Posts by My Modern Met Team

December 25, 2017

Best of 2017: Top 40 Photographs From Around the World

Well, another year has gone by and it’s safe to say that it has been a memorable one. We’ve had a great year for photography with an abundance of images to fill us with uncontainable joy, laughter, heartache, anger, sorrow, exhilaration, and wanderlust. It’s only natural to want to feel it all again by taking a look back at the best photos of 2017. As a year saturated with heated political discourse, shocking (but not-so-shocking)

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August 30, 2017

Company Creates Line of Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes That Start at Under $100K

North Carolina-based builders Deltec have designed a series of prefabricated homes with sustainability in mind. Their Renew Collection features nine different models that are net-zero energy, meaning the amount of energy these homes use is roughly equal to the amount of renewable they energy produce. In addition to being eco-friendly, Deltec’s homes are also affordable, with kits starting at under $100,000.

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July 25, 2017

25+ Mind-Blowing Hyperrealistic Paintings

Inspired by photorealism, hyperrealism is a contemporary school of painting that evokes the illusion of photography. With advancements in cameras, lenses, and digital equipment, artists have been able to be far more precision-oriented in their practice, culminating in an entirely new genre of contemporary art that makes you do a double take. Unlike photorealist painters who may make aesthetic alterations and consciously omit details in order to emulate photographic images, hyperrealists take a more literal approach to representation.

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June 30, 2017

15 Creative Products of June by Cutting Edge Artists, Designers, and Makers

If you’re continually on the hunt for new and exciting things to own, you aren’t alone. We, too, scour the web for the most creative products and share some of our favorites on My Modern Met Selects—our companion site that’s like your personal shopper. There, we celebrate unique items from makers around the world. With summer in full swing, we’re all spending more time outside.

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