Cleon Peterson Presents “POISON” Exhibition

Los Angeles-based artist Cleon Peterson is showcasing his latest works at Detroit’s contemporary art gallery, Library Street Collective. Just like his previous works, his latest project titled “POISON,” portrays a strong sense of violence, through graphic monochromatic acrylic-on-canvas pieces and porcelain sculptures. “POISON” focuses on revenge. “It’s often a motivation for war and justification for punishment; it’s a social impulse … Read more

KA House in Thailand by IDIN Architects

Built by IDIN Architects, KA House which is located in the Pak Chong district of Thailand, beautifully integrates a brilliant design into a natural environment. The inclining fence guides the panorama from the outside to the inside. Simultaneously, while walking through the entrance, the space gradually reveals the space of the inner courtyard and the building. The two-story house is wrapped by triangular … Read more

The Olympic Torch for Rio 2016 Games Unveiled

The Olympic committee has just unveiled the winning design for the Rio 2016 games, from its open invitation in which 76 Brazilian agencies participated. Created by Sao Paolo-based firm Chelles & Hayashi, the design is meant to highlight the warm spirit of the people of Brazil. The segmented body expands, and reveals the integral colors of Brazil … Read more

Facebook Unveils New Logo

Facebook has unveiled a new logo design for the first time since its creation in 2005, with changes so subtle most people won’t easily notice. The changes include the switch from a double-story “a” to a single-story one, as well as the addition of more white space and thinner lettering, making it easier to read. According to Josh … Read more

Amit Shimoni Illustrates President Obama & Other Leaders as Hipsters

Graphic Designer Amit Shimoni has illustrated several world leaders as hipster, as part of his ongoing “HIPSTORY” series. President Obama sports a dreadlock bun, with multiple tattoos and gold accessories, while Queen Elizabeth rocks a personalized gold necklace and a flower wreath on her head. Other world leaders illustrated in the 4th series include, Abraham Lincoln, Angela Merkel, Che Guevara, Dalai Lama, … Read more

Groveland House by Mcleod Bovell

Located in West Vancouver, British Columbia, the Groveland House – a three-story architectural piece of work designed by Mcleod Bovell, boasts everything from a putting green on the upper level, pool and entertainment on the middle level, to a spacious lounge with more intimate views to natural bedrock on the lower level. A wide footprint … Read more

Sunflower House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales

Cadaval & Solà-Morales, an architecture studio based in both Spain and Mexico, presents the Sunflower House. Located on a cliff-side overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the stunning two-storey residence boasts a contemporary exterior design, highlighting white cubes of space all-through the futuristic home. At the interior, dark furniture complement the expansive white walls and panoramic glass view of the … Read more

The Italian Alps Villa by Camillo Botticini Architect

Built in between trompia valley and sabbia valley in Northern Italy, Camillo Botticini Architect’s latest project – the ‘Alps Villa’ has been designed to capture different sides of the mountainous landscape. The exterior of the home has been made with a combination of oxidized copper and accoya wood, while at the interior, the home is kept minimal, with resin floors lining and a … Read more

Star Trek-Inspired NetDragon Headquarters in China

Lui Deijan, founder of Chinese game development company NetDragon, happens to be a huge fan of Star-Trek, and he has just commissioned the company’s recently completed headquarters, which was designed to look like the famed USS Enterprise of Star Trek. The 260-meter-length office structure took four years to complete, costing 600 million yuan (nearly $97 million USD), with TV network CBS sanctioning the rights for the Chinese company to model their office after the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E. Captured by drone, the architectural structure which pays homage to the popular sci-fi franchise is officially the only licensed star trek building in the world.

Source: designboom

Timber Guest Houses in Ukrainian Forest by YOD Design Lab

Located in the Poltava region of Ukraine, YOD Design Lab had recently completed these individual guest houses built amid a pine forest, in just two months. Each unit has been constructed using a light metal frame that weights only 2,200 kilograms together with the remainder of the structure. The rooms sit atop timber decks that allow the structures … Read more