Posts by Pinar Noorata

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.


June 4, 2018

Exquisite Handcrafted Gourd Lamps Designed to Turn an Ordinary Room Into an Oasis

When we last spoke with Vainius Kubilius, the gifted artist was embarking on a new creative career as a sculptor and lighting designer with his incredible Nymphs lamps, made out of coconut shells. Now, nearly three years later, he has not only successfully been running his business this whole time, but also refining his skills and expanding his team.

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December 1, 2017

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Beautiful Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings that offer scenic views of natural landscapes rich with cultural motifs.

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