Cameras And Critters

Animals are the most adorable and at the same time the most difficult models a photographer could have. Nevertheless they always end up creating the most amazing photographs. Checkout these little critters with cameras. Whose your favourite?

Penguins animals camera photography

The Las Vegas Penthouse

Located in the city center, a unit from the Veer Tower in Las Vegas comes a flashy penthouse by designer Mark Tracy from Chemical Spaces. The intention of the designer was to bring together some of the finest materials to create this extravagant dwelling with a friendly, colorful and welcoming atmosphere.

The color palette of this residence consists grey, blues and greens cleverly accentuated by colors material and lighting that complements the space and brings forth a whole new tone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Innovative Tool Kit Must Haves For Every Designer

CONSTRAINED BALL:

Constrained Ball

The Constrained Ball by Korean designer Giha Woo is a simple but intelligent drawing aid which once attached to the pen or pencil helps create straight lines without the use of a ruler.

GLASS TOP FUTURA CRAFT TABLE:

Futura Glass top craft table drafting table

The mother of art tables… the Glass Top Futura Craft Table is definitely one for your personal studio. Its glass top can easily come in handy for tracing and it comes with a lot of storage space to keep your drawing equipment  within reach.

SMART MEASURING TAPE:

Smart measuring tape

A convenient tool for designers with some smart and simple adjustments . There is a groove created on the side of this measuring tape that allows the user to insert a pencil and make a marking. Hassle free to use and can really come in handy when measuring large spaces.

THE SMART STRING:

Looking like an ordinary calculator this device is similar to the measuring tape but goes a step further.  It’s like an electric measuring tape but instead of the tape there is a string. It’s simple to use…you pull the string to the length you want to measure and it will display the measurement . Not only does this device measure straight lines but also comes in handy when measuring curved surfaces and circumference of a round object.

DESIGN STENCILS:

design stencil kit

This is a great tool for when you are drafting and is a must have for design students.

ELECTRONIC RULER:

electronic ruler

Start and end a line from any point on this scale and it will give you an accurate measurement.

Interesting Storage Ideas For Accesories And Art Equipments

The passion for design always comes with a penchant  for collecting art accessories on the side. Here are a bunch of interesting storage ideas that will help you create a more accessible and hassle free storage for your workspace/studio which can be incorporated by anyone. Credit for these ideas goes to the creators.

THE WIRE MESH STORAGE FOR PAINT BOTTLES:

Wire Mesh hanging storage artCheckout this smart idea for storing paint bottles using a wire mesh. It can either be hung on your wall or placed on a table.

TOOL CANS AND PLASTIC CUPS:

can storage art

plastic colour cans cups art

Tool cans stacked as pyramidTool cans or plastic cups/glasses can be used for this smart idea to store tiny trinkets and tools. Either put them up on the wall or as in the bottom photograph you can wrap the tool cans, stack the cans into a pyramid and glue them together to make it more interesting.

THE BOTTLES AND THE BOX:

bottles and box

Here is something simple and attractive. Glass bottles glued to a box suspended on the wall. A wonderful idea for storing circular objects.

CURTAIN ROD MARKER STORAGE:

Put  some curtain rods with dangling cups and you get this…a storage for your markers .

BOTTLES IN A PLANK:

craft-storage-ideas

A few bottles fixed into a plank is also a great storage idea for small items.

THE VINTAGE STORAGE CASE:

vintage-suitcase-craft-storage

Lastly, here is a  vintage suitcase which is used as a brilliant storage solution.

Interesting Programs For Interior Designers To Watch- The Design Television Haven

EXTREME MAKEOVER HOME EDITION:

Extreme-MakeoverHome-Edition design

Watch a team of celebrity designers renovate a house from the ground up in a short span of seven days . An American reality T.V show that provides home improvements for the less fortunate.

 

WHOSE DESIGN IS IT ANYWAY:

whose design

Home owners battle it out against resident designer and host Jason Cass to redesign a specific room in their house. The designs are then put to public vote. Who do you think will win?

 

TOP DESIGN:

top design

A set of aspiring interior designers fight against each other on a mission to be the next top designer. Put up together in a lavish Los Angeles loft they face a series of challenges leaving the best designer standing.

 

WORLD’S GREENEST HOMES:

green homes

Earlier hosted by celebrity designer Emmanuel Belliveau and presently by host John Bell this show takes you on a thrilling tour around the globe to some of the planets most fascinating green designs.  Portraying revolutionary eco-friendly dwellings which show us that living green can also mean living lush.

 

LOFTY IDEAS:

A design show dedicated to open concept living featuring lofts across Canada, United States and Britain. Portraying a series of distinct and inventive design solutions, it is the only television show devoted to loft living.