Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

August 23, 2019

How Caryatids Have Beautifully Blended Sculpture and Architecture Since Ancient Times

When you think of marble statues, what comes to mind? You most likely imagine sculptures of freestanding figures, like the Venus de Milo and David. In addition to these decorative works of art, however, some marble creations are functional, like the ancient caryatid. Part figurative female sculpture and part architectural element, the caryatid has helped creatively carry the weight of buildings for thousands of years.

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August 21, 2019

‘Archidoodle’ Activity Book Helps Aspiring Architects Get Their Plans on Paper

When you were a kid, did you love completing puzzles and following prompts? If so, you’ve probably enthusiastically embraced the recent adult activity book trend. From a fun field guide to a pop-up planetarium, nostalgic authors are crafting age-appropriate books with a hands-on twist. While many of these books aim to keep you busy or help you relax, some let you follow your artistic aspirations, like Archidoodle.

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August 17, 2019

30 Must-Have School Supplies for Creative Students

Who said school supplies have to be boring? While stocking up on pens, pencils, and paper products may seem like a mundane chore, this selection of eccentric materials will make you want to go back-to-school shopping all year round. Whether adorably animal-shaped or effortlessly embellished with simple pops of color, these outlandish office accessories are the perfect way to personalize everything from your desk to your devices.

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August 14, 2019

Funko Pop Releases Quirky Cast of ‘The Office’ as Fun Figurines

If you love toys with a pop culture twist, you’re undoubtedly familiar with Funko Pop figures. Known for their stylized features, these popular playthings turn beloved characters into quirky dolls. Earlier this year, we were “thankful” for the studio’s line of Golden Girls PEZ dispensers and, now, it’s time to celebrate the “World’s Best Boss” and company with Funko’s series of The Office action figures.

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