Lifestyle

Women and Their makeup

Photographs and text by Mona Hoobehfekr [link to photographers instagram page]. Wearing a hijab became compulsory in Iran during the first few months after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Since then, women, and especially girls, gradually started to care about their appearance more considering their new look. [Read More] Reyhaneh Ghahremani, 21, industrial engineer. She started wearing makeup at the ... Read More »

Best exercises for weight loss

When you’re working out several times a week to get fit and lose weight, you want a routine that offers maximum results in the minimum amount of time. You can safely lose 3 or more pounds a week at home with a healthy diet and lots of exercise, says weight loss counselor. If you burn 500 more calories than you eat ... Read More »

Beautiful wood carvings by Joey Richardson

British artist and woodcarver Joey Richardson grew up surrounded by trees on a small farm within the heart of Twigmoor Woods in Lincolnshire, England, where her love for wood, nature, fauna and flora developed. Wood-turning is one of our oldest and most traditional crafts, which Joey feels passionate to keep alive. She teaches and gives demonstrations of turning, piercing, painting ... Read More »

Three modern residential architectural masterpieces

Here is a collection of three fresh, completely livable contemporary home plans that make modern living easier and more handsome than ever before. Large windows, open spaces, the latest innovations in construction and a wide use of materials help instill each contemporary home with its own unique style. 3) Applecross House Made by the architect: Brian Burke Homes – Located: ... Read More »

Worlds largest hotels

Bigger, better, taller, more luxurious — it comes as no surprise that more than half of the world’s 20 largest hotels are located in Las Vegas. Of the world’s 20 largest hotels, 14 of them are located in the US. Several of the other hotels are located in Asia. 6. The Venetian, Las Vegas: 4,049 rooms The hotel uses Venice, ... Read More »

Architect Designs worlds narrowest home

In a 4-foot crack between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland,  architect Jakub Szczesny envisioned a home. It would be dubbed the Keret House, providing 150 square feet of living space. He claims to have built the world’s narrowest Apartment. Six years have passed, since it’s first presentation as a slightly impossible artistic concept during WolaArt festival in 2009. The Apartments ... Read More »

First ever fashion week is held

New York, Paris and Milan recently held major events to showcase fashion trends for next fall. Al Monitor reports for the first we have too. Contradicting the view prevalent in the West that country is covered and the drab, young designers presented a variety of up-to-date styles for men and women during the countries first ever fashion week. Read More »

Concept Floating Hotel

The boat sized suites designed by Salt & Water design studio where created with the aim to promote tourism on inland waters and give guests luxury at same time. Plans recently won the Millennium Yacht Design Award and prospective buyers will be able to modify. Their design consists of two parts: a central floating body and separate catamaran apartment units. ... Read More »

Interior Cafe Design Wins Award

M Coffee is designed by  Hooman Balazadeh. Two materials and thus colors were chosen for the space to avoid visual clutter and create quality of space and light and most importantly, where the two meet. The sweeping ceiling, generated from the morphing of two curves, is executed in a light crème colour, over which light from recessed, hidden lights flows ... Read More »

Luxury train travel from Istanbul

The 1001 tours are a result of co-operation between three companies: Antonina, a Turkish company, Lernide a German Co, and the AITO, an Iranian tourism company. The company site states: Join us on our rolling carpet for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and the chance to become the hero of your very own 1001-nights tale. Read More »