There’s nothing better than curling up with a good book and being transported into another world—especially for those who want to avoid the winter season. And while a novel is a welcome gift for any book lover, there are also plenty of other delightful, reading-related products out there. Even though some might prefer e-books, gift-giving is more special when you exchange something thoughtful and physical, hand-to-hand.
Posts by Emma Taggart
Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative.
While many publishers are embracing the digital world, others are campaigning to keep print alive.
If you’ve ever walked around an art museum and observed the work of Renaissance and Baroque masters, you’ve probably stood in awe of their impressive style. Artists such as Rembrandt and Caravaggio painted using the chiaroscuro technique, which is a method that uses shadows and a single light source to create depth and drama.
The iconic yellow smiley face—with its perfect circle, two oval eyes, and a large, upturned semi-circular mouth—is immediately recognizable worldwide...
Before the invention of the photographic camera, transferring a real-life image onto paper or another flat surface was no easy...
Spring is finally in full bloom! As symbols of nature’s regeneration, flowers transform the landscape and inject vital color into our winter-weary lives. And while beautiful bouquets often make the perfect pick-me-up gift for most occasions, their short life span means they won’t last forever. Whether you’re treating yourself, or in search of forget-me-not gifts, our colorful compilation of floral accessories are perfect for those who want to display their love of flowers every day.
There’re countless artists from across the globe who have shaped the art world as we know it today.
Before photography, botanical illustration was used to document the form, color, and details of plant life, but today, many contemporary...
Roughly translated as “cuteness,” kawaii is one of the most frequently used Japanese words. In a broader sense, it describes the culture of celebrating all things adorable and embracing fictional characters as the embodiment of positivity. Originating as a distinctly Japanese cultural trend, the concept soon evolved into the worldwide phenomenon it is today, spreading through many aspects of modern life, including art, fashion, technology, and even food.
Since the conception of art, many paintings, drawings, and sculptures have existed in the physical world.
While some artists love to express themselves on large-scale canvases, others prefer the meticulous process of creating miniature art.