Egyptianizing

The ancient civilization becomes the epitome of exoticism
Implications - Photography, art, design, fashion and architecture are all getting the Egyptian treatment, and consumers are looking to own a piece of the faraway land with Egypt-inspired products. Providing inspiration ranging from pyramids to the legendary female pharaoh, the Arabic country, for Western consumers, has become the epitome of exoticism.
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Men's Veils - The Cyborg-esque Rick Owens Spring Menswear Collection
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Hot 23,055 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 10
Men's Veils
The Cyborg-esque Rick Owens Spring 2011 Menswear Collection
The Rick Owens Spring 2011 Menswear runway show switched up models for cyborgs to strut down the runway in monster boots. The veil theme is recurring; Rick Owens' SS '09 women's collection has also veils… [More]
Rainbow Pyramid Art - The Hallucinogenic Artwork of Andre Gottschalk
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Hot 12,746 Clicks Pub: Mar 25, 10
Rainbow Pyramid Art
The Hallucinogenic Artwork of Andre Gottschalk
Berlin-based illustrator and graphic designer Andre Gottschalk has created works of art inspired by rainbows and the geometric shape of pyramids. While most pyramids are dull and stone-colored, the pyramids… [More]
Cleopatra Eyes on Men - 'Alex' by Sarah Schindehette Shows Androgynous Egyptian Makeup
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Hot 18,795 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 10
Cleopatra Eyes on Men
'Alex' by Sarah Schindehette Shows Androgynous Egyptian Makeup
With the bevy of androgynous, metrosexual and gender-blending fashions we've seen over the past couple of seasons, it was only a matter of time before 'Alex' by Sarah Schindehette emerged to bring Cleopatra… [More]
Vibrant Mythical Art - 'ISE' Ratinan Thaijareorn's Art is Pleasing to the Eyes
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Hot 18,472 Clicks Pub: May 30, 10
Vibrant Mythical Art
'ISE' Ratinan Thaijareorn's Art is Pleasing to the Eyes
'ISE' Ratinan Thaijareorn is a freelance digital artist in Thailand, and her art is nothing short of amazing. Taking inspirations from mythical creatures and tarot characters, Thaijareorn's art pays attention… [More]
Rooftop Pyramid Rooms - This Grande Hotel Do Porto Extra Room Has Fishscale Walls
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Warm 12,183 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 10
Rooftop Pyramid Rooms
This Grande Hotel Do Porto Extra Room Has Fishscale Walls
What do you do when you have extra rooftop space like the Grande Hotel Do Porto? You build an extra hotel room in the shape of a pyramid, of course! Designed by COR Arquitectos, this additional room for… [More]
Spiraling Cosmic Towers - The Space-Scraper in Cairo is Futuristic and Eco-Friendly
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Warm 5,626 Clicks Pub: Jul 4, 10
Spiraling Cosmic Towers
The Space-Scraper in Cairo is Futuristic and Eco-Friendly
Cairo's 'Space-Scraper' is an eco-friendly building that combines three spiraling towers interlocking with one another. Tower one is strictly office, the other two towers serve the purpose of a hotel and… [More]