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Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Mid Century Secretary

I adore this beauty and I think it would make a fabulous nightstand... even though it isn't a nightstand. I suppose I have a history of making …

Woodworking

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

Christmas Trees

Origami Bench by blackLAB architects

blackLAB architects inc. designed some clever seating for a special exhibit as part of the 2014 Interior Design Show in Toronto that’s now taken up …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

Sky Art by Thomas Lamadieu

When in big cities, we all do eventually look up to observe the towering buildings overhead. While most of us just spot the architecture and blue …

Keystones by Studio Minale-Maeda

In Milan, Studio Minale-Maeda presented Keystones, a 3D printed connector that holds together various components of a piece of furniture so that it …

Large-scale Graphite Drawings of Surreal Adventures, Dreamers, and Heroes by Ethan Murrow | Colossal

<p>Heavily influenced by both film and photography, artist Ethan Murrow creates grandiose theatrical narratives manifested as large-scale graphite …

Camera Enthusiast Builds a Coffee Shop Shaped Like an Enormous Rolleiflex Camera | Colossal

<p>I’m not sure what part of this story I enjoy more: the fact that there’s a two-story building somewhere in the world that’s constructed to look like …

New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just released a new series of ink plumes photographed underwater against a black background titled …

A Dystopian Sci-Fi Movie Filmed Completely under the Radar in China … Starring Ai Weiwei [Updated] | Colossal

<p>Just announced today, The Sand Storm is a short film directed by New York filmmaker Jason Wishnow that was shot completely under the radar in China, …

Nikolai Lutohin, Sci-fi illustrations from 70’s Yugoslavia

Codex 99 features a rich article on Fritz Kahn, German gynaecologist and popular science writer…<p>A 50's publication on the space age, before 'real' …

This Isn't Actually A Classic Painting, It's A Modern Masterpiece

This might <i>look</i> like a photo of Benczúr Gyula's classic 1885 painting Budavár visszavétele (Buda Repossession), which depicts the recapture of …

Painting

Geometric Wooden Wall Tiles by Monoculo Design Studio

Spanish firm Monoculo Design Studio’s Bee Apis wood tiles allow you to create any kind of design you want on your wall. These modular tiles come in …

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Jeremy Jackson's Light Paintings

Jeremy Jackson's (aka TackyShack's) light paintings are a breathtaking display of colorful lights that illuminate the night with a sense of wild energy. Jackson's love for unexplored ideas, creative long exposure techniques, a bit of experimentation, and the potential for countless creations keeps …

Art

Designs for the Hanging of Things, Part 2: Coat Racks

<i>Previously: Part 1 - Hooks</i><p>Do you (or your interior design clients) want an easy way to hang up coats, scarves, bags, towels, aprons and more? Then …

Artists

Service and Repair Manuals

ED209 Service and Repair Manual by adho1982<p>Who knew that repair manuals could be so fashionable? NeatoShop artist adho1982's Service and Repair …

An Online Vault of the most Awesome Cameras Ever Made

<i>T</i>oday I stumbled upon an incredible collection of vintage cameras– an encyclopedic Aladdin’s cave on the internet. Assembled by a French guy the name …

13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. LXI)

1. The Swing at the End of the World, Ecuador<p><i>The Swing At The End Of The World Lets You Swing 2,600 Meters Above Sea Level</i><p><i>The swing’s unique location</i> …

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes | Colossal

<p>Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes …

Refinished and Reloved Furniture by Revitalized Artistry

Christopher White of Revitalized Artistry is currently in school but on the side he specializes in taking old mid-century furniture and giving it a …