p+0 architecture cantilevers casa narigua over the mountains of northern mexico

mexican practice p+0 arquitectura has recently completed the narigua house in the mountains of northern mexico. in order to avoid eliminating trees from the heavily vegetated area, the concept of the home became centered around lifting it above the ground therefore leaving the ecosystem intact. three volumes are stacked upon one another, different shapes layered in various orientations form dramatic cantilevers and subsequent terraces, viewpoints, and vertically-communicative spaces

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30 Creative Bathroom Signs That Will Make You Want To Pee

Toilets are really unappreciated, we use them all the time on a daily basis and we show them no gratitude, think about what would you have done if you had no toilet in your house? So we like to see things like this where restaurants and bars put a little bit extra thought into their little boys rooms. Take a look at these creative bathroom signs, don’t laugh, this is really creative, sure, they could have just put a ” men ” ” women ” signs, but that’s just boring. the only problem is that some of these signs are so creative, it’s hard to tell which is which.

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Beautiful Packaging & Print Designs

We’re often bombarded with a wide mix of packaging designs throughout our day. From the breakfast cereals in the morning to commercials in front of the TV before we hit the sack. The majority of consumers judge the quality of product by the packaging and with so many products out there, packaging design is as important as ever. Effective packaging today breaks away from the standard rules and styles to give the product a unique edge to make it stand out from the noise. Here’s a new collection nice packaging designs that we feel does just that.

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Psychedelic Lights Illuminate the Floor of a 13th-Century Castle Courtyard

We love how French artist Miguel Chevalier can transform interior spaces like churches and castles into a kaleidoscope of colors. Magic Carpets 2014 is a recent installation that comes alive at night across the octagonal inner courtyard at the Castel del Monte, a 13th-century architectural beauty located in southeast Italy.

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Wie die Fotokünstlerin Flora Borsi Mensch und Tier verschmelzen lässt

Hyperrealistische Portraits aus Budapest.

Flora Borsi, 22 Jahre alt, ist bildende Fotokünstlerin. Die Ungarin hat eine Vorliebe für Surreales und wollte schon seit sie fünf ist Künstlerin werden. Sie kreiert Fotomanipulationen, die bunt, mysteriös und wundervoll wirken. Von der Fotografie kam sie zur Bildbearbeitung – und wirkt wie eine moderne Interpretation von Salvador Dalí.

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Artist Draws Untranslatable Love Words from Around the World

Written by Flynn Matthews

Illustrator Emma Block and jewelry designer Vashi have collaborated to display the language of love visually. There are 6,500 languages in the world, some of which have less than 1,000 people who speak them, and not every expression in one language has a similar word in a different language.

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Designer Transforms Old School Analog Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

Concentrating on projects that incorporate the repurposing of obsolete analog devices, graphic designer Echo Yang transforms wind-up toys, cassette tape Walkmans and wind-up alarm clocks into drawing machines capable of creating complex works of art. His latest project titled “Autonomous Machines” explores the algorithm inside the ordinary objects around us. Yang explains, “I see the mechanical system inside the machines as a unique language. Machines are produced, as they are demanded and required in particular circumstance or era, they act as a witness to history. By making use of the specific mechanical movement of a particular machine, I attempt to transform them into a drawing machines in the simplest way.”

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Designer Transforms Old School Analog Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines. Originally published on Scouting the World