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Two-Story Triangular Addition Built for Quiet and Relaxation

A young couple hired mA-style architects to design an addition to their one-story Japanese style house located in rural Yaizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, …

Architecture

Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings of Everyday Objects

Milan-based Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi creates hyperrealistic drawings of ordinary objects that boggle the mind. It's hard to believe that the artist uses a standard set of art supplies to reproduce the likeness of everyday items, including anything from a bag of …

Drawing

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

How Do You Solve A (Design) Problem Like “Lolita”?

There have been many covers for Vladmir Nabokov’s Lolita over the years portraying Lolita as a teenage sexpot. A new book brings together designers to try and get it right.<p>Over the course of Vladimir Nabokov’s most famous novel, 12-year-old Dolores Haze is orphaned, kidnapped, tormented, and raped …

Literature

Bike Cult Show Builder Profile: Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles

<i>We've devoted a fair number of pages and pixels to that singular design object known as the bicycle, and whether you're a leisure rider or</i> …

Bicycles

Intricate Hand-Drawn Patterns by Marlene Huissoud

Marlene Huissoud is a French-born, British-based freelance textile designer who takes doodling to the next level and then some. You know how when …

Dissected: Smashing Pumpkins

<i>Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in the abstract.</i> …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Game of Throne Characters Drawn in the Style of ‘The Simpsons’

For his ongoing <i>Simpsonized</i> series, Brussels-based artist Adrien Noterdaem (aka “ADN“) has drawn characters from HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> in the unique …

Game of Thrones