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Leçon de mixologie autour du rhum

Fan de ti-punch, mojito ou pina colada ? Vous allez adorer ces cocktails au rhum qui renouvellent vos apéros... Notre leçon de mixologie.<p>Le rhum, un …

Gastronomie

The Case For A Smaller House: Talking Clients Out of The Big House They Want to Build

As architects we are often conflicted: what do we do when we have clients who want really big houses, houses that by any measure surpass anything …

Living Rooms

Learn Photography With 99 Hours of Free Online Lessons From School of Visual Arts

If you’ve ever tried to <b>learn photography</b>, you can appreciate the value of expert advice. Nowadays you don’t even need to pay in order to learn the basics and improve your skills thanks to many free online resources from passionate industry professionals. One of the latest cost-free, inspirational …

Designer Invents Peddle-Powered Knitting Machine to Make Waiting For a Train More Fun

Most of us will know the mundane feeling of waiting for a train on your daily commute. However, design student George Barratt-Jones decided to make killing time more enjoyable by installing his latest creative invention at an Eindhoven station platform. Introducing <i>The Cyclo Knitter</i>—a man-powered</b> …

Knitting

Interview: Photographer Preserves the Frail and Forgotten Beauty of Abandoned Places

Through his artistic photography of abandoned places, Matt Emmett documents the frail beauty of once lived in spaces. <i>Forgotten Heritage</i> is his incredible photographic archive, which spans over 5 years of seeking out and photographing places that have been forgotten in time. Thanks to Emmett, that …

A Look at the Magical World of Iconic Photographer Rodney Smith

For over 45 years, fine art and fashion photographer <b>Rodney Smith</b> brought his unique vision to the world through his whimsical imagery. Playful and surreal, his photographs graced the pages of <i>TIME</i>, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, and <i>The New York Times</i>, among others. Even after his passing in 2016, his …

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

20+ Websites for Incredible Free Stock Photos

Whether you're a blogger looking for the perfect photo to accompany your article or a designer in need of an image for a new T-shirt, there are innumerable reasons that free images come in handy. But, as you're searching for <b>stock photography</b>, it's important to know the right places to do so in …

Web Design

Adorably Funny “Before and After” Illustrations That Are Oddly Relatable

Have you ever asked for a trim at the salon but left with a buzz cut? Or know all too well what it’s like to face the day without your morning coffee? Barcelona-based cartoon artist Nacho Diaz Arjona (aka Naolito) cleverly illustrates these relatable scenarios in a series of before and after …

CONTINENTAL HOUSE | GALANOV ARCHITECTS

The house has the closed microclimate, its tectonics integral with character have identical idea - integrity of space. Why we build the certain house …

Iconic City Skylines Reimagined Perched Atop the Proper Glass Filled With the City’s Signature Drink

British design house Neomam Studios (previously) has created for their client Budget Direct a wonderful re-imagination of nine iconic city skylines …

This prefab movable house can be assembled anywhere

On the go? Not a problem. This movable, prefab house from Swiss studio Rahbaran Hürzeler Architekten can be built and installed almost anywhere. The …

Clever Artist Uses Pasta Maker to Create Duplicate Collages From a Single Photo

Avant-garde artist and self-described “alchemist” Kensuke Koike crafts collages with a surrealist twist. Rather than use a simple pair of scissors or a tried-and-true X-acto knife, Koike often creates his pieced-together works with an unconventional tool: a hand-cranked pasta maker. For his latest …

Photographer Documents the Gritty Streets of Russia With an iPhone

Russian photographer Dmitry Markov‘s use of an iPhone was born of necessity. After his camera was stolen from his room at the orphanage where he was volunteering, his telephone served his creative needs. And from there, he hasn't looked back. Now, he's amassed over 200,000 followers on his …

