10 Dark and Eerie Liquor Labels to Try This Fall

I don’t know about you guys, but mid-August is clearly Halloween party planning season. This year I will host Dinner of the Damned II. This is a very grown up, elegant, hosted event that takes at least two months to plan properly. In the past, I would change party themes often but lately, I’m finding…

The Macabre Splendor of Europe’s Bejeweled Skeletons

Who knew death could be so elegantly ornate? I saw these photos several years ago and recently ran across them again. Seeing them the second time leaves me just as bewildered and bling-struck as the first time I saw them. For me, I am astonished by the beauty but I am more confounded at how…

Magnificent Fan Made Horror Movie Posters

We have all seen killer gig posters. I was lured into many a venue to see a band I had never heard before due to the visual marvel pasted up on the street lamp.  Concert posters are an integral part of our pop design experience and stand on their own as important cultural works of…

Inside the Love Doll Factory

Too fantastically creepy not to include here. From the always amazing Super Deluxe. https://www.superdeluxe.com/ If you go to the RealDoll website, plan on having some privacy. I’m not going to judge. I used to work with a man who had one and hey, if it makes you happy then go for it. The amount of customization…

The Vertical Oracle

http://www.toriffic.co.uk/vertical_oracle.html I love design, I love collage, and I love dark subject matter. Now, it probably isn’t accurate or even fair to suggest that tarot has anything dark to it. However, tarot has a cryptic and mysterious attributes and historically it has been met with suspicion and scorn and that lands it squarely in DarkDreamsCome…

Scarfolk Council. For More Information, Please Reread.

“Scarfolk is a town in North West England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum. Here in Scarfolk, pagan rituals blend seamlessly with science; hauntology is a compulsory subject at school, and everyone must be in bed by 8pm because they are perpetually running a slight…

A-Z of Unusual Words

http://www.theprojecttwins.com/A-Z-of-Unusual-Words h/t https://hween.wordpress.com/ For a designophile and a word nerd and a gothonaut, it does not get more breathtaking than The Project Twins amazing A-Z of Unusual Words. The words presented are indeed unusual as well as specific and complicated while the images are free from  all that is unnecessary, allowing  these words to speak through their minimalistic graphics….