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Leading Lines

Expanding Austin’s City Limits: New Homes in America’s Fastest Growing City

The self-proclaimed live-music capital of the world, Austin, Texas, is the fastest growing major city in the United States. According to census figures published in Slate Magazine, Austin’s population has grown by a staggering 2.9 percent only since last summer. Between 2000 and 2010, Austin’s …

Texas

Skylodge Adventure Suites

In between rock climbing 1,000 feet up the face of a mountain and zip lining back down, why not spend the night suspended square on the side of it? …

Rock Climbing

Quicklock Bluetooth & NFC Padlock

With the Quicklock fumbling with metal keys and struggling to remember combinations are no more. In this package, the Bluetooth/NFC key code padlock …

Bluetooth

5 Ways to Make Your Bridesmaids Fall in Love with You

Like it or not, weddings tend to bring out the worst in people, but you don't have to be that girl. We'll tell you how to get in your bridesmaids' good graces and win best bride ever along the way simply by doing the following five things.

1. Let them choose their own dresses
There's nothing a …

Bridesmaids

Smile!

Tutorial: How to Process Macro Photos

Siddhant Sahu is a passionate, young macro photographer from India whose work far outstrips his 16 years of age. He uses minimal gear—just a reverse

How-To's

Planes Paint the Sky with Light in This Tokyo Tilt-Shift

GIFs and screencaps by the author, via.

Bite-sized airplanes leave light trails and ghostly imprints across chalky skies in darwinfish105 timelapse of Tokyo's International Airport. Japan's capital stars in the bulk of the photographer's 200 Vimeo videos, such as his supercity snow globe film, or …

Tokyo

This New Website Will Solve Your #1 Online Shopping Problem

Oh heyyy, fashion enthusiasts! Whether it’s a bridesmaid dress that you have to look bomb in or a jumpsuit you’re rocking to work, it’s easy to tell when someone is sporting an item they are 100% confident in — from the style to the size and fit. Wouldn’t life — and your undoubtedly stellar closet — …

Online Shopping

The Tower

5 Modern Prefabs in the Woods

As these five prefabs in the forest prove, modular construction is an ingenious solution for introducing modern homes into the wild.

Architecture

On the Edge

Sleek “Baselamp” Can Turn Ordinary Objects into Illuminating Lamps

The ingenious Baselamp by Luke Lamp Co. can transform almost any object into a lamp. Anything that allows light to pass through it—a glass bottle, flower vase, fish bowl, etc.—can now easily turn into a functioning light source. Just set the item on the sleek, minimalist base and watch it instantly …

Kickstarter

Wedding Chair Signs Decoration - Mr and Mrs - Joyful

::: HELLO! :::
I’m Tina, the creator of the original Statement Wedding Cake Topper™.
Each artisan wedding chair sign is lovingly-crafted in the heart of Austin, TX.

::: SUPER GLAM :::
Available in metallic gold and silver. Choose your color from the drop down menu.

::: TOP SHELF MATERIALS :::
My chair …

Environmentally Friendly

House Inside a Hill in Vals, Switzerland

This unique home called Villa Vals was built directly into the hillside in Vals, Switzerland. The design is by Christian Muller Architects and …

Switzerland

Chinese Farmers Grow Extraordinary Rice Paddy Art in Vast Fields

Rice farmers in China have carefully planted their harvest to create vast 3D works of art that are both eye-catching displays of contemporary and traditional subjects. These plant-based pieces are so intricate that they look as though they were spray-painted onto the fields. In reality, the …

Asia

Valley of the Trolls

On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech

In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.

Project: Heathdale ResidenceArchitect: TACT

The house that TACT Architecture built in Toronto’s Cedarvale neighborhood for Vince and April Casali is as provocative as one of Richard Serra’s massive steel sculptures. …

Architecture

25 Perspective-Bending Photos of Big Cities from Above

It doesn’t matter if they’re captured from rooftops, helicopters, or airplanes above Dubai, NYC, or San Francisco, each of these photographs show big …

Cities

EMP 15th Anniversary

EMP opened on June 23, 2000

On June 23, 2000, Paul Allen christened his pet project by smashing a glass replica Stratocaster guitar and proclaimed …

Nanoform Sapphire Eternal Storage Disk

Sapphire isn't just a name Fahrenheit 2451 gave their Nanoform storage disk because they thought it looked dreamy photographed against that shade of …

Kickstarter

How to: Make a Glowing Table and Shelves

Oh. My. Goodness. A glowing table. I mean, seriously, how cool is that? The process might seem daunting, but it sounds like it's pretty easy. This …

DIY

Drowning in Delirium

Frosted Footprint

A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.

Getting permission to renovate a historically listed townhouse in London can be trying. Fraher Architects spent months meeting with planning officials before they were given the okay to do “something more than a pastiche of …

England

Ant in Wonderland

Top 20 Unique Backdrops for Wedding Ceremony Ideas

To make your ceremony venue stand out in a personal and unique way, wedding backdrops can easily help set the mood and express your personality;

The Colors' Kingdom

27 Unique Engagement Ring Ideas

Weddings