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Can You Stomach This Unusual Holiday Getaway? (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 28 Nov 2012   / 4578 views
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Located in an arts park near Antwerp, Belgium, this bizarrely designed hotel is actually a popular tourist attraction. Shaped like a human gut, the creation is by artist, Joep Van Lieshout and is called, “artwork to live in”. Although it all looks rather odd from the outside, travellers come for the experience of it and a room at the hotel costs £96 pounds a night ($154) and includes breakfast and entry to the sculpture park.

 

Can You Stomach This Unusual Holiday Getaway?

This High, Pedestrian Bridge Offers Spectacular Views (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 27 Nov 2012   / 6150 views
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The Melkwegbridge was designed by NEXT architects and can be found in Purmerend, the Netherlands. The bridge has steps leading up and over it and because of its height, it is a tourist attraction as it offers incredible views of the city.

 

This High, Pedestrian Bridge Offers Spectacular Views

One-of-a-kind Dr. Seuss House (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 24 Nov 2012   / 8531 views
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This 12 storey building can be found in Willow, Alaska and locals refer to it as the “Dr. Seuss House” as a result of its interesting design. Although construction first began on the house 10 years ago, the 12 storey building has only recently been finished.

 

One-of-a-kind Dr. Seuss House

A Marvel of Modern Architecture (33 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 23 Nov 2012   / 8350 views
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This stunning house is located in Calpe, Spain and was built on the side of a mountain rock, by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos.

 

A Marvel of Modern Architecture

This Luxurious Yacht Interior is Truly Magnificent (18 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 22 Nov 2012   / 5741 views
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This yacht is named “Lady Michelle” and has five state-of-the art cabins to comfortably sleep 12 guests.

 

This Luxurious Yacht Interior is Truly Magnificent

Cool Conversion: Redbull Turns Shipping Hard into State-of-the-art Offices (25 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 17 Nov 2012   / 7011 views
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Red Bull wanted their Amsterdam offices to capture the true essence of the brand. Sid Lee Architecture was hired to design these new Amsterdam headquarters and chose a former shipping yard as their location. The offices are built inside the shipbuilding factory’s bays and the completed design is both modern and edgy.

 

Cool Conversion: Redbull Turns Shipping Hard into State-of-the-art Offices

Geeky but Beautiful, Star Wars Engagement Ring! (9 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 12 Nov 2012   / 8096 views
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Star Wars fan designs a completely unique, R2-D2 engagement ring for his lucky fiancé.

 

Geeky but Beautiful, Star Wars Engagement Ring!

There Is No Place Like Home When You Live Here! (28 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 6 Nov 2012   / 8730 views
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This comfy Ralston Avenue residence is located in Mill Valley California. Originally designed by architect, Charles Moore, the mansion has been revamped and expanded and now boasts 5 bedrooms, terraces and open areas for rest and relaxation. The house sold for $4.85 million!

 

There Is No Place Like Home When You Live Here!

Strange and Unusual Public Toilet Designs (24 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 3 Nov 2012   / 8503 views
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We guess if you are desperate enough, they are worth a try!

 

Strange and Unusual Public Toilet Designs

Steve Jobs’ Completed Yacht Project Is Unveiled for the First Time (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 31 Oct 2012   / 7820 views
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“Venus”, the yacht in question, was started in 2009 as a project by Steve Jobs himself and is a luxury craft designed by Philippe Starck in collaboration with Dutch company, Feadship. Steve’s widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, and their 3 children were at the launch of this magnificent vessel in the Netherlands, which has 27 inch iMacs in the wheelhouse to help run the controls.

 

Steve Jobs’ Completed Yacht Project Is Unveiled for the First Time

Creative Furniture Designs Made from Old Garbage! (26 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 30 Oct 2012   / 14041 views
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Clever interior designers transform these discarded items into interesting and useful ‘new’ items of furniture.

 

Creative Furniture Designs Made from Old Garbage!

