Feast your eyes on these rainbow garage doors of Lithuania

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 16 September 2015

First we showed you the fascinating photography of windows. Now we’re oohing and aahing over the beautiful photography of Lithuanian artist Agne Gintalaite who is obsessed with garages.

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Sleeping beachgoers are captured on camera at their most vulnerable and free

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 7 January 2015

As a little boy, photographer Tadao Cern used to spend time at the seaside and was inspired to create his series Comfort Zone, after spending a weekend at the same public beach he once frequented. His photos of sleeping beachgoers represent the name of the project: comfort zone. He says of his project: ‘I started […]

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Climb a hill in Lithuania to see more than 100,000 crosses at the summit

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 10 November 2014

Presented by Busabout

Put the Hill of Crosses on your bucket list at once! This landmark lies about 12 kilometres north of Šiauliai in Lithuania, and has turned into a major tourist attraction since people starting erected crosses there in the 1800s.

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Egle Ziemyte: the queen of the coats

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By Akvile Lesauskaite in New Fashion on Tuesday 24 April 2012

Designer Egle Ziemyte is loyal to jackets, coats and raincoats. She’s just participated in Riga’s Fashion Week and Lithuanian Fashion Infection. Her pieces are wearable, casual, and come with a strong axis of construction. It’s all about wool, cashmere, cotton, silk and natural leather. Egle is young and talented, and the best part is that you can already find her design brand, D.EFECT, worldwide

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Paul Paper’s photography

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Photography on Monday 17 November 2008

I love the sense of clarity amidst the muted tones of Lithuanian photographer Paul Paper’s work. Paper lives in ‘a small, strange city of Vilnius, where he daydreams, sleeps, walks, eats, and sometimes takes pictures. Sometimes in winters he can be found in bed reading books about old travelers. People, nature and creativity are three main things that inspires him’.

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Zaha in Lithuania

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By Snell in Architecture on Wednesday 2 July 2008

Zaha Hadid has been announced as the winning architect for the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania. As with the rest of the Guggenheim Museums, the architectural boundaries are pushed. Zaha lets loose with her fluid, energetic architecture and has subsequently deemed the building to be the manifestation of the city’s new cultural significance. One wonders […]

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