Fresh from around the world



Brooklyn, Summer of 1974

Don’t you love looking thru old photos? Here’s some from the National Archives, it’s a collection of vintage photos taken by Danny Lyons during the summer of 1974. [via buzzfeed]


Fantastic Word Art

[via best book marks]


Awesome Pencil Drawing by Cath Riley

British artist Cath Riley draws with pencil alone. Her attention to detail is truly phenomenal and has won admiration from companies like Nike and publications such as the New York Times. One have quoted saying: “…these stunning pencil illustrations by Cath Riley are truly exquisite. She has an amazing grasp of the subtilties of the human form, especially the texture and elasticity of human skin and the proportions of complex features like […]


Pencil vs Camera

Ben Heine’s talent of enhancing photographs with illustration and expertly matching it with the scenery is amazing. His Pencil vs Camera exhibition showcases his creative thinking and has inspired photographers and enthusiasts alike. Makes you want to go out there take a shot at these don’t you? Want to try one of this some time. Meanwhile, check out his entire collection on his website


Live like a Hobbit + Woodland Home

You are looking at pictures of a house Simon Dale built for his family in Wales. It was built by him and his father in law with help from passers by and visiting friends. A script from Simon Dale’s website reads: The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation gives us a unique opportunity to live close to nature. Being your own (have a go) architect is […]


Uber Pretty Powder Blue Apartment

This quaint little space is in France. White walls, powder blue accents, simple and clean design make this a home. A dream home. Amazing photography by Christophe Madamour, this place won’t make you feel blue. [via le journal de la maison]


Beautiful Rosie Hardy Photography

[via beautifullife]


Enchanting Waterdrops

Photos by Photographer Andrej Osokin.   [via smashingpicture]


A Painting or A Photograph?

Found in National Geographic. It is a photograph. Incredible isn’t it? Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune is the backdrop for the hulks of camel thorn trees in Namib-Naukluft Park. ~ National Geographic, photo taken in Namibia.


Looks Can Be Deceiving

This is a house in Bedford, NY renovated by Alisberg Parker Architects brimming with traditional exterior. What’s inside like? [via elements of style blog]