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An Adorable Vincent Van Gogh Action Figure That Has A Detachable Ear

<b>Art lovers</b>, here is a quirky little toy that you can display on your desk or shelf to show that you are a fan of the legendary van Gogh.<p><b>Created by</b> …

Art

You Can Now Experience Edward Hopper's Paintings as Animated GIFs

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Edward Hopper, the quintessential American realist painter behind <i>Nighthawks</i>. To honor him, …

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

Stacked concrete blocks and roof deck give diners sea views from South Korean cafe

This coastal cafe in the South Korean city of Gijang comprises a series of enormous concrete volumes that dwarf neighbouring houses, and are stacked …

Outdoor Spaces

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Trump Administration

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Best Lenses For Landscapes

What makes a great lens for landscape photography? We reached out to the Sony Artisans Of Imagery to find out what the best of the best use to get …

MoMA swapped out Picasso and Matisse paintings for works by artists from Muslim-majority countries

A poignant political protest is taking place on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum, located just two blocks from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, transformed its galleries overnight and hung works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by president …

Formerly Home to an Artist and Knitwear Designer, a Commercial Space-Turned-Dwelling Hits the Market

Tucked away behind a storefront-like facade on London’s Fashion Street is a five-story Victorian home on the market that’s gone through two astounding revivals by London-based creative agency, Brinkworth.<p>Listed for roughly $3.7 million and measured at approximately 3,000 square feet, this former …

Coney Island, baby! The romance of mid-century New York – in pictures

With their carefree joy tempered with moments of poignancy, Harold Feinstein’s shots of ordinary New Yorkers helped kickstart the street photography boom

The end of air-conditioning? T3 Architecture Asia turns to bioclimatic architecture - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>Spend five minutes in humid Ho Chi Minh City and you'll probably be running for cover into the nearest air-conditioned refuge.<p>In the Vietnamese city-- and many developing subtropical countries across Asia, such as Indonesia and the Philippines -- air conditioning (AC) …

Design Resin Table with Rare Wood Inside

The Italian interior design firm Riva 1920 and the architect Renzo Piano gathered their savoir-faire to create a table with a meticulous aspect, …

Furniture

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

That nightly indulgence is actually good for you.<p>Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: …

Mediterranean diet can beat depression, research suggests

Food affects mood and Australian researchers say the widely lauded Mediterranean diet is proving to be a powerful treatment for major depression.<p>The …

Artist Jack Penny on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Enduring Allure

People<p>The North London artist longs for old New York.<p>,<p><i>This interview was first published on Arteviste. It has been lightly edited.</i><p>I first encountered …

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

Nils Holger Moormann creates space-saving living cube for micro apartments

This unit containing sleeping, eating and working areas was designed by Nils Holger Moormann for those living in micro apartments.<p>Kammerspiel, which …

Furniture

11 Cooking Basics Every Grown Person Should Know

Growing up is hard; cooking really isn't (most of the time). If you find stirring pasta sauce on the stove as scary as doing your own taxes, we've …

6 Dream Sprays That Will Help You Relax, Chill Out, and Sleep Better

The beauty world has gone pretty New Age on us as of recent, and we’re one hundred percent here for it. Take, for example, crystals—suspended in serums, incorporated into facials, and even in Glossier's highlighters. Combine the power of these with sleepy-time scents, and you've got one of 2017's …

19 stunning photos that show just how amazing US National Parks are

The United States is home to some of the most incredible natural sights and wonders in the world — from towering mountains to otherworldly rock formations — and we're grateful the National Park Service honors and preserves many of these unique sights.<p>The agency proudly fosters outdoor exploration …

Splash Masks: Everything You Need to Know About the Latest K-Beauty Trend

The latest K-beauty trend to make it stateside are a new kind of skin treatment: splash masks. These liquid masks, though, aren't anything like the clay (the millennial mask of choice) or peel-off varietals. They actually fall somewhere between an essence and a booster, are meant to bestow the …

Before photographs, these amazing illustrations showed us what deep space looks like

Meet Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, the French dilettante artist who gave us Jupiter<p>In the 19th century, science was still an amateur’s game. Any …

George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

Lush Cosmetics Goes All-Inclusive With Sexy Valentine's Campaign

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️<p>If the first three weeks of 2017 have left you feeling particularly frosty, well, you’re not alone.<p>Fortunately, Lush Cosmetics is offering a small, but significant, break from the international gloom-and-doom with its stunning series of Valentine’s Day advertisements. Two same-sex …

10 Things You Need to Give Up for Better Skin, According to Dermatologists

"Many chemical-based makeup removers can strip natural oils from the skin, leaving it dull, dry, and irritated," says Dr. Jessica Weiser of New York …

Acne

5 Lip Glosses That Will Make Your Teeth Look Whiter

Like magic ✨.<p>If a white smile is imperative for any career, it's an on-air TV news anchor. But because coffee is just as much of an essential when you have a 4 a.m. call time, broadcasters have long cheated a pearlier grin with this exceptionally clever hack: by mixing yellow-counteracting blue …

Lips

Off-grid Passive House runs entirely on solar in Colorado

The asymmetrical home maintains a stable temperature all year long<p>Through freezing winter nights and blistering-hot summer days, this custom Colorado home stays a livable 67-77 degrees Fahrenheit—without a conventional heating or cooling system. It’s also the state’s most energy-efficient abode. …

Off-grid

Inside Dior’s Couture Show and After-Party With Soko

Among the many stylish celebrities at Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first couture show for Christian Dior was French singer-songwriter Soko. The 31-year-old has worn the Dior <i>We Should All Be Feminists</i> tee from Chiuri’s Spring collection, one which was spotted on several A-listers at the Women’s March this …

Alice In Wonderland