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5 w ago
$4,000 Ballet Slippers
The Josefinas Blue Persian Salt is the Most Costly Ballet Flat in the World
The Josefinas Blue Persian Salt flats are adorned with a beautiful piece of fine jewelry that is handmade from gold and blue topazes by master Portuguese jewelers. The Blue Persian Salt is one of...
7 w ago
This Pico Island Home Perfectly Blends Old and Modern Elements
Located on a volcanic island in the Portuguese Azores, this Pico Island home integrates modern architecture with rocky ruins. Designed by Inês Vieira da Silva and Miguel Vieiera of SAMI Arquitectos,...
8 w ago
Rural Vinyard Hotels
The Torre De Palma Wine Hotel Received an Extension and Upgrade
João Mendes Ribeiro opted for a material palette of raw concrete and timber when designing an extension for the Torre De Palma Wine Hotel, a beautiful accommodation located in rural Portugal....
8 w ago
Smart City-Enabling Technology
The Veniam Wifi Vehicle Network Connects Methods of Transportation
By turning methods of moving transportation into Internet hotspots, a Portuguese startup’s wifi vehicle line could create smart cities. Veniam turns cars, buses and similar vehicles into...
8 w ago
Industrial Gun Art
Joana Vasconcelos's Weapon Sculpture is Made Using Old Telephones
Joana Vasconcelos created this piece of industrial gun art using an unlikely medium, 168 vintage rotary telephones. Titled ‘Call Center’, this violent sculpture is symbolic of a Beretta...
9 w ago
Whimsical Rabbit Rings
ANDRESGALLARDO's Porcelain Jewelry References Fairy Tale Imagery
This whimsical rabbit ring is made from a combination of porcelain and gold-plated brass. The statement piece and others from the ANDRESGALLARDO jewelry collection are handmade by Spanish and...
10 w ago
Real-Time Translation Apps (UPDATE)
The Improved Google Translate App Works Instantaneously
The updated version of Google’s Translate app allows you to translate text in real time using the camera in your smartphone. Available for iOS and Android, the improved mobile application is...
11 w ago
Mock Parisian Resorts
The Parisian Macau Brings the Romantic Feel of France to Portugal
Soon, residents and visitors of former Portuguese colony Macau will be able to get a taste of Paris without having to leave the country, thanks to the completion of The Parisian Macau. The French-...
18 w ago
Plastic Bag-Wrapped Stools
CROKÉ by Hugo Ribeiro is an End Table Covered in Crocheted Plastic Bags
This colorful side table designed by Hugo Ribeiro is embellished with differently hued plastic bags. Called CROKÉ, the wooden stool has layers on layers of crocheted plastic bags wrapped around its...
27 w ago
Untranslatable Word Books
Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders Illustrates Unique Terms
In her new book, Ella Frances Sanders compiles over 50 of her blog posts showing what untranslatable words mean. Lost in Translation is filled with illustrated translations of words that have no...
11 w ago
Volcanic Island Abodes
This Portuguese Architecture Firm Completed a Gorgeous Island Property
Portuguese architecture firm M-Arquitectos introduce the ‘Casa en Praia dos Santos,’ a stunning property located in Ponta Delgada, Portugal. The architects had to accommodate for a...
17 w ago
Luxe Industrial Dwellings
This Modern Portuguese Residence Blends Industrial and Organic Details
L23 House is a modern Portuguese residence that is designed by the Pitagoras Arquitectos team. The industrial home boasts a dark facade and is made up of metal and glass materials. The family home...
20 w ago
Photography-Based Tourism Apps
The Social Network Turns Your Travel Pics Into a Trip-Planning Tool
One thing about sharing your travel pics on a social media platform like Instagram or Facebook is it incites wanderlust in your followers and friends. Trippics is a free app and travel-based social...
20 w ago
Imposing Concrete Abodes
This Portuguese Residence is an Impenetrable Fortress
Architecture firm Spaceworkers designed the ‘Casa de Sambade,’ a Portuguese residence located in Parades. The double-storey structure is fashioned with textured concrete, a material...
22 w ago
Melancholic Longing Photos
The 'Saudade' Photo Series Captures Youthfully Melancholic Reflections
Saudade is a highly poignant photo series, captured by Chicago-based Chinese photographer Amiko Wanjia Li, that aims to capture the delicate stage of life in which one begins to transition from...
26 w ago
Sensual Equestrian Fashion
The Sara Sampaio Vogue Spain Editorial is Dark and Edgy
The Sara Sampaio Vogue Spain editorial showcases a sensual wardrobe that may be urban at first glance, but rustic at heart. This is shown by way of the equestrian theme embraced throughout the...
26 w ago
Coclico Designs Long-Lasting Shoes Made for Rigors of Modern Urban Life
Coclico is a New York City shoe brand founded by French designer Sandra Canselier. Offering a slew of sleek footwear that strikes a balance between sleek style as well as the rigors of modern life,...
27 w ago
Superimposed Collage Catalogs
This Artful Lookbook Boasts Edgy Outerwear Fashions
The senhor PRUDÊNCIO X Rita Roque Fall/Winter 2014 collection debuts in a new catalog that is expressed through a collection of superimposed collages. This artistic lookbook highlights the...
4 d ago
Urban Vegetable Gardens
The Noocity Growbeds Allow Consumers to Easily Grow Their Own Food
A new and growing innovation is the emergence of city gardens—gardens that can grow in small spaces with fewer resources. Noocity Growbeds, introduced by a Portuguese start-up, is a new...
5 w ago
Light Video Messaging Apps
The Pop App Lets You Send Low-Fi Short Video Messages
The Pop app is a lo-fi messaging app that provides an affordable way to keep in touch with those who matter most. Even through the coverage offered though data plans is getting more extensive, it...
7 w ago
Street Football Beer Promos
The Tiger Street Football Campaign Features Portuguese Legend Deco
Tiger Street Football is a campaign, conceived by the iris Singapore agency, that aims to promote Singapore’s flagship beer brand. The campaign is centered around an online film—...
11 w ago
This Chimi Burger Recipe Produces a Palm-Sized Meal to Eat on the Run
Saveur presents a recipe for a homemade chimi burger that would make for ambitious but delicious gourmet on the go. The Dominican-style hamburger is made with a lengthy ingredient list that produces...
16 w ago
Ornate Soccer Star Mosaics
Charis Tsevis Creates Monumental Cristiano Ronaldo Murals
Charis Tsevis’ latest art series is a set of Cristiano Ronaldo murals that celebrate the Portuguese soccer star. Ronaldo is a favorite among Portuguese nationalists and sport fans alike and is...
28 w ago
Bollywood Tourism Branding
Goa Tourism is Collaborating With Bollywood to Boost its Brand
Goa Tourism is in the midst of making large-scale changes to its brand. While Goa has always been and continues to be one of the world’s most coveted tourist destinations, authorities in the...