Art Deco

Underground Gallery Wedding In London With Cool, Flashy Signage

Did you know that you can get married in the London Underground?! Hidden in Shoreditch is the old, historic ticket hall, now known as Kachette, the …

Weddings

On this day in 1931 Toronto financial district’s Commerce Court's North Tower opened

It may seem hard to believe today, but the Commerce Court’s North Tower was once the tallest building in the Commonwealth.<p>Now dwarfed by many of its …

Bay Street

Miami celebrates its signature look on Art Deco Weekend

MIAMI BEACH — A dog trotting around South Beach dressed as a 1920s flapper doesn’t seem entirely improbable. If you’re going to see a dog tarted up …

Travel

Morocco’s unmissable 5

<b>Morocco is an intoxicating land that beguiles any visitor with a heady myriad of colour, spice and unforgettable moments.</b><p><i>Nikon and Secret Escapes</i> …

Nikon D850

Park Lamps {a finish}

Photo Credit: Love Patchwork & Quilting #56<p>Park Lamps was one of my last finishes of 2017. I had a lot of fun with this quilt. Firstly, interpreting …

Quilting

The Best Things to Do During Art Deco Weekend

The Miami Design Preservation League's 41st-annual Art Deco Weekend returns to South Beach this Friday. The free three-day, open-air festival draws …

Miami

A Calgary home that features the year's hottest trends

Clean-lined architecture meets Deco-style elegance in this new-build Calgary home.<p>If ever there was a house that dispelled the myth that modernity …

Houses

These Are the Most Colorful Cities in the World

What makes you fall in love with a locale? Is it the food and culture? Does weather play a role? How about the hotels? Perhaps it’s the beauty of the place itself. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these vibrant vacation spots speak volumes—and are sure to boost the brightness of your …

Weddings

Chicago a foodie’s delight

Travel-hungry hipsters need to know only two words when they arrive in Chicago.<p>Bucktown and Wicker Park.<p>The adjacent neighbourhoods located northwest …

Southwestern Ontario

Figure Skating Needs More Dope Unitards Like This One

Polina Edmunds really stepped it up at Nationals.<p>Last night at the 2018 US National Figure Skating Championships, there was the usual amount of sparkles, mesh, and sparkly mesh. But there was one fashion statement rare for ladies’ singles: a dope-ass unitard.<p>Worn by 2014 Olympian Polina Edmunds, …

Figure Skating

Crafty thieves swipe millions in jewelry from Italian palace

A slick crew of thieves stole millions of dollars’ worth of Indian jewelry in broad daylight from an exhibit at a palace in Venice, Italy.<p>A brooch …

Indian History

Destination Inspiration: Napier, New Zealand

Where?<p>Napier, New Zealand.<p>Why now?<p>With New Zealand’s summer months spanning from December through until March, the beginning of the year is prime …

Travel

San Diego’s Most Beautiful Restaurants of 2017

A good restaurant fills a variety of needs. Yes, the food needs to taste delicious and be prepared well. Service should be thorough, warm and gracious, yet not too overbearing. Sometimes overlooked in favor of the other two criteria is design, which is essential for setting the right vibe. Bad …

San Diego

Seven-Segment Flip Clock Display Finally Finished

Earlier this year, we mentioned in a Hackaday Links article that [Spencer Hamblin] was in the process of building a seven-segment flip clock. Well, …

Magnetism

Dioramas of refugee homes, re-created in old suitcases

<i>In 2003, a fire damaged the home of Um Shaham and her family. The diorama shows the car parked outside their dwelling in Mosul, Iraq.; Credit: Rodney</i> …

Tehran

Watch SZA’s Sizzling, Solange-Directed Video For Her Sensual Track, ‘The Weekend’

SZA has had quite the year, led by the release of her debut full-length album, <i>CTRL</i>. While the neo-soul singer has been around for many years at this point, she blasted into the mainstream thanks to both the album and her tantalizing performances. It’s enough that she could easily take the next …

Music

Born again … as condominiums

Increasingly, houses of God haven't got a prayer in an era when church attendance has been falling and demand for development properties soars<p>Bishop Strachan would sit bolt upright in his grave if he could see what is happening to the old Deer Park United Church. John Strachan was the first bishop …

Toronto

Full List of Categories for 2018 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Revealed

It’s a known fact that if you love classic cars the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is the place to be in May. The venue has been around for decades …

Koreatown development that will preserve 1920s Art Deco garage ‘hits it out of the park’

The design won rave reviews from city commissioners<p>The Planning Commission has endorsed plans to erect a hotel, apartments, and shops and restaurants around a 1920s-era Art Deco garage at Western Avenue and Eighth Street in Koreatown.<p>Commissioners were enthusiastic about the architecture and backed …

Los Angeles

Art Deco Mumbai: This Instagram account documents the city's lesser-known architectural treasures

Mumbai

Our 10 Favorite Concept Cars of the Year

Autos

Jane West: Luxury Cannabis Accoutrements

Jane West is a real person! A real mom and a real celebrity of her own hard work and never-ending, entrepreneurial efforts. Jane is effortless and <b>cool</b>, in a high-mountain, Colorado-Mountain Cool- kind of way- and she has Ultra-LUXURY with a uniquely feminine twist on her mind. This is an exalted …

Cannabis Industry

Can ‘Miami Modern’ do for North Beach what Art Deco did for South Beach?

South Beach’s transformation from tired haunt for retirees to booming hub for tourists and fun-seekers is partly owed to the unique architecture of …

Miami

Britain's most eccentric homes of the year

Britain is known for being a land of eccentrics, and an Englishman's home is his castle, as the saying goes, so it's no wonder that there is an array …

West Sussex

Dimore Studio's First Decorative Objects Collection Is a Quiet Riot

Macaron-box pastels—revved up with a touch of metallics—are this season’s unexpected stars<p>Buzzy Italian design firm Dimore Studio looked to the Art Deco movement for inspiration in creating its first-ever collection of decorative objects, ranging from candlesticks to poufs.

Design

21 Pieces of Lingerie to Gift Yourself This Season

At times, underwear can be a practical purchase, like when you finally bite the bullet and shell out $60 for a ho-hum but necessary nude strapless bra, or stock up on half a dozen of your favorite everyday thongs on sale. Other times, though, it can be something special you buy for yourself—or …

Lingerie

What $2,200 rents you in LA right now

A sweet Art Deco spot in Koreatown or a cute Craftsman-inspired back house in Frogtown<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $2,200.</i><p>↑ This Craftsman-inspired …

Los Angeles

Storybook imagery aside, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is no children's tale

Ken Eisner<b>Starring Sally Hawkins. In English and Russian, with English subtitles. Rated 14A</b>Guillermo del Toro’s latest is a virtuosic love letter to …

Guillermo del Toro

Art Deco: Exploring the Dazzling Modern Art Movement

Like many 20th century movements, Art Deco is celebrated for its undeniable impact on the Modern Art movement. Unlike many other styles of art, however, Art Deco conveys an eclectic range of inspiration, from age-old antiquities to contemporaneous genres. Ironically, by combining such an array …

Art

THE SIMPSONS’ Home Gets Re-Imagined in 8 Very Different Styles

The Simpsons family have gone screeching into their home at 742 Evergreen Terrace at the start of every episode for nearly three decades, and after …

Entertainment