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The Eagle Ridge Residence by Gary Gladwish Architecture

Gary Gladwish Architecture designed the Eagle Ridge residence, located on Orcas Island in Washington State. Project description 54 years ago she visited Orcas Island for the first time and decided that one day she would live there. 40 years passed before she saw it again and purchased a forested piece of land on a hillside populated with madrone trees, firs, beech, thistle, moss and rocks with magnificent views to the west. Throughout her life rocks, nature and landscape played an important role in her artwork. It was this attraction that convinced her that this was the perfect site for her. She requested an open, simple, low maintenance design which works with the site in such a way that her views of the island, forest and ledges were always present within the house. Each part of the house was to be designed to accommodate the inevitable bad hips, knees and back. The program consists of a combined kitchen-dining-living area, study, master

The Periodic Table of Fictional Minerals

The Periodic Table of Fictional Minerals

Targa Florio Concept Smartphone Is Inspired by Classic Automotive Style

Targa Florio , a concept smartphone that combines classic automotive style and hi-tech digital (rotatable display touch screen). Well, it sounds good, but not in practice. This concept smartphone looks a bit impractical with a bulky stopwatch/speedometer, we’re not really sure if it’s removable or not since we don’t have any more details. But we do love the sleekness of the phone, perhaps it utilizes super-thin battery technology to make it happen. Designers : Joe Sardo and Federico Bruni Targa Florio Concept Smartphone Is Inspired by Classic Automotive Style is originally posted on Tuvie - Modern Industrial Design

The Coolest Celebrity Signatures Of All Time

Does your favorite celebrity sign autographs with as much style as the ones on this list?

Tattoo Lovers Gather Around (58 pics)