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.
August 6, 2022

Artist Reimagines Topographical Maps With Detailed Hand-Drawn Portraits

UK-based artist Ed Fairburn commemorates the connection between people and places in his unconventional illustrations. Using hand-picked maps from his collection, he carefully adds hand-drawn portraits to the topography of cities and landscapes, merging human figures with the environment. “At its core, my work is loosely about coexistence,” he tells My Modern Met.

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August 5, 2022

Bridal Consultant Matches Disney Princesses With Their Ideal Wedding Dress

Choosing a wedding dress is a special responsibility for brides that usually involves a trip to a bridal boutique. Since there are a seemingly endless number of dresses to try on, people usually depend on the advice of bridal consultants. To make the selection process a little more unique, Lille Anne Dawson of Bella's Bridal & Formal in Birmingham, Alabama, has transferred her knowledge of the store's vast collection of garments into creative TikTok videos.

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August 4, 2022

Artist Reimagines Classical Art and Architecture as Plush Textile Sculptures

When we think of three-dimensional fine art, we usually imagine statues in gleaming marble. Well, one artist is challenging our perception of “ideal” fine art with a series of plush sculptures. Barcelona-based artist Sergio Roger creates unique textile art inspired by classical art and architecture. From stately Roman busts to fragmented Greek columns, each of these pieces echoes the ancient past with a “soft” twist.

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