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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Different art mediums open up a host of possibilities.
Across the world, millions of people celebrate Easter in a variety of ways.
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.
When you think of the term “cutting-edge,” what comes to mind? Words like “innovative,” “boundary-pushing,” and “risk-taking”?
Photographer Christopher Eaton (Pinyon Ridge Photography)
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.
The world has spoken: the always-smiling quokka is both the happiest and the most photogenic animal on the planet.
If you’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike before you take those scuba diving lessons, here’s something for you.
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.
Podcasts have exploded over the past few years. (We’ve got Serial to thank for it.)
If you love finding new and exciting creative products, then welcome to the best part of the month.