Los Angeles Is Painting The Streets White, And There’s A Good Reason Why
Aug26

Los Angeles Is Painting The Streets White, And There’s A Good Reason Why

While some still try to deny that our climate is changing, others have to deal with it already. The residents of Los Angeles are among them, and now they’re looking for some ‘outside the box’ ideas to fight the unbearable heat. To combat temperatures that reach 130 -140 degrees on the road’s surface, the city of Los Angeles has started a pilot project to test out the “cool pavement.” 15 streets were covered with this asphalt-based...

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Sunset Strip by McClean Design
Jun14

Sunset Strip by McClean Design

Sunset Strip is a project located in California, USA, and completed by McClean Design. The home has bright open spaces with lots of natural light. Sunset Strip by McClean Design: “The house is approached by means of a gated driveway and guard house. Passing through the gate a landscaped hedge leads to the drive court which is centrally located between the house, garage, and guest house. The garage sits in a spot that enjoys...

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Burlingame Residence by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design
Jun14

Burlingame Residence by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design

Burlingame Residence was a joint project by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design, and it is located in Burlingame, California. The home is the result of a mixture between rusticity and sophistication, creating an atmosphere that is truly unique. Photos courtesy of Toby Long...

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The 30 Most Incredible Places To Swim This Summer That Few People Know About
Aug10

The 30 Most Incredible Places To Swim This Summer That Few People Know About

What an amazing way to cool down this summer. 1 | Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel, Bali The Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel is perched on steep rice terraces, with breathtaking views of the Ayung river gorge and the ancient Pura Penataran Dalem Segara temple. Its many pools hover over the magnificent gorge. 2 | Melissani Cave, Greece In Greek mythology, nymphs (female nature deities) inhabited this breathtaking cave and lured men in with their...

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Yucca Valley House 3 in Twentynine Palms, California
Aug09

Yucca Valley House 3 in Twentynine Palms, California

Yucca Valley House 3 was designed by Oller & Pejic Architecture. It is located in Twentynine Palms, California, USA and was finished in 2012. Yucca Valley House 3 by Oller & Pejic Architecture: “This project began with an e-mail and a meeting in fall of 2008 for a house in Yucca Valley, which is located near Palm Springs, east of Los Angeles in the high desert near the Joshua Tree National Park. We had completed two projects...

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3D Screw Portraits by Sculptor Andrew Myers
Aug08

3D Screw Portraits by Sculptor Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers, a sculptor based in Laguna Beach, California, is probably the only artist on Earth who uses screws to create three-dimensional portraits. “I liked the ideas of using screws because of the industrial aspect and the harshness that comes with using it as a material,” Myers told AOL News. Photos courtesy of Andrew...

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San Vicente by McClean Design in California, USA
Aug08

San Vicente by McClean Design in California, USA

San Vicente is an elegant home located in California, USA. It was designed by McClean Design in a pale color palette that adds to its sense of space. San Vicente by McClean Design: “Designed for a family with three small girls this house needed to respond to the busy street it is located on. We came up with a sequence of entry which uses several devices to separate the occupants from the noise beyond. The drive court is screened from...

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17 Photos That Will Remind You Why Nature Is Beautiful
Aug03

17 Photos That Will Remind You Why Nature Is Beautiful

There is just something about natural landscapes that inspire a sense of peace and tranquility within. 1 | Alola, Saudia Arabia 2 | Old Rag Mountain, Virginia, USA  3 | Helen, Georgia, USA 4 | Cloud Forest’, Tararua Forest Park – New Zealand 5 | Old Man Storr, Isle of Skye – Scotland 6 | Buzzard’s Roost, Sharp Top Mountain – Bedford, Virginia, USA 7 | Platte Clove Ravine, Catskill Mountains – New York, USA 8 | Wolf Haven Prairie...

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Elrod House by John Lautner
Jul30

Elrod House by John Lautner

Known as “The Elrod House”, this John Lautner-designed five bedroom, five and a half bathroom residence was commissioned by designer Arthur Elrod in 1968 and has been featured in numerous books, magazines and museum exhibitions. It is the iconic home perched at the very tip of the Southridge enclave, easily viewable throughout Palm Springs, California. Organic shapes, monumental construction and world class design create an...

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Soft Contemporary Masterpiece in California
Jul30

Soft Contemporary Masterpiece in California

This 7,000 square foot, luxury home features spectacular ocean views, a koi pond, waterfall and 1,500 bottle wine vault. It is located in Laguna Beach, California, USA. This contemporary home is for sale for $13 million. Photos by: Jery...

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