This stunning work of Moorish architecture is not just one of the most beautiful, historic buildings in Atlanta, it ranks amongst the United States most storied works national landmarks. The Fox Theater Atlanta (photo credits: Gail Des Jardin) is not about the touring acts that visit it, from Drake to Lady Gaga, Cats to The Phantom of the Opera, it’s about the design within that make it a true gem in the world of American landmarks. More at TheCoolist.
There’s no photoshopping here– these images appear to be superimposed, but there is absolutely more than meets the eye. Photographer Georges Rousse paints vivid, precise patterns of color into abandoned areas and photographs from a point of symmetry. More at TheCoolist.
The chefs at Bacchanalia Atlanta treat food like art. While careful, creative presentation is the mark of any true fine dining experience, the owners of Bacchanalia serve food from their farm on the plates at Atlanta’s most exquisite restaurant. While we designers tend to focus on interiors, industrials, products or paper, food like this can be truly inspiring. More at TheCoolist.
Auto design has hit a new peak this year at the Paris Motor Show in Paris, France. Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and others dropped lovely new looks that represented a push forward in car styling and engineering fundamentals. Lamborghini used carbon fiber to chop their new Lamborghini Sesto Elemento concept down to 2,200 pounds, capable of 62 mph in 2.5 seconds. To celebrate 30 years of their all-wheel-drive systems, Audi released a new Audi Quattro Concept that looks as production ready as it gets. Lotus has reached forward five years into the future to show off its next generation Elise, the 2015 Lotus Elise Concept. Check out the full coverage of the world’s newest, sexiest automobiles at TheCoolist.