The Best Door in Paris
Lavirotte One of our unintended great finds while visiting Paris was the at 29 Avenue Rapp in the 7th arrondissement, very close to the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1901, this Art Nouveau masterpiece by Jules Lavirotte is quite striking. The detailed door was designed by sculptor Jean-Baptiste Larrive and sculpted by a variety of others. If you happen to be in Paris, seek this beauty out! What…You Want a Picture? We waited for what seemed like ever for a man on the sidewalk outside to move. He…
Malachite Photo Copyright © Chinellato Matteo - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited. Locality: Tingherla Mine, Palù del Fersina, Mocheni Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy 5.38 mm green tuft of Malachite. Collection A.Mattiello photo M.Chinellato
29 Splendidly Intricate Hand Carved Doors to Surge Inspiration From | Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.
To carve wood would translate into removing layers of wood in order to obtain a particular shape envisioned, it is the reverse of wax or clay sculpturing, practices in which the material is added and then shaped to generate the desired form, in wood carving material is subtracted. Carving is a technique known to mankind […]
Hopi: The Peaceful People
For Native American artisans, their creations flow out of a centuries long tradition. Woven into their pottery, jewelry and other art are the threads of their culture, their landscape and their history. It is this connection that makes their art a tangible reflection of who they are and how they see the world. Beauty is …
Now here's a Blue-footed Booby who knows what it takes to impress the ladies... Start with some unusual wing contortions, point your head head and tail straight up, stomp around a little bit to show off your blue feet, and boom - you've got yourself a Booby dance guaranteed to make the ladies swoon. Taken on North Seymour Island in the Galapagos.