Category: Architecture

Katerina Bulovska

The Arts and Crafts movement, one of the most influential of modern art movements, initially developed in England during the late 19th century. It took the name from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, founded in London in 1887. At that time, England was the most industrialized country in the world and the manufactured items were often […]

Verica Sitnik

The Adam style, also known as Adamesque, is a neoclassical style of architecture and interior design from the 18th century. The style is named after its creators, the three Scottish brothers of whom James Adam (1732–1794) and  Robert Adam (1728–1792) were the most widely known. John Adam (1721–1792) is the third oldest brother, but he […]

Verica Sitnik

Game of Thrones is a hugely popular television fantasy drama and is perhaps one of the most widely-viewed productions in television history. The series airs on HBO, created by D. B. Weiss and David Benioff, and is an adaptation of the series of fantasy novels written by George R. R. Martin, A Song of Ice […]

Petra Bjelica

John Lautner’s famous Malin House or the Chemisphere is a modernist masterpiece that was one of the most modern buildings of its time that still amazes with it’s sophisticated and ingenious design. Built in 1960 in the San Fernando Valley side of the Hollywood hills, the Chemisphere is a great representation of Organic Modernism with […]

Katerina Bulovska

Googie architecture is a building style that developed and was popular in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. It is described as modern and futuristic, influenced by the Space Age and the Atomic Age, built on exaggeration and wide-eyed technological optimism. Googie design is connected to the so-called “Car Culture” in America. In […]

Milica Sterjova

The late 1960s were a time when people were to some extent obsessed with space travel and this influenced the design of many products, including the Futuro house, a small UFO-like house designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1968. Although it looks more like somewhere E.T. would live, it was designed to be a […]

Milica Sterjova

A small thatched-roof house called Old Leanach Cottage stands on the grounds of Culloden Battlefield in Scotland. The exact date of its construction is unknown but it is believed to have been built at the beginning of the 18th century, meaning it survived the 1746 Battle of Culloden. A few years ago, Addyman Archaeology conducted […]

Milica Sterjova
Michał Huniewicz. CC BY 2.0

One of the most amazing bookstores in the world is located in the Portuguese city of Porto and is called Lello Bookstore (also known as Livraria Lello & Irmão or Livraria Chardron). The name comes from the Lello brothers who opened the bookshop in January 1906. Lello Bookstore was founded in 1869 by a Frenchman […]