Nastassja Smart

Digital Content Creator & Founder - Indi Coco Store


Multi-skilled storyteller and relationship builder - whether on or off-line. Committed to creating engaging content that is stimulating and inspiring. I thrive when working in a creative international environment that encourages personal growth and team work.


Home style: dream houses in every US state

From the Creole townhouses of New Orleans to New York Brownstones, here's a breakdown of the different house styles that have developed throughout the United States.
Inspiring concrete houses from around the world

Forget your preconceptions - concrete is capable of so much more than stark, utilitarian structures. From stylish city pads to floating jungle homes, step inside these captivating concrete properties that are anything but cold.

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Ben Turnbull: American History X | Exhibition review

American History X is the latest ongoing project by artist Ben Turnbull. It is planned to be shown in four separate volumes, each volume telling a unique story of its own. Volume 1 The Death of America uses comic collage and over-sized Pez dispenser figurines to tell the story of America's gun culture and history of political [...]

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Wild at Heart by Russell Young at Imitate Modern | Exhibition review

Imitate Modern presents its latest exhibition Wild at Heart by British pop artist Russell Young. Curated by Sascha Bailey, the exhibition consists of images of iconic pop figures such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali, alongside British rock legends Sid Vicious and Mick Jagger.

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Sunflowers at the National Gallery | Exhibition review

The National Gallery brings a little sunshine to London, brightening up our January blues with an exhibition displaying two of Van Gogh's iconic sunflower paintings. Sunflowers - one painted in 1888 belonging to the National Gallery in London, the other in 1889 from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam - belong to the second series of [...]

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2014: Scheherazade's Diary

Filmed during a ten-month theatre therapy project in 2012, director Zeina Daccache's Scheherazade's Diary follows the lives of women inmates at Baaba Prison in Lebanon, where women who have been accused and await trial for the charges of adultery, drug abuse and the murder of their husbands.

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Body Language at Saatchi Gallery | Exhibition review

Saatchi Gallery comes to life with its latest exhibition containing art works bursting with colour and vibrancy by internationally relative newcomers to the contemporary art scene. Body Language is not so much an exhibition exploring the human body but rather one in which artists explore the uses of the body in order to channel their [...]

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Must-see exhibitions in London for 2014

New Year, new you? Make culture a big part of your New Year's resolution by checking out some of London's finest upcoming art exhibitions. To help you choose, here is a selection of must-see exhibitions for 2014, freshly picked by The Upcoming's culture desk.

L'Oreal Professionel

L'Occitane en Provence


A Little Town Called Hoorn

Once upon a time, about half an hour's train ride away from Amsterdam, there was a little town called Hoorn. Though Hoorn might look like a smaller, wonkier version of Amsterdam, it was once an important base for the Dutch East India Company, and the hometown of the ruthless adventurer and trader Jan Pieterszoon Coen.