By hammering thousands of nails onto a canvas, artist David Foster creates stunning portraits of celebrities, animals and scenery via varying the solidity and shading of nails. Originally an architect, Foster’s love of technical drawing has matured into using just hammer and nails stippling to create shadow and light. The level of realism Foster achieves with the nails is unbelievable. Each piece begins with a photograph, which Foster reproduces in ink stippling. Then he enlarges the drawing to use as reference of nail position, and starts hammering away.
A canopy bed is a decorative bed mostly were used by lords and noblemen in medieval Europe. Today’s canopy beds generally fit into one of two categories: traditional or contemporary. Most of the traditional canopy beds have a Victorian aesthetic, with either metal rod frames or intricately carved wood frames and posts. In contrast, contemporary canopy beds generally employ a simpler design, which usually have little to no detail on the foot and headboards and often feature sharp, geometric designs.
Location in Switzerland’s Valais region and surrounded by Europe’s most pictorial mountains, this world-class resort “51 Degrees Thermal Resort” sparkles with enticing holiday vibes. Designed and developed by Marc-Michaels Interior Design Inc., in this spectacular resort, you will find the ease of modernity smoothly blends with the wonder of nature, relaxation is introduced to thrilling heights, and the unexpected becomes standard.
The process of moving into a new flat is generally accompanied by a whirlwind of emotions. Aside from the initial stress and anxiety, the experience presents the perfect opportunity to start your life anew. What’s more, you have a clean slate to work from so it’s perfect opportunity to pick your dream décor. Here are a few words of advice for a seamless switch.