Dystra: The Path

Friedrich Nietzsche: A Tribute

Friedrich Nietzsche: A Tribute

 

Today marks the death anniversary of the german existential philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, a fervent seeker of the truth and a great mind of his time. Nietzsche's nihilistic perspective of existence, together with his disdain for any form of system made his philosophy seem paradoxical for the masses of his time, left his audience with either great admiration or disgust. With evocative themes written in poetic prose, his materpieces include works like "Beyond Good and Evil", "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and "The Will to Power. In "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", Nietzsche wrote of the coming...


Idea | Materialisation

Here are photographs that were taken during a trip down to the silk-screen factory a month ago. It was really quite a magical experience to witness the entire process as blank canvases were filled with our very own designs. The phenomenon of our ideas taking material form.

 

We've come a long way since we first embarked on this journey and we would like to thank everyone of you for being part of the Dystrian family. It was a long winding road full of...


The Birth of Lovecraftian Horror

The Birth of Lovecraftian Horror

In the year 1890, 20th August, the author Howard Phillips Lovecraft (aka H.P Lovecraft) was born. Plagued with a perpetual state of foreboding, the Lovecraftian horror genre started when he was but a mere child. With the influence of the works of other tormented literary geniuses like Poe and Blackwood, he went on and perfected his craft, his own genre. A genre where the general theme encompasses the sheer manifestation of pure and unadulterated fear. His literary works often potray insanity as a product of fear and anxiety that is caused by an obsure and...