Site-Specific Street Art (2 pieces)

We’ve seen all kinds of street art on theMET, including strange silhouette figures, homeless cardboard cut-outs, and hilarious pop-culture paintings. The one common theme? That with street art, the place in which it lives, or its environment, is just as important as the piece itself. Like Richard Vermaak’s Skelewags, Snyder’s street art makes us wonder if he found these backdrops before or after dreaming up these clever pieces…

Snyder’s website
via [Unurth]

January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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