Design

September 18, 2019

Mesmerizing Moon Puzzle Lets You Piece Together a Real Photo Taken by NASA

Today, many starry-eyed artists are finding infinite inspiration in outer space. In addition to planetary jewelry and starry ceramics, this out-of-this-world interest has materialized as space-inspired jigsaw puzzles, including this mesmerizing moon puzzle by Four Point Puzzles. Intended to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, this illuminating puzzle invites aspiring astronauts to explore the earth’s natural satellite.

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September 13, 2019

Interview: My Modern Met Staff Writer Discusses Her New Book, ‘Embroidered Life’

If you’re a fan of modern embroidery, you’re probably familiar with the work of self-taught expert Sarah K. Benning. Since 2013, the contemporary crafter has breathed new life into the ancient art form with her stitched studies of plants, interiors, and other quaint still-life scenes. Six years later, and Benning has amassed a loyal following of artists—including My Modern Met’s own Sara Barnes.

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September 10, 2019

This XL Weighted Blanket Is Big Enough to Take the Place of Your Current Comforter

Weighted blankets have become one of the hottest trends in bedding, and it’s with good reason—studies have shown that sleeping with a weighted blanket improves the overall quality of your sleep by covering you with at least 10 pounds of extra weight. In doing so, it gives you a “tucked in” feeling that reduces anxiety and stress levels. Often, these types of blankets come in sizes meant for a single sleeper.

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