Posts by Emma Taggart

August 14, 2019

This Elegant Table Also Functions as a Beautiful Succulent Garden

If you’re a lover of house plants, chances are you’re running out of places to keep your abundance of leafy friends. That’s why BloomingTables came up with a genius solution that allows you to seamlessly bring the beauty of the outdoors indoors, all while saving space. In a recently launched Kickstarter campaign, the team of innovators and nature lovers have debuted BloomingTables—an elegant piece of furniture that doubles as a succulent garden.

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August 9, 2019

Guy Proposes to Girlfriend by Mapping Out a Cycle Route That Spells “Marry Me”

Proposing to the love of your life is a huge moment and, for many, it’s a chance to wow your (hopefully) future spouse with thoughtful, romantic gestures. Jon Blaze is one man who went all-out for his marriage proposal to his now fiancé, Thao Nguyen. The pair met through their love of traveling and cycling, so Blaze decided to map-out a very special bike ride that ended with a surprise—the 15.

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August 8, 2019

These White Converse Sneakers Magically Change Color When Exposed to Sunlight

If you’ve ever struggled to choose between classic white sneakers and colorful kicks, you can have two in one with the new Converse x Chinatown Market collaboration. The exciting footwear collection updates the iconic Chuck 70 high top and low tops by integrating UV technology, allowing them to change color when exposed to sunlight. The limited edition footwear initially appears like classic kicks, featuring white canvas uppers, white rubber toe caps, and matching rubber soles.

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August 6, 2019

Artist Spends 520 Hours Reimagining World Map as a Giant 20-Foot-Wide Tapestry

Porto-based textile artist Vanessa Barragão is known for her nature-inspired textile art that celebrates the beauty of the world’s ecosystems. Her latest piece, titled Botanical Tapestry, is her largest to date, and represents not just part of the Earth’s landscape, but the entire map of the world. The 20-foot-wide tapestry was developed to commemorate the partnership between London’s Heathrow Airport and Kew Gardens.

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