Browsing Category

Big World

Big World

SPANISH JEWELRY WITH ATLANTIC VIBES: DOLORES FOURNIER

10/16/2019,

Galicia-based designer Sonia is the talented and creative mind behind the brand Dolores Fournier, specialized in handcrafted jewelry and flattering accessories. I met Sonia by chance in Madrid when I was shopping for some jewelry and I was immediately impressed by her modern designs and delicate pieces that exude feminity.  We are both from Galicia, […]

Continue Reading

Big World

PARENTING AND LIVING IN NORWAY BY CAROLINE STEINSLAND

09/25/2019,

Have you ever wondered how other families live and raise their children? What could we learn from them? Isn’t it amazing to have a different perspective on parenting?  I have been asking myself these questions for the past few months, and I thought it would be wonderful to feature on World Kids, real families that […]

Continue Reading

Big World, Inspiration

THE TOKYOITER: JAPANESE ILLUSTRATORS CELEBRATE TOKYO

06/06/2019,

“The Tokyoiter” is a project that “celebrates the passion for Tokyo and its inhabitants’ story“, and it is also a tribute to “The New Yorker” and “The Parisianer” traditional cover art. Made by Japanese illustrators, and also foreign artists that are living in Tokyo, each cover is a reflection of Tokyo as a diverse city […]

Continue Reading

Big World

BON VOYAGE: HOTELS FOR THE CONSCIOUS TRAVELER

05/27/2019,

We live in a fragile world, where each one of our decisions – even the smallest ones- can have a terrible impact on our planet. We have encouraged our readers to protect “our beautiful home” and we have raised awareness about the destruction of the artic and the pollution of our oceans. Regrettably “there is […]

Continue Reading

Big World

STUDIO STAMP: INTERIOR DESIGN IN MELBOURNE

12/12/2018,

Alexis Reid and Sophie Gunnersen are the dream team behind interior design firm Studio Stamp. After living, working and learning design in Europe and South America, they joined forces in 2009 and founded Studio Stamp in Melbourne. They define themselves as “country girls at heart, with a passion for interiors with soul”.   Their projects […]

Continue Reading

Big World

NEW YORK LOVE STORY BY PHOTOGRAPHER KARSTEN STAIGER

12/03/2018,

“I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline”— Ayn Rand   Today we visit 28 Liberty Street in New York, where the project New York Love Story is currently on display. This exclusive year-long installation features over 40 large-format works by German photographer Karsten Staiger. Karsten Staiger […]

Continue Reading

Big World

4 GREAT TRAVEL BOOKS

09/14/2018,

“To travel far, there is no better ship than a book”- Emily Dickinson. Travel and literature go together in this series of great travel books.  Today I am pleased to recommend to you four great books that I have enjoyed reading and that I hope you will like too. Ready to travel to New York, […]

Continue Reading

Big World, Travel

TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: AFRICANA SAFARI

07/03/2018,

“If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa” – John Hemingway   If you have ever dreamt of doing a safari in Africa, Africana Safari can help you achieve that dream. Founded by photographer and travel consultant Lucy Beveridge, Africana Safari is a platform where Lucy shares her deep knowledge and passion […]

Continue Reading

Big World

JAPANESE LITERATURE

04/14/2018,

“If you think of someone enough, you’re sure to meet them again”- Haruki Murakami. We have spoken before about Japanese literature and about Japanese illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake. Today I would like to recommend you two more books that will transport you immediately to Japan. My first recommendation is Hôzuki by Aki Shimazaki. I would love […]

Continue Reading

Big World

ASIAN KIDS (PART 2) BY TOMMY SALAS

01/19/2018,

“Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world”. Bruno Barbey.   Asian Kids is an amazing collection of 24 photos taken in Myanmar, India, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam by  Spanish photographer Tommy Salas. Last may we featured the first half of this outstanding collection (you can read the full […]

Continue Reading

Big World

FASHION IN DUBAI: CANAVA DESIGN

10/22/2017,

Canava is a Dubai based womenswear label founded by Damascus born designer Nisreen Krimed. Inspired by her Palestinian roots, Nisreen chose the name ‘canava’ which was traditionally used by Palestinian women throughout the years referring to the fabric or canvas used as a base for their beautiful embroideries. Canava today aims to preserve this passion to […]

Continue Reading

Big World

TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: AN ODE TO ISTANBUL BY ANNA SERRANO

08/01/2017,

“I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed. The Grand Bazaar’s serene and cool, An uproar at the hub of the Market, Mosque yards are full of pigeons. While hammers bang and clang at the docks Spirng winds bear the smell of sweat; I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed” Poem: “I […]

Continue Reading

Big World

ASIAN KIDS BY TOMMY SALAS

05/30/2017,

“Photography is all about light, composition and, most importantly, emotion” – Larry Wilder.   Welcome to our travel & photography series! Today we return to Asia! If you are a long time reader of World Kids, you might have realized that I love the work of the Spanish photographer Tommy Salas. (You can read more […]

Continue Reading

Big World

5 GREAT TRAVEL BOOKS

02/27/2017,

“I read;  I become;  I travel” – Derek Walcott For those of you who love travel and literature, here are some recommendations of books **  that I have really enjoyed reading recently:   Amy Tan: Saving fish from Drowning “On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their […]

Continue Reading