Archive for August, 2011

Life in a bubble

31/08/2011
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Dying light

31/08/2011
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Dying light at Polzeath beach, Cornwall

Take A Seat! 31 Wild & Wacky Couches

31/08/2011

Most couches are boring. People are terrified to experiment with the central furnishing of their living room, so traditional styles are incredibly common. If stepping outside of the box is of any interest, it’s time to check out these fantastical couches that turn any living room into a major topic of conversation. (more…)

Andreas Englund

30/08/2011

art blog - Andreas Englund - empty kingdom

 

Andreas Englund originally hails from Falun, Sweden, but is currently based out of Stockholm. Englund creates an absolutely hilarious series of oil on canvas paintings of a beloved superhero on the wrong side of 40 just trying to get by in his twilight years. We’ll all see to that day ourselves at one point in our lives. None of us live forever. Who wants too?

 

“Humour can be the carrier of messages that are otherwise hard to convey. For me, it liberates my thoughts and ideas from pretentiousness while at the same time it opens doors to new routes and angles.” (more…)

Star trails

30/08/2011

Star trails above a tin mine at Zennor, Cornwall

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Ornate feet

30/08/2011
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Ornate feet at Bago, Burma

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Dark & Dramatic Design: 16 Bold Black Interiors

30/08/2011

Black is dark and depressing, morbid and gothic – or is it? The impact of large expanses of black in interior design can be surprisingly fresh, and just as dramatic as you’d expect. These 16 examples show the many different ways that this underused shade can be incorporated into a home or office, from stunning all-black rooms to accent walls. (more…)

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Sharing

29/08/2011
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Sharing a spit in Naknek, Alaska

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Sunset

29/08/2011
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Windbreakers: Bangladesh Cyclone Shelter Architecture

29/08/2011


Though cyclones and their associated storm surges have been wreaking havoc on Bangladesh and other South Asian nations for thousands of years, an ongoing program of cyclone shelter construction has given hope to the region while saving lives with every storm. (more…)

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