Michael Opalalic

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IKEA’s New Limited Edition TRENDIG 2013 Collection

With the Chinese New Year approaching on January 31st, 2014, IKEA is rolling out a new limited edition collection of decor that blends Chinese …

Life-Sized Pirate Ship Built Completely Out of Cardboard

As they were planning their Treasure Island-themed Halloween party last year, friends Josh, Mikey, and Joel clearly didn't want to skimp on the decorations so they decided to build a life-sized pirate ship made completely out of cardboard! The creative trio developed this elaborate design and, …

Decorations

Interior design ideas: bright and beautiful - in pictures

This colourful East End apartment reflects its owner's creative tendencies.

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In the Details: The 3D-Veneer Technology Behind Tadao Ando's Dream Chair

At first glance, the Dream Chair looks like a concept, with impossible curves and a seemingly precarious structure that appears as if it could only …

Furniture

Classic cocktail Prints By Derrick Castle - The Fox Is Black

Mixing illustrations with vintage typographical concepts, Derrick Castle carves the beauty of traditional drinks in his Classic Cocktails …

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Sculpture

A Downtown NYC Loft by Adi Gershoni Studio

Housed in a historic building in New York City’s Greenwich Village, this loft presented challenges for the homeowners as well as the architect and …

A Cradle for a Tree

To celebrate their new Pluma, Montessori, and Roll cradles, Woodly is planting a tree for each unit sold! Carried out in collaboration with …

Amazing Photos of Trees Frozen in Subzero Temperatures

Snow is nothing new to wintry weather but Monza, Italy-based photographer Niccol Bonfadini captures a unique sight of the season in which trees are completely overwhelmed by snow and ice in subzero temperatures. The cloud-like shells in each image mask the trees in a frosty armor with nothing but …

Photos

Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho

Architecture Photography of the Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho.<p>Photographer Joao Morgado just sent us these nice images of his latest …

Rowing

Articles about modern geometric home nortecote on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Santiago Suarez is a man who …

Architecture

11 Minutes Well Spent: Adam Magyar's Slow Motion Shots Capture Public Transit Like You've Never Seen It Before

The last thing some of us urbanites might want is someone getting a close-up of our face while we're waiting (most likely impatiently) for a train …

Articles about quake exhibit explores intersection architecture and engineering on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.<p>Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes opens at New York's Center for Architecture on February 12.<p>The celebrated Stremmel House is on the market, offering a light-filled floor plan …

Architecture

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Home Tours

Articles about 7 beach houses around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Architecture

MEGA STRUCTURE by Atelier Olschinsky

MEGA STRUCTURE – Digital Art Series.<p>Vienna, Austria based Atelier Olschinsky recently published a new digital art series called “Mega Structure”. The …

InterAct

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The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The remains of German tanks by Cecil Beaton - a picture from the past

Cecil Beaton was known as a fashion and portrait photographer, as well as a painter, interior designer, and an Academy award-winning stage and costume designer. Less known were his photographs during the second world war, when he served in the British Ministry of Information, covering the fighting …

What We Learned Over One Year With The Leica Monochrom

The first full day we had our Leica Monochrom — which arrived one year ago this past week — we took the above picture and amazed ourselves. Not that …

Crane Operator's Stunning Aerial Photography Shot from the New Shanghai Tower, the Second Tallest Building in the World

Perhaps the one thing that prevents many of us from experiencing spectacular views of the world is a fear of heights. Acrophobia arguably afflicts …

Architecture

Soaring Above the World from a Bird's Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Nature

Best of the Week: Architecture, Web Design, Photography and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …