Lois Despins

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Her cat wouldn’t cuddle with her, so she trained it to. Now she wants to know if it’s love or servitude

As is often the case with cats, Fuzz picked me, rather than the other way around. I was walking down a hall at the Washington Humane Society when a …

A Visual Alphabet-Dictionary of Unusual Words

As a lover of language and words, especially obscure and endangered words, I was instantly besotted with Project Twins’ visual interpretations of unusual words, originally exhibited at the MadArt Gallery Dublin during DesignWeek 2011.<p>Some of the designs are available as prints in the Project Twins …

Which Celebrity Home Are You Meant To Live In? (QUIZ)

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Walton Woodland Navy

Inspired by all-things-outdoorsy, <b>Herschel Supply Co.</b> creates timeless accessories crafted with modern profiles and a fine regard for detail. A soft spot for small town quaintness and the influence of utilitarian vintage gear—from mountaineering equipment to notepads—informs every design. The <b>Walton</b> …

Kartio Thin 6.75oz Red Set

In 1959, designer <b>Kaj Franck</b> unveiled his iconic <b>Kartio</b> service collection, which was ripe with his signature elegance and simplicity of shape. This pair of <b>extra-thin tumblers</b> is a bold update on the designer’s classic silhouettes, which are slimmed down without compromising any of their charm. …

Origo Dessert Bowl Orange

Designed in 1999 by <b>Alfredo Häberli</b> for <b>Iittala,</b> the Origo dishware collection is marked by its vibrant pattern of <b>multicolored stripes.</b> Made of porcelain, the exterior of this <b>dessert bowl</b> is wrapped in different-sized concentric circles.<p>Designed in 1999 by <b>Alfredo Häberli</b> for <b>Iittala,</b> the Origo …

Kastehelmi Plate Medium Blue

Designed by <b>Oiva Toikka</b> in 1964, the <b>Kastehelmi</b> collection is inspired by its namesake: dewdrops. Toikka’s healthy love of experimentation led him to create a <b>fantastic droplet-inspired design,</b> which he originally developed as a technique to conceal joint marks on the surface of pressed glass pieces. …

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Robert Colescott | Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future: Some Afterthoughts on Discovery | The Met

Pleasantville, N. Y. Reader's Digest. "Faces and Figures: Selected Works by Black Artists from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 12–April 1, …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Shake: Hilarious High-Speed Photographs of Dogs Shaking by Carli Davidson | Colossal

<p>Published just today, Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture …