"Woman with a Parasol", sometimes known as The Stroll, is a classical oil-on-canvas painting by Claude Monet from 1875. The Impressionist work depicts his wife Camille Monet, and their son, Jean Monet, in the period from 1871-1877, while they were living in Argenteuil. It captures the moment of a stroll on a windy summer's day. Digital artist "Lothlenan" specializes on giving these types of paintings geeky makeovers, and in this case, Totoro takes the place of the woman. Continue reading for more.
Shipping container homes are nothing new, but rarely do you come across one that is bathed in natural light, like this one, by Alternative Living Spaces. Priced at $40K and located in Las Vegas, Nevada, this 8' wide, 20' long container home boasts some unique features, like a handmade sliding barn door, old 1920's restored clothes drawer, and lots of cozy furniture to ensure a comfortable stay. lick here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how much faster F1 cars really are compared to their road-going counterparts.
Unlike other sofas, Lift-Bit by Carlo Ratti Associati and Opendot is a shape-shifting, modular piece of furniture. Simply hover your hand above the cushion, and the sofa can be adjusted, whether it be up or down, based on hand movements. The base model comes as a single, yet modular, unit, giving you the capability of pairing multiple pieces together to create a playground of sorts. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
The Bow Wow Challenge is one thing, artist Vatsal Kataria takes fake travel photos to the next level, all from the comfort of his home studio. "I created all of this miniature landscapes here in my studio with help of very basic products. I used old cardboard, plaster, polystyrene sheets, newspapers and acrylic colors. I always wanted to do something different so I created this series. Creating set is important but for me painting is the real challenge because it's the paint job which brings life to my art," said Kataria. Continue reading to see more of his amazing work.
Before the internet and prevalence of computers, school was a lot different. Now, looking up something for a research paper is as easy as turning on your computer, but some people are taking creativity to the next level. For example, this math teacher decided to draw a protractor on the ground for students to use for measuring angles, complete with marked degrees. Continue reading for more creative school ideas that you probably never thought of before. Click here for a few bonus ideas.
IKEA's Frakta tote bag has been a popular item amongst DIYers, especially after fashion retailer Balenciaga released a similar tote priced at $2,145. For those who live near one of their furniture warehouses, these ideas may be a great weekend project or two. Starting off, we have a laptop backpack that may not look the prettiest, but it will most certainly get the job done. continue reading for more clever things that people have made with these bags. Click here for a few bonus images.
Giant sequoias may have a long lifespan, but when they do start to wither, the trees could be turned into skyscrapers of sorts. That's right, four designers have come up with an interest proposal, called "Tribute: The Monument of Giant," which is basically a building tucked inside hollowed-out trunks, keeping trees with rotted heartwood from crashing down. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Always wanted a sweeping city skyline view, complete with skyscrapers? Well, unless you're a millionaire (or billionaire) that can afford a high floor penthouse suite, these HoleRoll curtains are probably the next best thing. These are great for those who work graveyard shifts, and need to rest during the day, or just anyone that wants a dark room at anytime. Continue reading for more pictures of the various designs.
Sometimes, less is more, especially when it comes to food-related inventions. For example, the "Little Pocket" by designer Dong Jiang gets rid of the mess associated with ketchup and other condiments used to dip french fries in by integrating a small pouch into the front. Simply squeeze the packet into the pouch, and you'll be ready to dip. Continue reading for more creative design winners from the 2017 A' Design Award & Competition.
Modpool Shipping Container Pools may not be the most stylish around, but they are easy to set up and can be moved in a jiffy if needed. They can be configured with side windows, or a divider could be added for a quick pool and hot tub combination. Its powerful heater boosts temperatures up to 86° in just one hour, making it perfect for a winter dip, while an Ultraviolet system keeps the water clean. The company also has a companion smartphone app that lets you control the heater, jets, and lights remotely. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.