Cover Photo: Courtesy of Mozaico Art Who doesn’t love superheroes? Each and every one of us had a favorite character or superhero growing up. Maybe you were a fan of the classic superheroes such as Batman, or maybe of his nemesis the Joker, and maybe even other heroes from Dc comics
Regardless of whether you’re a complete sci-fi freak or a total realist, the first thing that comes to mind when we hear “Futuristic Movement” is four-dimensional designs, conceptual artworks, space travel and the likes might be over thrusting it. However, the futuristic movement is usually about visualizing art through new physical frontiers. Yet, thinking about the fragile nature of the world we live in today, and how such massive threats like global warming and non-renewable resource exhaustion are gradually gaining on us, the futuristic movement will initiate several pragmatic and relevant technological breakthroughs to secure a future, to begin with.
As a great believer in the saying “what goes around come around”. According to Hegel the famous German philosopher, this concept is a circle between the thesis and the antithesis, one generation creates the trend and the next generation reacts against it. Then the following generation revives the most out of the first thesis and improves or develops it to fit the current trend. We lately noticed that there are many ongoing trends in 2017, like reviving vintage décor elements, such as retro-style gadget, that people would only have seen in their grandparents’ houses!
So what are the key trends to revive in 2017? Scroll down to discover!
Ravenna city is one of the most cultural and artistic cities of Italy. It’s also known as a magnetic midpoint of mosaic art, and the capital of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century and later of Ostrogothic and Byzantine Italy. Visiting the central Italian city of Ravenna, you find yourself wandering amongst the monastic cloisters, exploring the Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic Architecture, and perceive the largest and most spectacular collection of Byzantine mosaics in the world!
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Does this saying sound familiar? In today’s article, it will take on a new significance when we observe the magic gardens of Philly! The artist behind Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens sees wonders in the things we throw away every day. Instead of heading to the art supply store, Isaiah Zagar has been transforming the city’s waste into wonder for more than three decades.
What makes his creations more phenomenal is that he doesn’t work solely with throwaway materials. Many of his mosaic artworks include tiny souvenirs from his travels in China, India, and Latin America. His main mediums are visual symbols, inspirational stories mementos from across the globe and of course the city’s junk and cultural emblems.
His work is spotted by several occasion and mirrors his creative thoughts that are building and falling apart, having a logic but close to chaos, rejecting to stay still, and giving one a sense of heaven and hell simultaneously!
Chinese-style decoration can instantly evoke a reflection of serenity and tranquil calm. With most of us engrossed in a fast-paced urban lifestyle, it helps a lot when we can come back home to a peaceful dwelling that allows us to escape this never-ending rush. Therefore Chinese-themed interiors accomplish this goal in a unique style by ushering in harmony and balance!
From exotic botanical prints to futuristic designs and eccentric folk strokes, the trends this year are fun and bold. Colors are misty, such as pastel lemon, rose quartz, and mineral gray and patterns are full of exotic flavors with international influences from South America and the Orient.
The year of the rooster brings a whole new tranche of interior trends to liven up our spaces!
So what are the key trends of the year? Scroll down to discover the decor trends that will rule the roost in 2017!