Marc Jacobs

I have a lot of heroes in the fashion world. From those who constantly break the rules and challenge convention to the grafters who produce clever, useful design, there are too many great figures to name here. But when it comes to an inspiration, a role model, and a personal brand built from the ground up, I am always in...

webmaster / August 14, 2016 / Design / 0 Comments

Skyscrapers With Cool Design

I like to get high. Wait, I should clarify that. I don’t mean that I like to lose my faculties of reason or ‘expand’ my consciousness by partaking in mind-altering substances. I mean, I like to get up high, as in altitude, the higher the better. Nor am I talking about air travel. Yes, 40,000 feet is high, but in...

webmaster / May 4, 2016 / Design / 0 Comments

Mona Lisa

I’m going to be controversial here. It may well be the most famous painting in the world, one that has kept art lovers and theorists enthralled for centuries, but I just don’t see what the fuss is about with the Mona Lisa! I’ve been told since day one that it represents a seminal moment in art history, and should be...

webmaster / May 4, 2016 / Art / 0 Comments

The Scream

Sometimes a work of art enters your experience at exactly the right time. I’ve often declared that viewing a piece of art when you’re not in the most receptive frame of mind can forever dull the work’s power for you, but if it catches you at the perfect moment, then it can hold you fast. In my case the work...

webmaster / May 4, 2016 / Art / 0 Comments

Famous Photographs

In the vast and ever-expanding catalogue of photography there are perhaps just a few famous shots that can be used to define the medium. These landmark photos are those that immortalized, in sepia, black and white, or vivid colour, not just moments in history but also moments in the evolution of photography as an art form and a tool of...

webmaster / May 4, 2016 / Art / 0 Comments

Design at Venetian Casino

On top of a lot of bucket lists is a visit to Venice. But it’s a slog to get there, always crowded, and in reality not the friendliest city ever. So wouldn’t it be perfect if you could get the whole Venetian experience without all that bother? And have a little wager, too? Well you’re in luck, because you can! Instead...

webmaster / May 4, 2016 / Design / 0 Comments