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Expand on Demand: Secret Deck Spaces for Small Dwellings

Article by Urbanist, filed under Houses & Residential in the Architecture category.   When it comes to tall apartment and condo buildings, the idea of adding more space is almost always out of the question – but what if you could push a balcony outward on demand, rather than adding an entire deck or patio? Here are three designs to […]

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The World is Watching: Urban Intervention Goes Ocular

How much more welcoming would a city environment seem if it were filled with friendly creatures? German artist Timm Schneider is filling Weisbaden with very strange beings that are not only unexpected, but also completely lovable. (all images via: Timm Schneider) Timm Schneider is a graphic designer who found that his job sometimes left him […]

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Rad Rebranding: How 10 Famous Logos Have Changed Over Time

A company’s brand is a succinct but comprehensive embodiment of everything the company stands for. The best logos are recognizable, memorable and let you know what the company is about with just a glance. But even the biggest companies in the world have to change with the times and grow as their brand grows. While […]

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Guerilla Marketing With A Hemi: Wild Campaigns With Cars

Guerilla marketing catches one by surprise, and instantly generates a ripple effect through the most coveted advertising holy grail: word of mouth. When cars, such a large part of our typical lives, are thrown into unique and wild advertising campaigns it’s difficult not to tell one’s friends. (Images via core77, artculture, graphics, kosmograd) Wireframes models […]

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10 Intense Public Guerrilla Marketing Posters

Guerrilla marketinghas perfected the technique of catching people’s eyes and grabbing their attention, targeting consumers in unexpected ways and unconventional places. That, of course, is the point of this once-fringe form of advertising, which has now been taken up even by large corporations like Adidas and Microsoft. These 10 posters show just how powerful guerrilla […]

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13 Scary Sky-High Platforms & Observation Decks

Your head spins, your stomach clenches, your heart pounds furiously. You’re thousands of feet above the ground with nothing but glass keeping you from teetering over the edge in a lengthy and final fall. Do you have the guts to look down? Hundreds of feet in the air, these 13 tower platforms and observation decks […]

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Blizzard Wizards: 10 Cool Cutting Edge Snow Plows

When snow begins to pile up, snow plows head out to take it down. These glorified power shovels are a triumph of basic technology against the forces of nature, and even then there’s room for adaptation, customization and decoration. So clear the way for these 10 cool cutting edge snow plows… or better yet, let […]

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Evol: Mini Buildings With Mighty Details

Evol is a Berlin based artist who is his own kind of urban planner. Like Russian dolls, Evols creations are a city within the city; he specializes in stenciling intricate building details onto surprising surfaces. Three dimensional balconies, windows, and mini graffiti create a realistic building facade in the middle of the sidewalk. Here is […]

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Parkour for Lazies: The Bizarre British Lying Down Game

Its happening all around the world: people are taking pictures of their friends awkwardly lying face-down in all sorts of unlikely places. On top of statues, in the middle of roads, in front of famous landmarks absolutely anywhere you can conceivably fit a horizontal human body, youll find someone playing the bizarre game. The […]

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16 Creative Billboards Worth Advertising

With the constant innovations of advertising in new media, its easy to forget the tried and true forms of advertising that once dominated media buys. The old fashioned billboard tends to be plastered with text and ugly graphics, but there are pioneers who are pushing the limits of a once conservative business. Here are 16 […]

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15 Cool, Crazy & Controversial Advertisements

From severed arms to crosses made from marijuana, shocking imagery in ads aims to get our attention and that they do. Advertisers are using bold and bizarre visuals to draw eyes in an increasingly cluttered world and their attempts range from disgusting gross-out tactics to clever interactive displays. Some of these 15 ads effectively […]

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15 Unusual and Creative Bus Stop Designs

Unusual bus stop designs Creative and unusual bus stop designs that make the time you spend waiting for the bus a bit more bearable. (Pics)Futuristic public transport bus stop in Curitiba, Brazil Curitiba Bus Stop Football goal posts were placed in bus shelters around Sao Paulo, Brazil to promote the World Cup Guarana Antarctica Bus […]

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DIY Digital Design: 10 Tools to Model Dream Homes & Rooms

Paint your walls, try out some hardwood flooring, rearrange the room, furnish your home or build a house from scratch all without getting off the couch. These 10 digital home design tools (9 of them entirely free) let you play architect or interior designer in 2D and 3D, getting a realistic and accurate look […]

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Fauxtoshop: 15 Phenomenal Forced-Perspective Photos

How do you make a full-sized commercial airplane look like a toy, or give the illusion that your human subject is touching a cloud? Photoshopis an easy answer, but a much more low-tech method produces results that are just as amazing: forced perspective photography. Just as in filmmaking when miniatures convincingly stand in for buildings, […]

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Halloween dishes

Halloween parties are an excellent chance to show off creative cooking skills, and explore the darker depths of your mind’s pantry for spooky and gross ideas. Here are some examples of ghoulish appetizers and disgusting main courses that round out your already awesome Halloween party: Dismembered Heads (Images via divinedinnerparty, petitchef, instructables) You can’t go wrong sculpting dismembered […]

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