Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

March 27, 2020

“Ziggy Stardust” Felted Cat Caves Are Purrfect for Music-Loving Felines

From cozy caves to warm nooks, cats are known for their love of napping in snug places. Agnė Audėjienė (of Agnes Felt) crafts colorful cat caves from felted wool, providing a warm, soft place for felines to relax. But they’re not only cozy—they look great too! Available in a variety of colors, each piece is shaped like a giant cat head.

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March 23, 2020

The Hilarious “Dogs Working From Home” Instagram Account is Dedicated to Our Furry Coworkers

As fears about coronavirus (aka COVID-19) sweep the globe, health authorities are urging the public to avoid social contact. That means that many of us are now adjusting to working from home. And although the new routine might be a struggle for some, those who have pets are lucky enough to still have “coworkers” to keep them company.

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March 20, 2020

Artist Purrfectly Blends Cats Into Minimalist Landscape Illustrations

Many of us have tried looking for shapes in the clouds, but what about entire landscapes? Kuala Lumpur-based artist Lim Heng Swee (aka ilovedoodle) creates graphic illustrations depicting cats that seamlessly blend into mountains, waves, and skylines. Swee’s playful Cat Landscape series of minimalist illustrations look like depictions of an otherworldly cat planet. He playfully takes inspiration from Japanese painters like the great Hokusai.

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