High-end plant installations? Sure, why not. Greenery Unlimited in Brooklyn, New York, is a store devoted to biophilic design. Biophilia is a holistic concept aimed at improving life for urbanites and creating a more intimate connection to nature by surrounding us with plants.
Jean Nouvel’s latest coup: After more than ten years under construction, the National Museum of Qatar has now been completed according to the Pritzker Prize-winning French architect’s designs. The building was inspired by the desert rose, a mineral that looks like a flower with petrified petals.
Pancakes are out to conquer the world, but not the flat kind that anyone can make. The latest trend comes from Japan, where they are traditionally tall, soufflé-like and eaten with either savory or sweet toppings. It all started with a franchise company from Osaka and soon, Gram Cafes were springing up around the country. Hong Kong, Thailand and the U.S. followed, and it’s just a matter of time before Europe does, too.
New York photographer Dino Kužnik, who grew up in Slovenia, has fallen in love with the American West, yet there’s nothing wild about Kužnik’s vintage, pastel-like photos. The images have a serene quality that is wonderfully calming. Individual prints can be ordered on his website.