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11 Amazingly Creative Shipping Container Homes

Monday 05.19.2014 , Posted by
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Around the world, people are considering alternative and environmentally efficient ways to live. One way is to utilize materials that don’t serve their original purpose any longer. Retired shipping containers are a prime example of one material that aspiring homeowners can purchase for a reasonable price and convert into a hip home. [Read more...]

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Sew Your Own Home: Do Ho Suh Creates Ghostly Buildings Out of Transparent Fabric

Tuesday 02.11.2014 , Posted by
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For more than a decade Korean artist Do Ho Suh has been sewing homes. Yes, sewing. He employs silk and nylon to create ethereal copies of buildings – including homes he has lived in – carefully constructed to exact measurements of the real-life place. To see one in person is an overwhelming experience, leaving you impressed by scale, color and a superhuman ability to see through buildings. [Read more...]

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Women Under Wraps: Eerie Photos On Domestic Life

Sunday 01.19.2014 , Posted by
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At first glance, the brilliant florals, silks, and taffetas that photographer Patty Carroll captures in her project “Anonymous Women” exude an attractive aura of domestic luxury. However, upon closer inspection, the idea of “home sweet home” quickly becomes all too saccharine. As the garish textiles are revealed to hide trapped female figures beneath them, the series peers into the cult of domesticity with a startling double vision. [Read more...]

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UFOgel: A Cool Minimalist Home in the Austrian Alps

Monday 01.06.2014 , Posted by
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These days people are catching onto the idea of tiny minimalist homes. In the country of Austria where amazing alps abound, a family commissioned designer Peter Jungmann to create a house that provided ample views of the spectacular mountains yet gave minimal impact to the existing environment. The result was the “UFOgel”, a fusion of UFO and Vogel, which means bird in German. [Read more...]

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At Home with the Modern DJ: Photos by Chris Woodcock

Monday 11.26.2012 , Posted by

The beats put down by modern DJs fill our lives each day with rhythms which give our time more meaning… and often get our bodies shaking in the process. But, how do these fine people live themselves? Photographer Christopher Woodcock has journeyed far and wide to answer that question, looking inside the homes of DJs, both famous and lesser known, to see their music creation environment. [Read more...]

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