New in the Shop: Beautiful Portraits of Milan Residents Merged with Architecture


Italian photographer Francesco Paleari merges portrait and landscape photography for his series titled Profili di Milano (Profiles of Milan). The beautiful black and white images present a myriad of Milanese architecture and landscapes within the silhouetted profiles of the city’s residents. Each portrait is both dramatic and serene, offering a unique look at a historically and artistically rich city and its people.

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we’ve carefully selected seven of Paleari’s beautiful photos and they are now available as prints and canvases through our art store, My Modern Shop.










December 2, 2016

3-Year-Old Boy Forms Adorable Friendship With Foster Family’s Dog

If you ever need proof that dog is man’s best friend, look no further than Instagram. The social media site has no shortage of picture-perfect pups, as many doting dog owners share snapshots of life with their four-legged friends. While some go on adventures together and others dress alike, Reagan the labradoodle and “Little Buddy”—his family’s foster child—do both. Reagan was adopted by Oregon resident Sandi Swiridoff when he was just 11 months old.

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December 1, 2016

Quirky Matchbox Greeting Cards Open to Reveal Cute Illustrated Messages

The handmade products crafted by Shop3xu combine meaningful messages with delightful pictures. What makes the Vietnam-based Etsy shop’s well-wishes especially unique is how they’re inscribed—not on typical cardstock or glossy paper, but on upcycled matchboxes. Combining the company’s love of greeting cards, gift boxes, and miniatures, each matchbox card features felicitations accompanied by two tiny, hand-drawn illustrations: one on its cover, and one nestled inside.

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