Trina Bagdonis

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Old Junk Repurposed Into Playfully Detailed Bug Sculptures

French artist Edouard Martinet has an incredible talent for seeing bits and pieces of junk as more than just piles of trash. With great detail and precision, the artist assembles everything from bike chains and clock springs to old spoons and cake tins to form a variety of amazing bug …

New Ornate Insects Drawn by Alex Konahin | Colossal

<p>Latvia-based graphic artist and illustrator Alex Konahin (previously) recently completed work on a new series of ornate insect drawings titled …

Space-Saving Suspended Bed in a Modern London Apartment

Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design …

LDF13: Wrong for Hay

On a cold, rainy day in London, I turned a corner into what Dan Cruickshank described as “one of the most evocative and most famous of London’s 18th …

Design

Spectacular Motorized Flipbooks of Hand-Drawn Birds

Brooklyn-based artist Juan Fontanive creates spectacular motorized flip-books. He manually illustrates and paints each “frame” of his sculptural animations on paper and proceeds to install them in his kinetic boxes that sequentially flip through to simulate motion, just like a film projector except …

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Hollow Golden Tree Trunk Radiates Shimmering Light

<i>Spazio di Luce (Space of Light)</i> is a stunning tree sculpture produced by Giuseppe Penone. The Italian artist came upon a fallen tree in the mountains and was immediately drawn to it because it was broken into perfectly sized pieces for casting in bronze. And so, section by section, he covered the …

Art

Organized Floral Arrangements Produce Rainbows of Color

In this series, entitled <i>The Garden Collection</i>, photographer Emily Blincoe creates unique flower arrangements with a creative twist. We recently enjoyed her <i>Sugar Series</i> and, now, she has applied her orderly technique to a wide array of natural blooms. Each photograph features organized compositions …

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Chaotic Beauty of Flower Explosions by Martin Klimas

What does it look like when something as delicate as a flower explodes into a million pieces? Photographer Martin Klimas is behind this fascinating series called <i>Rapid Bloom</i> where he drops flowers into liquid nitrogen and then shoots them with an air gun from behind. Klimas wanted to show the …

How to Identify your Own Decorating Style

Many people struggle with <b>finding their own sense of style within their homes</b>. Whether you’ve just moved into your first house, apartment or you’re …

How to Declutter a Small Space

You don't have to fill a small room with everything you own. Experts share their tips for decluttering and prioritizing when they're working with a tiny space. See more ways to make the most of a small space.<p><b>1. On New Things</b><p>"The way to stay happy when you're living on top of one another is to be …

Tips for Creating a Cohesive Gallery Wall

Gallery walls have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. They give people a way to display a lot of photos and artwork …

Home Decorating

70 Living Room Decorating Ideas You'll Want To Steal ASAP

Like a backsplash on a fireplace. So. Cool.<p>You spend a lot of time in your living room, so it not only needs to look great, but it needs to be functional and comfortable. Blending all three things can be tricky, but we've got plenty of ideas to inspire you. Need ideas for other areas too? Our …

10 Decorating Tricks And Secrets For A Perfect Decor

Although a professional could give you useful advice and can also help with all sorts of aspects related to interior décor, we usually prefer to do …

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One of my favourite features in the latest issue of Inside Out was this Boerum Hill home. Old and new, found and repurposed, gentle and …

5 Ways to Add a Modern Twist to Traditional Decorating

5 easy ways to update your home.<p>Here are home decorating ideas and quick furniture makeovers that are sure to update your home. Not too traditional. Not too modern. Just right.

Interior Design

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It never ceases to amaze me what hides behind the staid facades of Melbourne terraces. A large soaring wall of glass and a fresh and friendly open …

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Come on in. Pass through the door and you too can enter the world of photographer Brie Williams. Loose yourself in these beautiful rustic images. …

Guest Cottages Like Lanterns in the Woods

The Dry Creek Outbuildings by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in California show how to build in the forest.<p>Wooden buildings in this kind of wooded setting …

House Design

Create a Mural Effect with 3D Wall Art

There’s no denying the appeal of a well-designed wall mural! There’s something about a grand-scale work of art that grabs the eye and engages the …

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Yesterday Jo took you to Mykonos. Today I’ll be taking you to Paris, specifically to the Hôtel du Panthéon. It has recently been completely renovated …

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I realized it has been ages since I have done a chair porn post….which means this post is ALL ABOUT CHAIRS. I have a slight obsession you see. I can …

A Home Straight Out of a Modern Day Fairy Tale

Tour a fantastical New York apartment.<p>To conjure up an a whimsical, enchanted-forest look for a prewar Greenwich Village apartment, designer Fawn Galli chose a minty green color scheme, lightened the floors, and played with furniture scale. For more decorating ideas, read an interview with the …

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It’s been a crazy few weeks in my life. Crazy disappointing. Don’t you wish you could run away from it all? Take time out? Escape from the rat race …

Exclusive: Inside Tracy Anderson's Corporate Apartment in Los Angeles

Inside the colorful and fun space.<p>When New York–based celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson — whose past and present clients include Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie, and Zooey Deschanel — opened a new studio in Los Angeles, she needed a space where she and her employees could have meetings, hold …

Living Rooms

A Modest 1950s Cottage Made Modern

A Birmingham home goes from so-so to sleek.<p>Minimalism, symmetry and practicality are just a few the decorating ideas designer Lindsey Bond used to modernize a dated house in Birmingham, Alabama. Check out the pictures of her updated home.

Interior Design

15 Pink Rooms You'll Love

It's not just for February 14th.<p>From blush to bubblegum, these rooms prove that pink is fun, flattering, and not just for February 14th.

Interior Design

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

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Portable Prefab Pod Home: Compact, Minimal & Modern

Like cramped yacht cabins, many tiny homes try to cram too much into a small space – this design focuses instead on simplicity and essentials, …

Prefab Homes