Břetislav Plachý

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30 Things You Should Be Able to Make by the Time You Turn 30

As someone who is now officially in my 30s (31, in fact!), imparting wisdom upon 29-year-olds about to make the plunge has quickly become one of my favorite things.<p>Most of us probably had (or currently have) a mental list of things we wanted to do before we turned 30. From sky diving to spending a …

Rotating Miniature Worlds Silhouetted Through Layers of Paper

Istanbul-based artist Nermin Er uses a scalpel to cut intricate works of paper art that depict miniature worlds silhouetted against warmly lit backgrounds. Layers of cityscapes, tree branches, deer, and more form the edges of her sculptural, circular compositions, surrounding central figures like …

Art

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Framing

The Chandelier That Produces a Shadow Forest of Wild Trees

A year and a half ago, we told you about <i>Forms in Nature,</i> a stunning light sculpture by Hilden & Diaz (Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz) that casts shadows of trees throughout a room. The 3D printed piece takes eight hours of assembly by hand. Created in Copenhagen, the beautiful chandelier took the world …

Art

Your Must-See Movie Guide: 13 Films to Go See Over the Holidays

Tis the season for cinematic adventures (after all, you've <i>finally</i> got some much-needed time to relax), so we here at <i>Instyle</i> have created the ultimate …

The Best Mustaches

In honor of the philanthropic month of "Movember," relish some of the best celebrity mustaches of all time. From Clark Gable's debonair handlebars to Johnny Depp's iconic stubble, click through to get a dose of the staches that helped spark the facial hai<p>In honor of the philanthropic month of …

Nutella Cookies Recipe

Eid is coming up and we're so looking forward to stuff ourselves with kahk, maamoul and delicious cookies. Here's an easy Nutella cookies recipe that …

Dessert

The Food Lab: How to Cook Mussels (The Easiest Choose-Your-Own-Adventure, One-Pot Meal Around)

I don't know why mussels don't get more love. They're always inexpensive (even at Whole Foods they run under $5 a pound!), they're delicious, they're elegant (heck, you might even call 'em downright fancy!), and best of all, they're ridiculously quick and easy to cook. Got a bag of mussels, a bit …

Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany Are Honored at Artwalk NY’s 20th Anniversary

"There Are No Ugly Women, Only Lazy Ones": A New Beauty Exhibition Explores the Life and Legacy of Helena Rubinstein

A new museum exhibition spotlights the spectacular life of the iconic beauty pioneer Helena Rubinstein.

Chic Mourning Attire, The Original LBD

A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute examines the fashion etiquette of Victorian- and Edwardian-era grief.<p>After Oscar de la Renta’s death last week, his legion fans among New York society paid tribute to the designer by donning his brightly hued gowns for parties and …

27 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By TV & Movie Characters

TV and film character costume ideas that you can shop your own closet for.<p>When it's down to the proverbial wire and the Halloween shop has a line longer than the Whitney during the Jeff Koons exhibit, these TV and film characters provide apt inspiration to shop your closet for the perfect costume.

Breathe New Life Into Your Living Space with Our Favorite New Sites

Want to feather your nest but don't know where to start? Our editors dished on their favorite new sites for decorating their homes that will stroke …

We want every last one of these historic racecar prints

GT40, A110, or 956? Get 'em all.<p>If your walls are feeling a little bare, allow us to point you towards Arthur Schening's excellent prints. Each features a legendary historic racecar—such as the Ford GT40 or Howmet TX turbine car—rendered in loving detail. No, you may never own a Porsche 910, but …

I STILL SHOOT FILM

It’s time to brush up on your color! Over the years color film has had its ups and downs, with discontinued favorites and new emulsions making it …

Northern California

Mussels in Cider With Dijon, Crème Fraîche, and Tarragon From 'A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus'

Here's yet another winning recipe from Renee Erickson's new cookbook, <i>A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus.</i> It was inspired by mussels she had at a small beachside restaurant in Normandy, where huge needlepoint nudes adorn the walls and guests fetch their own water and bread. The bistro sounds memorable, and …

Sunday Supper: Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce With Salami, Olives, and Pecorino

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Everyone needs a go-to dish, whether it's creamy mac and cheese or a properly seared steak. For me, it's tomato sauce made with sweet, oven-roasted cherry tomatoes. It's never failed me, and it's a dish I've made in various configurations depending …

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

5 Health Myths That Aren't True

<b>The truth:</b> Digestion and exercise both need your blood, but as long as you’re not gunning it like Michael Phelps after chowing down, you’re fine. “As with any exercise immediately after eating, you might feel somewhat uncomfortable after a big meal, but it’s very unlikely you’d be completely …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Magnum Teams Up with Downton Abbey Creators to Make a TV Drama About Magnum’s Beginnings

Renowned photography cooperative Magnum Photos has announced that they are currently working with Carnival Films — the same group that created the …

Big Bundle Vol. 2 from Creative Market

Big Bundle Vol. 2 – The biggest bundle ever from Creative Market – A selection of 105 items worth over $1,680 for only $39!<p>Check out this amazing …

This Comic Sans Typewriter Is Every Type Lover’s Worst Nightmare

For some people, a letter, manuscript, or note typed out on a typewriter is imbued with a certain romance and integrity. But even die-hard typewriter fetishists like Tom Hanks might hurl their Remingtons out the window if they got a letter in the mail typed on the Sincerity Machine, a modified …

H Launches the Loom Collection

H has expanded their line of furniture with the release of the Loom Collection, which includes the Loom Chair and the Loom Stool. Presented at this …

Fashion Parties From the 90's

Weren't the '90s the coolest? Fashion designers certainly seem to think so lately. Take a look at the models, designers, and celebs who seem to be inspiring the way we dress all over again.<p>Weren't the '90s the coolest? Fashion designers certainly seem to think so lately. Take a look at the models, …

Norway's Central Bank Announces New Sea-Themed Banknote Designs

Earlier this year, the central bank of Norway, Norges Bank, held a competition to identify the best design concept for a new series of banknotes. Designers submitted ideas based on the theme of “the sea” and eight participants were selected for the final round. The expert judges initially selected</i> …

Central Banks

Your New Favorite Fall Recipe: Pumpkin Soup from Mimi Thorrison

Taking advantage of the season's abundant pumpkins and butternut squash, this satisfying puréed soup showcases fall's mellow flavors. It can be made …

Gillian Anderson on Her New Sci-Fi Novel, Jamie Dornan, and a Possible X-Files Reunion

If there was such a place as the Sci-Fi Hall of Fame Museum, Gillian Anderson would have a wing within dedicated to her. Forever beloved for her role …