London’s Most Creative Fashion, Art & Design Christmas Decorations

December brings a generous dose of festive spirit and it seems with each year, London’s hospitality and cultural venues are getting more competitive with their decorations, commissioning leading artists and designers to create some truly unique offerings. Something Curated highlights six of the city’s most imaginative Christmas installations, taking a closer look at the creatives…

The Pervading Influence Of Donald Judd

Born in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, American artist Donald Judd is best known for his large-scale and decidedly unadorned sculptures made throughout the mid-to-late twentieth century. Judd earned a degree in Philosophy from Columbia University, while simultaneously taking night courses at the Art Students League of New York. He supported himself by writing art criticism pieces…

Boots Of Instagram: 6 Inspiring Pieces Of Concept Footwear

Highlighting six exceptional pieces of contemporary footwear design from the recent years, traversing the realms of fashion and fine art, Something Curated takes a closer look at some remarkable boot concepts and the creatives behind them.   Pierre-Louis Auvray || Bedtime Socks, 2018 View this post on Instagram Bedtime socks A post shared by Pierre-Louis…

10 Spectacularly Designed Pools From Art Deco To Contemporary

The ‘Great Bath’ at the site of Mohenjo-Daro in modern-day Pakistan is widely considered to be the first designed swimming pool, dug during the 3rd millennium BC. Ancient Greeks and Romans built artificial pools for athletic training in the palaestras, for nautical games and for military exercises. Swimming pools became popular in Britain in the…

What Is The Memphis Group?

During a period in the late 1970’s when furniture design largely comprised grey and merlot tones, an abundance of tubular steel, and interwoven macramé hangings, there came one of the most important disruptions to the field: The Memphis Group. Founded in 1980 by Ettore Sottsass, the group was comprised of Italian designers and architects who…

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