Taxidermy lighting by Alex Randall

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Products on Thursday 19 August 2010

There is a trend towards functional taxidermy: using stuffed animals as accessories for design (and even pouring beer!) London-based designer Alex Randall creates stunning bespoke lighting, taking an array of small critters and turning them into unusual and highly collectible lighting sculptures.

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Brewdog: the strongest beer ever

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 12 August 2010

Wild imagination and fearless innovation has been fueling the masters over at BrewDog to engage in what they like to call ‘extreme brewing’ for some time now. They’ve pumped out such off-the-wall creations as ultra bitter, ‘hopped to hell’ India Pale Ales, and a 32% imperial stout known as the Tactical Nuclear Penguin.

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Taxidermy Delights

Clare Hillier Reader Find

By Clare Hillier in New Art on Thursday 15 July 2010

For a good dose of morbid beauty it’s hard to go past artist-slash-taxidermist, Polly Morgan’s work. Each of her still life pieces are hauntingly delicate and dead clever, really.

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Cassandra Smith’s bedazzled taxidermy

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in New Art on Wednesday 14 July 2010

A simple way to sum up Cassandra Smith’s artwork would be to describe it as ‘bedazzled taxidermy’. Further inspection of her work reveals careful precision, amazing attention to detail, and a whole new spin and respect for the decorative arts.

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