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A Subterranean Camera Obscura Captures the English Countryside | Colossal

<p>Collaborative duo Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer were so impressed by the view overlooking the rolling hills of Hadleigh Country Park in Essex, …

Art

Hardscaping 101: Steel Factory-Style Windows and Doors

Last week Michelle inspired us with 11 Facades with Factory Windows. The aesthetic harkens back to the greenhouses, factories, and warehouses of the …

Beautiful Houses: Villa K

Today we will show you a breathtaking house in Thuringia, Germany, a project by Paul de Ruiter Architects. Besides being simply gorgeous, the house …

Architecture

Articles about 7 solar sensitive eco friendly homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model …

Paperless Office

Ultimate Spongebob Tumblr Collection

Steal This Look: Romantic Outdoor Kitchen in Puglia

Barebones style: we’ve stumbled upon this utilitarian yet romantic outdoor kitchen in Puglia, a renovation project of Elia Mangia Design Studio. …

Articles about 6 super skinny houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Located in a forest in the Andean foothills, a house draws from the region’s geology to produce a unique bathing experience.<p>An elegant new pool house keeps competitive swimmer …

Logging

Texture Mapping in Real Life

Researchers figure out how to dip coat complex creatures, like Shia LaBeouf<p>Hydrographic printing, a/k/a "dip coating" or "camo dipping," is a neat …

Shia LaBeouf

Small-Space Living: A Grand Two-Room Apartment

How to make two rooms feel like an entire universe? In a Berlin apartment with grand turn-of-the-century detailing, we’re admiring the low-key, …

That'd be a damn nice haul

Daily Inspiration #2047

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Vineyard Haven: A Napa Valley Garden That Belongs to the Land

A traditional shingled saltbox with a heavy arbor and flowering honeysuckle shadowing the front door looks right at home on Cape Cod. The problem? …

This Man Designs and Makes a New Spoon Every Day

Stian Korntved Ruud's "Daily Spoon" project is an endurance test in innovation<p>Which do you think is trickier: Dreaming up a form for an entirely new …

Product Design

32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love

Gallery32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love<p>Not long ago, it was International Pizza Day, arguably the best day of the entire year. I mean, what could be better than a day dedicated to the ooey-gooey, cheesy wonder that is pizza? Right. Nothing. Luckily, you don't need an arbitrary date to spend an …

Cooking

13 New Landscape Design Ideas to Steal in 2015

Good garden design can change your life–and remove boundaries between indoors and out to increase living space. We’ve rounded up 13 new ideas to …

World's Master Carver, Ernest "Mooney Warther- Part 2: Making Basswood Pliers with David Warther

Best pie chart ever?

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. It's what I make …

10 Ways to Jazz Up a Boring Hallway

A Nashville home from Style Blueprint.<p>(Image credit: Style Blueprint)<p>Long ago, we humans invented the hallway as a clever way to get from one side of …

Painting

Guerilla Mosaic Artist Now Filling Chicago Potholes with Flowers | Colossal

<p>Artist Jim Bachor (previously) continued his guerrilla effort to remedy Chicago’s pothole problem by creating a number of flower mosaics in streets …

Wolf Sculpture Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike

Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli | Colossal

<p>Collage artist Eugenia Loli uses photography scanned from vintage magazines and science publications to create bizarre visual narratives that borrow …

Garden Visit: At Home with Designer Julie Weiss in Manhattan

After more than 10 years of living with a shared rooftop garden in lower Manhattan, designer Julie Weiss decided to let the plants win.<p>“I love the …

And Now, an Origami-Based Minimalist Umbrella

TIL, in a 2008 <i>New Yorker</i> article (via Wikipedia of course), that "There are so many people with ideas about umbrellas that the Patent Office has four …

Patents

"RCO" Paul Newman reference #6263 from 1969, also known as the "Oyster Sotto", belonging to the one and only @aficionado1. This is the ultimate Rolex Daytona in existence 🙌 #whatchs

5 minute tutorial for creating custom maps with Excel and Power Map | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>This blog post was authored by James Marshall, Developer on the Excel Power Map team</i><p>In early September, we introduced you to Custom Maps, a new …

DIY Wooden Bottle Opener | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from</i> <i>One Project Closer</i><i>.</i><p>You can make a bottle opener out of just about anything. I’ve seen lighters, rings, shell …