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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. 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. 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. 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

Ten dollars of Magic Marker and Sharpie later, the place was black and cream and drawn all over. There are fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes, Winston Churchill lounging with George Bernard Shaw — and the TV squirrel Rocky and his less adroit moose pal Bullwinkle. 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. Graphic Design can be dramatic, emotional, powerful, romantic, serene, political or even all of the above. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.

How to make gift bags from newspaper

I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. 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.

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. 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. In all, the show features 50 artists and a dozen installations made just for the show, including Andreas Kocks's Paperwork #701G (in the Beginning), seen above. Here's a sampling of the other works on display: Mia Pearlman's Eddy: 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. Far from it. 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. From steampunk jewelry to an arcade game and a toilet, meet some of the coolest steampunk gadgets we've seen! 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. 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. Infographics. Are the Richest Americans Also the Best Educated?

Millenium Development Goals. Paying the Same Amount for Smaller Products. What Congress Would Look Like If It Were Demographically Representative of America. Dance - une vidéo Arts. Blue moss. Making a picnic dress. Several people have asked me how to make my Picnic Dress. It’s a bit too complicated for the step by step instruction on how to draft a pattern I gave for the draped t-shirt, but I hope this will be enough detail for anyone who is familiar with how dresses are made. You will need 4 yards of 45″ fabric and an 18″ zipper. These are the pieces of the pattern.

Tall Painting. 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.