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PRODUCT DESIGN IDEA > Skullself // The birth of skullself (三)

The birth of skullself We need a skull totem in the new era Rebellious, individualistic and maverick The skull may come from a man or a subhuman alien Any uncertain element represents more prospective mysticism More functions More modern, cooler, more suitable for millennials More stereoscopic, not limited to two dimensions, more dynamic and intelligent It represents wisdom and the nature of soul More emotional, more attitudinal   Fine black matting case, which is decorated with gold foil skullself skull, made by Chinese millennium gold foil craft, shows the luxury trend perfectly.     Fine black matting case, decorated with silver-foil skullself skull, is cool and rebellious. Using the skull as a fashion factor is not as easy as drawing...

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PRODUCT DESIGN IDEA > Skullself // Epitomes of Skull Fashion (二)

Epitomes of Skull Fashion Malcolm McLaren and his girlfriend Vivienne Westwood launched a series of punk clothes inspired by skull and they became popular among young people, making skull the iconic symbol of counterculture in London.    Thank to another English fashion designer Alexander McQueen, skull actually became Fashion Icon among fashionistas.   Alexander McQueen skull printed cotton shirt from Matchesfashion Discount Price: about¥1540   Skull pattern still prevails and is given new connotation among emerging culture pursued by a minority of people and societies who valued ritual. These emerging cultures include Graffiti culture, rock culture and tattoo culture. Skull has an antisocial meaning among original totems. That is why many rebellious, unordinary people and mavericks take the sign of...

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PRODUCT DESIGN IDEA > Skullself // Development of Skull Culture (一)

Development of Skull Culture Skull has been used in totem since ancient time. More than 900 years ago in the Southern Song Dynasty, the Chinese painter Li Song drew the skeletons which was seldom seen in old paintings, breaking the convention of focusing on the spirit and discarding the details. His painting depicted a scene where a big skeleton and a small one amused the child on the street.  In Chinese Esoteric Buddhism, skull-shape ornaments like skull-shaped crowns and necklaces were common in figure of the Buddha or the God, such as buddha's warrior attendant, Wisdom King and the guardian of Buddhism. For example, Yamataka (one of buddha's warrior attendant) wore 50 bleeding heads and twined around his body a...

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