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10 Favorites: The Art of the Art Wall

Like us, do you have frames propped here and there waiting to be hung? Meet your inspiration: the salon-style art wall. Here are 10 favorite examples …

Ann Arbor

Traveling + Art = The Jaunt Book

Few things are as inspiring as discovering new places, and few people need constant inspiration as much as artists. That’s the idea behind art and travel concept The Jaunt, which was launched by Jeroen Smeets in 2013 and has already resulted in some great, travel-inspired prints. Smeets is also the …

Streetwear

Why your dream career could turn into a nightmare

'Do what you love.' 'Find a job that makes your heart sing.' 'Never settle.' Good advice? Or self-help claptrap that denigrates honest, hard work and harms the economy?<p>My friend Lauren is looking for a job, ideally office-based, nine to five, to fit around her 10-year-old son’s schooling. She wants …

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Streetwear

Airports use retro arcade games to collect spare currency

Two Swedish airports have installed games including Ms. Pac-Man and Space Invaders to help raise money for charity<p>Two of Sweden’s largest airports have come up with the perfect solution to get rid of holiday change.<p>Passengers arriving at Stockholm Arlanda and Goteborg Landvetter can now rid of …

David Lynch decries 'pathetic' arts funding cuts – and graffiti

Twin Peaks director calls for a championing of the arts, but says graffiti has ‘pretty much ruined the world’ at launch of his first Australian gallery show<p>David Lynch has marked an appearance at his first gallery exhibition in Australia by decrying the “pathetic” tendency of governments worldwide …

David Lynch

Bristol is making a smart city for actual humans

The city of Bristol has announced a multi-million pound experiment to create the smart city of the future. Work is already underway to turn the city …

On Everybody Street: Meet New York's Famous Street Photographers

Lower East Side, New York City, c. 1940's.<br>Rebecca Lepkoff—Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery<p>1 of 41<p><i>Why is it that some photographers take to the</i> …

Japanese Artist Inspired by Tsunami Creates Large-Scale Watercolor Paintings of Desolation

Japan-based artist Hiroshige Kagawa masterfully creates large-scale paintings that beautifully depict poignant scenes of destruction and desolation. His surreal landscapes show abandoned buildings crumbling with the passage of time and intriguing, forgotten structures standing amid windswept …

Art

Determined Rural Postman Builds Elaborate Limestone Cathedral By Collecting Pebbles on His Mail Route

Postman Ferdinand Cheval spent 33 years picking up unusual pebbles while he delivered mail, and he turned his collection into this stunningly elegant limestone cathedral. The 100-year-old “Palais Ideal” stands today near the village of Hauterives, France. Its elaborate edifices include sculptures …

Art

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Natural History Museum creates 'virtual dive' to take you on trip to the world's most spectacular coral reefs

A gallery space will be transformed with a bank of screens providing a 360 degree immersive experience<p>If a trip to the Great Barrier Reef is beyond your means this year, the <b>Natural History Museum</b> has a novel alternative.<p>The museum is creating a ‘virtual dive’ that visitors can undertake without …

Coral Reefs

Colorful Animal Logos by Ivan Bobrov

A collection of colorful animal logos by Ivan Bobrov.<p>Look at this beautiful collection of colorful animal logos created by Ivan Bobrov, a Barnaul, …

Graphic Design

Terminally Ill Woman Receives Last Wish to Visit a Museum

Viewing artwork can be a comforting, moving experience, and one you might not easily forget – even on your last days. This past Tuesday, a terminally ill woman was taken by ambulance to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam so that she could visit the arts and history museum one more time. She's seen taking …

Amsterdam

Street Artist JR Reminds Us What Life Was Like on Ellis Island

In a poignant new art exhibit coming to Ellis Island, historical photographs are transformed into larger-than-life cutouts, offering visitors a unique portal to the past. Famed street artist JR created the vinyl wraps that cling to crumbling hospital walls and windows, giving life to images of …

Art

Top 10 breakfast spots in Paris

Make the most of a romantic night out in Paris by following it with a great, late breakfast. And, as our selection shows, Parisians today are as likely to plump for an Anglo-American-style brunch as strong coffee and croissants<p>Frenchie to Go<p>Young chef Gregory Marchand cooked in London with Jamie …

France

Curios and curiouser: the weird and wonderful stuff that artists collect

From Warhol’s cookie jars to Hirst’s skulls to the elephant figurines of Peter Blake – Brian Dillon explores the kitsch and connoisseurship of the artist-collector<p>On 23 April 1988, 14 months after the artist’s unexpected death, the sale of Andy Warhol’s personal effects began in New York. There …

Art

Churchill's London then and now: How London was rebuilt after WWII

England

Holiday guide to Goa: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants

A break in Goa can be much more than just a holiday on beautiful beaches: the Indian state has a fast-developing food and drink scene that embraces local and international flavours, as well as stylish modern hotels and ancient traditions • Inland Goa: an alternative to beach-side culture<p>Though it …

Customer Service

Vines Gone Wild: 10 Rooms with Creeping Greenery

What better backdrop to banish winter than an indoor jungle? Here are 10 of our favorite rooms where vines and climbers cover the walls like …

Landscaping

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

Italy

5 Floral Design Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

The top trends for 2015.<p>We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.

Trends

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1-pound butternut squash<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 12- to 14-ounce russet potato, peeled, quartered<p>3/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, divided<p>1 large egg, beaten to blend<p>1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 3/4 cups (or …

Butternut

How rationing in World War 2 democratised the British table - and made us all healthier

75 years since the introduction of rationing in Britain, with obesity at record levels, we should remember the heroes who convinced us to live on meatless pies and grey bread<p>Can you imagine making meals each week for each member of your family, with only a single egg in its shell, half a pound of …

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Projector tech meets art at the Biennale of Sydney

Many of the artworks at the 2014 Biennale of Sydney are powered by projectors. We take you on a tour of a few of the works.<p><b>Panasonic projectors are behind much of the artwork on show at the 19th Biennale of Sydney.</b><p>The Biennale is a visual arts festival held every two years, showcasing artworks in …

Streetwear

Chicago Artist Mends Potholes with Mosaics | Colossal

<p>After one of the most brutal winters in over 30 years, Chicago’s streets are pockmarked with an estimated 600,000 gaping potholes, making some …

Watch Kara Walker (And Team) Construct The Massive “Sugar Baby” Sculpture

New York artist Kara Walker’s latest piece, located in and inspired by the disused Domino Sugar plant in Brooklyn, New York, is a pretty incredible spectacle. Consisting of a giant sugar-coated sphinx and several life-sized candy figures, the work’s full title is “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar …