Ziska Zun

Mysticism and skeletons collide in a Reykjavik designer and illustrator's work

For a slightly more sinister take on tribalism, Icelandic renaissance woman Harpa Einarsdottir (better known by her valiant design pseudonym Ziska Zun) is a wildly imaginative illustrator, stylist, fashion designer, multimedia artist and farmer. While her mediums vary, her cosmic style fascinatingly blends the Day of the Dead icon, La Calavera Catrina, and elements of a warrior princess. Ziska describes her recent solo exhibition “Skulls …

Cut & Paste 2010

The one-of-a-kind digital design tournament takes on ten global cities for its fifth-annual competition

New age innovators John Fiorelli, Jamie Falkowki and Bill Irwin kick their fifth-annual design competition Cut & Paste off this Saturday, 2 October 2010, at New York City’s Webster Hall. With tour dates in ten different cities around the world this year—NYC, SF, LA, London, Berlin, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Bangkok, Seoul and Tokyo—the tournament’s pitting of digital designers against each other in design categories …