Illustrator reimagines Disney princesses as modern career women

Disney movies, especially Disney princess movies, have become cultural touchstones for generations of women. Whether your first brush with Disney royalty was in the early days of animation, during the Disney renaissance of the 1990s, or the modern era of Frozen and Moana, you probably have a favorite. Girls grow up identifying with one or more of their favorite princesses, but while the House of Mouse may have given us teenage adventures and happily-ever-afters, none of them really consider what happens when your favorite princess grows up.

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  • Moss Sofa by Pavel Vetrov

    Moss Sofa by Pavel Vetrov

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  • Børge Mogensen’s Table Bench in a Shorter Version

    BM0488S Table Bench by Carl Hansen

    Carl Hansen & Son has unveiled the BM0488S Table Bench – a shorter version of Børge Mogensen’s famous bench with the characteristic woven seat, understated details and precise craftsmanship.Read More →

  • From Houdini to Barney, A Look Back at The Majestic’s Key Moments As It Turns 100

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  • A Celebration of Opening Title Sequences

    Saul Bass Title Quote

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    It’s been exactly 30 years since the release of the critically-acclaimed thriller movie Silence of the Lambs. But despite its popularity, fans are only just noticing an optical illusion in the famous movie poster. The psychological horror movie has become a cult classic in the movie world with its hauntingly good acting and iconic cannibal-themed quotes (liver and fava beans, anyone?). But we bet you’ve never noticed the Salvador Dalí inspired optical illusion on the movie poster.Read More →

  • Daniel Lebard’s collection of 20th-century French furniture

    Daniel Lebard’s collection of 20th-century French furniture is unrivalled in its depth Featuring masterworks by some of the most celebrated French architects and designers of the 20th century, including Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, Serge Mouille and Jean Royère, the collection of the businessman Daniel Lebard is the most comprehensive of its kind ever presented at auction.Read More →

  • How the Memphis Design Movement Made a Comeback

    Memphis Group

    To call an armchair or a bookcase “revolutionary” might seem like a stretch, but for the design world, the original show of the Memphis design movement was as genuinely shocking as the first Sex Pistols performance. But unlike his revolutionary punk predecessors, Ettore Sottsass, this design moment’s founder, certainly knew the rules he was breaking when the Memphis group debuted in Milan 40 years ago.Read More →

  • First Look | The Apparel Collection by Australian Designer Ross Didier

    We take a first look at Australian furniture design studio Didier’s latest range, The Apparel Collection. Exploring a timeless and tailored range of customisable seating, founder Ross Didier talks exclusively with est about his new, fashion-inspired collection.Read More →

  • In Conversation | Interior Designer Tamsin Johnson

    Tasmin Johnson - Interior Designer

    In the spirit of launching her first book, we catch up with Sydney-based interior designer and collector Tamsin Johnson to reflect on how her cultivated and curious approach to design has made way for a unique portfolio of projects.Read More →

  • *NSFW Outrageous Pop Culture Graphic Designs

    If you’re having a dreary day, the work of Milan-based art director Stefano Fraone could well put an end to this. The self-professed “visual guy between minimal and baroque” creates pop culture-inspired graphic designs, showcased on his Instagram account @_dotpigeon, that will not only inspire you, but also crack you up. Read More →

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