The Alkira Resort House & Rainforest Retreat (aka The Stamp House) by Charles Wright.

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Winner of the Australian Institute of Architects Far North Queensland House of The Year 2014, Charles Wright’s Stamp House, which is now a resort open to the pubic, looks like something out of a futuristic movie. Read more

Watching a Movie Projected Onto An Iceberg Makes for Magical Nighttime Photos.

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While working on his project, On Thin Ice*, part of a body of work chronicling the effects of climate change on communities in low-lying regions, photographer Ciril Jazbec attended the projection of a movie onto an iceberg. Read more

The Marvelously Manly James Garner. My Memories and Favorite Photos.


When I first heard the news that James Garner died last night at the age of 86 in his Brentwood, California home my heart broke a little. He was my first celebrity crush. I spent more time with an on-screen James Garner than most men in my life. Read more

A Bill Murray Art Tribute. All Bill. Only Bill. The Murray Affair.


An upcoming art show at San Francisco’s Public Works will feature only art of Bill Murray. The tribute to the actor will display paintings, digital art, sculpture, drawings, photographs, just about any medium- as long as its of Bill. Read more

The Darth Vader Wheeled Suitcase Is A Star Wars Fan’s Perfect Travel Companion.

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With light-up wheels and 3-D sculptured mask of the Sith Lord on the front of this suitcase, the official Darth Vader rolling trolley has a roomy compartment for overnight essentials. The wheeled bag is a great little piece of luggage for any Star Wars fan from a child (ages 3 and up) to an octogenarian. Read more

Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Funded Film, Wish I Was Here, Gets Mixed Reviews But Has A Great Soundtrack.

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A few months back, I posted about director/actor Zach Braff raising funds in an unorthodox -and highly criticized- way for his new indie film, Wish I Was Here. Read more

Kate Winslet and Hitchcock’s The Birds launch Watches of Switzerland’s new London Store.

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Watches of Switzerland has just opened an enormous three story, 17,000 square foot showroom claiming that “Europe’s newest and biggest destination for fine timepieces will revolutionize luxury watch retail.”  To promote the new store at 155 Regent Street, Grey London has launched a beautifully executed print and outdoor campaign which borrows from Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and features actress Kate Winslet. Read more

Rimless Swimming Pool Serves As Roof for Mirage House in Greece.

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Kios Associated Architects were commissioned to build this unusual 198 sq meter home with a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. The most striking feature of the subterranean home is the roof which is actually a rimless swimming pool. The pool provides both insulation and protection from the sun and heat. Read more

A Little Paint Personifies The Mundane. The Charming Work of Gilbert Legrand.

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Ever look at a paintbrush and see hair? Glance at a corkscrew and see a face? Toulouse-based Gilbert Legrand does. Both a digital artist and an illustrator, one of his talents is adding human and animal characteristics to the most mundane of household items. Read more

Vifa’s New Copenhagen Is A Super Stylish Portable Speaker In 6 Colors.

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Since the early 1930′s Vifa of Denmark has been the preferred supplier of many well-known high-end brands. Having introduced innovative technologies over the past 80 years, they have finally decided to launch their own brand of portable and wireless speakers. Read more

The Body Beautiful. Athletes In The Buff For ESPN Magazine.

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Each year, in ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue, there’s a breathtaking photo editorial of athletes in the buff. These “bodies we want” are shot by numerous well-known photographers in varied styles. The elegant portraits capture these toned sports heroes wearing nothing but talent. Read more

France’s Molitor Swimming Baths Re-Open With New Rooms, Restaurant, Pools, Spa and Club.

For 60 years the Molitor were the most popular swimming baths in Paris. In 1989, the Molitor closed and was declared a historical monument. Over time the dilapidated building became a favorite haunt of graffiti artists and a hang-out for the Paris Underground. Hoping to once again become an inspirational place for the artistic and cultural community, the Molitor has re-opened with a beautiful overhaul. Read more

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