Balloon Clock

Balloons play an important role in a children’s life. It is there at parties, birthdays and many other activities that can be related with good memories. HEARTSTORMING a Seoul based designer and makers studio found in 2011 specializes in product design and their goal is to make our heart smile with their playful products. The Aria […]

Matching People To Artwork

Stefan Draschan an Austrian photographer, spends a lot of time in the museums and it certainly worths it. He observes the encounter between the people and the artwork, then he captures photos where the viewer matches the artwork. He first started doing this by coincidence while he was at a museum in Berlin. Then he […]

Depicting Nature With Clay

Clay is a material we are all familiar with. Most of us played with it at some point or tried to make a sculptural thing out of it in school. To produce serious work from this material, a great amount of skill and patience is needed. Phoebe Cummings, who is an artist that got her MA […]

Addressing Climate Change In Paintings

During the recent years climate change has become an issue and people are approaching it from many angles.  Mary Iverson is a Seattle based painter who is approaching the issue in a creative and unique way.  She is making landscape paintings and adding abstracted drawings of shipping containers to them. In this way, she is […]

Dos å Dos, a book not a dance

Exploring art and history one can find wonderful objects.  The dos-à-dos or back to back binding of a book was popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.  These books are very rare to find today.     Not only would it be somewhat practical, in that there would be one less ‘cover’ to create in the […]

Subway Library

Commuting in New York has just become an exciting diversion thanks to Subway Library, a new digital platforms that allows riders to access hundreds of digital books and short reads for their commute. NYC Public libraries, New York State, MTA and Transit Wireless have come together to celebrate actual cell service and free Wifi on all […]

Addressing Our Human Crisis

The immigrant crisis in Europe continues to strain countries and resources. A few countries have responded by closing their borders or implementing laws making it difficult or impossible for refugees to live in safety. There are many debates and issues regarding refugees such as the safety and/or resources of the host country and how much they […]

The Factory

Has any place ever filled you with tremendous awe? With wonder and dreams of a different world? The way we feel while looking at The Factory, designed by Ricardo Bofill, just touches on these notions. This amazing multi-functional home was once an abandoned cement factory, left for ruin in Sant Just Desvern, Spain. The enormous complex […]

The Parthenon of Books

A rousing political art piece by Marta Minujin will be on display in Kassel, Germany as part of documenta 14, an ongoing exhibition and place for debates on contemporary culture and its current sociopolitical contexts. Documenta, which occurs every 5 years, has broken into two sites – one in Kassel, one in Athens – for the 2017 exhibition. […]

A Home as a Museum

In contrast to the sterile oversized environments of most museums is the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum, a 15th-century Venetian-style palace filled to the brim with textures, art and life. The entire collection belonged to Isabella Stewart Gardner, a woman who spent her life traveling the world and purchasing rare works of art along with her husband. Each […]