Stunning Mountain Mansion! (14 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 29 Oct 2012   / 6476 views
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This sprawling hillside house, in Paraguay, is cleverly designed to make the most of its unique positioning.

 

Stunning Mountain Mansion!

Not Suitable for Claustrophobics! (28 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Arts » Design 25 Oct 2012   / 6500 views
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Israeli writer, Edgar Keret, is the first tenant of the narrowest house in the world. Built by Polish architect, Yakubos, the house occupies a thin strip of 1.2 meters located between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland. The house has two levels and all the basic amenities but in these cramped quarters, lodgers need to be sure that they don’t suffer from claustrophobia!

 

Not Suitable for Claustrophobics!

Every Little Girls Dream! (25 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 24 Oct 2012   / 4802 views
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We are not so sure about this “Hello Kitty” themed restaurant in Beijing, China although it’s probably a hit with young (and old) girls alike. What do you think?

 

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Every Little Girls Dream!

Not Only “Trekkies” Will Think That This House Is Cool! (16 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 24 Oct 2012   / 4941 views
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This Star Trek themed house looks exactly like a real spaceship, complete with control panels and blue lighting.

 

Not Only “Trekkies” Will Think That This House Is Cool!

No Girls Allowed! (50 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 23 Oct 2012   / 9214 views
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These awesome, ‘man caves’ are every man’s dream hide-away.

 

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No Girls Allowed!

A Childhood Fantasy Come True: Tree Houses for “Grown Kids”! (17 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 22 Oct 2012   / 8178 views
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The good news is that these tree houses are made for adults and are so cosy, you will want to live in them full time.

 

A Childhood Fantasy Come True: Tree Houses for “Grown Kids”!

Who Needs a Holiday with a House Like This! (29 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 19 Oct 2012   / 6849 views
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Famed architect, Alexander Logodotis, is best known for designing these gorgeous homes in Greece and Cyprus.

 

Who Needs a Holiday with a House Like This!

Oh, If I Could Own Just One… (58 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 17 Oct 2012   / 7672 views
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It’s hard not to be jealous of these amazing apartments!

 

Oh, If I Could Own Just One…

I Want Them All! (39 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 16 Oct 2012   / 9740 views
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These designs are clever, quirky and unusual and put the fun back into ordinary household and office items. Creativity at its best!

 

I Want Them All!

Art Trio Gives “Trailer Park” a New Meaning! (15 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 10 Oct 2012   / 6092 views
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SuttonBeresCuller is an American art group who have been working together for over a decade. This mobile installation is a flat trailer bed with grass, a park bench and live plants and it tours the city inviting people to engage with the scene. The aptly named, “Trailer Park”, was first conceived in 2003 and the idea was revived for the Kentucky Center of the Performing Arts Festival in 2012.

 

Art Trio Gives “Trailer Park” a New Meaning!

Must-have Gimmicky Gadgets on Pinterest (31 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 9 Oct 2012   / 9058 views
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Pinterest has become the premier site to use when searching for the hottest, new items online. The technology section has all the latest and greatest inventions around. Here are a few of the best!

 

Must-have Gimmicky Gadgets on Pinterest

All You Need Is a Drop To Light The Way (4 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 9 Oct 2012   / 4879 views
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Original nightlight design resembles a dripping tap.

 

All You Need Is a Drop To Light The Way

Nerds Get Married Too... Sometimes (30 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 8 Oct 2012   / 15323 views
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Some of the geekiest but most creative wedding rings of all time.

 

Nerds Get Married Too... Sometimes

Luxurious Cave House in Historic City (14 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 6 Oct 2012   / 6720 views
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The Domus Civita is a house located on the top of the Etruscan tombs and caves in Italy. Originally built in XIV century, the owners have attempted to preserve all the natural beams, stone walls and floors while transforming this natural cave into a comfortable living space. The house has been fully restored, maintaining all historical value, and now boasts a heated pool and wine cellar.

 

Luxurious Cave House in Historic City
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