Category: Household

Milica Sterjova

Coffee is definitely one of the most popular drinks in the world and in the growing home barista scene, manual coffee mills are making a comeback. Centuries ago, coffee beans were ground using stones, a method that turned out a much coarser product than we are accustomed to today. In the 15th century, spice grinders […]

Milica Sterjova

Iron has been used for manufacturing cooking tools for thousands of years, and one of the most famous iron cooking vessels is the Dutch oven. The Dutch began making an early form of the vessel in the 17th century. Their method of casting iron was more advanced than other European countries. The dry-sand molds they […]

Milica Sterjova

The bankers lamp is one of the most recognizable table lamp designs in the world. It is a style featured in many American films on office desks. The lamp was initially used in libraries, banks and business offices. Today they are widely used in people’s homes, regarded as a perfect fit for a vintage study. […]

Marija Georgievska

Longquan Celadon, also known in the West as greenware, is a beautiful type of Chinese porcelain. It was produced in Zhejiang province from around 960 to 1550, and the green items were made for everyday use. Celadon is believed to be a mix of the essences of the moon and the sun which made it […]

Milica Sterjova

The predecessor of the Hoosier kitchen cabinet was the “baker’s cabinet,” a piece of kitchen furniture popular in the 1800s. The Hoosier cabinet came as an adaptation of the baker’s cabinet, giving it a new form with more storage space. Before the appearance of the modern kitchens with built-in counters and cabinets, the freestanding Hoosier […]

Milica Sterjova

Embroidered silk postcards were among the most frequent ways for soldiers to communicate with their families. They first appeared in the German city Krefeld at the end of the 19th century but reached their peak in popularity during World War I. The delicate postcards started gaining fame after being exhibited at the 1900 World Fair […]

Verica Sitnik

Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest writers of 20th century. His biography is presenting that he was a complicated man. Lost in his world of creativity, Ernest found peace from fame in the sleepy little town in Florida, in grand two story villa which today is known as his home. For 10 years this […]

Milica Sterjova

Although Paris was deeply involved with the beginnings of the Art Nouveau movement, it was not the center of the style in France. The place where Art Nouveau truly made its foothold was Nancy in north-eastern France. The town is particularly known for a number of famous glass-makers who lived and worked there. One name stands […]