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Artisans Of Rwanda: Meet Yusta, The Master Weaver

Gender Equality In Rwanda Since President Kagame first took office in 2000, not only has the policy towards gender equality changed, mentalities have too. The new generation of women is now ambitious and hard working to become financially independent and […]

Peter Nappi Studio, Nashville, TN. Photo courtesy of Peter Nappi.

These Historical Buildings Have Been Repurposed Into Amazing Accommodations & Cultural Spaces

If you want to spend more time in charming historical buildings, consider staying in one of these unique accommodations or visiting some of America’s most interesting art galleries, community spaces and museums. All of them honor their historic roots while […]

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How Loop Of The Loom Is Uniting Autistic Weavers & Fashion Designers

Yukako Satone first knew that her life was going to change in 2001. She just had no idea how much. Yukako was a new mother, a graphic designer with 15 years of experience working in both New York and Japan. […]

Lana Purse. Photo courtesy of Love41.

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Globally Conscious Items To Give Loved Ones This Year

Traveling the world can open your eyes to larger issues than whether you bought the perfect holiday sweater or which shoes you should add to your already extensive collection. Fortunately, giving holiday gifts can be a selfless activity this holiday season, thanks to globally-conscious […]

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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education

Like all good stories, this one began a long time ago in a faraway place. It started in the small town of Bogra in Bangladesh before Nur-E Farhana Rahman was even born. It was the 1960s and her great grandfather, a […]

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Modscape is known for its innovative architectural projects that defy widely-known concepts of building and green design with sustainable modular architecture. Located in Bright, Victoria in Australia you’ll find one of their newest projects: Buckland’s Studio 5. A one-bedroom bed […]

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Singapore’s Top Attractions For Architectural Junkies

While Singapore is one of the world’s smallest countries, its architecture reflects the destination’s rich heritage, multi-cultural society and modern influences. The next time you’re in this Southeast Asian island country, be sure to absorb the country’s design wonders. Some […]

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Top Places In Copenhagen For Danish Design Nerds

One thing Copenhagen, Denmark, is well-known for its functionalist design and Neo-Modernist architecture. While buildings incorporate steel, glass, wood, natural stone, brick and gravity-defying layouts into their designs, local artists continuously make advancements with inventions like the Egg Chair and […]

Statues in Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop, Cary, North Carolina

Unexpected Discoveries: Exploring Tibetan Culture At A Himalayan Gift Shop In North Carolina

Most towns with a non-ignorable number of hippies and yoga teachers have a trademark Tibetan store. Whiffs of exotic incense and echoes of eerie ohms entice passerbys into dimly lit stores with colorful mask faces contorting into grotesque grins. Much […]