First Edition Covers of Famous Novels

It is understandable that a writer’s vision for his book oftentimes includes how the cover should look like. Jack Kerouac drew the cover for his On the Road.

That being said, even though book covers have changed in terms of artwork and style a lot in the last couple of decades, taking a look at the first edition covers is a great way to gain a bit more insight into what the books meant and what the vision was all about. Continue reading First Edition Covers of Famous Novels

Interior Design: Is it Art?

What is art, anyways? And is interior design art? Can it be art?

Well, if art is defined as a means to express who we are, then, yes, interior design is art. Our homes are a clear definition of who we are, who we think we are, and who we’d like others to think we are.

If art is defined as a way to express beauty (or capture beauty we experience), then interior design is art. We often choose the furniture and decor based on a desire to express beauty — we want to come home from work to a place that pleases the eye.

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