In the mid of the last century garages began to appear in the Soviet Union. Due to low temperatures, it was better to keep cars in warmth. Modern technologies make this problem less acute, and many garages are not used anymore. But citizens of Nadym, Siberia, decided to turn garages into small palaces. Some turn them into bathhouses, others – into musical studios or recreation zones. Continue reading »
With 50 years of experience, Italian company IdealPark has focused on building car lifts with passion and craftsmanship, creating unique custom products, that can be a great alternative to a traditional garage. They also allow you to feel like James Bond just for a moment! Continue reading »
He first brought us the Hong Kong Shop Cats and then the Hong Kong Market Cats, both available as books. Now Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen is back with Hong Kong Garage Dogs.
Moving away from our feline friends for this particular series and book, Marcel explores another quirky aspect of Hong Kong’s culture. The dogs’ gruffer yang to his cats’ fluffier yin reveals an unapologetically masculine world of car parts, engine grease and tough love. Continue reading »
This high tech modern home located in the Sai Kung district of Hong Kong is a split-level four-storey property designed by Hong Kong-based interior design studio Millimeter. To avoid creating distinct boxes within the home, the designer used glass walls and intelligent design to create practical spaces. A sunken kitchen and elevated dining table instantly enhance the visual appeal of the main living area. Continue reading »
A Jaguar E-Type 1964 is a terrible thing to waste. When a family in England inherited a house with an old garage they decided to take a look around and that’s where they found the classic car. Continue reading »
A retired shop owner living in Belgium recently asked his local governing body for a permit to build a garage door. The permit was denied. So this savvy retiree did what any person would do in this case…build one anyway. This old man is a Grade A certified badass. Continue reading »
According to Agne Gintalaite, a Lithuania-based artist: “There I stood on Prusu Street with 500 garage doors staring at me, a relic from the past inviting me to engage with a world in which there was no IKEA, no conspicuous consumption, and cars broke down. I accepted their challenge.This is how this series of photographs of garage doors was born.” Continue reading »