Posts by My Modern Met Team

February 17, 2019

Ultimate Guide to Embroidery: How It Started and How You Can Get Started Today

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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August 3, 2018

9 Gorgeous Modern Home Designs for Anyone Who Loves Architecture

Architecture and design play a larger role in all of our lives than we probably realize. From the stoic building façades we pass on our daily commutes to the inviting interiors we spend our downtime in, each space plays a role in what we see every day and how we experience the world around us. As a result, it should come as no surprise that home design is a passion for many.

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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

10 Cutting-Edge Artists Who Create Inventive 21st Century Art

When you think of the term “cutting-edge,” what comes to mind? Words like “innovative,” “boundary-pushing,” and “risk-taking”? The dictionary defines “cutting-edge” as being in “the leading position in any field” or at the “forefront.” Here, we explore the work of 10 contemporary artists who display these characteristics—and more. These inspiring individuals have the ability to take everyday materials—including books, a bicycle chain, and even rocks—and transform them into works of contemporary art.

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