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Coney Island Boardwalk Transforms Into Building Material. When the New York City parks department started using concrete and synthetic lumber three years ago to replace sections of the Coney Island Boardwalk — that symbol of summer, receptacle of dropped ice cream cones and witness to roller coaster romance — the move prompted outrage from preservationists.

Coney Island Boardwalk Transforms Into Building Material

Unintentionally, the city had begun an engaging tale of reinvention. Stainless Steel Tile at Design For Less. TOZIER - Luxury Modern Architecture, Luxury Organic Architecture, Exotic Architecture, Carbon Fiber Furniture, Ultramodern Architecture, Supermodern Architecture, Freeform Architecture, Extreme Home Architect. Pythagorean cup. Cross section Cross section of a Pythagorean cup.

Pythagorean cup

A Pythagorean cup (also known as a Pythagoras cup, a Greedy Cup or a Tantalus cup) is a form of drinking cup that forces its user to imbibe only in moderation. Credited to Pythagoras of Samos, it allows the user to fill the cup with wine up to a certain level. If he fills the cup only to that level, the imbiber may enjoy a drink in peace. If he exhibits gluttony, however, the cup spills its entire contents out of the bottom (onto the lap of the immodest drinker).[1] Form and function[edit] A Pythagorean cup looks like a normal drinking cup, except that the bowl has a central column in it – giving it a shape like a Bundt pan in the center of the cup. Modular Dish Drainer & Yanko Design. Modular Dish Drainer.

Modular Dish Drainer & Yanko Design

10 Most Inappropriate Office Items. Automata News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9. A lyre, maybe, not what most people today are going to think of as a harp; the hands are held wrong to be playing a harp.

Automata News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9

Well, maybe a tiny one, strummed, but the music is picking out notes, so that doesn't work either. (My wife bought her first harp on our second date. Automata News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9. An Amazing Tattoo Artist - Peter Aursich. Peter Aurisch, a tattoo artist based out of Berlin, Germany, creates amazing one of a kind works of art that are unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

An Amazing Tattoo Artist - Peter Aursich

35 Amazing Uses For Old Pallets. Japanese manhole covers. 24 Oct 2007 Here are a few links to photo collections of Japanese manhole covers. - Okachin Manhole Cover Gallery: This collection of 1,000+ manhole cover photos is organized by prefecture.

Japanese manhole covers

Use the links on the left side of the page to navigate the site. Neonflames. WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson. Origami Peper Plane. Design Seeds&: For All Who Love Color. #ededed #e8dcca #b08a61 #66503c #6b636a #aba2a4. Ians Shoelace Site - Shoe Lacing Methods. Disney Princesses In Accurate Period Costume. These are very beautiful drawings!

Disney Princesses In Accurate Period Costume

Although I am sad to see Belle looking so unlike herself. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. 10 Totally Cool Placemats. Moss Placemats Add some woodland whimsy to your table decor with Moss Mossy's homemade place mats!

10 Totally Cool Placemats

Table Setting Placemat There's a little trick for figuring out which fork to use when eating at a fancy dinner party; start from the outside and work your way in. That's all fine and good while you're dining, but what if you're the one setting the table? Manga farming. Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee & Yanko Design. 21st Century Folk Art: Foreclosure Quilts. From 1999 to 2004, I worked for a private urban planning firm designing New Urbanist neighborhoods throughout the US.

21st Century Folk Art: Foreclosure Quilts

In 2007, as foreclosures began to occur I questioned my work. Did I add to this in some way? I was aware early on that these foreclosures were just the beginning of something bigger yet I felt alone when I mentioned it. Few agreed with me or seemed concerned.It was important to me to present the whole story in a way that would captivate people’s attention and make a memorable statement. 12 Creative Napkin Holders. A humorously designed napkin holder, with a brave matador on one side and a raging bull on the other, with napkins (preferably red!)

12 Creative Napkin Holders

Instead of the red cloth. The cool Dripping Napkin Holder from Artori Design is the one napkin holder that you'll actually want to put on display. Just place different colored napkins in this unique metal napkin holder and the drip-shaped laser cuts create a fun illusion. Use red napkins for dripping blood, green for slime, blue for water, black for oil, white for, hmm, glue. McDonald's Food Mummy Art Show by Ben Campbell. The project is to fund and enhance an art show featuring a wide variety of work created with and inspired by McDonald's Food.

10 Amazing Book-Art Pieces. They're still books – only a bit changed. All these books were transformed into visual art, but still they're books. American artist and mathematician with a strange name, Robert The, has made bizarre creations from books for many years. His art works are stored in many private collections and are exhibited in modern museums. Create human forms from books, this is what Nick Georgiou does. Art comes from the "death" of books with the arrival of e-books and other digital media. Created by Wim Botha, who was born in 1974, graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1996, and currently lives in Cape Town. Bradford and West Yorkshire - Features - Crate crazy in Castleford! Graffiti Analysis. - StumbleUpon. See . Saw on the Behance Network. - StumbleUpon. The eyeballing game. This is What Happens When You Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids. This December, in a surprisingly simple yet ridiculously amazing installation for the Queensland Gallery of Modern Ar, artist Yayoi Kusama constructed a large domestic environment, painting every wall, chair, table, piano, and household decoration a brilliant white, effectively serving as a giant white canvas.

Over the course of two weeks, the museum’s smallest visitors were given thousands upon thousands of colored dot stickers and were invited to collaborate in the transformation of the space, turning the house into a vibrantly mottled explosion of color. How great is this? Given the opportunity my son could probably cover the entire piano alone in about fifteen minutes. Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee.

(click images for detail) BIGADDICT - StumbleUpon. Inside the ultimate subway graffiti project. 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos - Year 2011. More info. Let us begin with this words that come as a response to the photo above: - StumbleUpon. David Mach Creates “The Devil” Out of Matchsticks. Sets It On Fire. Carbon Sink: What Goes Around Comes Around. A Controversial Installation at the University of Wyoming. Carbon Sink is a controversial new installation at the University of Wyoming by British artist Chris Drury.

Mountains of Books Become Mountains. Wabi-sabi. Shooting Challenge Steel Wool 2. Page corner bookmarks. 33 Ways To Stay Creative. G A L L E R Y. Quilling - Turning Paper Strips into Intricate Artworks. Ct_1440.jpg (1440×900) Everything but the Paper Cut: Eye-popping Ways Artists Use Paper. The World's Most Complex Architectural Columns. Designing from behind the Iron Curtain - Imprint. MoMA to Showcase Cindy Sherman’s New and Old Characters. Inside Germany’s famed art school. Koalas to the Max dot Com. Color Palette Generator. Beautiful REK bookcase grows with your library. Cube - Cubify.