Peter Markatos

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Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel

Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland, that offers guests the chance to sleep outdoors in one of five transparent bubble units.<p>Surrounded by the forest on all sides, winter visitors who are lucky enough to …

Northern Lights

Science Says You Can Boost Your Creativity and Performance With These Habits | Inc.com

The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace by staying productive (which is different than staying …

Creativity

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Dashing prefab home perches above California wine country

A weeHouse with big guts<p>Oh, the places prefab will go. In this new project in California wine country, a customized version of the weeHouse, an affordable modern prefab model from Saint Paul, Minnesota-based design firm Alchemy, has been assembled on the hills of Santa Rosa, where it commands …

Illustration: The New York Times Gift Guide

New York City, it’s been quite a long time I last visited this city. It must be pretty at this time of year with the winter wonderland, well we are …

New York Times

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

Art Galleries

Weekly Roundup: Spotify Genius Billboards, Netflix has Offline Mode and more

We all had a long week of work, school and maybe vacation (some of us) and after spending some time relaxing with family, friends; we'll mostly spend …

UI Design

Behance

Kodak Unveils A New Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak and Bullitt Group just unveiled the new KODAK EKTRA smartphone designed specifically for photographers. It features a 21-megapixel fast focus …

Product Design: Mujjo iPhone 7/7Plus Case

We’ve been getting quite some buzz with our articles on iPhone 7, it’s just great to see how brands can come up with new technology at the door. …

Product Design

Sleepless on FlowerPot Island

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

Creativity

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Leica T UI Concept

We are great fans of Anton Repponen's Work on Abduzeedo. There's a distinct level of details that Anton always have in this work and we gotta admit …

Cameras

Daily Design Inspiration

We started the Daily Inspiration series more than two thousand and four hundred days ago. It's quite an accomplishment in my opinion, especially if …

Digital Art

Amazing snaps from inside world’s deepest swimming pool

The Y-40, also known as The Deep Joy, is the incredible swimming pool near Venice in Italy, that has a variety of depths — the deepest is a maximum …

Scuba Diving

Waterlovt Houseboat

It's built to float atop the water, but put a Waterlovt Houseboat on land and it's still a damn impressive dwelling. Designed and engineered in …

Solar Panels

Wikkelhouse - Modular Microhome Made of Cardboard - Quiet Corner

At first glance, cardboard doesn’t seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

Behance

Bluenext

Contributed by Dervla O’Shea of London-based DixonBaxi.The brandWe created a brand system and identity for Bluenext, a financial software company …

Customer Service

This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

San Francisco

This Artist Is Teaching Neural Networks to Make Abstract Art

Gregory Chatonsky even let a program name the paintings.<p>Can computers make art? Nearly a year after Google's DeepDream program flooded the internet with puppyslugs, it's still hard to tell. Artist Gregory Chatonsky, whose work deals with the technological catastrophes facing our culture, explores …

Art

Daily Inspiration #2370

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 …

David Ogilvy’s 20 unconventional rules for getting clients

It took David Ogilvy 15 years to go from obscure tobacco farmer to owner of an advertising agency, billing over $55,000,000 per year (that’s over 450 …

You can now design a $250,000 tiny house on an app and get it delivered in months

Blu Homes<p>Becoming a tiny house homeowner is now as easy as tapping away at an iPad.<p>Blu Homes, a California-based prefab home manufacturer, just …

A (Partially) Animated World by Julien Douvier

Experimentation and discovery can lead to some killer Photoshop work, as seen in French artist Julien Douvier’s cinemagraphs. As a visual effects …

Videography

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