Posts by My Modern Met


October 13, 2021

Architect Dorte Mandrup on Irreplaceable Places and Designing With Landscape [Podcast]

Architect Dorte Mandrup designs stunning structures that integrate seamlessly into their environment. Her self-described “irreplaceable places” are just that: completely unique buildings that have found their way into some of the most beautiful places in nature. From her naturalistic whale observatory, located 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Norway (aptly titled The Whale)

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September 17, 2021

My Modern Met on Bookshop: Find Good Books to Read and Help Support Independent Bookstores Online

A book nook or reading chair is the perfect place to curl up and gather your favorite reading materials for a moment of comfort, entertainment, and learning. What can make it even better is knowing that the books you’ve accumulated were acquired from real people who also celebrate books. Luckily, Bookshop.org makes it easier than ever to buy books from independent bookstores.

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August 18, 2021

Fiber Artist Bisa Butler on Her Vibrant Quilted Portraits That Share Black Stories [Podcast]

This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we chat with fiber artist Bisa Butler on her incredibly vibrant quilts celebrating Black stories. Bisa uses the traditional craft of quilting to create contemporary portraits of Black women, men, and children. Her work often focuses on those who may have been forgotten or overlooked in history and is depicted in bright colors paired with patterns and textures.

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