Design

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The Art of Being Different With Designer Melissa Figueroa

Jewelry making is a combination of material elements coming together to create what the eye sees as art. We sat with Melissa Figueroa, owner of Figgy Creations, an earring business ran by her and her sister Maricarmen Figueroa in Central California. Melissa shares with us the relationship she has with the materials she uses and…

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The 15-Minute City: An Urban Utopia

Photo by Andreea Ch Leaders in Barcelona, Detroit, London, Melbourne, Milan, and Portland, Ore., are all working toward a particular vision. The 15-minute city. It’s an idea that in 15 minutes of just walking through a city, a person can experience the fullness of that city. This concept was developed mainly to reduce urban carbon…

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Picasso Portraits As 3D Sculptures
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Picasso Portraits As 3D Sculptures

Famous art brought to life. For Paris Fashion Week 2019, The Art’s Sake commissioned CR Studio for this 3d art piece. Artistic director Omarqil, recreated Picasso’s figurative portraits as 3D sculptures.

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