Jonathan Carpentier

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La Maison au Bord de l’Eau, a low-cost vacation home | Charlotte Perriand

Influential architect and designer Charlotte Perriand conceived La Maison au Bord de l’Eau in 1934 for an architectural competition to design a …

A Tiny Home Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When you think of a tiny house, the first image to pop into your head might be one of a small, rectangular home on wheels. However, we know that tiny …

Interior Design

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Mainstream Media

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

Street Photography

Close up and personal: Pedro Jarque Krebs's haunting animal portraits - Telegraph

Animals

Strikingly Raw Silhouettes of Men and Women in the Wild

Self-taught photographer Julie Cherki has a raw talent and keen eye that radiates out of each of her striking portraits. As most artists do, Cherki uses the camera as a means of communication, a tool that connects her “interior space, with the world around [her].” Her photographs often depict men …

Surrealist Street Photos by Chang Chao-Tang Reveal Glimpses of Taiwan in Decades Past

At the center of Taiwan's art scene is photographer Chang Chao-Tang, whose roots go back to 1959, when he first picked up a camera as a high school student. Known for his primarily black-and-white street photos that reflect a strange and absurd reality in unexpected, everyday moments, Chang …

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

Antarctica

10 quotes from a Sioux Chief to make you question everything

10 quotes from a Sioux Indian Chief that will make you question everything about modern culture<p>LUTHER STANDING BEAR WAS an Oglala Lakota (Sioux) …

Spirituality

Photos: An abandoned Chinese village has been reclaimed by nature

The abandoned village of Houtouwan, a fishing village east of Shanghai on the island of Shengshan, was once home to over 2,000 fisherman and their families. Throughout the 1900s, families left the island for opportunities offered by mainland cities, and by 1994 Houtouwan was empty. Today, hundreds …

Abandoned Buildings

Scientists took these award-winning photos of nature, and they're absolutely stunning

Luckily for those of us chained to a desk, there are talented photographers who <i>do</i> have that privilege — and also happen to be scientists.<p>Each year the scientific journal BMC Ecology hosts a photography competition to hand out awards to scientists for their best photos of the natural world.<p>BMC …

This man is bringing surfing to Gaza’s dangerous seas

GAZA CITY, GAZA — THE SEA OFF THE GAZAN COAST IS AN INHOSPITABLE PLACE. Long stretches of the beach smell like sewage since the wastewater system was …

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

Want to see the best street art in Australia? Just venture down Hosier Lane in Melbourne

Street Art

Getting the best out of summer in Quebec

<i>Editor’s note:</i> In a place that experiences such fierce winters as Quebec, summer comes on that much more intensely, and is enjoyed and appreciated …

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness …

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

What home decorating trends are sweeping North Texas in 2015?

Home Decorating Trends for 2015 Sweeping North Texas<p>Home decorating trends 2015<p>Christopher Williams Apr 13, 2015<p>When my wife and I moved to Texas in …

Street Artist Charles Leval Creates Drawings That Interact With the Urban Clutter of Paris

Artist Charles Leval (aka Levalet) adorns the streets of Paris with playful street art installations that take advantage of urban fixtures, garbage, …

Street art on stairs: 15 beautiful examples

It’s really fascinating to view amazing street arts. When it’s the matter of stairs, the street art can go far beyond and make your eyes feel ‘WOW’. …

Saddo, Paintings & Murals. Paintings, murals and illustrations from Romanian artist Saddo. Continue below to see more of the epic work: [[MORE]] Saddo: Website

Murals

Portrait of a City: 31 Photographic Urban Street Art Murals

[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ]Residents of cities like Tokyo, Havana and Los Angeles see their own faces blown up to monumental …

Streetwear

Society Seen Through The Prism Of Banksy Artworks

A dancer poses with a new installation of art by British graffiti artist Banksy painted on the front door of the Hustler Club in New York October 24, …

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

Streetwear

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

National Parks

2014 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

The Coziest Two-Person Sleeping Bag Yet

Thanks to its shoe-style, zipper-free design, this new Backcountry Bed Duo from Sierra Designs packs bed-level comfort for two into a bag that's …

How a Portland Barber and a Colorado Engineer Teamed Up to Create the Perfect River Surfing Wave

“That’s the whole thing, to get inside the barrel wave,” says Elijah Mack, surfer, barber, and Portlander. “That’s the surfer’s ultimate goal. <b>When</b> …