New in the Shop: Jonathan Lucas’ Incredible World of Parkour

London-based photographer Jonathan Lucas captures incredible images of parkour athletes who swiftly and artistically move through their urban environments. The active acrobats’ movements coupled with Lucas’ keen eye for composition and light make for some truly breathtaking shots. The photographer also has a collection of scenic landscape images, both with and without the agile free runners, that are refreshing glimpses of alternative, natural environments.

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

December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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