A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. The residents often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt . This originally appeared in A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach . by Magnum02
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Magnum02 A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. The residents often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt . This originally appeared in A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach .
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A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. The residents often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. by llSofiell
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llSofiell A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. The residents often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
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A guest bedroom, with furniture from Room & Board, overlooks the bridge above the dining courtyard. The home’s landscape architecture is by Ventura, California–based Jack Kiesel. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.  Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt . by Lautall
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Lautall A guest bedroom, with furniture from Room & Board, overlooks the bridge above the dining courtyard. The home’s landscape architecture is by Ventura, California–based Jack Kiesel. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt .
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A Spark Is All It Takes was created by the Makati City Fire Station in Manila to warn citizens of the danger of fires, via lostateminor. by Whoopi
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Whoopi A Spark Is All It Takes was created by the Makati City Fire Station in Manila to warn citizens of the danger of fires, via lostateminor.
Teeny Things
patio among the trees by Sirkka
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Sirkka patio among the trees
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In a Venice garden designed by Jeff Pervorse of Bent Grass Landscape Architecture, the goal was permeability – providing places for by lila
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lila In a Venice garden designed by Jeff Pervorse of Bent Grass Landscape Architecture, the goal was permeability – providing places for
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Michael and Tamami brought greenery to the master bath courtyard, which is lined with Eco Arbor Designs deck tiles, in the form of succulents in a ceramic Peanut planter by John Follis for Architectural Pottery from Vessel. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.  Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt . by bonnie
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bonnie Michael and Tamami brought greenery to the master bath courtyard, which is lined with Eco Arbor Designs deck tiles, in the form of succulents in a ceramic Peanut planter by John Follis for Architectural Pottery from Vessel. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. Courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt .
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Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept—the tansu. Photo by: Osamu Abe by Eva
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Eva Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept—the tansu. Photo by: Osamu Abe
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Golf Balls Were Originally Made of Wood! Here’s a fun fact: some of the first golf balls were made entirely of hardwood, such as beech and box trees. These balls appeared during the 14th century and remained in use until the 17th century. Of course, a typical wooden golf ball would only last for a few games before it needed to be replaced. by oldrose
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oldrose Golf Balls Were Originally Made of Wood! Here’s a fun fact: some of the first golf balls were made entirely of hardwood, such as beech and box trees. These balls appeared during the 14th century and remained in use until the 17th century. Of course, a typical wooden golf ball would only last for a few games before it needed to be replaced.
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Raised deck // Sunset - Photo: Coral Von Zumwalt by Antonella Fanelli
Antonella Fanelli
Antonella Fanelli Raised deck // Sunset - Photo: Coral Von Zumwalt
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The remains of a broken wagon wheel sit in a field behind abandoned buildings in the ghost town of Bodie, California. In 1880, more than 10,000 people lived in Bodie, but there were only three residents left by 1943. by guida
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guida The remains of a broken wagon wheel sit in a field behind abandoned buildings in the ghost town of Bodie, California. In 1880, more than 10,000 people lived in Bodie, but there were only three residents left by 1943.
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John Wayne: He appeared in more than 175 films over half a century making him a Western hero and an American icon. Nearly 30 years after his death he still consistently ranks among the most popular movie stars of all time. Wayne was a proud supporter of the military and posthumously he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and in 1980 the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Courtesy Wayne Enterprises) by angelita
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angelita John Wayne: He appeared in more than 175 films over half a century making him a Western hero and an American icon. Nearly 30 years after his death he still consistently ranks among the most popular movie stars of all time. Wayne was a proud supporter of the military and posthumously he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and in 1980 the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Courtesy Wayne Enterprises)
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Patio Pets Slippers crochet pattern from The Magic of Crochet, originally published by Spool Cotton Company, Book 168, in 1941. by Tere Hernández Huerta
Tere Hernández Huerta
Tere Hernández Huerta Patio Pets Slippers crochet pattern from The Magic of Crochet, originally published by Spool Cotton Company, Book 168, in 1941.
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God's presence at the Tabernacle.   And so God dwelled among His people in the tabernacle in the wilderness. He appeared as a pillar of cloud over the tabernacle by day and a pillar of fire by night in the sight of all Israel. The people would not set out on their journey unless the cloud lifted. It was an unmistakably powerful visual statement indicating God’s presence among them. by effie
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effie God's presence at the Tabernacle. And so God dwelled among His people in the tabernacle in the wilderness. He appeared as a pillar of cloud over the tabernacle by day and a pillar of fire by night in the sight of all Israel. The people would not set out on their journey unless the cloud lifted. It was an unmistakably powerful visual statement indicating God’s presence among them.
