Kate Ballis Depicts Palm Springs As Hypercolour Fantasy With Infrared Filters.

By now the homes and pools of Palm Springs have taken on a legendary iconic status beyond that of simply Mid-Century Modern Architecture. A frequent subject for artists of all types, we’ve seen paintings of the desert area by Danny Heller and Carrie Graber, nighttime photography by Tom Blachford, even tissue boxes  and wall shelves inspired by the popular California vacation destination. (more…)

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An Exhibit of the World’s Most Stunning Private Pools

world's most stunning private pools

As someone who has a thing for swimming pools and pool art, I was thrilled to hear the news of the Domestic Pools exhibition at Villa Noailles in Hyeres, France. (more…)

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The Connected House With Underground Pool by Jakob+MacFarlane

connected house with underground pool in Paris

The Maison Connectée (Connected House) by architects Jakob+MacFarlane is a large modern, vertical 8,600 square foot residential home connected, via an underground level, to an unassuming 19th century Villa in Boulogne-Billancort, France. (more…)

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Outrageous. Enormous. And Comes Art-Filled + $30MM of Collectible Cars. [70+ Photos]

billionaire home by bruce makowsky

Although the largest and most expensive home in the U.S. ($500,000,000) has yet to be constructed, currently the most expensive existing home in America has been and it’s for sale with an asking price of $250,000,000. The 38,000 square foot (3,530 sq m) home is outrageous and INCLUDES over $30 million worth of collectible automobiles, tons of contemporary art, a defunct Air Wolf Bell 22A helicopter used in the tv series Airwolf and a 7-person full time staff. (more…)

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Frank McKinney’s Fully Furnished “Micro Mansion” in Florida

Furnished Modern Micro Mansion Florida

Frank McKinney’s “Micro Mansion” at 19 Tropical Drive Ocean Ridge in Florida is packed with ultra-modern high-end furnishings and artsy touches. The recently completed ocean-view, two story home is for sale fully furnished and is listed at $3.43 million. Here’s a good look (40 photos) for you. (more…)

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