Johannesburg-based artist Regardt van der Meulen continues to explore and exhibit the inherent fragility of the human body through steel sculptures in a series titled Deconstructed. Much like his past pieces that appear to drip and unravel, his latest collection of fractured forms presents a haunting yet beautiful look at mortality.
Most of us are aware of our present environmental condition which is being depleted and much exploited which according to many studies will only lead to significant environmental impact, like global warming, soil loss, water cycle and a decline in biodiversity. But thanks to a particular spectrum, these architects have determined to use real trees to […]
Sufism or Taṣawwuf (Arabic: التصوف), which is often defined as “Islamic mysticism”the inward dimension of Islam,or “the phenomenon of mysticism within Islam, is a mystical trend in Islam “characterized … [by particular] values, ritual practices, doctrines and institutions” which began very early on in Islamic history and which represents “the main manifestation and the most important and central crystallization […]
The Klementinum library was voted as one of the most beautiful and majestic libraries in the world. The library which was first opened in 1722 as part of the Jesuit university having been a beautiful example of Baroque architecture. Just check it out.
If you explore deep in the woods in Estonia, there you can find this king-size wooden megaphones built by a bunch of interior architecture students. The bunch of students happens to be led by an architecture student called Birgit Õigus who is the author of the wonderful idea. Check out the way the giant megaphones […]
Vincent Van Gogh While in Paris, Van Gogh was exposed to a myriad of artistic styles, including the Japanese woodblock print, or “ukiyo-e.” These prints were only made available in the West in the mid-nineteenth century. Van Gogh collected works by Japanese ukiyo-e masters like Hiroshige and Hokusai and claimed these works were as important […]
The peony or paeony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, Europe and Western North America. Scientists differ on the number of species that can be distinguished ranging from 25 to 40, although the current consensus is 33 known species. The relationships between the species […]
Kandinsky was born in Moscow, the son of Lidia Ticheeva and Vasily Silvestrovich Kandinsky, a tea merchant. Kandinsky learned from a variety of sources while in Moscow. He studied many fields while in school, including law and economics. Later in life, he would recall being fascinated and stimulated by colour as a child. His fascination with […]
If you happen to have an idea of building tiny house like Hobbit home, a company called Green Magic Homes can help you make it happen as they have modular system offering endless possibilities of design. Just check them out.
A talented street artist Okuda San Miguel has lately just transformed a historic church in Ilanera one of the Spanish cities into a beautifully colorful skate-park. Just Check out his work.