Decor Styles Archive

This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

Perenne Design delves into world cultures for inspiration, for an interesting backstory is slightly more pivotal to it rather than simple aesthetic appeal. Roused by European art forms from the early 1900s—Celtic Art, Art Deco and Modernism—Perenne Design sets itself apart with geometric and asymmetric décor forms.Their upcoming

Modern civilisation does not diminish human violence: Study

  Modern civilisation has not dulled humankind’s bloodlust or reduced violence, but living in a large, organised society increases the likelihood of surviving a war, scientists say. While larger, modern-day societies may have a larger number of soldiers or combatants who die, they represent

Frank Vogel has gone modern and the surprising Magic are better for it

If you ask Frank Vogel, there’s nothing different about him these days. Sure, he’s rocking a beard, but this is the same defensive-minded coach that helped turn Paul George into a superstar. He’s also the same coach who came within one game of the NBA Finals. He keeps

Business giants join the Evening Standard’s modern slavery campaign

IT giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), law firm Hogan Lovells, Blackstone investment group, ITN, Sport for Freedom, Omnia Strategy LLP and the Thomson Reuters Foundation are among the firms that have signed up to our statement, pledging to be diligent about eradicating slavery from

How YouTube Entrepreneurs In Their 20s Are Disrupting Traditional Record Labels

One of the most interesting label M&A deals from the past few months was Warner Music Group’s acquisition of indie dance label Spinnin’ Records, for a reported price tag of more than $100 million. Major labels buy up indie labels left and right, but this particular acquisition pointed to a key disruptor

Is modern cricket uniquely democratic?

The Marxist historian C.L.R. James once wrote: “A really great batsman is to me as strange a human being as a man seven feet tall or a man I once heard of who could not read but spoke six languages.” He was referring specifically

Modern Amenities, 17th Century Details Combine in This Tuscan Villa

Locals are invited to Villa Lucchese for an annual religious ceremony, a tradition its owners have maintained over the years in their private, still consecrated chapel, in this tiny village of Aquilea in the Tuscan countryside, an hour from Florence. The property, which comes with its own

The useless design features in modern products

It was 1872 in Reno, Nevada and Jacob Davis was worried. The Latvian-Jewish tailor had previously made mostly functional items, such as wagon covers and horse blankets for the workers on the Central Pacific Railroad. But this had all changed two years earlier after

Commercials reflect a subtle shift in traditional parenting roles

A series of TV commercials aimed at parents in recent months has sparked intense online debate over traditional family values and the reality of modern life. Manufacturer Cow Soap is the latest advertiser to generate discussion on this issue, releasing a commercial for Father’s

Madhya Pradesh: 36 injured in traditional ‘Hingot Yuddha’ in Gautampura

Indore: At least 36 people were injured on Friday while participating in the traditional “HingotYuddha” (Hingot war), observed a day after Diwali, officials said. Of the injured, the condition of three is stated to be serious. Hingot war is an age-old tradition of residents of