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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After a heartbreaking photo of a Syrian refugee selling pens in the streets of Beirut while holding his sleeping daughter went viral last week, strangers all over the world banded together to help the man and his family start a new life.

Abdul Haleem al-Kader, the man identified in the photo, is a Palestinian-Syrian refugee who is struggling to make…

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Craftsman Hal Taylor has designed an uncommon rocking chair that's a perfect fit for the whole family. "I have been an avid reader all of my life," the artist explains. "Therefore, when I had children I began reading to them very early, before they were…

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95-year-old yoga master Kazım Gürbüz believes we can all live to be 130 years old and has some solid advice to help us achieve this. When you first look at the yogi, you'll realize that he most definitely does not look his age. To keep himself looking youthful, Gürbüz works on maintaining his flexibility and focuses on eating a variety of…

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