Takashi Murakami: The Master of Superflat and Pop Culture

Takashi Murakami was born on February 1st, 1962, in Tokyo, Japan, where he was interested in art from a young age. Murakami attended Tokyo University of the Arts, where he studied traditional Japanese painting. Murakami broadened his artistic vision and began to question the boundaries between high and low art, influenced by Japanese and Western […]

Álvaro Siza Vieira: The Genius of Portuguese Architecture

Álvaro Siza Vieira, a Portuguese architect born in Matosinhos, Portugal, is one of the best recognized names in Portuguese architecture. He studied at Escola de Belas Artes do Porto, in 1955 and, while still a student, worked in the office of the renowned architect Fernando Távora, where he developed his architectural skills. One of his […]

Alec Monopoly: Transforming Pop Culture into Street Art

Alec Andon, aka Alec Monopoly, was born in 1886 in New York City, United States. He was exposed to art at an early age due to the influence of the urban environment around him and gained an interest in art as a teenager by experimenting with graffiti. His artistic alter ego is inspired by the […]

Snøhetta: Exploring the Best of Architecture and Design

In the world of architecture, few names resonate as beautifully as Snøhetta. With its contemporary and innovative approaches, in this article we’ll learn a bit about Snøhetta. Founded in 1989, Snøhetta is an architectural company based in Oslo, Norway, with offices in New York, Hong Kong, Paris, Innsbruck, Adelaide and San Francisco. It emerged from […]

Miguel Cardoso: Exploring the ”Portuense” Architect

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Miguel Cardoso, a Portuguese architect, has dedicated his career to creating spaces that meet his clients needs. His architectural style combines modernity and traditional Portuguese elements. He was born on May 10, 1968 in Porto, Portugal. He graduated in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP) in 1996 and worked […]

Akira Nakai: The man who became known for cutting up Porsches

Akira Nakai is the name behind a global phenomenon in the world of tuning: Rauh-Welt Begriff, better known as RWB. Based in a small workshop in Chiba, Japan, Nakai has been building unique and striking interpretations of the classic Porsche 911 for years. Unlike traditional tuners, Nakai doesn’t follow ready-made formulas. He travels the world […]

Tadao Ando: A Journey Through Light and Silence

Tadao Ando, born in Osaka, Japan, in 1941, is one of today’s most acclaimed architects. His work, characterized by the masterful use of natural light, exposed concrete and integration with nature, transcends borders and defies conventions. Self-taught, Ando began his career in the 1960s after traveling around Europe and North America, where he studied architecture […]

10 Fascinating and unknown facts about Banksy

A name that evokes mystery, rebellion and a fierce critique of modern society. The identity of this urban artist remains an enigma to this day, which makes his works all the more emblematic. His graffiti, scattered around the streets of major cities around the world, satirizes themes such as war, poverty, inequality and the power of the media.

Chloe Wise bread bags

This is a project by artist Chloe Wise who mixes the world of fashion with food by creating contemporary art in leather, paint and urethane. Chloe Wise became famous for a project that revolves around this world, Bread Bags, is a set of sculptures that mix oil paint with leather and urethane materials, reinterpreting iconic […]

Top 4 most valuable luxury brands

Top 4 most valuable luxury brands

Every year Kantar releases its annual list of the world’s Top 100 Most Valuable Brands across 13 categories. In 2022, the full value of the brands listed on Kantar BrandZ Rankings has increased by 23% to nearly $8.7 trillion. With Apple taking the lead, technology and luxury grew the fastest, but how well did luxury […]