After the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution, there are many things changed in Ukrainian. And one of the things is the floral headdresses which were used to be worn by young, unmarried women as a sign of their “purity” and marital eligibility are being worn in daily life to symbolize national pride. Some artists notice this trend and want to share the world the beauty and uniqueness of Ukrainian culture. Workshop “Treti Pivni” is one of successful example. As a team of photographers, stylists, makeup artists and promoters, they are united in their obvious love for Ukraine and create a series of stunning portraits featuring women and children wearing traditional Ukrainian headdresses. It was created to pay homage to their homeland while sharing a message of peace, tenderness, and knowledge of the Ukrainian culture with the world. Here are some of our favourites and you can find more on their Instagram.
Although not all manhole covers are as pretty as the ones in Japan, apparently they are still nifty graphics for shirts, hoodie and tote bag, especially for tourist. The artist collective behind Berlin-based Raubdruckerin (pirate printer) produces shirts and bags imprinted with public street fixtures such as manhole covers, vents, and utility grates. The overlooked geometric patterns and typographic forms of urban signage out of those utility covers are pretty retro and untie due to the “hand-made process”. To make a print, collective applies ink directly to the streets and prints on-site in locations like Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Paris and then sell their creations through an online shop. Hence, if you don’t mind where your t-shirt get printed, that might be an interesting collection you can have.
Ever since the earliest times architects have striven to make a statement with the buildings they design. In doing this they have both invented new styles as well as referencing the past and drawing inspiration from the world around them. The result has been some remarkable constructions all round the world and here are just four of them.
There are many beautiful places on earth worth visiting and fairy tale style villages are definitely one of them. Those villages might look like pictures out of storybooks but they are actually existed. In those places, nature and culture are harmoniously blended which will be a perfect destination to escape from our normal busy life.