Remarkable Tubular Glass House Built Around Tree

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Kazakh history is rife with stories of people throwing stones, making this glass tree-house, by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, the perfect weapon to combat stone proliferation. First designed in 2013, the dream was shattered when investors pulled out; now, however, with a glass and solar panel manufacturer expressing interest, A.Masow Architects, “Tree in the House” could soon become a reality. Continue reading »

This Crazy Glass Slide Will Be Opening In Los Angeles Later This Year

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We’ve heard a lot about glass suspension bridges and viewing platforms lately, but now there’s going to be a glass slide… yes, a glass slide…located 1,000 feet above the sidewalk in Los Angeles, California, that you’ll be able to slide down. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Glass Sculpture With Detailed Paintings That Can Only Be Seen From Close Up

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The stained glass sculpture is primarily inspired by the idea of a giant floating fluorescent amoeba. By combining and abstracting visually significant characteristics also of other living forms the art piece points to the fascination about life as a phenomenon that is difficult to grasp. Since the sculpture shines, it arouses curiosity from great distance, only by getting closer to the piece its detailed painted patterns can be spotted. Continue reading »

Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended in Glass

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Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam’s work is based in imagination, his skills as a craftsman—including glass blowing, casting, and grinding—produce a hyperrealistic appearance that fools us into thinking these specimens have been captured alive and in mid-movement. Continue reading »

This Hip, New Trend Makes Your Fingernails Look Like Shattered Glass

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Shattered-glass nails are the latest trend in nail art. Continue reading »

Longest Glass Bridge Ever Just Opened in China and Tourists are Terrified to Walk It

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Walking among the clouds is technologically infeasible, but glass bridge is a close second. The longest walkway just opened in Shiniuzhai Geopark in Chinese province of Hunan. It’s about 984 feet / 300 meters long and 590 feet / 180 meters high. It’s both the world’s longest glass bridge.
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This Floor is Made of Broken Shards of Glass and it’s Amazing

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Gisele Taranto Architecture has partnered with LZ Studio to create a laboratory of ideas – LAB LZ by GT. This partnership has resulted in a space that has been designed specifically for Casa Cor Rio. Continue reading »

Through The Looking Glass: Designer Created Futuristic Silk Scarves Inspired By The Expressive Refraction Of Shape And Colours

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This collection by product designer Bilge Nur Saltik and design-duo Rive Roshan consists of a range of fine printed silks and glass sartorial objects. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Surreal Translucent Glass Sculptures Inspired By Cell Division

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Jiyong Lee is an artist from Carbondale, Illinois. He has always been fascinated with cells and cell division, which gave him inspiration to create colorful geometric glass sculptures. Continue reading »

New Glass Flooring Across Tower Bridge’s High-Level

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Daniella Marchesi walks across the 11 meter by 1.8 meter wide newly installed glass floor 138 feet above the River Thames at Tower Bridge, London, on November 10, 2014, after a £1 million improvement. The floor will allow visitors a view of the bridge lifts and is the most significant change since the Tower bridge Experience opening in 1982. (Photo by John Stillwell/PA Wire)
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Photo of the Day: A Cat Behind a Glass Pane

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A cat sits behind a glass pane in the front door waiting to be let in from the rain in Frankfurt am Main,Germany, November 3, 2014. (Photo by Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA)

Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future

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Dominic Wilcox has created his vision of the future of transport for the exhibition ‘Dezeen and Mini Frontiers‘ during the London Design Festival. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Fantastic Photos of New York Reflected in Glass

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Donna Dotan has a self-described obsession with symmetry. Her prowess with architectural photography is well applied in her personal project, “Reflections from Above”, where she captures striking images of New York City reflected in the glass of skyscrapers. She describes the project as a treasure hunt, and says that she is looking for an all-glass skyscraper to add more reflections to her series. Continue reading »

Smoke-Filled Glass Bottles Brushed to Create Beautiful Dark Drawings

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With smoke for paint and Q-tips as paintbrushes, incredible smoke artist Jim Dingilian creates these eerie pantings in recycled glass bottles. He chooses to depict the mysterious suburban scenes for his unique creations on bottles because “when found by the sides of roads or in the weeds near the edges of parking lots, empty liquor bottles are artifacts of consumption, delight, or dread.”
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Glass House by Harumi Yukutake

Glass House by Harumi Yukutake
This project features a house covered (inside and out) with thousands of round mirrors that makes it nearly camouflaged. The round mirrors have different shapes and size because each one was handcut by the artist. Visitors are in for a unique experience when the mirrors interactive with nature, glistening as it reflects sunlight while gently flickers when the wind blows. Continue reading »

New Glass Room in French Alps Offers Amazingly Scary View

New Glass Room in French Alps Offers Amazingly Scary View
A brand new installation in the French Alps, called Step Into the Void, opens today for those who are not afraid of heights. On the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi, Europe’s highest mountain peak, sits a glass cube that looks like it’s suspended in mid-air. Now the tallest attraction in Europe, the structure has five transparent sides made of three layers of glass binded together. Of course, when you step into the box the most vertigo-inducing feeling will come when you look straight down through the glass floor to the dizzying view 3,395 feet (or 1,035 meters) below.

The attraction was inspired by the Grand Canyon’s Skywalk and was three years in the making. It was designed by Pierre-Yves Chays who custom built it “to the highest standards for safety and clarity.” If you’re brave enough to enter this glass cube, you’ll of course be rewarded with one of the most breathtaking 360° views in all of the world – of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. Photo above: via Chamonix Continue reading »

Glass Sculptures by Robert Mickelson

Glass Sculptures by Robert Mickelson

Artist Robert Mickelson is an expert sculptor whose medium of choice happens to be glass. There’s something so pure and serene about glass. Perhaps it’s the material’s transparency coupled with its fragility. Whatever it may be, Mickelson knows how to accentuate the element’s most appealing qualities. Each of his life-like sculptural pieces exude realism with a refined quality. Continue reading »

Glass Ceiling: American Girl Doll

Glass Ceiling: American Girl Doll

Photographer/artist Jill Greenberg poses at her home to promote her Exhibit “Glass Ceiling: American Girl Doll” And Billboard For LA on September 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America) Continue reading »

Glass Beach

Glass Beach

Glass Beach is a beach in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California that is abundant in sea glass created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town. Continue reading »