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Desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net

Desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net
It's that time of the week. The ones that made the cut but then didn't because I hummed and hawed and changed my mind. My stalking leftovers. Why? I'm very fussy. Call me particular, finicky, choosy and hard to please.

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The Best Architectural Websites The Top Architectural Websites in the World That sounds pretty important doesn’t it? At the very least it sounds comprehensive … it suggests an extensive and exhaustive collection of the best architecturally themed websites in the world. I’m not sure if that is this list but it is my go-to list of websites. swissmiss Sofas, Couches, Leather Sofas, Loveseats & Love Seats We now offer international shipping through global provider, Borderfree. As you shop, you will see prices in your selected currency. You can change where you would like to ship your items in the top right corner of our website. To learn more about international shipping, please visit our International Orders page. Some items are not eligible for international shipping. Please look for eligibility notifications on our product pages, or view our guidelines to see which items are ineligible .

the style files Skypak Have you ever looked at those airline carts pushed around by flight attendants and thought that maybe they’d be useful in your home somehow? That’s what German company Skypak is doing. They’ve recreated those carts for residential and commercial use. They’re entirely customizable from the inside out. You can create just about any configuration to suit your needs – bar cart, beverage trolley, bath caddy, etc. Then, you can customize the outside with whatever design will work best with your interior from flags to artwork to mosaics to 24-karat gold leaf!

No. 570 - 2012.1024 Trees are fundamental to urban landscapes and natural ecosystems. Wood from trees is a fundamental material for architecture. The tension between wood in living trees, and wood in buildings and other products, is arguably at an all-time-high on planet Earth. Sub-Studio Design Blog Whimsical Watercolor Portraits by COLOURlovers Watercolors afford artists the ability to create whimsical portraits, where colors blend together and give the painting increased depth. I believe watercolor art is a powerful way to express emotions, thoughts, feelings, and perceptions. These watercolor portraits have a certain strength to them that shines beyond the paper.

Autodesk 123D Design: 3D Modeling for the Masses Autodesk123D Design is a new free 3D modeling tool that allows users to create a digital model and then 3D print or fabricate their idea whether on the iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser. Autodesk 123D Design helps users get their projects started by providing base shapes and example models that help move past a blank screen and into the design quickly. Using natural interactions to add objects to the canvas and assemble parts together, users can enjoy the design process and create amazing 3D-printable designs. "For the first time ever, users can create sophisticated, precise 3D models of real objects on their iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser. People said this couldn't be done on iPad, and we're happy to prove them wrong," commented Samir Hanna, vice president of Consumer Products, Autodesk. Sponsored Links

Color Psychology of Logo Design by COLOURlovers Anything related to color and psychology tends to fascinate me. Why do certain colors have certain meanings? Why do certain companies choose certain colors to represent their brand? Travel For Design It has been too long and I apologize….however, I do have a juicy vacation spot for you all. My husband and I just went to Lyford Cay for the first time for a dear friend’s wedding. All my expectations were surpassed. After countless hours of ogling the redesign of the club by the uber-talented Tom Scheerer ( I finally was able to see it in the flesh and I was not disappointed. A soft sea-shell pink dominates the many rooms he redid and the effect is fantastic. The main club, rooms, cottages, and dining room are steps from a white sand beach that boasts bevy of kyacks, sailboats, and paddle boards that you can rent.

Colors of the Social World (Wide Web) [Infographic + Video] by COLOURlovers When a social network like Twitter allows a user to select a theme to represent themselves in the digital world, that user is choosing to identify their digital persona with colors... And we wanted to look at who chooses what colors... If the world is made up of people and those people have a color preference... what then is the color of Texas? What color are mothers?

Web Help: Color Palette Generator I use photoshop’s eyedropper tool to pull color profiles from images, but I know that not everyone has photoshop…and even if you do, you might just fall in love with this Color Palette Generator (found via Nicole Tattersall) because it will do all the work for you. Simply insert the direct image link and presto-change-o before your eyes will appear a lovely little color palette for you to use it whatever inspiring way you’d like. Have fun! Here’s how it works:

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