These make-your-own customized head masks can be worn by both adults and kids

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 10 November 2014

This could be a nifty ploy to get your kids occupied for two to three hours while you rest easy on your sofa and catch up on that DVD. On Steve Wintercroft’s Etsy page are various fun-to-make head masks you can choose from at prices (below US$10) you don’t have to rob a bank for. […]

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Funny yet terrifying rope masks by Betrjan Pot

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 26 February 2014

Dutch designer Bertjan Pot accidentally stumbled upon the concept of these rope masks when he was trying to sew a carpet out of standard rope. When the carpet started to get curvy, instead of throwing out the colourful material, he switched to making these beautiful masks that would put your raggedy Halloween mask to shame.

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Freaky monkeys wearing doll masks

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 15 November 2013

A Kind of You is a series of eerie photographs featuring monkeys bound and chained while wearing dirty clothes and creepy doll heads. The photographer behind this is Perttu Saksa. He took these photos in Indonesia, where trained performance monkeys are a regular sight. With this series, he wants us to question the ethics behind […]

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The radiation mask trend in China

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Saturday 2 November 2013

With China’s air pollution problem, these masks are the perfect accessory for residents who want to protect their lungs. However, there is one catch: these are not masks for air pollution. These are masks for radiation from computers. These peculiar things are called “fang fushe mian ju.” They cover the entire face (with openings for […]

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Eyeball Mask: Perfect for your Eyeball Kid guise

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 9 October 2013

Why settle for crochet when you can be the Eyeball Kid himself? Brooklyn-based illustrator Tory Novikova has created this printed fabric mask of a very realistic eyeball which you can buy for a, ahem, song, at just $28. Cup this over your head and all you’ll have to do after that is book yourself into […]

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Maske by Phyllis Galembo

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By What's up! in New Photography on Saturday 26 February 2011

These striking photographs of African masks and masquerades are by Phyllis Galembo, who has a book soon to be released.

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