There's something special about designing and creating objects or experiences with your own bare hands. The internet has made DIY projects easy to find, especially with sites like Pinterest. Today, on…
In an age of mass media and the rapid emergence of the internet, we thrive on information at a heightened pace. Everyone is looking to be a bigger and better version of themselves by absorbing as much as they can. Some of the best resources for improving yourself, swelling your proficiency, and expanding your skill set can be found on YouTube, an excellent…
Last week, we told you that we're growing our company and that we're hiring a few, key interns here at My Modern Met. We asked you to submit your resumes and, boy, did we receive an amazing response! Because we have so many qualified candidates to choose from, we'll be closing our call for applicants this… Continue
Added by alice on September 6, 2011 at 3:00pm —
If you have an iPad, you've probably already heard of Flipboard. Apple named it the 2010 iPad App of the Year and TIME listed it as one of the top 50 innovations in 2010. Flipboard lets you quickly flip through all of your favorite websites or your personal streams on Twitter or Facebook… Continue
Being that I consider everyone here at My Modern Met like part of my family, I wanted to share with you all a very special moment of my life. Last Thursday, I proposed to my girlfriend of three years inside a photo booth at Ace Hotel, Palm Springs.
After racking my brain for months, I finally decided to propose this way because I could A) Surprise my girlfriend B) Capture her real…
Self-portrait with my mother
Italy-based Anna Di Prospero is a photographer who first grabbed our attention with the unique way she interacted with city scenes. Dramatic and beautiful, it was almost as if she was trying to convey inanimate objects' feelings.
As part of his 'Make Something Cool Every Day' project, illustrator David Schwen recently created this simple yet fun series. (You may remember Schwen as the mastermind behind those pop-culture referencing illustrations we featured last month.)
"The My Name Is series started out when I… Continue
Sponsored by YPOC
My Modern Met’s Art of Photography Contest, presented by YPOC, is your chance to show us the artistic side of your photography. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Also, this contest is open to both US and international entrants. Submit your best… Continue
I wanted to introduce myself to theMET community. I just joined today and am already fascinated by the enthusiasm and creativity of all of the great posts of art, photography and design and the encouraging comments.
Drawing and painting are my favorite pastimes but I get inspiration for my projects from other artists and creative thinkers, which is why I think I will really… Continue
Depending on how you feel on a particular day, the world can appear very big or very small. The type of environment you place yourselves in can play a huge factor.
In this poetic series titled "The Center of My World," Switzerland-based photographer Jonas Fornerod puts himself far and center into the distance. By doing so, he appears tiny in comparison to the dramatic setting that… Continue
Neatorma showed us this cool way to visualize just how many of you fine folks visit us each day. Lately, our traffic has been massive thanks to one superhero grandma. That means, if all of our visitors decided to meet, we would… Continue
What an October! Thank you, everyone, for making it one of the coolest months yet. 1.3 million of you came in to check out everything from an amazing dead tree to the cutest kids possibly ever to have existed. Here's a wrap-up of our top ten most visited posts in October for anyone who missed out on all the action. (Click the pictures to read the inspiring… Continue
Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor.
Paris? Greece? St. Lucia? Which destination would you choose for your trip of a lifetime? My Modern Met and JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle site have teamed up to help you win the ultimate getaway. Five prizes are still up for grabs including the ultimate Hawaiian vacation. The grand prize winner will enjoy four… Continue
I had the incredible privilege of meeting one of my all-time favorite designers and bloggers today, Tina Roth Eisenberg, otherwise known as Swissmiss. Tina calls herself the "Swiss designer gone NYC" and she's been running these off-line events called CreativeMornings for over two years now in New York.… Continue
As a person who's always seeking a bit of solitude, I was instantly drawn to these photos. They're by a young girl named Lauren who swears she doesn't use Photoshop. In fact, the only editing she's done is change the contrast, saturation and sharpness.
Each photo is beautiful by itself but put them together and a pattern emerges. They're of young girls caught… Continue
I wanted to stop and thank you all for coming into My Modern Met in August, all 1.4 million of you! You came in droves looking for creative inspiration and we hope you found it. To wrap up the blockbuster month, our biggest yet, here are My Modern Met's top ten posts you visited the most.
(You can click on each post's corresponding picture to dive a little… Continue
A few weeks ago, I timidly entered my first photography contest. Eugene told me about Your Photo on Canvas's ‘Summer Party’ photo contest on Facebook and suggested I submit a photo. Let it be known that I've never entered a photo contest and that I almost didn't do it because I… Continue