Posts by Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young is a contributing writer for My Modern Met and an aspiring art historian. She holds a BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies with a minor in Design from Brigham Young University. With a love and passion for the arts, culture, and all things creative, she finds herself intrigued by the creative process and is constantly seeking new ways to explore and understand it.

July 23, 2021

Iceland Tests Out a 4-Day Work Week and Meets Huge Success

In an increasingly work-focused society, many people are starting to experience the effects of overwork and burnout. Though a heavily work-centered culture has been largely ingrained in many countries around the world, there are some who are starting to pull back and seek out better alternatives for a more balanced and fulfilling life.

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July 20, 2021

Crowdfunding Campaign Saves Studio Ghibli Museum Within Hours

Whether you’re a fan of anime or not, chances are you’ve heard of or seen the animated films of Studio Ghibli. The Japanese animation studio has become a household name—both in Japan and around the world—since it was first founded in 1985. And if you’re a mega-fan of the studio’s popular films, then you’ve probably heard about the Studio Ghibli Museum that sits nestled on the outskirts of Tokyo in Mitaka, Japan.

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July 16, 2021

10 Punch Needle Embroidery Kits and Patterns To Try

Getting into embroidery can seem a bit intimidating at first. With so many styles, stitches, and techniques to learn, it can sometimes be discouraging for a novice. But—compared to some other types—punch needle embroidery is a lot more beginner friendly. By using a special hollow needle, you simply push yarn or thread through the fabric, following the outline of your chosen pattern. All you have to do is think up a cool design!

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July 10, 2021

This Sleek Indoor Exercise Bike Looks Like a Minimalist Sculpture

Indoor cycling has become one of the most popular varieties of at-home fitness. But unless you have a dedicated home gym, an indoor exercise bike plopped amidst your carefully curated living room decor can be a bit of an eyesore. But now, there’s an exercise bike designed with both form and function in mind. In partnership with Adriano Design, Italian cycling brand Elite has created Fuoripista—an interactive stationary bike with the feel of high-end furniture.

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