“Statues En Marche”: A Fascinating Gathering Of Living Statues In Belgium

A Gargoyle

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Belgian city of Marche-en-Famenne hosted the most fascinating annual event on July: the largest gathering of living statues in Europe. This free street festival can be decribed as the most fascinating outdoors museum, with the sculptures being replaced by men and women posing as statues in the pedestrian part of the town centre. Continue reading »

Street Artist Incorporates His Matching Little Brown Dog Into His Living Bronze Statue Routine

Yorge Luís Ruiz, a young street artist who lives in Fortaleza, Brazil, incorporates his beloved little dog Jaspe into his living bronze statue routine. Not only does Jaspe match Ruiz’s copper-colored costume but she instinctively freezes into place during a performance. Passersby are constantly amazed by the intuitive interaction between man and dog whenever they come across the two. Continue reading »

IKEA Recreated Living Rooms From ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Friends’ And ‘Stranger Things’ With Its Own Furniture

Ikea’s Billy bookcases, Poang chairs and Kallax shelves can be seen in real homes around the world, but they now have a place in the fictional living rooms of “The Simpsons,” “Stranger Things” and “Friends.”

The Simpsons

In the “Real Life Series” campaign running in the United Arab Emirates, Ikea, along with agency Publicis Spain, recreated iconic living rooms from each of the popular shows with only its own products. The campaign leverages the pop culture references with the aim to be relevant to all cultures, since the UAE is largely populated by expat families from all over the globe. Continue reading »

Meet “The Conker” – Automotive Ultimate Living Pod

Ex-Rolls Royce engineer Jag Virdie is out to offer an affordable solution to pricey housing – and in style. Conker Living is his entrepreneurial startup that’s garnering attention for its versatile £21,000 (US$27,000) 10-square-meter home pods, each spanning roughly 13 feet (3.9 meters) in diameter. Continue reading »

These Ugly Couches That Everybody’s Grandparents Had In Their Living Room!

Geometric shapes, floral patterns, and vibrant colors, including copious amounts of orange, were all design features of the decade, and although many view the 1970s as the decade style forgot, there is much from the period that is worth reviving.

These vintage couches will take you back in time, and you won’t want to come back. Continue reading »

Artist Shoetree Creates Living, Breathing Sculptures From Old Nike Sneakers

For some it’s terracotta pots, for others it’s ceramic planters, for others still it’s plain old plastic straight from the store, but for Japanese artist Kosuke Sugimoto, aka Shoetree, when it comes to finding a home for his house plants he’s all about vintage Nike sneakers. Continue reading »

Living Sculpture Mari Katayama

Born with a rare condition, the artist has chronicled her life in portraits – capturing everything from her tattooed prosthetics to the tentacled creature she stitched together on the shores of Naoshima. Katayama was born with tibial hemimelia, an extremely rare condition that stops bones in the lower legs from fully developing, often leaving them foreshortened. In her case, the condition also caused club feet and a cleft left hand that resembled a crab’s pincers. Continue reading »

A Built-In Dog Bed Was Created In This Living Room Wall

When Studio North were designing this modern laneway house in Calgary, Canada, they included a built-in dog bed nook. Continue reading »

“Symbiosis Of Working And Living”: Claustrophobic Homes Of Beijing In Stunning Photographs By Alina Fedorenko

Alina Fedorenko is an professional photographer and traveler who was born in 1985 in Lviv, Ukraine and currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Alina studied Fashion Design in London. Continue reading »

A Gruesome Living Billboard, Swarmed By The Undead, Popped Up In London

The stunt, by agency Taylor Herring, promoted the Thorpe Park Resort, which recently struck a deal with U.S. TV network AMC to launch two new live-action attractions based on zombie drama The Walking Dead. Continue reading »

Meet Lulu Hashimoto – Japan’s Creepy Real-Life Living Doll

Lulu Hashimoto is the world’s first “living doll fashion model”, and you can actually become her by putting on a realistic body suit consisting of doll head mask, a wig and stockings patterned with doll-like joints. As you can see in the photos below, the effect is pretty disturbing. Continue reading »

Living La Dolce Vita: Vintage Photos Show How Idyllic Italy Was In The 1980s

Amalfi, 1982

Charles Traub/Damiani

Photographer Charles Traub has been documenting the world through his all-seeing lens for the better part of fifty years, but no place has made more of an impression on him than Italy. Continue reading »

Illustrator Yaoyao Ma Van As Perfectly Captures The Happiness Of Living Alone

Being single and living alone can be pretty awesome, and these illustrations show why. Continue reading »

Tiny Living Room Makes Its Way Inside PC

Using dollhouse furniture and copious amounts of imagination, an unknown Russian artist has created a miniature living room inside the shell of a PC computer. The tiny room replica includes a working floor lamp, a tiny gumball machine an oriental rug, and even a miniature copy of the New York Times. Continue reading »

Living On The Edge Of The Icelandic Cliffside Retreat

Alex Hogrefe is a designer and founding member of the architecture visualization studio Design Distill where he specializes in fully visualizing the plans of architects through illustration. In his free time, however, Alex sketches up designs from scratch like this gorgeous Icelandic cliffside retreat. Continue reading »