Christopher B. Chua

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Lost At Sea? Survive With These Tricks

A handy manual to prepare you for life's misadventures.<p>Jose Salvador Alvarenga was fishing off the coast of Mexico in late 2012 when a powerful storm sent his boat adrift. Marshall Islanders found the battered vessel nearly 16 months later, stuck on a reef—with Alvarenga still alive inside. …

A Big Sur House Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Spectacular is about the only word to describe not only the view, but the house you get to stare at that view from. The Fall House, designed by …

Living Rooms

A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air

When Italian designer Arturo Vittori and Swiss architect Andreas Vogler first visited Ethiopia in 2012, they were shocked to see women and children forced to walk miles for water.<p>Only 34 percent of Ethiopians have access to a reliable water supply. Some travel up to six hours a day to fetch some …

A Mobius Picnic Table And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Claire Danes' Greatest Roles You Forgot About

We've loved Claire Danes for a long time. Before <i>Homeland</i>, before cry-face, and before <i>Vogue</i> started amputating her limbs, we loved that girl and her …

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

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How to Work With an Architect When Designing your Home

You have decided to start designing your own home, or you would like to make some renovations on your current home. One of the first things you need …

Treetops Home By Bruce Rickard Blends Rustic Elements With Modern Design

Located in Cottage Point and designed by the late architect Bruce Rickard, the Treetops home is all about perfect synergy with its surroundings. The …

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Miniature People Living in an Unusually Whimsical World

In this series entitled <i>Minimize</i>, photographer William Kass produces an unusual viewpoint of life as experienced by miniature little people. He blends toy figures with a variety of regular sized props to create the illusion of great proportions within a very small space. Utilizing immense patience …

Artist Merges Layers of Dirt with Rainbows of Color

<i>Wunderblock</i> is an exhibition of unusually constructed work by Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse. Grosse is well known for merging interior spaces and objects to produce vibrant displays of vivid colors. She uses spray paints because she finds them less restricting and because they allow for a …

Art

Airborne in the Bronx: Jose the Amazing Photographed by Chris Arnade | Colossal

<p>For the last several years photographer Chris Arnade has virtually embedded himself in an area of the South Bronx called Hunts Point, one of the …

Mind-Boggling Illusions of Space Created with Colorful Tape

Multidisciplinary artist Damien Gilley creates sculptural installations that quickly redefine space through the use of optical illusions. By combining math with various materials including paint, masking tape, drywall, vinyl, wood, and foam core, he finds all kinds of ways to alter his viewers' …

White Cave House by Takuro Yamamoto Architects

White Cave House is a minimalist home located in Kanazawa, Japan, designed by Takuro Yamamoto Architects. The architect kept the entire residence, …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern glass houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Cenote Angelita: An Underwater River Photographed by Anatoly Beloshchin | Colossal

<p>It seems improbable, but these photographs by Anatoly Beloshchin tell the story of a hidden underwater river in in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula called …

Contemporary Garden Room by Capital A Architecture

Wishing for a contemporary room to enjoy views of a freshly landscaped yard, this homeowner commissioned Níall Hedderman, director of Capital A …

Architecture

Articles about salvage love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>A long overdue solo show for designer, architect, and artist Gaetano …

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Not your normal beach shack. I’m stalking a sophisticated, elegant yet relaxed home. A mature house that has allowed its owners to enjoy life simply …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Decorating With Orange Accents: Inspiring Interiors

For the past few seasons, orange has been the ‘hottest’ color both in the world of fashion and interior design. The trends seems to be on the up as …

The Floating Temple: How to Lift a Seven Million Pound, 112-year-old Building | Colossal

<p>Something’s up in Provo, Utah and it weighs around seven million pounds. It’s the 112-year-old exterior of the Provo Tabernacle that was severely …

50 Cozy And Inviting Barn Living Rooms

Barn renovations are very often today because it’s a great idea to change an old space into a modern house without building – it won’t cost so much. …

Interior Design

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opens In 2017; See Photos and Plans – /Film

After Thursday’s news that the legendary Hollywood landmark, TCL (formerly Grauman’s) Chinese Theater was getting an IMAX upgrade, another Los …

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

European Travel

Complete Pokemon X and Y Pokedex

The Kalos region is full of monsters!<p>It's finally here. Pokemon X and Y have been released, and add dozens of new pocket-sized (and building-sized) …

Pokémon