• A little art for May 8, 1945: The second world war seen by Canadians
    Art,  Events,  May 8, 1945

    A little art for May 8, 1945: The second world war seen by Canadians

    Affected in Newfoundland Painting by Paul Goranson, 1942 (reproduction) You could meet military personnel everywhere on the home front. Goranson shows civilians mingling with the military on a train in Newfoundland. Painting by Alex Colville, 1946 The painting depicts soldiers moving painfully on a muddy path in the Netherlands, in December 1944. It looks as if they will get out of the picture. Colville said that his canvas “expressed the terrible life he had to lead: lack of sleep, food, constantly exposed to danger”. He added, “It’s amazing what these people were going through. They suffered it, these young people quite ordinary. ” Orville Fisher painting, 1945 Fisher, a war…

  • A bunker rehabilitated in dwelling
    Architecture,  Discovery,  Events,  May 8, 1945

    A bunker rehabilitated in dwelling

    On the eve of the commemoration of May 8, 1945, I wished to present you an astonishing construction, built on a former bunker of the second world war. With 9 high floors, after the second world war, half a century later, this bunker was added a new structure. Rehabilitated as a home by Amort Architektur, the construction served as a basis for the creation of an extraordinary residential design. In order to preserve its place in history, the bunker has remained unpainted, and appears as a monument of the past, on which is added a new, more up-to-date structure. The house is contemporary, placed on an older structure, worn by…

  • May 8: red white blue decorations!
    Decoration ideas,  Events,  May 8, 1945

    May 8: red white blue decorations!

    Share Record +1 In this May 8, decorate blue white red! Original ideas that do not lack colors to commemorate this May 8th! Chic and full of bold colors, here are decors of circumstance. Good May 8 to all! 🙂 ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/208854501445111683/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/346847608775345502/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/306948530828564257/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/414753446902953888/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/306244843382436911/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/125819383309171329/“> ) (source:

  • Keys of blue, white, red for May 8
    Decoration ideas,  Events,  May 8, 1945

    Keys of blue, white, red for May 8

    Share 11 11 +1 On this day of commemoration of the end of the Second World War, the French flag is at the party and the trilogy blue / white / red can be proudly displayed. Decorate for the occasion! (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/121878733638008491/ ) Tricolor flag, rooms in colors blue / white / red, table decorations, small accessories of decoration, the colored trio French is invited in the decoration! For the most patriotic, dare the tricolor curtains or flags proudly exposed. For others, you can bring these three shades more discreetly on cushions or decorative objects. Some ideas : (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/193021534008773193/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/48624870956881025/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/253397916505563389/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/534450680762711753/ )…