For millennia, crafters have continuously found ways to turn everyday objects into works of art. While this interest has culminated in a myriad of decorative art forms, none has resonated quite as strongly as embroidery. The story of embroidery is the story of the world. Embroidery has existed, in some form, in every population across the globe.
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Looking back through Western history, it’s incredible to see how many types of art have made an impact on society.
With Valentine’s Day sneaking up, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect card to give to that special someone.
As the year comes to a close, it’s only natural to want to take a look back at the incredible moments we’ve experience in the past twelve months. As a society, we’ve shared experiences through the power of photography. On a daily basis, we’re exposed to countless images that not only document the lives of people around the world, but also shape our memories of a given point in time.
In 2018, we saw an eclectic mix of installation inspiration, but there’s no denying that humanity’s relationship with nature was a prominent...
Ready to do your holiday shopping?
It’s that time of year again—a time to give thanks (and presents) to those who matter to you the most. More likely than not, you’ve got a few artistic people on your list to shop for, which means you’ll need equally creative gifts to bundle and bestow upon them. Luckily, we’ve got a wide selection of options for that creative, crafty, artistic, stylish, expressive visionary in your life.
Architecture and design play a larger role in all of our lives than we probably realize.
Over the years, we’ve seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world.
While we’ll always have a place in our hearts for gorgeous animal photography by the likes of Andrew Zuckerman, Morten Koldby, and Rob MacInnis, sometimes it’s nice to just see something truly authentic. Forget about setting up the perfect lighting or trying to capture the perfect pose, and instead find a real moment—one that you’ll never forget. Comedian and daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres must appreciate these images the most.
Well, another year has gone by and it’s safe to say that it has been a memorable one.
Different art mediums open up a host of possibilities.