Artist of the Week: Innovative Table Designs by Greg Klassen

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This week’s artist is Greg Klassen, and he lives in the Pacific Northwest, together with his wife and three kids, which he considers a source of inspiration, along with surrounding rivers, trees, and fields. He makes a point out of creating his works, not producing them, as each piece is handmade and unique. We have chosen our favorite pictures of awesome furniture from four of his collections.

Blogger Esther Honig Explores Global Standards of Beauty

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To explore beauty and the global standards of it, blogger and journalist Esther Honing sent a picture of herself to almost 40 designers from 25 countries, some experts, some amateurs, and asked them one simple thing: “Make me beautiful.” The project presented in this article got her a lot of attention, as this is probably not the first article on the subject that you are reading. What I will do, however, is pick out a few of them, and try to see what they say about standards of beauty in that particular country.