Intricately Embroidered Self-Portraits Explore Anatomy and Physics
In her "Constructal" series, Juana Gómez prints self-portraits onto fabric and carefully embroiders them with stunning patterns.
Map Collages by Matthew Cusick
The artist Matthew Cusick was born in NYC and creates intricate, painterly collages out of maps. I'm especially fond of the pieces focusing on freeway overpasses. Beautiful stuff... Via The Fox Is Black.
How a high-rise craze is ruining London's skyline
Successive London mayors have allowed skyscrapers to spring up all over the capital. But most towers now being built are poorly designed and badly located, writes Rowan Moore
These 10 beautiful posters celebrate the golden age of rail travel
Taking the train might not be much fun any more, especially if you've just paid a small fortune to be crammed into a commuter special that's running half an hour late. But there was a time when the railways were a thing to be celebrated and the train was the only way to see far-flung parts of the country that you'd otherwise never visit. And nothing captures the 20th century's love affair with the railways quite so well as the many posters produced for the rail networks over the years.
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Furnishing fabric | Conran, Terence Sir | V&A Search the Collections
printed, 1951, British; Conran, Terence for David Whitehead & Sons Ltd.. Museum Number CIRC.283-1951.
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Love a good garden, just not all the hard work that goes with it!? Is it time to pack away the lawn mower for good? We take a look at some No Grass Gardens for inspiration.
Art Quilt Maps
This fully illustrated guide covers a variety of techniques used to create fiber collages based on maps of both real and imaginary places. Includes an inspirational gallery of quilt maps by the author and her students.
The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Rosie James | Mr X Stitch
Rosie James is a textile artist from Rochester, England. She captures human nature using machine and hand embroidery. Rosie describes her pieces as stitched paintings, and the subjects of her paintings tend to be visitors of places - museums, train stations, supermarkets... Rosie has a terrific eye for detail and
Tube Map Design Light Fixture - Ultimate 30s Retro
An original steel light shade featuring the 1933 version of the London Underground map designed by Harry Beck - a great gift for train spotters!