Britt Talley

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How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

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Observation Lounge

Resting on a stone pedestal, the Observation Lounge offers an entertaining space above the treetops. A wooden spiral staircase leads you through the …

Architecture

SketchUp modeling from plans and elevations

<i>In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to set up your SketchUp model so you can reference existing floor plans and elevations for reference.</i> …

Modern guesthouse tower adds space, views to lakeside cabin

Check out its silver-stained massaranduba facade<p>The master retreat-makers at Andersson Wise Architects are at it again. After building such dream getaways as this modern Montana cabin and the lake home with cordwood walls, the Austin-based firm has added an exquisite sleeping tower to the site of a …

Architecture

Cabin in Longbranch

Longbranch, Washington<p>Jim Olson’s reverence for nature and admiration of the site’s beauty is expressed in the design of this project located on Puget Sound and nestled amidst the towering fir trees of an ancient forest. What began as a 14-foot-square bunk house built in 1959 has morphed through …

Architecture

Cancer Dads: You're Not Alone

Earlier this year, Matt wrote about what it’s really like to be a father of a child with cancer. “The post took off and was shared on social media …

Parenting

Need Help With Basic Sketching Techniques? Let These Videos Teach You

We’ve all heard the story of the cocktail napkin sketch that inspired a masterwork. Architecture is all about communicating ideas visually, and there …

Sketching

Got a rad new toy from my parents for my birthday! an Orange Micro Dark Terror and a 1x8 cab

Creamre.cz Blender render

Creamre.cz Blender render<p>by<p>Like? 52 likes<p>Bucket<p>Views 1,057 views<p>#EAE6D7<br>• #6E5851<br>• #4F3332<br>• #BFB29D<br>• #8B7161<br>• #382024<br>• #A08A75<br>• #70917D<p>Tags<p>keyboard shortcuts: <b>L</b> or <b>F</b> …

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Required Reading: Tile Makes the Room: Good Design from Heath Ceramics

When industrial designer Catherine Bailey and product designer Robin Petravic took over the reins at Heath Ceramics in 2003, the company was most …

Epic Games wants architects to make Unreal Engine more lifelike

While gaming graphics keep getting more realistic, they're still a far cry from what architects can do. That's why Unreal Engine maker Epic Games and architectural site Ronen Bekerman are marrying the two in a new competition. For the 2015 Vineyard Challenge, competitors will "interpret a modern …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Talented architect tackles the tiny house and comes up with a mini gem

Last year we wrote about How a talented architect makes an RV look like a charming cabin in the woods, where Architect Kelly Davis looked at the …

House 3 / Coy Yiontis Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The renovation and addition to this partly 2 storey home was designed to accommodate an extended family …

Swimming Pools

Hysterical video shows why phone calls on the Apple Watch are going to be a nightmare

We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely <i>not</i> looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on my wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why.<p>The NSFW video below, by New York-based YouTube comedy team Rated WTF, is already pretty hysterical, just …

Apple Watch

Wallpaper Weekends: Batman Arkham Wallpapers

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch.<p>To celebrate <i>Batman:</i> …

Jamstik Helps with That New Year's Resolution to Learn to Play Guitar

A year ago, I bought our daughter an acoustic guitar, complete with instructional DVDs. That guitar has collected dust ever since. But now, I have the Zivix Jamstik which should change that. The Jamstik helps kids (and adults) learn how to play the guitar using tools they are already comfortable …

Guitar

Pumpple Cake

I want to share something amazing with all of you. The Pumpple cake. Apple and pumpkin pies are baked <i>inside</i> layers of chocolate and vanilla cake! …

A Couple’s Incredible 550,000-Mile Odyssey Through 177 Countries Over 26 Years. In a Single Car. | Colossal

<p>In moments of peak stress, boredom, or desperation for change, we’ve probably all shared the same dream: why not just drop everything and travel. …