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Sto Fildzana – Revisiting 100 Cups

By |November 11th, 2018|

 

One Hundred Cups was my coming out as a student and practitioner of what’s commonly called Tasseography. In the West it mostly refers to Tea Leaf Readings, where as in the Balkans, ME, Russia and Africa coffee grounds are used. Turkish Coffee Cup readings as the art of drinking […]

A Bosnian Table

By |October 11th, 2018|

‘Anthony Bourdain once said that “there’s nothing more political than food”. Culinary politics is something we should all have at least a passive interest in. It shows how similar we are, no matter what differences we may have in other areas.’

A nice article from Irena Huseinovic in the Sarajevo […]

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Italian style rivals Paris chic and here’s proof

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Italian design is a mixture of sophistication and sparse luxury.

Peek into these homes & find high ceilings, gorgeous detailing and character for days. Style Italiano!

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Italian Style

 

Italian Style

Move Over Paris, The World’s Most Beautiful Homes Are in Italy

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Curating interiors, keeping it real with live plants

By |October 3rd, 2018|

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Celebrating the black contribution to British cultural life

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Art mirrors social movements. Three current shows feature black artists whose roots documenting racial politics in the 80’s are ironically relevant in today’s post-Brexit climate.

 Black artists constantly fight against invisibility. In putting historically marginalized figures at the center of her work, Lubaina Himid asserts and celebrates the black contribution […]

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In Rome, nature and flowers are everywhere

By |October 3rd, 2018|

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There’s even a name for it: Romanity: what it feels like to live in a culturally refined and beautiful city,

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like Rome.

Living plants bring energy & decor to ancient stones & walls. 

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Who are we to dispute such airs? 

 

We come not only to read about & experience important architecture, but […]

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Giant lavender labyrinth roadside wonder

By |October 3rd, 2018|

If you’ve ever fantasized about wandering down an endless, winding road of sweet-smelling flowers, there’s a farm in Michigan that  can help make your dreams come true.

There’s a giant, lavender labyrinth in Shelby, Michigan where Barbara Bull, owner of Cherry Point Farm started her magic garden in 2001. The labyrinth […]

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Denver’s 5280 Magazine at SilvanaMondo for Turkish Coffee & Cup Reading

By |September 25th, 2018|

“I was at Vukadin-Hoitt’s four-month-old gallery, Silvana Mondo, for a Turkish coffee reading ceremony. Vukadin-Hoitt has been reading the bottoms of cups professionally since 2012, but as she says, “I am a natural intuitive and have been, in some form or another, channeling, reading, or guiding since my teens.” Her […]

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