Tucked away on quiet streets far from the hustle and bustle of popular tourist attractions, in between the spectacular palaces, temples, and tombs that appear on the covers of guidebooks, an entire category of Indian architecture has faded into obscurity and historical obsolescence. Called stepwells, these centuries-old…

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20-year-old Bekah Miles is using a simple tattoo to make an important statement about mental illness. After she was diagnosed with depression, the young woman decided to get the phrase "I'm fine" tattooed upon her thigh. But when you look closer, you'll realize that the mark says something completely different when you look down at it from…

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If you've been a fan of My Modern Met and want to go from a casual reader to an actual contributor, guess what, you're in luck. We're now hiring! It's an exciting time for us here as we continue to expand our business.

We're looking for applicants who are web-savvy, love all things creative, and want to share their passion with the world. You'll not only get to polish your…

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Focusing on iconic images like astronauts, rockets blasting off, and the cockpit of a shuttle, Brooklyn, NY-based artist Michael Kagan illustrates split-second moments of risk and triumph in his space-inspired oil paintings. Using a bold impasto technique, Kagan layers thick, aggressive strokes of paint on linen, never going back over…

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Mexico City-based studio Anagrama has recently completed a beautifully unique library interior in Monterrey that celebrates the joys of reading a book. To create this feeling, the designers produced a dome-like structure that encloses readers in a lattice cocoon, surrounding them from head to toe in literature.…

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It’s no secret that dogs are some of the best friends that we’ll ever have, and three-year-old Siena and her canine pal Buddha show us just how sweet and adorable this bond can be. The two are nearly inseparable, sharing everything from naps to skateboards to bath time. Their cute antics are captured by Tara Prucha, Siena’s mother. When the now two-year-old doberman came to live with their…

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Just a little over a year ago, Chris Durso (creator of Foodiggity) and his then-8-year-old son Cameron embarked on a fun, visual collaboration known as Foodnited States of America. Together, the Durso duo planned to recreate all 50 states of the U.S. out of various, edible ingredients with a pun-fueled…

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Los Angeles-based artist Kyle Leonard (aka K.A.L) creates meticulously-detailed drawings with the help of extremely fine-tipped pens. The realistic style is made up of countless tiny dots, which together create a smooth and expertly-blended appearance. “Pointillism is my method of madness,” Leonard explains, referring to the…

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Both land and sea are visible from Mirador, an elevated home perched on a steep cliff that’s located off the coast of Tunquén, Chile. Designed by Gubbins Arquitectos, its meant as a getaway from the hustle and bustle of nearby Santiago. Here, residents can bask in solitude and take advantage of all that the…

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