In 1969, the artist Allen Jones presented the public with what he referred to as a “[representation of] the experience of woman:” a chair, composed of leather, glass, and resin meant to depict a prostrate woman bound to its seat. The sadomasochistic chair was for Jones a realization of a more inclusive art form, appealing to universal erotic urges over the class barriers imposed by the fine arts. The tragic thing is that the artist grossly fails ... Read More
I recently got my own apartment (yay me!), and I'm super excited about the possibilities. I plan to stay a while and want it to be colorful and fun. The furniture is in place, and the details are slowly coming together. I'm not crazy about the floors, so I've been agonizing over rugs the past few weeks. My absolute favorite option from Urban Outfitters just sold out and I'm pretty bummed. Since then, I've been scouring NYC for something colorful with a retro vibe. ... Read More
BY Amalia Graziani in Crafty on Sep 18, 2013 |
The inherent excellence of miniaturized items cannot be denied (by me). From tiny gummy hamburgers to model cars/planes/cities to handbag-sized dogs, there is something tiny out there to evoke irrational delight in everyone. Over at the Twig Terrariums, talented creators Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow take things a step further by creating adorable, glass-encased ecosystems and sending tiny figurines on adventures inside them. Just too cute. They remind me of ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Sep 25, 2012 |
Hi, all! I’m Maggie, one of BUST’s brand-spanking-new blog interns, and I’m moving into a new apartment. This week, in fact!
This is an awesome thing because it’s gigantic and sunny and in a neighborhood that I love. Also, my current abode is a subterranean nightmare, and boy, oh, boy, am I excited to GTFO.
The new pad, although free of rats and creepy landlords, comes with its own, ahem, peculiar charms. Like low ceilings! Pink ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Style File on Sep 13, 2012 |
Looking for that special item that'll take your living room from blah to MoMA? Well, look no further. This mobile pops against plain white walls (yo, landlords, what've you got against cool paint colors?) and will brighten up an unused corner of even the most low-ceilinged room. You can even hang it above your bed--I hear it induces colorful dreams.
Trust me, this colorful, geometric mobile will make any area in your home supercool.
Themis Trio Hanging ... Read More