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Mozilla Firefox. Family Style. Lofted Forest Home: Organic Curves & Natural Materials. Good things come to those who wait – particularly in a work of uniquely detailed and highly curved architecture.

Lofted Forest Home: Organic Curves & Natural Materials

Nearly a decade in the making, this structure by Robert Harvey Oshatz is much like a tree house – lofted toward the top of the canopy around it – only bigger, grander, more complex and curved than most any tree house in the world. The perimeter of the structure is pushed out into the forest around it, curving in and out to create views as well as a sense of intimacy with the coniferous and deciduous tree cover.

The wood and metal detailing is incredible in its variety and customization – each piece designed to fit a particular form and function. Wood and stone carry naturalistic themes from the outside in and even the metal looks naturally rusted. Hug Chair by Ilian Milinov. A Chair for Clingy Lovers If you’ve ever had someone sit in your lap, you know that 15 minutes is about the max your legs can handle.

Hug Chair by Ilian Milinov

It’s really not fair. The Hug chair brings simple design and human gesture together for that extra time you want to sit with your significant other. When you’re away from your special someone the extra seat doubles as a convenient space, perfect for catching up on video chat. Bedroom Designs: Modern Interior Design Ideas & Photos.

Do you prefer plush padding a minimalist pillow, a decked-out design or toned-down interior?

Bedroom Designs: Modern Interior Design Ideas & Photos

From dazzling abstract designs to humorously offbeat sleeping spaces here are seven brilliant bedroom designs to inspire your imagination. Who knows, with a few decorative adjusts you might be able to remodel your own bedrooms to similar effect. If you love soft illumination and hate to sacrifice privacy, this bedroom interior has a brilliant combination of strategies from uplighting around the bed itself to wall panels that block direct views and sunlight but let light in around them. If you are more of a minimalist, this simple bedroom space has a rhythmic modularity and combines soft white walls and ceiling with variegated wood furniture and furnishings for a pleasantly mixed aesthetic experience.

Man decorates basement with $10 worth of Sharpie. When Charlie Kratzer started on the basement art project in his south Lexington home, he was surrounded by walls painted a classic cream.

Man decorates basement with $10 worth of Sharpie

Graphic Design Examples Worldwide: How Nationality Reflects In Artworks Part 2. You asked for more, so you got it.

Graphic Design Examples Worldwide: How Nationality Reflects In Artworks Part 2

We’ve covered Latin American, Middle Eastern, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese graphic design. It was a beautiful introduction to art from our brothers who speak different tongues. How to make gift bags from newspaper. Ric stultz 2011.

Chateaux in France. Fulfilling any childhood fantasy of being royalty might be easier than you think with a trip to a few spectacular Chateaux in France. Chateau Chambord Hidden in the center of a forest is the Chateau Chambord. If you close your eyes for a moment and envision what your idea might be for a house only occupied for the occasional nights stay or whose primary use would be as a hunting lodge – a castle with 440 rooms, 84 staircases, and 365 fireplaces would certainly not be what most people would have in mind. Yet, this was the structure that filled the desires of King Francois I.

For a hunting lodge, it is the largest Chateau in the Loire Valley. At its center you will find a double spiral staircase that was said to be designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Giant Stinson Beach Bubbles (Canon 550D) Seven Flowers. Awesome Pop Up. Everything but the Paper Cut: Eye-popping Ways Artists Use Paper. In the year since the Museum of Art and Design reopened in its new digs on Columbus Circle, they've been delivering consistently compelling shows--from punk-rock lace to radical knitting experiments.

Everything but the Paper Cut: Eye-popping Ways Artists Use Paper

The newest, "Slash: Paper Under the Knife", opened last weekend and runs through April 4, 2010. The focus is paper--and the way contemporary artists have used paper itself as a medium, whether by cutting, tearing, burning, or shredding. Paris Cavallini City Guide Notebook 5x7. How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!) Two facts about me: I'm cheap.

How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!)

I love dresses. I wear dresses probably 6 days out of the week. It's not that I one day just decided to wear dresses to feel cute and girly. 12 Coolest Steampunk Gadgets - Oddee.com (steampunk jewelry) Steampunk is a speculative intersection of technology and romance where the future meets the past: Victorian era inventions clash with often dark alternate realities.

12 Coolest Steampunk Gadgets - Oddee.com (steampunk jewelry)

What started as a literary genre has since evolved into an amazing urban art form which delights in making real-life inventions that are a blend of the modern and anachronistic. 35 Beautiful Music Album Covers - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Album cover art is often considered to be one of the “extincted” fields in modern graphics design.

35 Beautiful Music Album Covers - Smashing Magazine

In times when digital copies are cheaper and quicker to get, album covers have somehow lost their importance as less and less customers actually buy CDs and LPs in the stores. That’s a pity because album covers can be extremely expressive and convey the message of the album in a number of creative ways. This post attempts to prove exactly that. Music and art go hand in hand. Below we present 35 excellent examples of beautiful, creative and impressive album covers that will certainly inspire you to head down to the local record shop and start browsing through records and labels. Infographics. Are the Richest Americans Also the Best Educated?

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30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples. Inspiration November 1, 2010 One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers.

A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. We usually see the packaging first instead of an innovative product. This post presents the clever and innovative ideas of some of the company manufacturers around the world. Evian 2005 Limited Edition Bottle View Source Experimental Milk Carton View Source.