Between 1890 and the mid 1910s, art nouveau interior decorating emerged in London and Paris and aimed to incorporate art and design into everyday living with even functional objects beautified and turned into works of art. Share this!
Before, when we hear rustic, we hear worn, distressed and rough-hewn; but today rustic kitchens rival the classic white kitchen in popularity, thanks to their timber, stone, brick, vintage appliances and fireplaces. Share this!
Rustic style means being close to the countryside, it seems that when you leave a rustic room, you’ll be outside. The main features are, first of all, natural materials like stone and wood, and also calm furniture. Rustic style combines with industrial, minimalist, shabby chic and traditional style, so the accessories and appliances are usually chosen according to the mix. Share this!
Nagato Iwasaki is a talented artist based in Japan. He is one of those artists you don’t know much about. But his art talks for itself. His superpower is reshaping driftwood into lifelike human sculptures. He poses his artwork in natural settings, creating quite a haunting scene. Just imagine going for a walk in the woods (which already sounds creepy) and stumbling upon a pair of driftwood sculptures, just starring at…
Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon involving a stimulus (an image or a sound) wherein the mind perceives a familiar pattern of something where none actually exists. Common examples are perceived images of animals, faces, or objects in cloud formations. Share this!
Epoxy glues are supplied as a two pack which include a resin and hardener and are also more difficult to apply than most adhesives. They take a while to prepare and dry so they are not the easiest adhesive to use and they are fairly expensive compared to PVA glue. When the resin and hardener are mixed they make a sort of white paste that is strong and bonds to…
Many different cultures throughout history have believed that “Spirits” inhabit the trees of the forest. Some believed that Spirits were living within the tree from its beginning, others believed the spirits of passed ancestors returned to the earth and existed in one of its many forms. Carvers are believed to see, therefore, able to “bring the Spirit out” of the tree. Share this!
Family-run Italian furniture design firm Riva 1920 has designed a stunning new resin table with 50,000-year-old wood inlay. And with a base designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano, the result is both artistic and functional. Share this!
Recycling is a hugely important part of our effort to take care of and live in harmony with the planet we call home, but it doesn’t just have to be reserved to municipal authorities or waste management companies. There are awesome and creative ways to recycle old boats that can be taken advantage of by almost anyone. Share this!
There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses, but this time let’s talk about small log cabins, because it’s woodworking page, yes? This trend is basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into as little space as possible. With thoughtful, innovative designs, some homeowners have discovered a small house actually leads to a simpler yet fuller life, connecting them with…