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ntemporary House in the Forest Apollo 11, Chile | Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design Contemporary House in the Forest Apollo 11, Chile Apollo 11 is a contemporary house amidst a grove of elm tress in the foothill of he Andes near Santiago. Designed by Parra + Edwards Architects. The inspiration for the design of the house comes from a spaceship that quietly descends into a forest leaving little impact. About Assif Majid Assif is a freelance British journalist who spends his time between Leeds, Manchester and London. Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista. Adelto Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? July 28, 2011 | Property | View comments Box House with compact and cozy design features Brasilia-based architectural practice, 1:1 arquitetura:design, has designed the Box House project. Luxury home on Connaught Square by Charlotte Crosland London-based interior designer, Charlotte Crosland, has designed the Connaught Square project.

Light Graffiti: 10 Masters of Light Painting Photography View in gallery Light Graffiti | The art of light painting is amongst the final visual frontiers of human creativity. It requires precise photographic skill, carefully choreographed performance and a wild imagination. Light graffiti as an art is not yet a century old, a discipline born from photographic mistakes and years of experimentation. Just how good can light painting get? Pablo Picasso Light Painting One of the 20th century’s greatest artists was quite adept with light painting himself. Pablo Picasso Light Painting Gallery Julien Breton Light Calligraphy The French calligrapher and graphic artist Julien Breton has extended his calligraphy into the world of photography and light. Julien Breton Light Calligraphy Gallery Taylor Pemberton Light Graffiti The multi-disciplinary graphic artist and designer Taylor Pemberton has tried his own hand at light graffiti, and the resulting images are stunning. Taylor Pemberton Light Graffiti Gallery Lapp Pro Light Graffiti TCB Light Graffiti

Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston 1852 Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston 1852 City Document - No. 37. In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, June 30, 1852. Ordered, That the Trustees of the City Library be requested to report to the City Council upon the objects to be attained by the establishment of a Public Library, and the best mode of effecting them; and that they be authorized to report in print. Passed. Sent down for concurrence. BENJAMIN SEAVER, Mayor. In Common Council, July 1, 1852. Concurred. HENRY J. A true Copy. S. The Trustees of the public library, in compliance with the order of the two branches of the City Council, submit the following report on the objects to be attained by the establishment of a public library and the best mode of effecting them : – Of all human arts that of writing, as it was one of the earliest invented, is also one of the most important. Till the middle of the fifteenth century of our era, it was literally the art of writing by which these effects were produced.

Temperature-Sensitive Glass Product Details Color-changing dyes and additives have been offered in paper, plastic, and textiles for some time, but this product takes the idea into a new area: glass tiles. Offered in a range of colors and sensitivities, the tiles change color based on ambient temperature, body temperature, or water temperature. The textured glass surface layer protects and highlights the color-change film on the tile. The tiles come in six standard lines. Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks by Shay Aaron Shay Aaron is a brilliant artist from Israel who makes the most astonishing miniature food jewelry. These foodstuffs look so beautiful that we would desire to eat them. Actually, there’s a whole market out there for miniature food. Comments comments

Bars As far as nightlife goes, in Porto, Portugal, it is all happening downtown. A local company, Baixa (baixa is Portuguese for downtown), has recently added another downtown nightclub to its roster that already includes the Baixa bar. The new nightclub, Instalação (installation), was designed by José Carlos Cruz Arquitecto, the same team responsible for the design of Baixa bar as well as the Farmacia Lordelo we have featured earlier. The space for Instalação, opened in March, was in essence a long, narrow corridor with two dividing structural arches that support the building itself. From this 250 square-meter (2,690 sq.ft.) space the designers created a golden wire tunnel where the main materials are concrete, brass and polished aluminum. Andy Warhol’s Factory inspired some of the ideas for the smaller VIP room, and Anish Kapoor’s ideas gave suggestions for the beautifully textured concrete ceiling – our favourite part of the entire project. Photos by Fernando Guerra FG+SG.

30 Amazing Conceptual Photographs Photography is always about capturing the meaning, significance and essence of a moment in time, however, conceptual photography takes this idea to the extreme, by capturing a thought, idea, or message to the viewer and communicating it in a clever and interesting method. We’ve gathered up 30 awe-inspiring conceptual photographs that will make you take a moment to look a little bit closer and try to decipher the message of each photograph. If you love these photography roundups, check out our other posts: Thanks! As always, if you enjoy these posts, please help share them with your friends via your favorite social network. Your support helps us continue to grow and provide the best articles and tutorials on our network. Have an inspired day! 1 by Avi Abrams Love by Jorge Gazzanno Black Sheep by Spin360 Kiss by Nicmaos It’s just a Game by Ibrahim AlRabeh Bienvenido al Paraiso by Xabier M. What’s All The Eggcietment About by Ariel Bo Bariel Anorexia by Santy Ago Reborn by A Madestra Suicide Teddy Mr.

Home Weird but Wonderful Homes Suburban tract homes be damned, America still has a healthy supply of homes that make you go “hmm,” and TopTenRealEstateDeals.com has compiled a list of some real doozies called The Top 10 Weird but Wonderful Homes. These are homes with stories to tell and questions to answer—there’s intrigue and mystery. Two of these homes are built in honor of a loved one. Some of them are open to the public, some are private homes, and most of these in the list are even for sale. Multiple homes on the list are energy efficient and even off the grid. Others are just off the wall, and some of those walls are constructed from some pretty unusual materials.

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