Samantha Park

531 Flips | 8 Magazines | 8 Likes | 2 Following | 26 Followers | @samantlp | Keep up with Samantha Park on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Samantha Park”

Tiny Plastic Cityscapes Serve as Homes for Hermit Crabs

Hermit crabs carry their homes on their back in the form of an empty seashell that they scoop up and use both as shelter and as protection from predators. Due to the human tendency to collect the colorful objects along sandy shores, the hermit crabs don't have a lot of shell options and, as a …

3D Modeling

Ghostly Silhouettes of People as Faint Memories

<i>Fleeted Happenings</i> is a series by photographer Andrew Lyman that presents portraits of people who appear like ghostly figures on Earthy landscapes. The Savannah, Georgia-based artist's collection explores “the transcendence of memory through time in relation to space.” Like a scene from one's own …


Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

Watch: A Painting Robot Teaches Us About The Creative Process

E-David was once a humble welding robot. Now, he’s a master painter. Set e-David in front of any photo, and he’ll examine it, deconstruct the methodology behind it, and choose between five brushes and countless strokes to re-create the painting. You’d think his parents would be proud of such …

Spooning Armchair by Roy Kesrouani

Forget about the aesthetics of this chair for a moment (I know you will either love it or hate it) and let’s talk about material.<p>Roy Kesrouani …


James Turrell Resculpts the Guggenheim with Light

This summer, James Turrell has transformed the Guggenheim into a jaw-dropping, neck-cranking, ever-shifting experience with light and space.<p>Turrell …

A Modern Houseboat in Berlin

Situated on Lake Rummelsburg, a small bay in the river Spree, in the city of Berlin, this houseboat gives you relaxing views of the water, as well as …

Living Rooms

Geometric Wall Mural Laundry Room Makeover

My cousin Laurie has a gorgeous new house in the most adorable neighborhood. When you walk in, it smells like cookies because, chances are, she’s …

Cool Gray Meets Happy Yellow in This Angular Interior

Polish design firm mode:lina put on their thinking caps when it came to designing the interior of this new house in Poznań, Poland. With 140 square …

Typeface Memory Game

For everyone who wishes to enhance their skills at recognizing typefaces in a playful manner. A typeface memory game. With twenty-five pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family, this is a very stylish and interesting typographic concentration game. The kit includes a typographical glossary with the main terms used in typography as well as a text about the evolution of type design, locating in history each one of the fonts used in the game. <b>Get it here.</b>

All the wild horses by Andrew McGibbon

patricia urquiola teams up with Haworth to develop a portfolio of products that focus on new ways of working:

industrial facility: locale living office space for Herman Miller the office furniture system enables the creation of dynamic, high-performance work neighborhoods within open-plan environments.

sculpture by the sea by the glue society the vision of a melting ice cream truck on the beach recalls summer memories under the hot sun, although the artists have a much bigger mission in mind... see more:

sou fujimoto: 'house K' in japan making smart use of limited space in urban japan, a soaring rooftop doubles as an open terrace, where benches & planted trees create a private escape to take in the open sky. see more: image © iwan baan

forget 3D printing, these 80,000 '3B' printing bees create whisky bottle-shaped honeycombs

zaha hadid: heydar aliyev cultural center now complete designboom unveils the first photos ever to be seen of the completed cultural center, now open in azerbaijan.

shigeru ban wins the international competition to design the cite musicale concert hall for paris, creating a micro-climate filled with light in collaboration with jean de gastines architectes.

daniel libeskind: zhang zhidong industrial museum underway the stunning profile of the future museum pays homage to the history of iron and steel production in the city, uniting a respect for the past with hopeful exuberance for the future.

$150 XO tablet by fuseproject + one laptop per child costing just $150, the new 'XO tablet' is the first fully functioning android tablet designed specifically to connect & empower children in both the developing and western world. read more:

summer dreaming: the world's most beautiful private pools when it's too hot to even move and the only water in sight comes out of a tap, what else is there to do but daydream the heat away? we dove into our archives to bring you a personal tour of the world's most inviting private pools, so jump on in!

just another typical week in the life of zaha hadid: the architect has just been chosen to design the new messner mountain museum in collaboration with extreme mountaineer reinhold messner ( after having finished a stunning new cultural center ( and unveiled luxury condos for NYC's high line (, all since monday.

MINI's camping + expedition getaway car concepts MINI unveils rooftop tents, caravan kitchens, and microliving spaces perfect for the summer weekend warrior. but why does one of them look so familiar...?

Tomas Saraceno puts you in #orbit with his large-scale #installation

an interactive shopping experience: the hyperlocal online food marketplace by kayleigh thompson the system connects urban growers with fair and professional trade through an interactive website, label printer and smartphone application.

reiser + umemoto's taipei pop music center breaks ground read more

this 'scentography' analogue odor camera captures your favorite smells into potion-like fragrance samples

DIY Anthropologie Chalkboard Spice Jars

I’ve been eyeing these cute little white jars at Anthropologie for a while (ok, I’ve actually been eyeing a million things at Antro). After seeing …

Articles about 6 amazing repurposed designs on - Dwell

Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.<p>Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has …