8 posts by Joann Wilson

Joann Wilson

About Joann Wilson

Joann is a reporter at The Curious magazine, where she writes about technology / design companies and the people they impact.

Fashion Illustration

Fashion Illustration

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Strokes is an experimental, self-initiated fashion illustration project that offers an alternative view of the traditional fashion photography. By cutting the models and placing them onto the bright backgrounds along with bright colored brushstrokes the designer was able to create classic, yet very contemporary looking fashion imagery. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” ― Coco Chanel With a Census-estimated population of nearly 8.5 million in 2014, New…

The Cutting Edge Architecture

The Cutting Edge Architecture

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This beautiful rough concrete house located in the small town of Besalu in the Ayora, Valencia region, Spain, has been designed by Fran Silvestre, a talented architectural firm from Spain. Set in a sloping plain, the House allows its concrete exterior to show through without overwhelming the minimal interior. The house is hexagonal, allowing for a room layout that lends itself to eye-catching reveals. Warm wood floors and cabinets pair…

What Is Photography and What It Means To Me

What Is Photography and What It Means To Me

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Photography is the science, art and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. With an electronic…

Seven Things That Will Make Or Break Fusion Festival

Seven Things That Will Make Or Break Fusion Festival

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The Fusion Festival is a music and arts festival with a countercultural character. It takes place at a former military airport called Müritz Airpark in Lärz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, in northeastern Germany. The festival name is often depicted in Cyrillic letters as Фузион, but pronounced like the English word fusion ['fjuʒən]. The annual festival was started by the Kulturkosmos organisation in 1997. It lasts four to six days, usually at the end…

Using the Ghost editor

Using the Ghost editor

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Ghost uses a language called Markdown to format text. When you go to edit a post and see special characters and colours intertwined between the words, those are Markdown shortcuts which tell Ghost what to do with the words in your document. The biggest benefit of Markdown is that you can quickly apply formatting as you type, without needing to pause. At the bottom of the editor, you'll find a…

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