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Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Prefab Homes

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

Stunning Macro Shots of Vibrant Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most varied and arguably the most beautiful of all marine habitats. Often referred to as “rainforests of the sea”, coral reefs …

Coral Reefs

The 40 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs of All Time

The definitive guide to Zeppelin’s finest recorded moments<p>40<p>21. 'Dancing Days' (1973)<p>After recording this at Mick Jagger's country home Stargroves in …

Guitar

Horizon System Provides a Revolutinary New Way to Travel

The Horizon System is a revolutionary new concept that aims to relieve the headache that comes from air travel. Created by several design students at the University of Glasgow, the Horizon has six pod-like trains that attach to the underside of the craft. The Skylink trains carry passengers from …

Trains

Photographer Chases SF Fog for 2 Years to Create Gorgeous Timelapse

Quickly making its way around the web is this gorgeous timelapse of the San Francisco fog. This isn't any ordinary timelapse, mind you, photographer Simon Christen spent over two years capturing, in his words, “the magical interaction between the soft mist, the ridges of the California coast and …

Landscape Photography

Life-Size T-Rex Skeleton Pops Up in Paris

A giant <i>Tyrannosaurus Rex</i> sculpture sits atop the platform of Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches by the Seine River in Paris, France. Created by sculptor Philippe Pasqua, the 4-meter-tall and 7-meter-long structure is composed of 350 molded bones, constructed in the likeness of those discovered in China. …

France

Breathtaking Monochromatic Photos of Iceland

Iceland is known to be a visually stunning country and Reykjavik-based photographer Frodi Brinks captures the broad landscapes masterfully to exhibit their sheer beauty. His <i>Iceland</i> series presents a dramatic view of the breathtaking nation in black and white. There's a calming elegance about his …

Landscape Photography

Empire State Building's Dazzling 4th of July Light Show

Thursday night, if you were in New York you may have witnessed an epic light show high up in the sky. During the grand finale, while the final fireworks exploded over the Hudson River for the 37th Annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display, a brand new light show on a world famous building …

Empire State Building

New Long Exposure Fireworks by Alan Sailer

Photographer Alan Sailer is usually known for causing explosions of random things like Christmas ornaments or fruits and vegetables, and then taking high speed photos of them. Yesterday, however, he decided to slow things down a bit by taking long exposures of fireworks exploding in the sky. After …

Photography

Fascinating Fine Art Photos of the Hairless Cat

Whether you think they're beautiful or bizarre, it's safe to say that the Sphynx, a breed of hairless cats, is one of the most interesting-looking cats in the world. The roots of the breed can be traced back to only the early 1960s. Though sphynxes are known for their strange outwardly appearance, …

Pets

Amazing Hyperrealistic Sculpture of Brawling Monkeys

Chicago-born, New York-based artist Tony Matelli captures the ugly, hairy scene of a violent monkey fight in his hyperrealistic sculpture titled <i>Old Enemy, New Victim</i>. Made of steel, fiberglass, silicone, paint, and actual yak hair, the lifelike installation presents three primates nearing the end …

Art

Amazing Driftwood Animal Sculptures by Jeffro Uitto

Even before we started to see these driftwood animal sculptures make their way across the web, we knew they were nothing short of amazing and that we had to write about them. Artist Jeffro Uitto finds lone slabs of driftwood along the coast of Washington and saws them together until he creates …

Sculpture

Creative Celebrity Pizza Portraits by Domenico Crolla

<b>Marilyn Monroe</b><p>Glasgow-based Italian chef Domenico Crolla both runs his restaurant Bella Napoli and creates celebrity pizza portraits. The restauranteur/artist uses nothing more than your basic pizza ingredients–dough as his canvas, tomato sauce and cheese to “paint” and play with negative space–to …

Restaurants

Powerful Dripping Paint Portraits by Agnes-Cecile

Whether she's dripping black paint onto canvas or carefully placing watercolors on a Moleskin page, one thing is certain, artist Agnes-Cecile (aka Silvia Pelissero) knows how to create evocative works of art. It's been over a year since we took a look at her figurative illustrations and, since …

Art

Breathtaking Cloud Formations Over the Mediterranean Sea

The aptly titled series <i>Sea of Clouds</i> by German photographer Jakob Wagner presents a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea from above. Each image features a spectacular view of cloud formations set against a shimmering backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea that seems almost alien or perhaps doctored. …

Mediterranean Sea

Large-Scale Peace Sign Made of 20,000 Toy Soldiers

What appears to be a unifying symbol of peace from afar is, in fact, a swarm of 20,000 toy soldiers in conceptual artist Ole Ukena's piece titled <i>In the Absence of War</i>. The massive diptych consists of two sides of the well-known peace sign, each saturated with little green army men with their …

Peace

Heartwarming Photos of Adorable Baby Foxes

This past spring, wildlife photographer Roeselien Raimond spent some time capturing the babies of her favorite animal subject, the red fox. More specifically, she followed the lives of three baby foxes (or kits), coming back with some of the most adorable wildlife photos you'll ever see.<p>Roeselien …

Cute

Dramatic Landscapes Illustrate the Radiance of Nature

Photographer Mizzy Pacheco has an incredible eye for dramatic landscapes that are rich in saturated color and detail. Based in California, Pacheco particularly spends his time tracking the patterns of the sun and the moon so that he can photograph them in all of their splendor. He says “I watch the …

Landscape Photography

Relaxing Three-Person Hammocks

While relaxing is usually seen as a solitary pursuit, the designers over at Trinity Hammocks are aiming to change that by unveiling two similar but unique concepts. The first is the more contemporary Infinity design which features three large stainless steel rings that are connected to each other …

Stainless Steel

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

National Parks

Breathtaking Aqua Lagoons Amid Brazil Sand Dunes

What a surreal sight! If you ever travel to Brazil make sure to visit Lenis Maranhenses National Park, especially between the months of January and May. The rainy season, it's during that time that Brazil's white sand dunes, which are spread across 570-square-miles, transform into an amazing …

National Parks

Pic of the Day: Spectacular Split-Shot Taken in Antarctica

The upcoming book, The Masters of Nature Photography features ten amazing portfolios from ten of the world's top nature photographers. They are all past winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition which is run by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide. The book showcases 120 …

Photos

Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

Tuscany

Hot Lava Sets Adventurous Photographer's Feet on Fire

There are all kinds of daredevil photographers in the world, from those who like incredible heights to the fearless pursuers of extreme sports. And now, add Hawaii-based photographer Kawika Singson to this list of adventurers. Generally a landscape photographer, Singson has never been afraid of a …

Landscape Photography
England

New Photos Show South Korea, Off the Beaten Path

While many people know about South Korea through Korean pop music (K-pop) or its spicy food, few have explored its lands especially beyond its capital, Seoul. Photographer Mark Edward Harris aims to change that with a new book titled <i>South Korea</i>. Harris explores the entire peninsula 60 years after …

North Korea

My Experience Hiking on Top of Alaska's Exit Glacier

Hiking on top of a glacier is an otherworldly experience that I'll never forget.<p>Before I departed on my trip, I watched this fascinating documentary called <i>Chasing Ice</i>. It's based on National Geographic photographer James Balog's mission to gather undeniable evidence of climate change. Using …

Nature Photography