Ancient Celtic Turnip Carvings Paved the Way for Jack-O’-Lanterns

Samhain (which means “summer’s end” in Gaelic) is the ancient pagan festival that ushered in the beginning of winter and the Celtic new year. It also evolved into All Hallow’s Eve, and then Halloween. Centuries ago, it was believed that the veil between life and death was at its thinnest during the transition from October to November, allowing visits from spirits. To ward off unwelcome …

The Monster Mash

No, not that one. This Monster Mash is a battle of monsters created by 32 U.K. artists/designers. Each week battles take place at the Here gallery in Brighton. It's down to the final four monsters, and you can vote for your favorite here. The finals will take place at London's Playlounge. You can see all of the monsters and vote for the "people's choice" here. …

War of Monsters

The War Of Monsters is where Koadzn duke it out with 80 illustrators and graphic designers from all over the world in the theme of kaiju (big monster films). Koadzn sets the stage by creating an illustration and then the battle begins. The opponent responds in a graphic battle for domination. The work will be available as a book in postcard format. The battle above …