Family Style of Loft Influenced by Balinese Craft Juxtaposed with the Industrial Style

The design of this 1,900 sq. ft. family style loft located in the Flatiron neighborhood is influenced by Balinese craft juxtaposed with the Industrial style of New York City. The lofty open floor plan connects the living room, den, dining area and kitchen providing functionality and comfort for the family lifestyle. There are many interesting design features in the place, such as kitchen tiles invading into living and dining area, a wall-high tool box in living area and some unique custom made millwork.

Family Style of Loft Influenced by Balinese Craft Juxtaposed with the Industrial Style
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Plants and Coffee: Terrarium in Coffee Pot

Called “Charming Project”, blogger Enid shared this creative project, which turns a coffee pot into a beautiful terrarium for air plants. Inspired by her childhood memory, Enid designed this creative terrarium as a tribute to her grandmother. “When I think plants and coffee, I’m instantly reminded of my grandmother,” the artist says. “She was one classy lady, and she loved her houseplants and roses almost as much as her afternoon coffee.” Why an air plant terrarium, you ask? Enid said, “Well, because it’s about as difficult to kill as devil’s vine but without having it grow all over the place.”

If you are interested to have one of your own coffee pot terrarium, head over to Enid’s blog for detailed instruction.

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Melchior – Robot Clock Reminds You of Your Childhood Dreams

Melchior, from MB&F and L’Epée 1839, is a 480-component mechanical table clock that just happens to look like something out of a sci-fi film. Designed for a special 10th Anniversary Piece under the theme: “ A creative adult is a child who survived”, Melchior is not only an impressive kinetic robot which may remind you of your childhood dreams, but also an impeccably finished, 480-component mechanical table clock with 40 days power reserve. It is measured on the abdomen dial, a polished glass dome/skull, and eyes with retrograde action that mark off intervals of 20 seconds. Melchior’s Gatling gun arm detaches and doubles as winding key for the movement. This incredible table clock is limited to just 99 pieces with a price tag $36000. If you’re interested you can find it here.

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Artistic Surgeon Cuts Open Cartoon Characters and Reveal Their Anatomy

Have you ever wondered what the skeleton of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle or a mermaid might look like? Here is the answer from Vienna-based street artist Nychos who have a fascination with anatomical diagrams and give his murals a graphic surgery. His signature style features the anatomy of his characters, layer by layer, through colorful, explosive compositions. Not surre it is a pleasant experience to see these “cut open cartoon” on the street, especially for kids when those characters are their favorite ones.

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