Damask for the Masses: Part III

Damask for the Masses: Part III

What Makes Flipping the Bird So Punk Flipping the bird, the single-digit salute, giving the finger or flipping someone off—no matter how you phrase it, the gesture is the same. Middle finger extended to the sky with the other digits in flexion or converted into a...
Damask for the Masses: Part II

Damask for the Masses: Part II

Mixtape damask is the second pattern in the punk damask series because I wanted to pay homage to the mixtape. While audio cassettes have recently had a modest revival with hipsters and record companies for their low cost in production and their difficulty in...
Damask for the Masses: Part I

Damask for the Masses: Part I

I find the ornate patterning of damask intriguing. The medieval botanical and whimsical flourishes intricately woven into beautiful infinite patterns are striking even by today’s standards. Damask’s versatility as a reversible fabric with an inverse colour pattern on...