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Digitally Assembled Artwork by Russ Mills

Digitally Assembled Artwork by Russ Mills

April 19th, 2014

Abstract, Gothic and full of emotion, Russ Mills’s artwork is absolutely stunning. A fashion illustrator and graphic designer, Mills is purely fascinated with the human form, particularly the face as it can be seen in his …

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LUPSCOWS Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

April 18th, 2014

New Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook by Kiel/Germany-based Fashionlabel LUPSCOWS. New Styles, new Designs on T-Shirts, Hoodies, a College-Jacket, some brandnew T-Shirts and all that jazz. Read more

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Blanc Et Noir by Caesar Lima

April 17th, 2014

Portraits done in black and white brings an additional layer of complexity to their subject. The absence of color can give photographs ranging from those with a wide flowing spectrum of soft grey tones to those with dramatic …

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Foodtypography

April 17th, 2014

This is a rather interesting mix of things, mix the art of typography and food, it gives a surprising result. Foodtypography.com is a pretty Tumblr that lists everything related to food typography. It is a real pleasure for …

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Shepard Fairey / OBEY – 50 Shades Of Black at Subliminal Projects

April 17th, 2014

“Music has taught me a great deal about connecting with a broad audience. Music is universal. I’ve had some very moving encounters with art in my life, especially in the street, but almost nothing can compare to the …

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Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Nestled amidst a neighborhood of single story bungalows in Venice, California, the Solar Umbrella Residence boldly establishes a precedent for the next generation of California modernist architecture. Located on a 41’ wide x 100’-0” long through lot, the Solar Umbrella addition transforms the architects’ existing 650 square foot bungalow into a 1900 square foot residence equipped for responsible living in the twenty-first century.

Inspired by Paul Rudolph’s Umbrella House of 1953, the Solar Umbrella provides a contemporary reinvention of the solar canopy—a strategy that provides thermal protection in climates with intense exposures. In establishing the program for their residence, which accommodates the couple and their one child chose to integrate into the design, principles of sustainability that they strive to achieve in their own practice. The architects carefully considered the entire site, taking advantage of as many opportunities for sustainable living as possible. Passive and active solar design strategies render the residence 100% energy neutral. Recycled, renewable, and high performance materials and products are specified throughout. Hardscape and landscape treatments are considered for their aesthetic and actual impact on the land. The Brooks Scarpa Residence elegantly crafts each of these strategies and materials, exploiting the potential for performance and sensibility while achieving a rich and interesting sensory and aesthetic experience.

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa


Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa


Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

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