TAG: Autumn

The Silk Leaf Replicates Science

The Silk Leaf Replicates Science

As the fall season is creeping up around some parts of the world, the eyes can turn to the changing appearances of outdoor scenery, like trees, plants and leaves. Leaves bring on a colorful autumn display, and their natural design is often replicated in art, architecture and science. Julian Melchiorri, a graduate from the Royal College of Art, has invented a fully functional synthetic leaf called the Silk Leaf. Though it is a man-made version of a leaf it operates as a natural leaf, complete with the processes of a normal plant. Made from chloroplasts that come from plant cells and fibers from silk proteins,… read more

Fall Inspired Interiors

Fall Inspired Interiors

Bringing the season indoors doesn’t have to involve a whole room redo, but adding or rearranging a few things can easily add a fall feel to an indoor space. Below are some simple suggestions for incorporating autumn into interiors. Beginning with the entryway, an organic front door wreath welcomes guests and creates a relaxed seasonal feel. A handmade wreath formed with outdoor finds can be done on any scale and is easy to rotate according the season, like this natural design. A modern way to work in a pop of color in a door or window is to make a… read more

Autumn Apple Recipes

Autumn Apple Recipes

Seasonal apples are colorful, crisp and delicious. Apples are a good multiuse item to keep in the pantry. They can be used in a range of foods from soups, salads, main courses, desserts and even cocktails. Many chefs and cooks take advantage of this and use them to make versatile and flavorful dishes. Here are a few apple recipe compilations that are a step beyond basic apple pie. Plus, they are nutritious and have the perfect notes of fall to kick off the season. Butternut squash and apple soup from the Barefoot Contessa is a perfect fall soup recipe. It can… read more