Ice and desert are two words that go together like oil and water. They seem at odds with one another; especially the Sahara, the largest and hottest desert on Earth that's known for its inhospitable climate. So imagine how magical it looks when the sand is sparkling with ice crystals like it did in the middle of January 2021. The frosty ground is a rare sight.
Since the 2021 presidential inauguration, inaugural poet Amanda Gorman has garnered a lot of attention for her eloquent recitation of...
People who are experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable right now.
Toronto-based architecture firm PARTISANS has designed Fold House, a unique single-family home in the Hamilton, Ontario hillside. Boasting an impressively waving roof, the designers wanted the abode to blend in with the gently contoured landscape that surrounds it. The project represents a new beginning for client Scott Friedmann, who lost his family home in 2017 in a fire that forced him to rebuild. PARTISANS replaced the home with this beautifully modern nature retreat.
Where do you feel most at home?
Though a future full of electric cars is an exciting premise, it is difficult to get past the long charging...
A keen observer of everyday life, Norman Rockwell is known for his idealized images of American history. He had a 47-year-long association with The Saturday Evening Post, for which he provided over 320 cover images. Many of his paintings are now iconic and illustrate important societal themes including patriotism, gender equality, and racial integration. Rendered in his signature realist style, Rockwell’s paintings were executed with an immense amount of detail.
The hallmark of modernism in the 20th century was the idea that “form follows function.
Typography is a design tool so universally used that almost everyone can name at least one typeface.
Inspired by the intricate patterns found in nature, Venezuelan artist Claudia Bueno created Pulse, a stunning light installation at Meow Wolf’s new exhibition space in Las Vegas. It comprises layers of white line drawings on 60 glass panels that, when illuminated, appear to move and throb like living organisms. The inspiration for Pulse came when Bueno visited Yellowstone National Park and was fascinated by the natural landscape.
American painter Jacob Lawrence is known for his powerful artwork that depicts African American culture and history.
You have probably seen stained glass in the magnificent windows of churches or in the hanging lamps of cozy restaurants.