17th Century Italian Wine Windows, Which Were Used During the Plague, Are Open Again Due to The Coronavirus Pandemic
Small wine windows, or buchette del vino as they’re known in Italian, were used in Florence during the Italian Plague so palaces could sell off surplus wine without touching the lower classes. Hundreds of years later, innovative Florentines have reopened wine windows to dispense everything from coffee to cocktails in a COVID-friendly way. Continue reading »
According to Krnács Ágota, a Visual Artist from Budapest, Hungary: ” The project’s real title is K_R_N_ – K_R_NT_N /. In English, it translates to C_R_N_ – Q__R_NT_N_. I think everyone knows what that means. It started from the 28th of March 2020 and we still don’t know when it will end. Continue reading »
160 photos of the strange and intriguing objects people display behind their windows, for passers-by to look at.
These things will make you smile, or maybe even stop and reflect. A stuffed fox, a portrait of Christ, a dusty Egyptian bust, a globe with gaudy colours… They are installed like treasures behind a glass screen, inviting you to wonder about the stories behind them, or about the intimacy of the daily lives that are lived behind the façade. Continue reading »
Microsoft has just unveiled the ultimate item for the Windows fan: a beautiful sweater featuring the old-school Windows 95 logo. If you have yet to follow the Windows Twitter account, hurry up as Microsoft will send a few of these fashion items to some lucky fans via Twitter DMs. Continue reading »
Here’s an unusual way to decorate a wall with photos: the Lithuanian design studio Gyva Grafika printed photos of apartment windows onto tiles. Once installed, they make any wall look like a Soviet-era concrete apartment block. Continue reading »
Blackout blinds, or curtains, are no longer just a token of edgy teenage bedrooms. They’re back in style, with a modern twist that will have you clamoring to hang them up in your home. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the beauty of blackout blinds and how far they’ve come. Continue reading »
“My neighbour is completely obsessed with Justin Bieber. It’s actually a little bit odd. Apart from the posters all over the wall, I’ve even seen her sitting on her sofa with a life-size cut-out of him. Gives me the creeps!” Continue reading »
Tom Baker, an artist from Britain, became known for his unusual hobby: he creates stunning window scenes using snow aerosol spray. People enjoyed his work so much that he was soon flooded with comissions, first from his friends, but then a few organizations reached out as well asking him to decorate their windows for the winter holidays. Continue reading »
“Getting to see girls’ bedrooms must have been a teenage obsession for the members of the all-male photographic collective Riverboom. Now that they have more or less grown up, they have decided to transform that dream into a reality. Riverboom’s Gabriele Galimberti and Edoardo Delille are traveling the five continents to see where girls, between the ages of 18 and 30, sleep. They have discovered that girls’ bedrooms are much more then just places where they lay down their heads – they are the places where girls read, love, dream, work and play”. – Gabriele Galimberti.
Carla and Mariana, 26 – Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Gabriele Galimberti/Riverboom Ltd) Continue reading »