photo by Megan Farmer, KUOW

Beautiful ‘Umoja’ on Parade in Seattle

Umoja, which means “unity” in Swahili, is a festival that began as a tradition in the 1940s to honor African heritage and culture. — via PHOTOS: Beautiful ‘Umoja’ on Parade in Seattle [KUOW]

art by Camille Walala

Camille Walala: Colorful Art Inspired by African Tribes

Her work is easily recognizable and inspiring. The color combinations she uses are lively and playful and her unique style is influenced by the African tribes and the Memphis Movement from the 80’s. She personally describes it as TribalPop. — via Camille Walala: Colorful Art…

14 Modern Sauna Designs

In some places, like Finland, there are almost as many saunas as there are residents, while in others, the tradition is disappearing in the bustle of modern life. These modern interpretations of the classic sauna aim to revive the practice by making the structures mobile,…