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.
As the year comes to a close, it’s only natural to want to take a look back at the incredible...
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.
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...
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)
Different art mediums open up a host of possibilities.
North Carolina-based builders Deltec have designed a series of prefabricated homes with sustainability in mind.
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.
Photographer Christopher Eaton (Pinyon Ridge Photography)