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Located in a small village at the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland, the Safe house was designed by architectural firm KWK Promes with the aim to provide its residents a feeling of maximum security. Completed in 2009, the two story concrete monolith residence offers approximately 6,100 square feet of spacious living areas, floor to ceiling windows, panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, and a beautiful indoor swimming pool. The Safe House by KWK Promes: “The clients’ top priority was to gain the feeling of maximum security in their future house, which determined the building’s outlook and performance. The house took the form of a cuboid in which parts of the exterior walls are movable.
We dig Morley's simple, powerful aesthetic. But even more so, we love that each of his pieces incorporates an idea . The one line on the wall introduces the idea, but Morley usually describes in detail the thought process and action that goes into piece on his blog . It is a really honest and raw approach to street art, and very well written. Check out Morley's site to fully take in the scope of his pieces. ***Big thanks to Casey for sending in this picture.
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I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them.
For a charity auction a few years back, the photographer Patrick Demarchelier donated a private portrait session. The lot sold, for a hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to the wife of a very rich man. It was her wish to pose on the couple’s yacht. “I call her, I say, ‘I come to your yacht at sunset, I take your picture,’ ” Demarchelier recalled not long ago. He took a dinghy to the larger boat, where he was greeted by the woman, who, to his surprise, was not wearing any clothes. “I want a picture that will excite my husband,” she said.