Fun-Loving Photographer Takes Tiny Figurines On Big Adventures

Brazilian photographer Renan Viana proves that even small outings can turn into big adventures. With nothing more than his camera, a handful of tiny toy figurines, and a wild imagination, Viana magically transforms his local surroundings into larger-than-life scenery.<p>As part his ongoing project …

These Plastic Water Bags Are Actually Expertly Crafted Glass Sculptures

Washington-based artist Dylan Martinez explores the boundaries of human perception with his series of glass sculptures, aptly titled <i>Glass Water Bags</i>. At first glance, you might think these images are of ordinary plastic bags filled with water—just like the type of bag you would carry a pet goldfish …

Airstream Launches Fiberglass Travel Trailer Perfect for Spontaneous Adventurers

From a vintage remodel to a miniature mobile home and a European-inspired camper; Airstream is the king of travel trailers. The launch of their latest model—a modern fiberglass motorhome called <i>Nest</i>—marks a new era for the brand, with a focus on forward-thinking design. Airstream reveal, “With its …

Electric Vespa Reimagines Classic Italian Vehicle With a Futuristic Twist

Italian industrial designer Giulio Iacchetti gives a nod to the original 1946 Vespa with his concept for a sleek, minimalist electric bike. The beloved Italian scooter is reimagined as the <i>Vespampère</i>, with Iacchetti linking past and present for a forward-thinking vehicle designed for better riding …

How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

What to Do if You Have Just a Little Bit of Outdoor Space

If you live in a big city, or in a smaller house in a small one, chances are good that your outdoor space (if you have one at all) is pretty small. …

Teen Spends 3 Months Building Scale Model of Manhattan From Recycled Computer Parts

At just 17-years-old, Zayd Menk is going viral with an incredible project he submitted in his art class. Taking a little over 3 months to complete, the young artist from Zimbabwe meticulously constructed a .0635:100 scale model of midtown Manhattan using recycled electronics.<p>It took a total of 263 …

Skyscrapers

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

Surreal Photos Look Like They’re Straight Out of a Dream

Russian fine art photographer Platon Yurich creates dreamlike images by merging surrealism with digital art. A talented photo manipulator, filmmaker, and creative director, Yurich’s growing portfolio of conceptual photography evokes mystery and wonder, and encourages the viewer to explore their …

Photography

Listen to the Sounds of the Past With Over 70,000 Digitized 78 RPM Records Online

With the help of volunteer collectors, The Great 78 Project partnered with Internet Archive to release over 78,000 digitized 78 RPM record discs of early 20th century music. From blues and jazz, to classical and gospel, the freely available, growing collection has managed to preserve the sounds of …

Music Production

71sqm. Apartment Renovation / Xue Jin Architecture Network

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The apartment, a unit in a 21-year-old residential building sitting at the central section of Chongqing …

Architecture

Black House in Vilnius / Laurynas Žakevičius architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Accurate, precise, purified aesthetics. Natural stone tiling, wood sticks and concrete panels are used …

Architecture

A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

Le photographe allemand Florian Wenzel présente un étonnant récit visuel de son voyage de 40 jours à travers les paysages magnifiques de la …

Photographie

Solar-powered home slides open to the Australian bush and ocean breezes

This lovely family home isn’t just minimalist in appearance—it also emphasizes minimal landscape impact. Australian firm teeland architects designed …

Design

Dreamy modern courtyard house is a seaside haven

Auhaus Architecture arranged the rooms around a central, protected green space<p>Built in the coastal town of Barwon Heads in Southern Australia, this homey modern abode was designed to withstand the area’s seaside weather.<p>Created by Auhaus Architecture, the residence features a facade clad in …

Frank Lloyd Wright's Eppstein House

Galesburg, Michigan<p>Built in 1953 for Samuel and Dorothy Eppstein, the ranch-style home is an exemplary representation of Prairie School-style architecture and Usonian thinking. Constructed by the original homeowners, the midcentury residence displays a history of care and thoughtfulness in every …