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Charming Log Cabin With Unique Logs

Almost all log cabins look as if they were taken out of a fairy tale, as the natural elements are a constant reminder of the closeness of nature.
This charming log cabin looks amazing and Matt Enderles is the artist responsible for its design. He collects rare pieces of wood for his projects but also specializes in building log cabins and transforming wood by using different techniques. (more…)

‘Little Island’ A Floating Park In NYC Brings Together Art And Nature In An Immersive Experience

Heatherwick Studio and MLNA have teamed to create Little Island, a New York City floating island that will be connected with Manhattan.
The island on the spot that is now known as Pier 55, and will be comprised of 132 concrete columns that serve as modules. The initiative came from the Diller-von Furstenburg Family Foundation and it will serve as a natural park with 100 species of trees on a site of 2.4-acres.
Besides the park and relaxing area, there will also be a space dedicated to community events and artists. (more…)

Elaborate Birdhouses Resembling Miniature Palaces Built in Ottoman-Era Turkey

The Ottoman architecture pays a lot of attention to details, and not only those that serve the needs of humans, but also those of birds in particular. Birds had their tiny palaces in the Ottoman Empire, and these houses were attached to the buildings in form of tiny little palaces.
These unique-looking bird cages even had their very own tiny balconies and runways for take-off. (more…)

Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

In the woods of Southern France, lies a forest full of contemporary wooden sculptures made by Spencer Byles, who created a stunning wonderland filled with mystery.
Byles spent one year in the forest working on the sculptures and integrated them into the landscape of La Colle Sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins. (more…)

Man Buys House with Unused and Perfectly Preserved 1950s Kitchen

Retro decor objects are not easy to find, and many of them which are designer pieces can have a high price. But Nathan Chandler seems to be one lucky man as in 2010 he purchased a home that has a kitchen fully furnished with the finest American pieces from the mid-1950s.
The home never had a previous owner, so everything is spotless and in perfect condition, even the kitchen appliances. (more…)

True Off-Grid Homesteading in A Pioneer Style Cabin

Doug and Stacy are living the pioneer lifestyle in the 21st century! Living in a beautifully constructed DIY pioneer style cabin and homesteading their land in Missouri, this adventurous couple have left behind the trappings of the modern world. (more…)

This Street Artist Paints Fake Shadows to Playfully Trick Passersby

Shadow art requires a lot of mastery, as the artist must learn about geometrics and angles in which to optimally display his art.
Damon Belanger is a California-based artist who is known for his eclectic works. He uses different mediums to express himself, such as painting, package design, and now, street art. (more…)

Artist Uses Silhouetted Shapes to Turn Colorful Clouds Into Beautiful Scenes

You’ve surely chilled outdoors on warm summer days and watched clouds passing by, imagining all the things they remind you of only to be brought back to reality once they changed shape.
Lân Nguyen (aka 19.XCV), is a photographer who took his love for clouds to new heights, creating beautifully surreal art. He transforms the night sky with playful digital edits and projects black silhouettes on pictures of clouds to incorporate them into everyday objects. (more…)

This Wind-Powered Vertical Farm in Denmark Will Provide 1,000 Tons of Food Annually

Healthy eating is a continuously emerging trend, that has proven health benefits and advantages. A diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables is highly desirable, especially if all the produce is locally grown and fresh.

Nordic Harvest is a company from Denmark, that team with YesHealth Group from Taiwan to create the vertical farms of the future. The Taiwanese tech company has a large portfolio of vertical farming and building the necessary technology for it, and now they are working on building a large wind-powered vertical farm in Denmark. (more…)

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