Credit: Wellcome Library, London The dance of death. Oil painting. Size: canvas 72 x 55 cm. Collection: Iconographic Collections Library reference no.: ICV No 17962 Full Bibliographic Record Link to Wellcome Library Catalogue Dance of Death
A look at the different types of traditional clothing from around the world. The fashion industry is always borrowing ideas from other cultures and eras so it's important to know where the inspiration for each new collection comes from and for Spring Summer 2015, it's all about Japanese kimonos.
Quantitative Easing (QE) is an unconventional monetary policy used by governments to help stimulate the economy, usually when traditional methods don't seems to be enough, such as during deep recessions. But its unconventional nature means it has both foes and fans. What exactly is this technique, and why is it so controversial? Read on to find out.
The history of ARITA began in 1616, when the Korean potter, Ri Sanpei, discovered kaolin at Mt. Izumiyama in Arita Area and made porcelain for the first time in Japan. Arita is the oldest porcelain style that currently exists in Japan, and is designated as a Traditional Crafts by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, since 1977.