The Decorative Chimneys of Hampton Court Palace

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Back in the middle ages, a heated home was a luxury that the majority did not have. Most people huddled around an open hearth in the center of the room for warmth, over which they also cooked their meals, while smoke filled their houses and their lungs. Chimneys were a new thing then, and belonged only to the most princely of dwellings. Continue reading

City of Dreams

Poland-based artist, Tytus Brzozowski, is behind this collection of paintings. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology, he went on to work in Finland, where he searched high and low for Nordic art and design. Continue reading

Flowers, A Source of Inspiration Since Time Immemorial

The captivating beauty of flowers has always been a source of inspiration and fascination for people of all ages all around the world. Their intoxicating smell and the rainbow of colors, makes them a favorite of those who can appreciate their aesthetic qualities. Whether it is for expressing your love or as a gesture of affection or as a source of inspiration for poets, flowers are an integral part of our lives and are a staple on birthdays, funerals, graduation and weddings. They offer themselves as natural air fresheners, decorative elements, oils and scents, mood enhancers, medicinal herbs, pest repellent and most importantly serve the function of pollination which sustains our ecosystem. But besides being beautiful they also have a special meaning behind them.Sunflowers-as-an-Inspiration“Learn from nature’s beauty. These flowers are not only lovely when they’re in full bloom, but they also have meanings that can encourage and inspire you along life’s journey”

Below are some Flowers with their commonly accepted traits: Continue reading