If Apple's Jonathon Ive was contracted to design a home, it might look something like this one, envisioned by Paz Gersh Architects in Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv. Unlike similar homes, there are no steps leading down from the living area to the pool, making for a seamless transition from inside to outside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Making its first appearance in 2016 Mondial de L'automobile, Renault's futuristic Trezor supercar concept has just been leaked ahead of the Paris Motor Show. While no technical details have been released, one of the images appear to show solar panels on the roof, which may be used to power a hybrid drivetrain. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Duffy London's Christopher Duffy unveils his latest creation, the "Abyss Horizon" table, a design inspired by the depths of the sea. Its circular design seems like an illusion at first, but as you get closer, you'll see it's made from layers of stacked wood and glass. "I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer's factory, and noticed how the material darkened as they added more layers - the same way the sea does as it deepens. I wanted to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the Earth's sea bed," said Duffy. Continue reading for more pictures.
At $456-million, Le Palais Bulles, also known as "Bubble Palace", is Europe's most expensive home. It was created by architect Antti Lovag in 1970, and encompasses an area of 1200 square meters in the South of France. Featuring 10-suites, a massive living room that can be occupied by up to 350-persons, 2 kitchens, a 500-seat outdoor auditorium, a 8500-square-meter garden with pools, a workshop and more. Click here for more pictures of the Bubble Palace. Continue reading for a video tour and more information.
Steampunk Batman is not just a fan creation, but actually exists, or at least in artist Hitoshi Kondo's world. For those who haven't heard of the term before, Steampunk basically refers to a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Continue reading to see more awesome Batman designs from alternate comic book universes, including a real Dark Knight and one from medieval times. Click here to view a few more bonus images.
The Aston Martin DB11 is already a beautiful supercar, but what if the automaker released a track-ready, yet street legal, version? It would probably look something like this design by Rain Prisk Design, with Vulcan headlights, a giant rear wing for extra downforce, flared wheel arches, a ground-hugging suspension system, new aerodynamic bonnet, and of course, a bespoke front splitter. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a T-Rex who steals a jet ski and does insane tricks.
Wander deep into the New York State woods in the dead of winter, and you may stumble upon the Hemmelig Rom - Norwegian for secret room. It may look menacing at first, but step inside, and you'll be greeted with a cozy wood-burning stove, floor-to-ceiling window, and more books than you'll be able to read in a winter. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Sometimes, less is more, but when you really want to get away from it all, and don't mind a lack of privacy, this pyramid bedroom in the forest should do the trick. Simply put, it's stylish, yet basic, place to rest your head for the night, with absolutely no luxurious amenities, besides a steel frame and plenty of windows to let natural light flow in. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Architecture firm BIG connected a few shipping containers over water, and what did they create? Urban Rigger, a series of interconnected shipping containers designed to float in urban harbors, priced from just $600 per month for students. These solar-powered units offer waterfront living at a fraction of the normal cost, with its 680-square-meter modular design consists of 9 stacked shipping container units. Each shipping container dorm houses 12 students, complete with their own bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. Click here to view more images of the floating housing. Continue reading for a more in-depth video and information.
Designed by Tangram 3DS, the "Stingray Floating House," is fit for a Bond villain, and set to be located on the Aegean Sea. As you can see in the images above, the carport / driveway is situated in the stinger area, while the main structure is a modern 2-story home with sweeping Mediterranean Sea views. Continue reading for more pictures and information.