Sisters creates amazing wall installation with Up-cycled fibre

We are sisters Lauren and Kass, co-founders and artists behind Crossing Thread. For as long as we can remember, we’ve been exposed to the wonderful world of fibre from an early age, both practicing dance for 13 years+. We grew up in a world of costuming and embellishment; sequencing, beading and sourcing trims for our dance costumes and visiting many fabric stores with our mum and fittings with our seamstress. Being dance duo partners throughout our childhood, we were frequently misunderstood of being twins.

Our closeness in age allowed us to navigate through life, with either one of us one step ahead at any given time. Gradually, the “big sister / little sister ” titles dropped off, as we each looked to each other for support, guidance and inspiration.

Our parents brought us up in an expressive environment where we encouraged to voice our feelings, stand up for what we believe in and attempt new things. Creativity was and still is celebrated in our family; with our grandfather being an enthusiastic calligrapher and oil painter (who still paints today!) and our dad an architect whom also builds our looms. We believe to live a creative life is one of manifestation and curiosity. We hope to continue this cultivation of creativity in our family.



The sisters’ creative company cross-thread is located in Byron bay New south wales Australia, where they marry different up-cycled materials and fibres ( leather, wool, and cotton)  to create beautiful wall covering, a myriad of cross knots and interwoven inspired by nature.



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Armenian designer creates stunning dresses from random items

Edgar artis is an Armenian fashion student in Paris who finds time to create  dress designs from random and common items.


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From the lair of wacky and surreal: a list of Pinterest’s trending design



Design can be interactive: engaging, intrinsic or demonstrative pending on the motive of that content’s creator. And carry-on with creativity in colours, pattern and form. And most importantly, means. Some designs are used as mediums for communication and interaction. And  fashion is one key instance of this information flow. It could either be interactive, dynamic or distracting; mostly due to the creators discretion.


Colours, shapes, and  the general forms are to an extend, determine by social trends ; what celebrities are wear, or most people like. But there are others designed and curated in isolation from those influences . Crafted out from the designers’ inspiration; unencumbered by tastes or market dictations.

These designs are somewhat- and at times– seem to be quaky and surreal, as their forms are new hence challenging for most of us to regularize. Most are classified by our senses of normalcy as as surreal and out of touch.  Picking exclusively from interest ,@Ausquerry lists some of the wackiest and some what strange fashion design ideals floating around the pin-space .


Reviews and selections were done by our culture editor Oseewiz LIan. And all images were collocated, and shared under fair us from pinterest.



MooMooi design’s creative blends of flowers and sketeches


The Moomooi fashion  illustrations unveils its new collection of floral designs; a novelty project called “Some Flower Girls“. This features a cacophony of colors, vegetables, sea items and flowers, as “some Flower Girls” pushes a whimsical approach to garment styling inculcating elements , which  otherwise,  wouldn’t make the sketch table. The various sample sketches feature initial outlines laid-out by  design pen  and the the extra material pilled on to complete, and give them round finish.

The ” Some Flower Girls”  project  also include some  iconic backdrops, to better in vigor the design; giving robust definitions. Ranging from the Brooklyn bridge, Parisian towns and the Eiffel tower these backdrop come in all locations. Various vegetables were also “involved” through various iterations of the styling process,  including Broccolis !





MooMoi fashion illustration is a design outfit, based in New York. Founded  by Meredith Wing who Initial training in fashion design and architecture. For her , fashion is a form of expression through which her hope to bring joy. 

Creating whimsical art with flowers, veggies and other materials is a way for me to share what I love! Work in the fashion industry in NYC and graduate studies in architecture eventually lead me back to what I did as a kid – drawing pictures of ladies in fancy dresses and playing with my food! ”  she says. 

She has since acted as Artist-in-Residence at Soho House for Coachella 2015, graced the walls of Tokyo public plazas, created bespoke portraits for Tory Burch, adorned the interior of Cosabella’s NYC store, landed features in Town & Country and landed features in numerous international publications.

Her renowned clients include: Town & Country, Soho House, Feel Unique, Pantone, Coach, Grey Goose, Patron, Tacori, Forevermark – DeBeers, Cosmopolitan, Rebecca Minkoff, Cosabella, MUSE, Rabat, Strasburgo, Becca, HostCommittee, Wetherly Group, Thistle & Spire, Ciroc, Gemfields, HealthLab and RedCarter. 

 Custom creation of artwork for both personal and commercial purposes, as well as license of existing imagery, are available fro order. 



Benjamin Shine’s dynamic textile art in Paris CFW.

A new series of Tulle Flows  exhibited along side the Artisanal collection launched at the Couture FashionWeek in paris january and it stood out of the total collection. One of the reason was it wasn’t just fashion but also a sculpture; dynamic , flowing sculpture. The work of English artist, textile designer  Benjamin Shine

Parting way from its hardwood, and marble origins, Shine seek to force through fluidity, in the large face bust made from very thin , light textile materials and held together in place with pins. Unlike his previous projects which were installations and only displayed for visual purpose,  this Tulle Flow came attached to clothes allowing it more free movement than other traditional  displays.


Retaining the dominating theme of his general work. This new Tulle Flow was no different , but was a little bigger than previous works distinct in direction of purpose. It depicts the face of a woman on white , on an evening white dress.


Benjamin Shine studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London. In 2003 he set up his creative studio, where materials, techniques and constructional ideas continue to inform his diverse portfolio and multidisciplinary approach.

Benjamin’s work has attracted a range of clients encompassing fashion labels, product and interior manufacturers, international Arts and Design institutions such as The Crafts Council, UK and The New York Museum of Arts and Design. Global brands include Givenchy, Barclays Wealth, MTV, Eurostar, Deutsche Bank, Coca-Cola and Google.

To date, Benjamin has won the Red Dot Design Award, The Enterprising Young Brit Award and The Courvoisier Future 500 Art & Design Award. View below for a list of his projects. 




The New York City Dance Project : art-form of ballet

A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs of more than 70 dancers from American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, the Royal Ballet, and many more.

The Art of Movement is an exquisitely designed, beautifully produced book that captures the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. These are the artists, from all walks of life, who are defining dance today. Here they are frozen in time in the most exquisite poses, and yet there’s a feeling of movement in every photograph that makes the appear to be dancing across the pages. Accompanying the photographs are intimate and inspiring words from the dancers, as well as from choreographers and artistic directors, on what dance means to them.

Dance is experiencing an unprecedented moment in popular culture. The Art of Movement is the perfect book for newly avid fans, as well as long-time lovers of dance.
Ken Browar is a renowned fashion and beauty photographer whose work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and many other European fashion magazines. His passion for dance began when he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet. Deborah Ory has been a dancer since age seven.
She began her photography career while injured as a dancer, photographing rehearsals. She has worked as a photo editor at House & Garden and Mirabella, and has shot editorial work for Self, Health, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple. Browar and Ory are the creative team behind NYC Dance Project. NYC Dance Project’s work has been featured in magazines worldwide including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Italia, L’Uomo Vogue, and Glamour.

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Amazing paper cuts dress- art : Bluwi

What do you do with a piece of paper , some scissors and your environment?

Jordan-based fashion illustrator Shamekh Bluwi completely re-imagines our initial  itinerary in spectacularly vibrant and artistic way possible. He makes dress designs with brilliantly paper cuts and colours of random objects and patterns he finds in the real world.


He shares a lot of them on his Instagram page and on Facebook – to intrigued fans — where he has over 3k followers.

We were clearly impressed with his works. below are some of his works,  be sure to patronize his work.

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