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Richard Neutra's Josef von Sternberg House (1935). "The living area, overlooked by a window-lined gallery, as it appeared in 1947. The by Eman Ahmad
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Eman Ahmad Richard Neutra's Josef von Sternberg House (1935). "The living area, overlooked by a window-lined gallery, as it appeared in 1947. The
Home Decoration
Landscape Architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse. These neglected places, while often having a negative impact on the environment and surrounding community, are simultaneously part of our cultural heritage. Here we’ve selected several of the … by audra
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audra Landscape Architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse. These neglected places, while often having a negative impact on the environment and surrounding community, are simultaneously part of our cultural heritage. Here we’ve selected several of the …
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Foxes are among the most intelligent animals in the world by the characteristics they possess. Fox is the central character of many cultures, and often app by brandi
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brandi Foxes are among the most intelligent animals in the world by the characteristics they possess. Fox is the central character of many cultures, and often app
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A house among the trees by debra
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debra A house among the trees
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Authors of a study on the use of "marriage" in the Bible: "The debate about marriage equality often centers, however discretely, on an appeal to the Bible.  Unfortunately, such appeals often reflect a lack of biblical literacy on the part of those who use that complex collection of texts as an authority to enact modern social policy." by robbie
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robbie Authors of a study on the use of "marriage" in the Bible: "The debate about marriage equality often centers, however discretely, on an appeal to the Bible. Unfortunately, such appeals often reflect a lack of biblical literacy on the part of those who use that complex collection of texts as an authority to enact modern social policy."
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Photography: Matt JonesStyling: Stacey Battat  Tilda wears dress by Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquiere.  Originally appeared in The Horror Issue of i-D Magazine, July 2006   #Tilda Swinton by colleenscdmr
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colleenscdmr Photography: Matt JonesStyling: Stacey Battat Tilda wears dress by Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquiere. Originally appeared in The Horror Issue of i-D Magazine, July 2006 #Tilda Swinton
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"Modern textural landscape." — Ann Yee [Photo Courtesy of the Designer] by lottie
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lottie "Modern textural landscape." — Ann Yee [Photo Courtesy of the Designer]
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Taking a cue from the architecture of the house, this shapely fireplace surround creates an elegant focal point for this covered patio. The mantel offers prominent display space for a collection of small sculptures. A large painting hung above the mantel creates a unique style statement that's not often featured in outdoor rooms./ by sondra
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sondra Taking a cue from the architecture of the house, this shapely fireplace surround creates an elegant focal point for this covered patio. The mantel offers prominent display space for a collection of small sculptures. A large painting hung above the mantel creates a unique style statement that's not often featured in outdoor rooms./
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In 1952, Jane Russell appeared alongside Robert Mitchum in Macao by Josef von Sternberg, in a black cut-out outfit. by ines
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ines In 1952, Jane Russell appeared alongside Robert Mitchum in Macao by Josef von Sternberg, in a black cut-out outfit.
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To celebrate the Dark Knight’s legacy Alex Ross created this dramatic painting full of important visual references of his history. With the design, Ross pulls the Golden Age of Batman right into the modern age and beyond.Created by artist, Bob Kane and writer, Bill Finger in 1939, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27. During his years at DC Comics he has been referred to as the Caped Crusader”, “the Dark Knight” and “the World’s Greatest Detective” among other titles. by BethCat
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BethCat To celebrate the Dark Knight’s legacy Alex Ross created this dramatic painting full of important visual references of his history. With the design, Ross pulls the Golden Age of Batman right into the modern age and beyond.Created by artist, Bob Kane and writer, Bill Finger in 1939, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27. During his years at DC Comics he has been referred to as the Caped Crusader”, “the Dark Knight” and “the World’s Greatest Detective” among other titles.
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Ilse Bing (1899-1998) was a leader among those who made Paris the center of modern photography in the 1930s... by ginger
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ginger Ilse Bing (1899-1998) was a leader among those who made Paris the center of modern photography in the 1930s...
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living among the trees by jum jum
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jum jum living among the trees
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FRANCIS BACON Untitled (figure) 1950–51 oil on canvas 198 x 137 cm The Estate of Francis Bacon Courtesy Faggionato Fine Art, London This painting is related to a book that Bacon kept in his study, The Phenomena of Materialisation (1920) by Baron Albert von Schrenk-Notzing. It shows a man caged floating inside a structure that drifts freely among the steel curved furniture that Bacon designed in his early twenties. by jessie
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jessie FRANCIS BACON Untitled (figure) 1950–51 oil on canvas 198 x 137 cm The Estate of Francis Bacon Courtesy Faggionato Fine Art, London This painting is related to a book that Bacon kept in his study, The Phenomena of Materialisation (1920) by Baron Albert von Schrenk-Notzing. It shows a man caged floating inside a structure that drifts freely among the steel curved furniture that Bacon designed in his early twenties.
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The Nimrud lens is a 3000 year old piece of rock crystal, unearthed by Austen Henry Layard at the Assyrian palace of Nimrud. It may have been used as a magnifying glass, or as a burning-glass to start fires by concentrating sunlight. Assyrian craftsmen made intricate engravings, and could have used such a lens in their work. Italian scientist Giovanni Pettinato of the University of Rome has proposed that the lens was used by the ancient Assyrians as part of a telescope. by charlotte
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charlotte The Nimrud lens is a 3000 year old piece of rock crystal, unearthed by Austen Henry Layard at the Assyrian palace of Nimrud. It may have been used as a magnifying glass, or as a burning-glass to start fires by concentrating sunlight. Assyrian craftsmen made intricate engravings, and could have used such a lens in their work. Italian scientist Giovanni Pettinato of the University of Rome has proposed that the lens was used by the ancient Assyrians as part of a telescope.
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rhododendrons among the trees by doreen.savell
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doreen.savell rhododendrons among the trees
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Among the trees by aberfitchboy QfuXm
porch of a cottage/bungalow in Venice, CA by gogo.bellou
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gogo.bellou porch of a cottage/bungalow in Venice, CA
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