Resplendent Trogon Bird

These beautiful hand-drawn birds were taken from two books by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby; Beautiful Birds in Far-off Lands and Birds of Gay Plumage.Ā Read More →

The NY Public Libraryā€™s Collection of Weird Objects

On March 28, 1941, Virginia Woolf took her final walk to the River Ouse near her home in Sussex. She did it with her trusty cane in her hand, the very cane that can be seen in the video above in New Yorker alongside other Woolf-related artefacts. Its five minutes provide a brief introduction to the “weird objects” of the Berg Collection of the New York Public LibraryRead More →

MuseĢe des Arts DeĢcoratifs

The MusĆ©e des Arts DĆ©coratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) is a museum dedicated to the exhibition and conservation of decorative arts. Located at 107 Rue de Rivoli in the city’s 1st arrondissement, the museum occupies the northwest wing of the Palais du Louvre, known as the Pavillon de Marsan (Marsan Pavilion). With more than one million objects in its collection, the MusĆ©e des Arts DĆ©coratifs is the largest museum of decorative arts in continental Europe.Read More →

Small space ideas photo of a living room

A small space doesnā€™t necessarily mean you have to be cramped. Maybe there is not enough light; furniture doesnā€™t sit well, the layout isnā€™t right? How do you make a small room feel more spacious? With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as you need it to bRead More →