Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. When she’s not writing, Margherita continues to develop her creative practice in sequential art.
June 24, 2020

Adorable Loch Ness Monster Kitchen Tools Add a Pinch of Fun to Every Meal

They say a family who eats together stays together. Well, now you can make every meal a family affair with OTOTO‘s line of adorable Loch Ness Monster-inspired kitchen tools! There’s papa, mama, and even a baby Nessie. Each one emulates the mythical creature’s long-necked likeness and is ready to help you serve legendary meals. If pasta is on the menu, then you better call the Papa Nessie Pasta Spoon for help.

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June 17, 2020

Travel in Style With These Reversible Weekender Bags

Searching for a bag that can keep up with your artistic style? Creative brand LOQI has designed a series of reversible weekenders that combine two unique designs into one functional piece—ensuring that your departure is as trendy as your return. If your getaway destination is hot and tropical, you can stash your belongings in the Bird & Arbaro Reversible Weekender.

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June 14, 2020

Artist Transforms Found Books Into Sparkling Crystallized Sculptures

Books contain fantastical stories, vast histories, and profound knowledge. However, with the predominance of e-books, it’s easy to forget about the physical form of novels. San Francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold has spent 9 years exploring the malleability of printed media by transforming them into glittering, crystallized sculptures. “My Crystallized Books Series addresses the materiality versus the text or content of the book,” Arnold explains to My Modern Met.

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June 11, 2020

Artist Reimagines Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ With Modern-Day Human-Like Characters

Disney princesses have received several makeovers in the past—debuting as fashionable millennials, glamorous femme fatales, and empowered career women—and now, the characters from The Lion King (1994) have gotten their own magical transformation. Designer and illustrator Marco (known as Marco the Artist on Instagram) has spent his extra quarantine time reimagining Simba, Mufasa, and their companions as humanlike characters.

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