteau couture T-shirt line, Said Ethalaine launched last Fall with an exclusive run of $300 T-shirts. His work is undoubtably art-- taking on a dark and sculptural quality. It's perfect for the rich goth (if such a person exists). via idanda...