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Designed by Pacific Environments Architects, the Yellow Treehouse Restaurant is a beautiful, beehive-like, wooden structure that spirals around a tall tree trunk and looks especially striking at night, glowing from within like a storybook tale. It supports a full bar and seats up to 18 people. Be sure to stop by next time you’re in Auckland, New Zealand. Syke! It’s not even a real restaurant, Read the rest of this entry »

The famous Ferrari house from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is now up for sale. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Flying Colors of Dubai’ consists of  hundreds of colorful flakes positioned around a curved elevator structure. Read the rest of this entry »

Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Richard Prince to unveil one of this city’s first ever public art installations. The special façade is based on Prince’s ‘After Dark’ series and features enlarged covers from pulp-fiction novels printed on fabric. ‘Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation’ is a new show held at the Hong Kong Museum of Art which features a wide range of mediums from paintings, photographs and video installations on display until August 9th. The show includes works by Frank Gehry Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gilbert & George, Jeff 

Koons and many of Louis Vuitton’s collaborations with artists such as Takashi Murakami, Stephen Sprouse
and Richard Prince.

via: WWD

Fallingwater

Forget Lincoln Logs! It’s all about LEGOS!

Everyone’s favorite childhood building block is back with a more sophisticated target audience. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation together with Lego have just released the Frank Lloyd Wright collection part of the Lego Architecture building sets, coinciding with his exhibition ‘From Within Outward’ at the Guggenheim Museum. The line currently consists of six buildings, including two of his most famous and recognizable buildings, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and ‘Fallingwater’.

Awesomeness!

Guggenheim

Guggenheim

 via: Designboom


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