After much anticipation, the all-new Legoland Hotel opened on Friday, April 5, 2013. Located right next to the theme park in Carlsbad, California, the three-story 250-room hotel does not disappoint, especially for those that can't get enough of those colorful plastic bricks. We visited the…
Added by alice on April 8, 2013 at 3:30pm —
Are these not some of the most realistic-looking birds you've ever laid eyes on? Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft has mastered the art of papercraft. At the young age of 14, he discovered the art form by accident when he started making paper bird models which were hand-colored using only colored pencils. "It appealed to me because it combines so many different techniques… Continue
Added by alice on April 21, 2013 at 6:00am —
At first, the image above looks like a boat, one that is caught in a soaking surge of water, but it is in fact a cleverly designed fountain sprinkling water out of its man-made pores. Located at Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain and known simply as Water Boat Fountain (or Fuente del Barco de Agua in Spanish) by visitors and locals alike, the… Continue
Added by Pinar on May 12, 2013 at 8:11am —
The Barbarian Group, a digital creative agency based in New York City, has done away with traditional cubicles and outfitted their space with this incredible Superdesk, a 1,100-foot-long structure that seats all 125 of their employees. Clive Wilkinson Architects is responsible for the desk’s design and based its original concept on a Fiat race track. This impressive piece of furniture…
Added by Sara Barnes on February 14, 2014 at 10:00am —
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New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled Cinema. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as well as the compact, intimate setting of a few indie film…
Added by Pinar on February 5, 2014 at 1:00pm —
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Added by alice on February 26, 2014 at 1:30pm —
Last night, before our Viral Marketing conference
, bro and I decided to eat dinner at the little Italian restaurant everyone raves about, Via Veneto, on Main Street in Santa Monica. We were about 30 minutes early for our reservation so we decided… Continue
Added by alice on September 23, 2008 at 10:30am —
Having being inspired by my meeting
with Kahi Lee
at HGTV and by walking around… Continue
Added by alice on September 24, 2008 at 10:00am —
You may have started to notice all of the cheaper boutique hotels popping up all over the place. Like a lot of you, I have a special place in my heart for the W brand (under Starwood) but with the economy the way it is and with the prices of W's being the way they are, I'm also interested in finding cheaper alternatives that still give me that unique… Continue
Added by alice on November 9, 2008 at 11:30am —
With theHOTEL, Palms and Hard Rock dominating the boutique hotel category in Las Vegas, is there room for more? Vdara, set to open on October 1st, hopes so. It is part of the $11 billion MGM Mirage CityCenter project that's unfolding in the latter half of this year. The 1,495-room boutique hotel is a non-gaming, non-smoking, all-suite hotel and spa that will cater to the design savvy.
Designed by RV Architecture, led by Rafael Viñoly, Vdara… Continue
Added by alice on February 27, 2009 at 10:30am —
In these times if there is anything modern luxury is trying to become it is economical. But how do you keep costs low when you start up a hotel? How about by fabricating modular units off-site and then stacking them together to make a building? CitizenM is trying this out with their new modern design hotels.
From the outside it looks like a stack of a few hundred… Continue
Added by alice on March 22, 2009 at 10:30am —
Taking the temporary retail concept to a mobile level, Jay-Z recently collaborated with architect David Ashen
of D-ash on a tricked-out trailer to house the Rocawear
line. While Jay-Z handles the music, D-ash's RocPopShop…
Added by Mitchell Milard on April 15, 2009 at 8:18pm —
I'll say it. The man is a pain in the ass but he sure has a great sense of style. If there is one artist who's as much entrepreneur and designer as he is singer and songwriter it has got to be Kanye West. Take one look at his 4,200-square-foot, three-level Los Angeles house and you'll have to agree that Kanye's taste - contemporary glam with a pop twist - is not… Continue
Added by alice on April 16, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Stylish gadgetry world continues to shine like a star as we witness one after the other amazing gadgets
; gizmos and widgets. From impeccable Motorola s805 headset to the outstanding power gorilla portable charger, you can find all of them.
Motorola S805 Stereo Bluetooth Headset - Keep this gorgeous DJ Style" Motorola S805 stereo headset along with you this Christmas with wirelessly connection to your phone calls and amazing… Continue
Added by angelina maben on April 22, 2009 at 1:00am —
If you have some time today, scroll through Christopher Haines's website
to enjoy his amazing, digital artwork. Christopher Haines is a young graphic artist from Australia who, we feel, can somehow look into our future. We were lucky enough to get an interview with Haines to ask him a few… Continue
Added by alice on July 25, 2009 at 10:30am —
I love mid-century modern design! Mid-Century modern is a design form that describes mid-20th century developments from roughly 1933 to 1965. In the past few years we've seen a huge revival of this movement, but now we're seeing it updated for these modern times. We love the classic throwback, the…
Added by alice on October 5, 2009 at 10:30pm —
High-five! Thanks for making November our biggest month ever! 1.8 million people from all over the world came into My Modern Met to see a superhero grandma, some amazing rainbow thread art, a Chilean artist's incredible 3D drawings and much, much more. Here's our quick rundown for any of you who missed the action.
(Click on each respective picture or on the… Continue
Added by alice on December 1, 2010 at 6:00pm —
It's not often that I'm moved by digital art, but it's impossible not to be impressed with the portfolio of Russian artist Vitaly Alexius. Perhaps it's the way Vitsly creates such exquisitely detailed apocalyptic worlds...
One common theme that is found in many of his works is a brightly lit character that stands alone in the midst of all the chaos. Do these characters represent life or… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 16, 2010 at 5:30pm —
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Added by alice on March 22, 2011 at 12:00pm —