Alexis Frias’ work draws from the 8-bit Nintendo games of the mid-‘80s that marked the simpler and more social era of gaming aimed at entertainment rather than record profits. He takes those childhood brands and reimagines them to fit the contemporary world some say has lost its way. Under the moniker 8BitLexicon, he’s been featured at ARTcade, GAB Studio & Artopia. Fame comes second to artistic integrity and during his Free Art Friday series he donated pieces to random supporters if they are able to find them on telephone poles, bridges and parking lots.; 8BitLexicon.com.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
Buying a luxury home is a matter of prestige — and why not? After all, most luxury home/condo owners have bought their pride and joy with hard-earned money. They want to live in residences that announce their arrival and offer an enhanced quality of life. Here are three prime examples.