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November 19, 2018

What Type of Paper Should You Use? Let Our Guide Help Find What’s Right for Your Art

When it comes to creating art, the types of supplies you use are important. Having dedication and talent allows you to produce the vision you have in your head, but the right tools will help you see it through. We’ve written before about the best colored pencils, markers, acrylic, and oil paints that professionals love. But you can’t forget about paper.

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November 19, 2018

Nurse Who Saved Lives in California Fire Shares Images of Scorched Truck, Toyota Responds

As the California fires continue to burn, tales of heroism prove that even in the worst of times, there is good in the world. Registered nurse Allyn Pierce manages the ICU at Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in the city of Paradise, and he barely survived the massive blaze while trying to save people from the flames. Pierce helped evacuate patients as the fire raged toward the hospital on November 8, 2018.

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November 18, 2018

This Map Is Made From Over 1,000 Song Titles That Cleverly Reference Each Location

Since many musicians spend time touring the globe, their songs are often about the places they visit. Others pay homage to their hometown, often writing lyrics that tell stories of fond memories and nostalgic childhood dreams. Inspired by the many location-related songs of the past and present, UK-based design studio Dorothy created a map of the United States of America made from over 1,000 song titles.

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November 16, 2018

Tiffany Lamps: The Illuminating History of the Iconic Stained Glass Fixtures

For over 100 years, the Tiffany lamp has dazzled as a decorative art icon. Celebrated for its handmade craftsmanship and known for its stained glass shade, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s lamp remains a fixture in museums and living rooms alike. Here, we explore the illuminating history of this design in order to shed some light on its long-lasting legacy. Louis Comfort Tiffany In 1848, Louis Comfort Tiffany was born in New York City.

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