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Sou Fujimoto to Construct a Tree-Inspired Apartment Building

Sou Fujimoto to Construct a Tree-Inspired Apartment Building

Sou Fujimoto Architects has been chosen to construct the second architectural folly of the 21st century in Montpellier, France, along with Nicolas Laisne Assicies and OXO Architects. The building extends 17 stories accommodating residential units, office spaces, an art gallery, and a restaurant and bar. Named the ‘White Tree’, the 10,000 square meter structure grows...

Philip's Urban Beehive Concept

Philip’s Urban Beehive Concept

Philip’s unveiled an at-home beehive concept allowing anyone the ability to harvest fresh honey from their window. The concept is part of the Dutch electronic company’s Microbial Home design. Pressed against an opening in a window, the Urban Beehive splits the difference between inside and out, with a flowerpot and entry passage outside and a...

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer Around the World

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer Around the World

Early this year we posted the amazing “Follow Me To” series by photographer Murad Osmann that has exploded in popularity on Instagram. Murad and his girlfriend Nataly have continued to visit amazing places around the globe, inspiring travelers and photographers to capture the world around us in a fresh and creative way. In real-life Nataly was...

Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Golden Reindeer at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris

Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Golden Reindeer at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris

Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs surrounded by 40 live trees, and also created a reindeer installation titled ”Sexy Golden Reindeer” along with Michael Amann of Crystal Group.  Each reindeer is made with 1,300 separate mirrors, stands over 13 feet...

Rare Weather Event Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

Rare Weather Event Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

Last week on Black Friday the entire Grand Canyon was filled with fog in a rare temperature inversion. This happens when hot air traps cooler air near the earth’s surface, causing fog to form and fill the canyon. According to Erin Whittaker, a park ranger, inversions usually happen once or twice a year at the...

Lucid Stead Installation by Phillip K Smith III

Lucid Stead Installation by Phillip K Smith III

Artist Phillip K Smith III recently completed a spectacular light installation in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California titled “Lucid Stead.” The work is an artistic intervention on a 70-year-old abandoned homesteader shack that plays with the concepts of light and shadow, reflection, projection and change. During the day, the structure reflects its surroundings through...

2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium by Zaha Hadid

2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects, in association with AECOM, have unveiled its design for the first of the five stadiums that will hold football matches during the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium will be located in Al Wakrah, the southern-most city hosting the tournament. According to project director Jim Heverin, the shape of the stadium will be based on the...

Moët & Chandon Unveils The Methuselah Leopard Luxury Edition in Gilded Bottle

Moët & Chandon Unveils The Methuselah Leopard Luxury Edition in Gilded Bottle

Moët & Chandon winery has launched the Methuselah Leopard Luxury Edition of Nectar Impérial Rosé champagne. The six liter bottle boasts of leapord motif and keeps up with the blingastic trend to be decked with 22-carat gold leaf. French engraver Arthus-Bertrand was commissioned to handcraft each bottle with 22-carat gold leaves and a unique technique was...

Zaha Hadid Designs Superyacht for Blohm + Voss

Zaha Hadid Designs Superyacht for Blohm + Voss

To mark the launch of an exhibition of Zaha Hadid’s work at London’s David Gill Gallery, Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm + Voss have released details of a new Hadid-designed superyacht. The design concept is based around the sculptural form of a master prototype conceived for a 128m yacht. The structure is topped by an exoskeleton structure that is composed of interwoven...

Casa Gomez by SO Studio

Casa Gomez by SO Studio

This stunning house located in Cancun, Mexico was designed by architectural firm SO Studio. Called Casa Gomez, the choosing of materials and textures was key to create unusual environments of marked avant-garde tendency, combining the balance among the apparent concrete walls, granite and wood floors, big windows and the glass and aluminum covers, besides specific Bisazza mosaic accents. As...

Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has designed a modern pyramid-shaped home, submitted as a proposal for a recent architecture competition. It features multiple windows cut out of the four large triangular facades that allow natural light  into the home. An enormous window covers one entire side of the structure that visually exposes and lightens the design. Inside this unique...

Coca-Cola Launches "Natural" Coca-Cola Life

Coca-Cola Launches “Natural” Coca-Cola Life

Coca-Cola has launched a “natural” and “healthy” coke called Coca-Cola Life. “The drink is made with a mixture of sugar and stevia-based substitute, and contains two times less the calories than regular Coke. The all organic sugar drink is launched in Argentina, with total world domination soon to follow,” explains Van Mensvoort. The new product comes in...