Mark Betres

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Lovestar Queen of Hearts Vases

Given its name, it should be rather obvious that the designers at Lovestar seriously love love. But if the name alone isn't convincing, then Lovestar's Queen of Hearts vases should do the trick. Made by husband-and-wife duo Helen and Chris Bayley, the heart-shaped collection is handcrafted out of …

Decorations

A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public - Dwell

The curator of the Hollyhock House, Jeffrey Herr, lets Dwell in on the details of the recent restoration.<p>Jeffrey Herr: The restoration was handled by three project managers: Kevin Jew of Project Restore wrote the grant and served as on-site consultant; Hsiao-Ling Ting, City of Los Angeles Bureau of …

Architecture

WA surfers make finals of big wave competition

The thought of an enormous slab of ocean falling on your head, pushing you deep under water and holding you there for up to a minute as your body is …

The Stunning Porsche 901 Needs To Go Into Production Now

The Porsche 911 is easily one of the greatest vehicles on Earth. And while we are in love with the coupe (and nearly everything Porsche produces), we …

Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto. Glacier fed crystal clear waters cascade down Jiuzhaigou's valleys in a series of waterfalls, each with a different character. Here the moss covered falls named Arrow Bamboo. #onassignment #sony #China #Sichuan #Juizhaigou @theimagereview @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

RIO

The Cat Headband Is The Purrfect Accessory

Gather round, feline enthusiasts, I must tell you of the ultimate accessory. Japanese artist Campanella brings us this cat headband. It makes it look …

These Sweet & Spiky Hedgehog Dumplings Are Adorable

Check out these adorable hedgehog dumplings. They're filled with sweet cream and served up over at Yoseigo, a dim sum restaurant in Yokohama, Japan. …

Dear Grilled Cheese Crust Pizza, You Are Perfect

Ever wonder what would happen if a grilled cheese sandwich and a pepperoni pizza made sweet sweet love and had a baby? Me too. More often than I'd …

I can't imagine a more beautiful texture. Petals are pretty hard to beat, especially when they belong to a peony. Photo by @elanakilkenny in #DSTexture

Good morning! Did you get a Sunday sleep in? This koala near Armidale, New South Wales, looks like he wanted some more sleep. Yinika Perston, who took this photo, says the koala was not too impressed with the paparazzi attention.

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Photographer’s Portraits of Hairless Dogs Warn of the Dangers of Messing with Nature

If you look through the winners of the annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, you’ll find that many of the crowned contestants lack hair on most — if …

Enter Peter Kogler's Rooms of Illusions

The artist has created "virtual mazes" in Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art, Galerie im Taxispalais, and more.<p>For 30 years, Peter Kogler has been adorning floors, walls, and ceilings with hypnotizing line designs that seem to move and bend the space in unnatural ways. For his most recent work, a …

Modern Art

Johnnie Walker just made these brogues that conceal mini bottles of their whiskey

Johnnie Walker

‘They think we’re torturing her’: Craigslist removes Toronto ad offering free ‘evil Satanic’ cat to a good home

A Craigslist post offering a free “evil Satanic” cat to a good home was removed Friday afternoon, after cat fanatics missed the joke.<p>David Seigel …

Pets

Awesome shot from Matador reader Andrew Ling (http://bit.ly/1K0UkMm) from Palouse Falls, Washington. Can you say #TRAVELSTOKE??

Baccarat’s stunning Spring collection is here! - Luxurylaunches

Having recently added a Dior collaboration to their body of work, the crystal connoisseurs at Baccarat show no signs of slowing down with their newly …

Take a journey through Qatar’s Hamad International Airport - The world’s most lavish airport - Luxurylaunches

The oil rich nation of Qatar is by far one of the richest countries in the world. Qatar has always been in the fore-front when it comes to luxury, …

Bede Durbidge & A Wave That Keeps On Giving

To conjure your stoke<p>On the latest wave of the week<p>And scored some of the finest vision we've seen this year.<p>And scored some of the finest vision …

Billionaire Adorns Yacht with Enormous 3D Printed Jaguar

Let’s face it: No one needs to own a yacht. But, if you’re already living in the lap of luxury in your luxury yacht, you might as well adorn that …