If you’re a bookworm, you’ve probably got a list of bookstores you need to visit around the world. And this little gem in Venice, Italy is on our book bucket list: Libreria Acqua Alta.
Venice, do you wanna build a snowman? Sadly – or not sadly, depending on how you love/hate cold weather – this is not the work of nature, but the work of some cool photo manipulation. Photographer and art director Robert Jahns, known on Instagram as nois7, turned the lagoon city into a winter wonderland with his amazing photo editing skills.
Just because you pay a lot for a car doesn’t mean it actually came from the ‘finest ingredients’ available. Your fancy new car may very well be made of reclaimed materials these days. The most recent installment in this trend showed up in Pininfarina’s 2012 Cambiano. The car’s reclaimed wood interior design made its first appearance at […]
Tired of blind dates that bore you out of your mind? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one. The travel guys at Expedia and the love doctors of DoingSomething teamed up to create the ultimate speed dating experience. The theory behind the project is all about the way relationships seem to build more naturally around a shared […]
Every two years, the romantic city of Venice transforms with a wave of creative types wearing black for the Architectural Biennale. This year’s event, which runs until November 25, is directed by the iconic British architect, David Chipperfield, and features National Pavilions exhibiting the best works from a variety of countries, as well as from selected universities and individual architectural practices.
Most city-slickers think of pigeons as ‘rats with wings’, but Julian Charriere and Julius von Bismarck feel differently. The two want to change people’s perception of these birds, so they spray painted some pigeons and let them loose during the 2012 Venice Biennal (without harming the birds, of course). The brightly-colored birds are quite a sight to see, but no matter what color they are, they’ll still poop on your head.
Bored of the too-easy point/click way we find new music, I decided to make my own songs harder and more interesting to get hold of. I spent a year hiding CDs with my music on in cities around the world (with a little help from friends). I filmed the whole thing, including the responses I […]
I have to say I have always been a sucker for a band with an accordion, so when I meet the Minneapolis based Dark Dark Dark in Venice this summer and they not only had an accordion but an upright bass and a cello, I fell in love with their sound. This music is magnanimous, […]
Lucky Dragon is a collection of limited edition and signed hand-built tables by designer Mike Lee. Like them? So do we. But be prepared to dig deep: prices range from $4800 to $12,200 and the tables can only be viewed at the Chinese Jesus showroom in Venice, California.