Damn, these are hilarious. On August 17th, Architect Donna Sink issued a challenge via twitter: “does anyone do paintings of modern buildings in the style of Thomas Kincade? And one talented twitterer dared to answer.
A two-minute animated voyage illustrated, animated and scored by Matteo Muci lets us watch some of the most iconic masterpieces of modern architecture come to life from the ground up. Read more
Note: this post has been updated to include more images of the original Farnsworth House in honor of what would be Mies van der Rohe’s 126th birthday. Read more
Here’s a look at some of the Hippest Gingerbread Houses around. From replicas of both the Farnsworth House and Fallingwater to Ranch Style kits, This gingerbread version of the Farnsworth House — Mies van der Rohe’s modern masterpiece in Plano, Ill. — is a (deep-pocketed) design lover’s dream. It took the elves at April Reed Cake Design several days of photo research and about 25 hours to construct the fondant-covered walls, poured-sugar ‘‘glass’’ windows and sugar-paste I-beams and staircases. Read more