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8 excellent examples of interiors with sunken seating

1. Loft Conversion in Terrassa, Spain, designed by Egue & Seta.<p>2. Ski Shores Lake House in Austin, Texas, designed by Stuart Sampley<p>3. Sassuolo House …

This cute little bar and restaurant was built in between two existing buildings

A narrow alley in Adelaide, Australia, which was once a place where garbage cans lived, is now home to the Pink Moon Saloon, a recently opened bar …

This apartment interior was designed with a slide into the living room

Ki Design Studio has sent us photos of an apartment interior they recently designed in Kharkiv, Ukraine, that includes a slide from the second floor …

6 Unlucky Artists Who Never Got Paid for Their Famous Works

The man who invented the smiley face is not smiling.<p>Your "nice-guy" attitude might not help you make it in the art world: sometimes, someone else will get filthy rich off your stroke of genius. There are hundreds of examples of artists and performers who were just a bit too laconic to make the most …

Eddie Van Halen

The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

These fabulous, whimsical paintings, created for his own pleasure and never shown to the public, show Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) in a whole new light. …

The Russian Supermodels of Instagram: Elena Perminova’s Simply Fabulous World

Once upon a time, the rich were content to be rolling in it quietly. Rather than advertising their enormous wealth, the aristocracy preferred, by and …

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20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More<p>From <i>The Immigrant</i>, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Revisiting An Era When Pop Didn't Always Have Lyrics

There was a time when you could hear instrumental music on Top 40 radio right alongside big-name singers. But, with a few exceptions, the heyday of pop instrumentals ended three decades ago.<p>Jeremy Fetzer and Spencer Cullum Jr. are trying to recapture that era. Separately, the two Nashville-based …

Steel Animal Sculptures by Byeong Doo Moon at ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ | Colossal

<p>South Korean sculptor Byeong Doo Moon unveiled a new stainless steel sculpture as part of Sculpture by the Sea 2014 earlier this month in Sydney. …

Watch a Japanese Kokeshi Doll Emerge From a Spinning Block of Wood | Colossal

<p>In an age of the ubiquitous 3D printer, it’s easy to forget the joy and beauty of handmade craft. Take, for example, the 400-year old Japanese art …

The Ingenuity and Beauty of Creative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books | Colossal

<p>Another day, another collection of fascinating discoveries from medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel who previously introduced the internet to his …

Lakecrest Residence by a|k|a Architecture + Design

Currently listed for sale in Whistler, Canada, is the Lakecrest Residence designed by a|k|a Architecture + Design.<p>You can view the listing – here<p>From …

Lookout House by Room11

Australian architecture firm Room11 have designed the Lookout House, located in Port Arthur, Tasmania.<p>From the architect<p>Positioned on a previously …

Fredrik Rättzén

Psychedelic Lights Illuminate the Floor of a 13th-Century Castle Courtyard

We love how French artist Miguel Chevalier can transform interior spaces like churches and castles into a kaleidoscope of colors. <i>Magic Carpets 2014</i> is a recent installation that comes alive at night across the octagonal inner courtyard at the Castel del Monte, a 13th-century architectural beauty …

Artist’s Quirky Rainbow-Colored House in the Woods

When artist Kat O'Sullivan (a.k.a. Katwise) and her partner Mason Brown bought a run-down, nondescript farmhouse in the middle of the woods near High Falls, New York in 2009, they knew they had to breathe some life into the old building to reveal its true charm. With the help of their friends, the …

Bob Dylan’s back pages: the truth behind the Basement Tapes

In June 1975, between Blood on the Tracks and Desire, Bob Dylan approved the release of the most famous publishing demos in pop. The Basement Tapes, recorded off the radar in the summer of 1967, in the garage of the Band’s rented house in West Saugerties in upstate New York (which a previous owner …

Paris Review - Terry Southern, The Art of Screenwriting No. 3

Interviewed by Maggie Paley<p>Issue 200, Spring 2012<p>Southern and William S. Burroughs covering the National Democratic Convention in Chicago for <i>Esquire</i>, 1968.<p>Terry Southern was born in 1924 in Alvarado, Texas, the son of a pharmacist and a dressmaker. He was drafted into the army during World War II …

More than a game: Mississippi triumphs at football but lags in development

MERIDIAN, Miss. — It was a glorious day for football in Mississippi last Saturday. The University of Mississippi’s football team beat No. 2 Alabama, and Mississippi State defeated No. 6 Texas A&M.<p>Both wins happened inside the state’s borders, in Oxford and Starkville, respectively, and it was …

Mandeville Canyon Residence by Rockefeller Partners Architects

Rockefeller Partners Architects designed a home in Mandeville Canyon, a small community in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, …

House Husarö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have designed a family vacation home, located in the outer Stockholm archipielago.<p>Project description<p>The location is the …

The view from inside this contemporary cabin, designed by Miller Hull. More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2014/08/30/davis-residence-by-miller-hull/

Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters 1950s Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand-Stitched Embroidery | Colossal

<p>Starting with vintage photography and illustrations of models sporting fashions from the 1950s, Amsterdam-based artist Hinke Schreuders applies a …

Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora | Colossal

<p>Artist Elsa Mora recently updated her portfolio with a number of beautiful paper sculptures created for both private clients and exhibition. All of …

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Alessandro Michele’s uncompromising vision pairs the irreverence of youth with the confident wisdom of the individual.<p>Madonna acts as a metonym for …

New York City

River Road House by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

Hughes Umbanhowar Architects have designed the River Road house in Sewall’s Point, Florida.<p>Project description<p>When morning breaks in the small …