• Creativity & Mental Health

    Creativity & Mental Health

    Art and mental health are undeniably connected. Creating and experiencing art can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression while promoting feelings of relaxation and well-being. Art therapy is an effective form of therapy for individuals struggling with mental health issues. Art can also be used to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health. Let's continue to explore the potential of...
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  • The impact of minimal art on modern interior design and architecture

    The impact of minimal art on modern interior design and architecture

    Minimalism has revolutionised modern interior design and architecture with its focus on simplicity, clean lines, and negative space. This approach creates serene and uncluttered spaces that are both practical and beautiful. From the use of neutral colours to simple furniture, minimalism creates a welcome respite from the chaos of modern life. Its impact has been profound, and it will undoubtedly...
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  • Laura Hospes | Portfolio

    Laura Hospes | Portfolio

    Laura Hospes (b. 1994) has been taking self-portraits since the age of 16 as a way to connect with others and express her inner emotions. Her photographs, which often reflect her struggles with depression and anxiety, have won her numerous awards and have been featured in several international exhibitions and media outlets. She recently published a book, UCP, which documents...
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  • The Art of Collecting Books: Tsundoku

    The Art of Collecting Books: Tsundoku

    Tsundoku is a Japanese word that originates from the Edo period. It's a combination of three Japanese words that mean "to stack and leave unread" and it was originally used to describe the habit of buying and hoarding books. Today, the term is used to describe anyone who has a habit of buying and accumulating books without reading them.
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  • Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness and art have a deep and interconnected relationship. Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment, paying attention to one's thoughts, feelings, and surroundings with an open and non-judgmental attitude. Art, on the other hand, is a form of self-expression that allows individuals to explore their emotions and experiences.
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  • Winter Getaways

    Winter Getaways

    Each one of these houses replicates the format of a traditional chalet, which farmers would have used to keep animals in a barn on the ground floor, with a level above for storing feed and an upper story for living.⁠ Instead of focusing on unnecessary decor and accessories, these winter getaways express only the features that were essential to the building...
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  • 5 Exhibitions to Visit this Autumn

    5 Exhibitions to Visit this Autumn

    It's time to discover what exhibition to visit this autumn. 1605 Collective has carefully selected the 5 art shows that are at the top of our list. Don't hesitate to see your favourite photographs or art if you are in Paris, London, New York, Coruña or Amsterdam. Among the exhibitors are Picasso, Steven Meisel, Thierry Mugler, Mous Lamrabat and female Modernist...
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  • DALL-E: a tool that draws anything

    DALL-E: a tool that draws anything

    Discover DALL-E, the famous new Artificial Intelligence technology which is able to transform a description of an image into the real image comes from two words:  “WALL-E,” the 2008 animated movie about an autonomous robot, and "DALI" - a reference to Salvador Dalí, the surrealist painter.
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  • Trends in Photography

    Trends in Photography

    1605 Publishers has created for you a list of current and upcoming photography trends so you get inspired by beautiful concepts and visions. The main trend of the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023 is an unusual perspective, imperfect, yet natural, shots, vertical format and the domination of mobile photography.
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  • Understanding of Sculpture

    Understanding of Sculpture

    Sculptors like Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Richard Serra and others... We invite you to dive deeper into the understanding of sculpture with 1605: from the classic sculptors out of the museums to contemporary artists who are changing the course of art history today.
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  • 6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    Minimalist art began as a post-World War Two movement in American visual arts during the 1960s and 1970s. Thought to be a direct response to the styles of Abstract Expressionism and Modernism, Minimalism embraced geometric forms, neutral surfaces, and industrial materials over loud and chaotic artworks. As Minimalism appeared to deny such vivid expression, the artworks that were made deliberately...
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  • Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux (1899 – 1984) was a Belgian-born French poet, writer and painter. Michaux is best known for his poetry and prose, especially his texts chronicling his psychedelic experiments with LSD and mescaline which include Miserable Miracle and The Major Ordeals of the Mind.
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