Mirror Balls on a Stand

A new addition to the Mirror Ball collection, the Mirror Ball stand shows a new configuration featuring an array of various sized balls on a robust stainless steel stand. Tightly held in place with industrial strength clamps the stand creates an extraordinary sculptural interior lighting “tree”.

Villa Metamorphosis

dramatic New York state home is shrouded in symbolism….


Virgin Atlantic’s Gatwick Clubhouse

The Yas Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Unbelievably designed space age hotel…….


Naked City Spleen by Miru Kim

This collection by Miru Kim truly blows me away. Taking naked self-portraits in places we wouldn’t dare visit, Miru draws beauty from old and abandoned subway stations, tunnels, aqueducts, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and morgues.

More pics and info at My Modern Metropolis


Creative Photography by Piet Osefius

Superb creative architecture, black and white, and landscape photography by Piet Osefius, self-taught photographer living in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Creative Photography by Piet Osefius


EMPAC by Grimshaw Architects & Davis Brody

Beautiful Decay: 10 Amazing Modern Ruins Throughout The World

Many of us find a strong attraction to urban decay, to the monuments of yesteryear that crumble into ruin today. Urban archaeologists, both credentialed and freelance, explore these amazing ruins throughout the world– from hospitals to fortresses, subway stations to entire cities. These 10 amazing abandoned places are also some of the world’s most beautiful. More at TheCoolist.


Fire Rainbow lamp

How to use the potentiality of the light. How to have, our in own home, the possibility to use our needing sun. Here, we can use the possibilities of the artificial sun via a neon UVA and a standard light . Equilibrate our need for our well being. A lamp to domestic scale of the body for a physiological effect. It is the role of the lamp: fire rainbow . Copyright Manuel Duret

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Matt Needle Freelance Designer/Illustrator

Matt Needle is a Cardiff UK based Designer / Illustrator currently seeking projects to work (commission or collaboration).
He has worked for many clients already in his short time and is gaining recognition and praise for some of his illustrative work.
He has worked for Big Chill festival, Hugo Boss, Nike, and many more, and is interested in branching out and working on some new projects with some new people,
He can be contacted at matt.needle@hotmail.co.uk
please view more of his work at: http://www.mattneedle.co.uk
He also has prints for sale:http://needle1.wordpress.com/

Barkitecture: 10 Amazing, Extravagant Dog Houses

The standard, four-walls-and-a-roof dog houses just won’t do for some very pampered pups. Just how far can dog house architecture go? Here are 10 amazing dog house designs that give new meaning to the phrase “in the dog house”. More at TheCoolist.

The L’Arc Paris Bar, Restaurant and Nightclub

Prospect Design recently completed the interior for a new restaurant, bar and nightclub in Paris, France. The L’Arc Paris Restaurant and Nightclub has become one of the city’s hottest night spots, with a swank, extravagant restaurant above and a neon-filled nightclub below. L’arc Paris earns its name for the famous Parisian monument directly across the street, the famous Arc de Triomph. More at TheCoolist.