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Tearfully Expressive Watercolor Paintings

The artist’s name is Marion Bolognesi. She lives and works in New York City, where she divides her time between accessories design and her personal passion for expressive, illustrative water color paintings. Her paintings and work has been exhibited around the globe. See more at


If your house was on fire (knock on wood) what are the things you would save?

Robert Holden’s project, titled The Burning House, give us a peek of how a person view material possessions. A single photo summarizes the things an individual of different backgrounds value the most, at the same time gives us a peek on their personalities too. Quite interesting, like an interview without words. [via]


Mattress Factory Transformed to Amazing Home

Lyn Gardener, of Gardener & Marks, did a wonderful job in transforming this former 1900s mattress factory to an open plan warehouse space with huge open spaces, central courtyard, complete with a rooftop terrace. Accentuated with vintage chandeliers, french furniture, original fittings and classic decor.


Artworks with Nature

   From the site that I found these from synapticstimuli, these artworks are reminders that we forget not just how close we are to nature, we are a PART of it.


Loveliest of Swedish Apartments with Naturalist and Clean Design

Perfect abode for those who are fond a space that’s homey and welcoming. Its spaciousness is maximized with clutter-free design whilst having a place for everything. A very open plan where everything appears to be within your reach is the main feature of this home. With huge windows and high ceiling to boot, this space is an inspiration that for a small space, good design can make it big. Wine holder […]


Crazy beautiful cottage

[via cupboardsonline]


Denmark Home + Spurts of Color

Lovely, that I can say with this Danish home so colorful but doesn’t overwhelm the eyes. It’s complimentary, adds life and energy to the home and just bursting with happy vibes. [via creamylife]


David Hill's brilliant digital creations

David Hill love of photography has brought him from one adventure and discovery to the next. As he puts it, “now seems to have branched out to the extreme sides of the spectrum. On one hand, I love doing big, epic digital composites. The possibilities are endless, as are the hours spent on it. It’s an obsession, really.” It’s a thrill to have this kind of eagerness to learn everything about […]


Great space ideas for a two-room apartment

Small sized apartment, 2 rooms, different themes? There’s no room small enough to fit your style and taste. Great ideas are always welcome in every space. [via freshome]


Breathing Canvas

Alexa Meade paints on her models, situates them in a scene to make them look like a two-dimensional painting altogether.  Moreover, her “approach to portraiture includes painting the faces and bodies of her models–fabricating additional shadows across cheekbones or slathering a thick layer of paint atop eyebrows–then photographing them.” Acclaim for her work has been positive, what started out as an experiment is now well-received artwork.     [via designboom]