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Twitter Tuesday: The Street Art selection

The theme for this week’s <b>#TwitterTuesday</b> was <b>#StreetArt</b>, and it was a tough call. There were so many beautiful shots, showing beautiful art, different …

10 Designs That Incorporate The Rule Of Three

You have probably heard this statement before—Always follow the ‘Rule of Three’ when decorating your home. What is this mysterious rule of three and …

Imaginative Dreamlike Worlds by Digital Artist Gediminas Pranckevicius

Conceptual artist and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius creates digital art that instantly whisk viewers off into a world of imagination. The Lithuania-born artist uses soft light and blended colors to create harmonious worlds where it is easy to get lost in the surreal stories.<p>He uses software …

Thoughtfully Detailed Three-Storey Residence in Seaside, Florida

This three-storey residence located in Seaside, Florida was conceived by NYC architect Alexander Gorlin to be his personal haven. Similar to …

Remixing the Renaissance as GIFs

By now it’s become a familiar trope: Photoshop or GIF something historical, say, Old Masters or old photographs. But just because it’s been done …

135 East 17th Avenue by Oliver Lang and Vanglo

Architect Oliver Lang together with Vanglo builder Martin Warren, have recently completed a family home in Vancouver, Canada.<p>Project …

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How Russia fought the cold war with space-age washing machines

'It's time for a grand house-warming!" declares a bold Soviet poster, depicting a housewife in a sunny yellow dress, flinging open the windows of her new home. Outside stands a crane, hauling concrete panels into place to complete another new apartment building, gleaming in cheery communist red. It …

Social Circle Firepit by Sticks+Stones

Sticks+Stones have designed the Social Circle Firepit.<p>From Sticks+Stones<p>Versatility and simple beauty are cornerstones of the new Social Circle …

House In The Beach by Drew Mandel Architects

Drew Mandel Architects completed the renovation and addition of a 100 year old semi-detached family home in Toronto, Canada.<p>Project description<p>Prior …

Ask This Small Question To Make Big Changes

One question could help you make simple, but meaningful, improvements in your work and life.<p>I’ve written in previous posts that asking the right questions can help you overcome fear of failure and identify your true passions. Another thing questioning can do is enable you to approach a daunting …

Tadao Ando reveals concrete and glass apartment block for Lower Manhattan

<b>News:</b> Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled designs for his first building in New York City – a seven-storey concrete apartment block in …

At home with the Danes

When it comes to creating space to live in, the Danes seem effortless, natural and spontaneous in their approach, influenced perhaps by the landscape and the light.<p>Danish interiors look sleek, but are also welcoming and warm, and they rarely take a false step when it comes to the meeting of form …

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Bicycles are stored on a pulley system in Sydney house atrium by Tribe Studio

A pulley system extending through the atrium of this house in Sydney, Australia, by local architects Tribe Studio, is designed so the owners can …

Artist: Gustav Klimt Title: Portrait of Helene Klimt Completion Date: 1898 Style: Symbolism Period: Golden phase Genre: portrait Technique: oil Material: cardboard Gallery: Private Collection http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/gustav-klimt/portrait-of-helene-klimt Posted by Lara

Artist: Paul Hedley Description: Paul Hedley spending his childhood in Chatham, Kent. He studied art at Medway College of Art from 1966-68, and then later at Maidstone College of Art where he was awarded the Diploma in Art and Design. Paul Hedley has been painting ever since he can remember. An education based on traditional art techniques of drawing and painting plus the influence the French artists Edgar Degas 1834-1917 and Edouard Vuillard 1868-1940 have influenced the development of his art works. Source: http://www.tuttartpitturasculturapoesiamusica.com/2011/09/paul-hedley-1947-england.html Posted by Lara

Artist Alex Lashkevich was born in Leningrad in 1964. He graduated from the Art School at the Academy im.Iogansona Hudozhestv.v 1982. In 1989. graduated with honors from the Academy of Arts im.I.Repina, Faculty of Architecture. In 1988. posted on the UNESCO project in Alaska (g.Ankoridzh), there was the first exhibition. His works are in many private collections around the world. Lives and works in St. Petersburg. http://www.cuded.com/ Posted by Lara

CUBE TUBE in Jinhua by SAKO Architects: http://www.archello.com/en/project/cube-tube-jinhua

Norway – Powered by Nature by Helen & Hard: http://www.archello.com/en/collection/creative-canopies

Queenscliff Residence by John Wardle Architects

John Wardle Architects designed this home for a family in Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia.<p>Description from John Wardle Architects:<p>This accomplished …

Art’otel / ADP Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Art’otel Amsterdam recently opened its doors, this hotel and lifestyle venue blends design, art, and …

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Cozy Australian Dream Home With a Strong Modern Appeal

Dreaming of your own Australian dream home? Then you’re in luck, because this modern suburban home has plenty of inspiration to offer. Designed by …

Navigating New York City X Design with Core77 - Core77

By - Jun 11<p>This year's theme was "FUTURE HEIRLOOM," and the students crushed it.<p>With a rich history and an incredible track record of success, the …

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Inspiring Private Residence Offering Shade Under the Israeli Sun

This inspiring private residence located in Ramat HaSharon, Israel, creates the perfect background for a life filled with happiness and relaxation. …

Artist: Zaria Forman Pastel on paper www.zariaforman.com Posted by Nicoletta

攝影人簡單又好玩的 7 招小技巧 / DIY

來自 Buzzfeed 的「7 Tricks Everyone With A Camera Should Know」,今次介紹了 7 招有趣好玩的攝影把戲。有一些之前介紹過了,不過有些也值得看看,例如紙杯腳架,看來非常適合在一般朋友聚會中玩玩呢。

Prague as seen from the Hradcany Castle