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The Art of the City

What happens when one’s passion for city grids, atlases and street maps are let loose? Modern Map Art: An art shop that takes your favorite cities, mountains, and places and turns them into beautiful works of art. Map artist, Jennifer Beck says she was inspired after returning from her honeymoon on a trip around the world. Modern Map Art is her way of taking what she had learned about the culture and colours and turning that into something special. Each grid is created using OpenStreetMaps to create the map grid,

As the managing editor for Bride & Groom Magazine, part of my role is to seek out, filter, curate and review beautiful content. Almost every part of the wedding industry is a gorgeous encounter from the rings, to the dress, flowers, stationary, cake and my personal favourite, the event decor. In my wedding industry travels, I came across an amazing event decor company, Revelry Event Designers, a visionary team that creates the look and feel of events ranging from the Academy Award Governor’s Ball and Grammy’s to the Disney Hall and

Every now and then I come across some gorgeous patterns and textures and see the many different ways in which they can be used. Chinoiserie by TSTUDIO is just one pattern, but with any pattern, it’s easy to see a variety of uses for it in your own brand and graphic design; arts, crafts or decor. For this blog, I’m sharing examples specifically for graphic design, but there’s a chance you may walk away with some design ideas of your own. 1. Clipping Masks One thing I love to do

One of the hotel’s on my travel list is The Grand Hotel Villa Cora. If you browse their photo gallery, you’ll see that every inch of this hotel is absolutely gorgeous and awe inspiring. Villa Cora was originally known to the Florentines as Villa Oppenheim, an elegant residence built at the end of the 1860s and designed by Pietro Comparini and Giuseppe Poggi. The exterior of the building was designed by Comparini, and the interior decor by Edoardo Gioja, the engineer who had designed the Suez Canal. The frescoes and

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