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.
November 16, 2020

12 Funny Gifts for Men That Will Put a Permanent Smile on Your Favorite Guy’s Face

Searching for the perfect funny gift to brighten your favorite guy's day? Well, you're in luck! My Modern Met Store carries a plethora of funny gifts for men, ranging from quirky bookends and bookshelves to artsy action figures to whimsical desk accessories. With so many options, you're sure to find what you're looking for. If he's an animal-lover, creative brand Comma designs wooden stacking games that will keep him entertained over and over again.

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November 12, 2020

10+ Kitchenware Products to Help you Serve an Amazing Thanksgiving Dinner

Every year, family and friends gather on Thanksgiving to enjoy a sumptuous feast of turkey, stuffing, roasted vegetables, and other delights. And while deciding on a menu is a must before the holiday, there are other things to consider if you want to make your annual gathering one to remember. For example, setting the table and serving the dishes is just as important in creating a festive atmosphere.

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November 8, 2020

Pocket-Sized Mint Tins Open to Reveal Miniature Oil Paintings of Bucolic Landscapes

Impressionist artists like Monet and Renoir are famous for their exquisite plein air paintings which captured the atmosphere of the outdoors at a specific moment in time. Contemporary painters carry on this splendid tradition while finding subtle ways to keep the practice new and exciting. Colorado-based artist Remington Robinson creates miniature masterpieces of scenery in the U.S. and abroad and houses them inside of Altoid tins.

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November 4, 2020

Artist Reimagines How Animated Disney Films Were “Actually Made”

Have you ever watched a movie with amazing special effects and wondered how it was made? Well, artist Andhika Muksin asked the same question for animated Disney films. As a long-time fan of classics like The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, he created a series of behind-the-scenes illustrations that show how these films would have been made if they were live-action.

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