We’ve all seen the house that goes crazy with their holiday lights display—you might even know someone who does. Lexi Magnusson is one who enjoys decorating with a “ridiculous amount of lights” every Christmas. This year, her illumination is a colorful statement of support for the LGBTQ community. The Seattle-based resident covered her bushes in 10,000 rainbow Christmas lights after a neighbor openly expressed homophobic opinions.
Across a vast expanse of country land, lofty electrical towers always seem somewhat out of place. They clash with the natural aesthetic of the environment, yet they are needed in this high-functioning world we live in. Moscow-based design studio Design Depot has realized a design concept that has the potential to remedy this visual dilemma–deer-shaped transmission towers. The towering animal structures remind us of Jin Choi and Thomas Shine’s Land of Giants from a couple of years ago, but unlike the human-shaped electricity pylons, the animal towers appear more natural. They don’t seem to visually disrupt their surroundings. In fact, I think that they add more character.