New Rainbow Hotel in Palm Springs

Check in to the new Saguaro hotel in Palm Springs and see if it doesn’t banish your blues! Architects Peter Stamberg and Paul Aferiat used 12 vibrant tones found in wildflowers indigenous to the area all around the hotel. From balconies and patios to the lobby and guestrooms, no space has been spared! The color set follows the light spectrum, so it’s as close as you’ll get to staying inside a rainbow.

Opened in February 2011, this Joie de Vivre property has 245 rooms, making it a large, bright and colorful spot in the Coachella Valley.












Saguaro Palm Springs website



January 24, 2017

Delicate and Dreamy Pastel Tattoos Are a Whimsical Way to Adorn the Skin

Hong Kong-based artist Mini Lau designs and creates wonderfully whimsical pastel tattoos. Delicately drawn with fine lines and candy-colored ink, each tiny illustration adorns the skin in a subtle yet striking manner reminiscent of a storybook. Lau is one of the three artists that make up Hello Tattoo, a shop that specializes in a range of styles, from tribal tattoos to mandala-inspired pieces. Lau’s aesthetic is categorized as Korean, a genre renowned for its tiny tattoos featuring watercolor-like shading.

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January 23, 2017

Compassionate Villagers Knit Giant Sweaters to Keep Rescue Elephants Warm

Thanks to some compassionate craftspeople, the rescue elephants living at the Wildlife SOS Conservation and Care Center in Mathura, India have been extra cozy during a recent bout of cold weather. In order to keep the pachyderms—who, prior to taking up residence at the sanctuary, tragically suffered neglect, abuse, and exploitation—happy and healthy, the villagers have dedicated their time to knitting colorful and colossal elephant sweaters.

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