One evening last week, C.S.I. Walker Berg of the Portland Oregon Police Bureau looked out a window on the 12th floor of the Justice Center to discover an incredible sight Continue reading
Movies, music and literature has brought fame to millions, but not all celebrities are humans. Sometimes, a tree becomes the unexpected center of attraction. Here are some real trees that have found fame through art and fiction. Continue reading
When noa* (network of architecture), were asked to re-design Hotel Hubertus that sits at the foot of a ski and hiking area in Valdaora, Italy, they included a new 82 foot (25m) swimming pool. Continue reading
This is the Corbett Residence, a minimal black house hidden between the trees in North Carolina, US.
Designed by in situ studio, the house strikes a line across a sloping, wooded site, mimicking the horizon. Continue reading
Named after its owners, ‘Haus für Julia und Björn’ is a wooden residence located in the picturesque scenery of Austrian mountains.
Situated between a lime tree and a walnut tree, the barn-looking house easily blends with its location, a scenic region of Bregenz Forest. Continue reading
A new bookstore has recently opened in Hangzhou, China, and the inside is kind of amazing to see.
The store is located just above the main plaza, within the commercial center of Star Avenue, in the Binjiang District, and adjacent to Qiantang River. Continue reading
It turns out that even masterpieces we know very well can have some secrets.
Almost every significant piece of art hides a mystery to solve…
112 Proverbs at a Time
’Netherlandish Proverbs’ by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1559
Pieter Bruegel painted a village inhabited by people who represent Flemish proverbs of his day in age. All in all, this work of art includes approximately 112 identifiable idioms. Continue reading
The long-awaited spring has come to the Land of the Rising Sun, and with it comes the cherry blossom.
Forget about all the snow and cold outside your window and look at these utterly beautiful pictures.