Design

February 22, 2022

15 Creative Terrazzo Products That Add Speckled Beauty To Your Home Decor

Decor trends are cyclical, and there’s one style that has come back around from its 16th-century roots. Terrazzo is a composite material that has a multi-colored speckled appearance and gives interiors and objects a one-of-a-kind feel. It was originally created—and still is—by putting discarded marble chippings into cement, marking an early way to practice sustainability in construction.

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February 14, 2022

Barbie: The History and Legacy of the World’s Most Famous Doll

There are few toys—and few fictional characters—as iconic as Barbie. To some, her plastic blonde locks and impossibly cinched waist are symbols of all the wrong messages society sends to young girls. To others, Barbie is an outlet for creativity—in fashion, careers, and role-playing the social scenarios of families and friends that children notice all around them. To the rest of the world, Barbie defies categorization—encompassing the good and the bad.

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February 2, 2022

30 DIY Kits to Help You Send a Heartfelt Message This Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! With Valentine's Day coming up, it's time to start thinking about what to get that special someone. Rather than picking up a present from the store or ordering a readymade gift online, why not try your hand at homemade this year? In this list of DIY Valentine's Day gifts, you'll find crafty kits that will make working with your hands a breeze.

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February 1, 2022

Geeky Valentine’s Day Cards That Let Pop Culture Characters Bring the Romance

Illustrator PJ McQuade (aka Castle McQuade) has assembled a collection of Valentine’s Day cards perfect for the pop culture aficionado in your life. In the creative sentiments, McQuade pairs portraits of characters from our favorite movies and television shows and has each of them express their affections in their own way. (There's even a card featuring the internet's “breathtaking” boyfriend, Keanu Reeves.)

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