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How the Other Half Swims: In a $1 Million Stradivarius-Shaped Swimming Pool

Former banker Jay Dweck enjoys swimming, collecting violins and being rich. After earning his fortune on the Street, the former Goldman Sachs and …

Swimming Pools

Gradient Table – Furniture Design by Eli Chissick

Eli Chissick’s gradient surface coffee table.<p>This remarkable piece of furniture design belongs to Eli Chissick’s Wood-Con-Fusion series. Eli Chissick …

Activist Robot Draws The Bike Lanes A City Should Have

Where does your city need bike lanes? This art project provides perfect evidence.<p>The city of Wiesbaden was proclaimed the least bike friendly city in all of Germany by the country’s cyclist club. In response, the Wiesbaden-based creative agency Scholz & Volkmer–along with artists Manfred Kraft and …

Bike Lanes

These Hangable Chairs Are Perfect For A Tiny Apartment

Chairs are great for several reasons. Firstly: they’re really comfortable objects to sit on. Hardly anything is better to sit on than a chair, in my opinion. Secondly: they’re easy to find. Almost every furniture store sells chairs. If you walk into an Ikea or a Crate & Barrel and ask for a chair, …

Patchwork: No Longer Just for Quilts

When I first hear the word “patchwork”, I immediately think quilts. However, kith&kin is giving new life to this concept with their new, patchwork …

LIX: The World’s Smallest 3D Printing Pen Lets You Draw in the Air | Colossal

<p>LIX is the latest contender in the handheld 3D-printing field. Launched just a few hours ago on Kickstarter, the developers say the super compact …

Corredo: Grandma’s Tea Set 2.0

Corredo is a project by Studio Ghigos that focuses on the theme of memory, remembrance, and legacy in objects with “an ancient taste but a …

Tea

Stunning Monochromatic Portraits of Animals by Lukas Holas

Czech Republic-based photographer Lukas Holas captures stunning portraits of exotic animals in his series titled <i>Portraits of Animals II</i>. The detail and poise of each monochromatic image is impressive, and what's also notable is that all of his work was shot in a zoo. He didn't have any sort of …

Animals

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Incredible Life-Sized Drawings of Animals that Look 3D

Vancouver-based art student Fiona Tang creates masterful, life-sized drawings of animals that appear to pop right off of the paper. A tough-looking whale emerges from the wall to battle a menacing shark; a regal deer looks straight at the viewer; an immense crocodile pokes its snout out from the …

Art

New in the Colossal Shop: Sugar Skull Spoons | Colossal

<p>Dying for a cup of coffee? Created by design shop Hundred Million, these ghastly sugar skull spoons are equal parts fun and functional. Now …

Gravity-Defying Upside Down House in Russia

In Moscow, visitors to the All-Russia Exhibition Centre are welcome to explore inside this unique, inverted house, where the ceiling is on the floor and vice versa. Everything within the home, whose name is roughly translated as <i>Shifted House</i>, is completely ordinary… if you're standing upside down. …

Articles about quake exhibit explores intersection architecture and engineering on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.<p>Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes opens at New York's Center for Architecture on February 12.<p>The celebrated Stremmel House is on the market, offering a light-filled floor plan …

Architecture

Daily Inspiration 1660

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Soaring Above the World from a Bird’s Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Birds

Creatively Surreal Portraits by 21-Year-Old Audrey Simper

The creative photography of 21-year-old Audrey Simper is an inspiring collection of conceptual portraits that blend real with surreal. Based in Chicago, the self-taught artist brings her imagination alive in subtle and not-so-subtle digital manipulations. Whether there's a third hand reaching out …

Art

Austria’s Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

Wallpaper of the Week by Saad Moosajee

The wallpaper of this week is an image created by our friend Saad Moosajee, a young self taught freelance Illustrator and Art Director from Denver, …

Entire Eucalyptus Tree Displayed at Gallery of Modern Art

This site-specific installation aptly named <i>Eucalyptus</i> is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has been taken out of its natural environment and placed in man's, this tree still retains its inherent serenity. There are seats in the gallery …

Art

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

The Air Walk

Air Rope is an inflatable rescue tunnel that can be deployed during flood situations. It is a safer option to the rope pulley system and is easier to …

10 Best Celebrity Photobombs in 2013

<b>Zach Braff</b>, <i>Photo by Sascha Reinking</i><p>What a fun year in photobombing it's been! In 2013, we saw some hilarious photos of our favorite celebs “ruining” photos by sneaking their selves into the picture. A baseball cap wearing Zach Braff was one of the most recent culprits as he stepped right into a New …

Bill Clinton

Humorous Street Art and Urban Interventions by SpY | Colossal

<p>For over two decades street artist SpY has been creating humorous and thought-provoking interventions in urban spaces. Already established as a …

Amazing Ballpoint Pen and Gold Leaf Drawings by Rebecca Yanovskaya

Toronto-based artist Rebecca Yanovskaya recently completed the second piece in her <i>Winged</i> series of ballpoint pen and gold leaf drawings on Moleskine. Called <i>Descent of Man</i>, the bowing angel took the artist about two weeks to fully create. It's the sequel to the first piece shown below called <i>Ascent</i> …

Drawing

11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

Plants as Living Modern Art: Modular Concrete Garden Tiles

Design a vertical garden that looks like a work of abstract art in any size, ranging from an accent piece to an entire wall, with plantable modular …

Articles about mirror ball pendant on Dwell.com - Dwell

Continuing our longtime crush on all things Perch!, this clever hanging storage container designed by Amy Adams holds everything...<p>The architects at Paris-based studio H20 Architects know how to maximize space--and in their latest design, the Grass Mirror,...<p>Dwell and Zwello have teamed up to gift …

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