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More than 400 invited guests attended the opening event of The Art Hunter in Sydney on Tuesday night. The Art Hunter launch is a collaboration between The Cool Hunter and Jaguar, and the opening night was also the Australian debut of the spectacular Jaguar C-X17 concept car. To present The Art Hunter, we engaged our dream team of collaborators, led by the incomparable Natalie Longeon and Peter Pengly from The Artistry (they designed and executed our Summer Lovers Rotate store as well), to transform a 500 m2 warehouse in Alexandria into a genuinely exciting, temporary three-week art exhibition experience. The Art Hunter is not a white-walled space where you quietly walk past pieces of art. Instead, it is an eclectic and vibrant environment where every wall is a different color (by our paint sponsor Taubmans), where there is no natural light and where the work of more than 40 artists, curated by us, is not only on display but also for sale.

100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results Photoshop tutorials are one of the most popular subjects on the web, as the digital art community continues to grow and new designers bring their unique skills. However, quality Photoshop tutorials that teach you a useful effect, have a quality finished result and are well explained are harder to find, and with the large number of tutorial sites available, it can be hard to sort the quality from the mundane. In this massive roundup, we’ve collected the top 100 best Photoshop tutorials that have ever been created, that yield professional results, teach you a useful effect, are well explained, and will have you designing like a pro in no time. These tutorials are collected from niche tutorial sites around the web, and range in age from creation in 2008 to a few tutorials that were created just last week.

Architect to build home using 3-D printer - "Landscape House" will be built from blocks made with a 3-D printer, says its creator, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars. Dutch architect to create the first building done with 3-D printing"Landscape House" would be a huge figure 8 that lets people seamlessly go in and outThe D-Shape 3-D printer will crank out 20-by-30-foot marblelike blocks for itPrice is $5 million to $6 million; the architect hopes to finish it in 2014 (CNN) -- A Dutch architect is thinking a little bigger about 3-D printing than the tiny-to-midsize trinkets we've seen so far. He wants to print a house. And a pretty offbeat and innovative one at that. "Landscape House" is the brainchild of architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars.

100 (Really) Creative Business Cards Whichever business you’re in, and especially for anyone in the field of design, such as web designers, a business card can be as important as your website identity. A business card creates a physical connection and bond between you or your business and your customers. Just like in a website, business cards can become great interactive elements, but with the added ability to have real textures, different materials and shapes. DIY Used Cargo Homes & Shipping Container House Plans Designs & Ideas on Dornob.url Once upon a time, you had to buy passage on a freight ship headed out to sea in order to see a stack of containers piled high to the sky all around you. Nowadays more and more architects and builders are finding used free or for sale cargo containers at discount prices to construct all kinds of houses, homes and office structures. However, lest you think you need to go the route of hiring a professional, you should know that some do-it-yourself designers like Keith Dewey are making do with their own shipping container home plans. His own home, for example is constructed out of eight used shipping containers stacked on a residential lot. On top of that he has come up with all kinds of engaging cargo home plans and designs that range from simply, sturdy and easy-to-construct to complex, conceptual, whimsical and nearly impossible to build.

Illusion & Surrealism « Tang Yau Hoong Architectural Lighting Architectural Lighting Magazine Editorial Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Turned Earth- O'Connell Landscape's Blog Client Questions Archives.url January 27, 2007 My Lights or Fountain Don't Work We had a couple of calls this week from clients that their fountains were not working. Nine times out of ten this is due to a GFI (Ground Fault Interrupt) plug, which is common in kitchens or bathrooms and can prevent against shocks.

Bulletproof whiteboards are university's answer to school shootings - Aug. 26, 2013.url Hardwire has sold 200 bulletproof whiteboards (which also come in blue and pink) to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as a last-ditch defense against school shootings. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has already snapped up 200 of them for $299 each. The boards are made by Hardwire, a company that has supplied the military with vehicle armor and other protective gear used in Iraq and Afghanistan. "It's a writing tablet that doubles as a bulletproof shield," said university spokesman William Robinson. He added that only private donations were used to make the nearly $60,000 purchase.

News – Carpenter Oak & Woodland.url Carpenter Oak & Woodland wins Wood Awards 2012 November 28, 2012 · Following the shortlisting of two projects for the 2012 Wood Awards, the Stowe Visitor Centre wins the Commerial and Public Access catagory. Carpenter Oak & Woodland shortlisted for two Wood Awards September 24, 2012 · England The Wood Awards are Britain’s premier awards for the use of wood in buildings and this year two of our visitor centre projects have been shortlisted.

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Shipping Container Home ISBU home.url Post Publication Addition: Since writing this article, I’ve learned an awful lot about ISBU homes. I’ve even teamed up with an expert on container homes, and together we’ve written a book. If you’re interested in living in an amazing container home yourself, my partner, Alex Klein, and I have written an introductory book on how to do it. Alex has built over 100 ISBU homes around the world, and even consults with Congress on using these containers for housing. The book is called Introduction to Container Homes and Buildings. Specify Insulated Metal Panels for School Retrofits Insulated Metal Panels deliver R-values from R-14 to R-48 and are one of the most energy efficient ways to insulate buildings, beat soaring energy costs and meet stringent energy efficiency guidelines. IMPs are an excellent choice for retrofitting existing structures quickly, economically and efficiently thanks to their modular design. IMPs feature a rigid foam core sandwiched between 2 coated sheets of metal.