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Fabulous Waterfront House in West Vancouver (41 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 18 Sep 2012   / 5874 views
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This amazing residence is built on a low seaside bluff in West Vancouver, British Columbia. The home with a total area of 320 sq. m (3,430 sq. ft.) has three bedrooms, a master suite with spa-like en-suite, multi-leveled patio, outdoor terrace with a fireplace, a private veranda, seven fireplaces and a two-story media room. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls offer a stunning view of the ocean. The price tag of the place is $5,498,000.

 

Fabulous Waterfront House in West Vancouver

Luxurious New Home of iPhone’s Designer (13 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 15 Sep 2012   / 7906 views
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Jonathan Ive, Apple’s vice president of industrial design credited for the looks of the iPod, iPhone and other company’s products has bought an awesome mansion in San Francisco. Ive bought the place for $17 million.

 

Luxurious New Home of iPhone’s Designer

“Bridged Home” from Liverpool (4 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 15 Sep 2012   / 5018 views
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An outdoor mixed-media installation by Korean artist Do-Ho Sun.

 

“Bridged Home” from Liverpool

Water Tower Home in Belgium (20 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 14 Sep 2012   / 7604 views
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Belgian design studio Bham turned this decommissioned water tower that soars about 30 m (98 ft.) above the flat countryside near Brussels into a living house. Now the building with a total area of 400 sq. m (4300 sq. ft.) is a six-level two-bedroom private residence with modern furniture, sleek kitchen, and garage for two cars.

 

Water Tower Home in Belgium

Cool Steampunk Wristwatch (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 14 Sep 2012   / 8651 views
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This Limited Edition Tread 1 Steampunk watch is created by LA-based design laboratory Devon Works LLC. The company plans to start the deliveries later this year and sell the watches for $25,000.

 

Cool Steampunk Wristwatch

DIY Hidden Hot Tub (21 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 12 Sep 2012   / 18615 views
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This man wanted to change his living room entirely and that’s what he eventually thought up…

 

DIY Hidden Hot Tub

That’s What the Most Expensive Asian Apartments Look Like (16 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 12 Sep 2012   / 9320 views
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Opus Hong Kong is the luxurious residential property built on the hillside with a magnificent view of the city. The tower has 12 residential units, two apartments with double-level gardens and private swimming pools and 10 custom apartments each occupying an entire floor. One of these has been recently sold for mind-boggling $61 million.

 

That’s What the Most Expensive Asian Apartments Look Like

Secret Bookshelf Door (15 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 11 Sep 2012   / 9549 views
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A DIY idea for fans of secrecy.

 

Secret Bookshelf Door

Amazing Hovering Bed from China (4 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 8 Sep 2012   / 9292 views
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This bed hovers in the air suspended by what appears to be merely a thin curtain and slides into the ceiling when it’s not needed.

 

Amazing Hovering Bed from China

Unique Metal Bookends (34 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 8 Sep 2012   / 7403 views

High-Tech Faucet Concepts (23 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 6 Sep 2012   / 7386 views
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Infrared sensors, touch panels, LED indicators – the good old valves seem to come from the Stone Age when compared to these.

 

High-Tech Faucet Concepts

Building Home Server and Gaming Room (33 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 5 Sep 2012   / 16120 views
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A guy constructed a server/gaming room at home. It has a data rack with routers for a house’s network, media server that streams HD movies to the TVs around the building, house alarm panel and security cameras controlling unit and an array of HDDs for file storage. The room has electric blinds and the automated lighting system with several presets.

 

Building Home Server and Gaming Room

Incredible Steampunk House on Wheels (6 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 29 Aug 2012   / 8879 views
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This strange-looking self-propelled Victrorian house called “Neverwas Haul” was built by a couple from California. It is constructed on the base of a 5th wheel travel trailer and its rooms are crammed with all sorts of oddities including a camera obscura projector.

 

Incredible Steampunk House on Wheels

Really Cool Examples of Bed Design (33 pics)

Posted in Arts » Design 27 Aug 2012   / 53896 views
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If you ever decide to redesign your bedroom, you may consider these creative ideas.

 

Really Cool Examples of Bed Design

Artists Make Floor Plans of Popular TV and Movie Houses (14 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 27 Aug 2012   / 17558 views
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I just wonder how many episodes of a TV show it takes to watch in order to draw such detailed plans.

 

Artists Make Floor Plans of Popular TV and Movie Houses

Astonishing Mansion in Nevada (30 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 20 Aug 2012   / 9989 views
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This mansion in Boulder City, Nevada, looks more like some incredible theme park than a private home. There is a lazy river with a waterfall and a secret grotto, a huge swimming pool and a faux saloon – all in the backyard. The place with a total area of 6430 sq. m (1.59 acres) also features a tennis court and two green lawns. The 858 sq. m (9,245 sq. ft.) mansion has 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, eight-car garage and a vast wine cellar. The price tag of the property is $3,000,000.

 

Astonishing Mansion in Nevada

Absolutely Amazing Bike Racks (22 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 18 Aug 2012   / 8350 views
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These funny and creative bike racks  don't only serve for storing bikes, but are also the cool examples of street sculpture.

 

Absolutely Amazing Bike Racks

Not Your Typical Shower Curtains (30 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 18 Aug 2012   / 7940 views
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From brilliant to weird, these creative shower curtains will definitely make any bathroom look unique.

 

Not Your Typical Shower Curtains

Cube Houses from the Netherlands (13 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 17 Aug 2012   / 5086 views
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These unusual buildings were designed by architect Piet Blom. Several dozens of such cube-shaped houses called Kubuswoningen were built in the Dutch towns of Rotterdam and Helmond in the midlle of the ‘70s. The total area of each house is around 100 square meters (1075 sq. ft.), though about a quarter of the space is unusable due to angled ceilings. In 2009 several cubes were converted into a hostel.

 

Cube Houses from the Netherlands

Bota Bota – the Floating Spa of Montreal (32 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 15 Aug 2012   / 4137 views
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Bota Bota is a mid-century ferryboat resting on the St Lawrence river, Montreal, Canada. It has been restored and converted into a unique spa resort for 10 million dollars. The spa is set on 5 levels for a total surface of 3150m² (33,900 sq. ft.) and has pretty much everything you’d expect from a spa plus the beautiful view!

 

Bota Bota – the Floating Spa of Montreal

Stunning, Futuristic Redesign of IBM’s Office Buildings (14 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 15 Aug 2012   / 7537 views
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Let’s have a look at IBM’s new high tech office buildings in Rome, Italy. They’ve been entirely renovated and largely expanded to give this amazing futuristic-like environment full of LEDs.

 

Stunning, Futuristic Redesign of IBM’s Office Buildings

Czech Man Builds an Amazing Sci-Fi House (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 15 Aug 2012   / 8351 views
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Bohumil Lhota, 73, is a builder form Czech Republic. He claims that he is tired of building ordinary houses, so from 1981 he has been building his own subterranean, rotating home. Lhota has been doing the work mostly by himself. The “Roundabout House” can rise above the ground and rotate. Its upper level has living quarters with a view over mountains, while the lower level is a swimming pool.

 

Czech Man Builds an Amazing Sci-Fi House

That’s How Cell Phone Towers Are Disguised (22 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Arts » Design 13 Aug 2012   / 11076 views
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Radio masts and towers at cell sites may often be camouflaged to look as a giant tree in order to make the place look inconspicuous.

 

That’s How Cell Phone Towers Are Disguised
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