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1950s Hong Kong Captured In Street Photography By Fan Ho

Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the 1950s and 60s taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His …

Hong Kong

20 Vivid Hummingbird Close-ups Reveal Their Incredible Beauty

When it comes to birds, the terms “strong” or “beautiful” might inspire images of fierce eagles or decadent tropical parrots. But both of these birds …

40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to …

Nature Photography

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The Wizard of Oz, Reimagined by Beloved Illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger

As a lover of vintage children’s books, especially ones that have elicited exquisite illustrated reimaginings over the years, I was thrilled to come upon an extraordinary 1996 edition of <b>The Wizard of Oz</b> (<i>public library</i>), illustrated by <b>Lisbeth Zwerger</b> — one of the most remarkable, original, and …

20 Secret Rooms You’ll Wish You Had In Your Own Home

Whether they remind you of Chicago speakeasies, medieval assassination plots or Cold-War precautions, secret rooms and passages have an undeniable …

Cold War

An update and revisit with Daehyun Kim... Image gallery: http://j.mp/1eHZtKp

Dressage: A New Type of Bathroom from GRAFF

GRAFF partnered with Studio Lombardo Nespoli and Novara to create a new type of bathroom. Forget the bathroom that has a built-in cabinet that holds …

Dressage

The Brake House in New Zealand by Ron Sang

Award Winning Brake House in New Zealand.<p>Architect Ron Sang designed this beautiful house for the famous New Zealand photographer Brian Brake in …

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Larry and Friends: An Illustrated Ode to Immigration, Diversity, Otherness, and Kindness

Much has been said about the lack of diversity in children’s books. But these discussions — as most conversations about diversity — have been largely co-opted by questions of race, overlooking other elements of diversity, such as nationality and native language. This is particularly perplexing in …

The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards

Edward Gorey (February 22, 1925–April 15, 2000) is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary — in every sense of the word — illustrators of the past century. From his quirky children’s books to his naughty treats for grown-ups to his covers for literary classics, he injected his singular blend of …

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