Hong Kong Then and Now Cover

Fascinating vintage photos of Hong Kong have been matched with the same viewpoint today to show the amazing growth and development Read More →

Ukiyo-e woodblock print of a cuckoo and azaleas by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai

Ukiyo -e, translated as “pictures of the floating world,” has indeed captured wisps of the natural beauty that one sees around us every day. The phrase “floating world” derived from a Buddhist notion of the transience of earthly life.  To a devout Buddhist, our time on earth though experienced asRead More →

Dinotopia, A Land Apart from Time: 20th Anniversary Edition

Inspired by archaeology, lost civilizations, and the art of illustration, James Gurney’s children book Dinotopia creates an extraordinary place where humans and dinosaurs live in harmony.Read More →

Daisies close-up

If I had my life to live over, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax, I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual troubles, but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.Read More →

blue sky ocean

Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour.  Apparently, I am in good company as blue is one of the most well-liked colours.  It is the least gender specific having equal appeal to both men and women. Blue can affect us physically it calms and sedates, cools and aids intuition.Read More →

West Side Story Movie Poster

Saul Bass Born May 8, 1920 Known for Graphic Design, title designer, film director Awards Academy Award, Best Documentary   When the Frank Sinatra film on drug addiction “The Man With The Golden Arm” opened, a Saul Bass poster dominated the cinema billboards. No words, only artwork- a jagged arm.  SaulRead More →

A red squirrel leaning for a nut floating on a pond

When we talk about wildlife, somehow, we always think about something big like lion, whale, elephant but ignore the daily lives of small animals. However, Julian Rad, a wildlife photographer from Austria, shows more interest in the small wildlife such as squirrels, hamsters or mice and capture some most lovableRead More →

Visual artist Mikjung Lee’s universe is expressed through sensual, feminine curves unfolds in various landscapes always very colourful and sometimes even surreal. Subtle and oneiric, the drawings of this artist who lives in both Texas and Seoul, play without compromise with the reliefs and the superposition between geometry and abstractRead More →

webdesign: The I Am Woman Project

Webdesign-inspiration.com We are a web design inspiration gallery. All web designs published have been carefully handpicked by a member of our team. We try to publish different styles, feels and looks and also stuffs from various places and not only the designs from the coolest industries. Source: Webdesign: The IRead More →

Motion Design: True Detective 3 Opening Title

Motion Design: True Detective 3 Opening Title We are featuring a collaborative work from Mill+ and Antibody with Nic Pizzolato to create the opening title sequence for the long-awaited third season of HBO’s ‘True Detective’. Source: Motion Design: True Detective 3 Opening TitleRead More →

How to Make a Vodka Martini

Before we jump into how to make a vodka martini, I have an important question: Who saw A Simple Favor? I love a good mystery, and double-sign-me-up if it features Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. I won’t say too much about the movie in case you haven’t seen it, butRead More →

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Are you familiar with the meme “If it fits, I sits” (which plays on how cats are prone to squeezing into awkward places)? Well, Russian artistRead More →

Artist Spotlight: Manuja Waldia

Manuja Waldia Manuja Waldia’s Website Manuja Waldia on Instagram Manuja Waldia’s vibrant illustrations span a wide range of subjects from Shakespeare to self-love. After graduating from university with a degree in communication design, the Portland-based illustrator has produced impressive work for a number of mega-brands; Manuja created a Google doodleRead More →

The Most Captivating Pieces at NOMAD St. Moritz 2019

The art and design fair brings global galleries to a historic Swiss mansion to display blue-chip from past and present. Design world glitterati, mark your calendars: this year’s edition of NOMAD St. Moritz returning to the alpine village of Samedan, Switzerland, from Feb. 7-11, is not to be missed. Source:Read More →

Fleetwood mac Rumours cover art small

“Rumours” the 11th Album by Fleetwood Mac was released on this day on February 4th 1977. A great review in the Sydney Morning Herald by Mike Parker. Review SMH (1977) by Mike Parker Nothing is less of a rumour than the current success of Fleetwood Mac in America and here,Read More →

Chiles en nogada

Those times when food was just food are long gone. Now chefs from around the world are trying to turn their masterpieces into art objects. Though some may think that the baked mutton chop looks much prettier and more appetizing these, but that’s a matter of taste. Source: 15 FoodsRead More →

Young african woman wearing green, yellow and black scarf as a top

Amanda Driggers is born, raised, and permanently based in the south. See below for more images from her series “J’Ouvert” accompanied with quotes written by Amanda accounting her experiences while photographing. “There’s a slight chill in the air – the nostalgic kind – it brings an excitement that’s masking anxiety”Read More →

Fresh snow field with forest in the distance

The series “Watching, contemplating, meditating” by photographer Joffrey Persia echoes a contemporary need that is often pressing: that of breaking out of time to refocus oneself and live symbiosis with the environment. At 26, he is now completely devoted to his art. Source: The beautiful and peaceful Joffrey Persia’s photographsRead More →

New Masking Tape Paintings by Nasa Funahara

Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” recreated in masking tape. The piece was part of a recent Vermeer Tribute Exhibition in Japan. The Japanese artist Nasa Funahara’s obsession with masking tape began with the simple hobby of collecting. Source: New Masking Tape Paintings by Nasa FunaharaRead More →

“ Everything is beautiful, even the ugly,” observes Sail, an artist operating under the curious handle, “Useless Arm.” His paintings are as moody as they are playful, depicting solitary figures bedecked in flowers and masks and pierced by arrows. Source: Shadowy Magical Realism in the Artwork of Sail (Useless Arm)Read More →