Having difficulty naming your precious child? Just pay US$32,000 and get an original in 5 weeks

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Monday 2 February 2015

Unless you’re a teacher and gets stressed over the four Graces in your class, I don’t see why having a common name really matters. But apparently, some parents do and they are open to paying lots of money to have one that is truly unique and original for their baby. Which is what a Swiss company called Erflogswelle (now, that’s original) is claiming.

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This house was built to be incomplete: it’s the world’s first inside-out house!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Architecture on Wednesday 14 January 2015

A client approached Cut Paw Paw with a unique request. They wanted a house that was ‘ridiculously inside out’. So that is exactly what they got: a house that was deliberately built to be incomplete. Connecting the inside and outside, Cut Paw Paw took the challenge seriously and created a unique concept that blurs the line between internal and external space.

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Nice rock, let’s carve a holiday home out of it

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Saturday 24 May 2014

This is so neat. Somebody in Spain came across a huge chunk of rock overseeing the coast in Costa de Morte and decided to make a holiday home out of it. To be specific, Madrid-based Ensamble Estudio did. Minimalistic it may be, but this property isn’t just some barebones den either — the 270 sq […]

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The Boy In The Box Breaks Free: art by Michael Carini

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By Michael Carini in New Art on Thursday 30 August 2012

Michael Carini’s creative visions illuminate the human condition as he delves into the uncensored depths of his mind and invites you to catch a glimpse of the other side. It is a journey depicted through weaving blasts of light, color, and energy trapped within the boundlessness of space. As his hands and brush create a musical dialogue and dance across the canvas, Carini describes his technique as a poetically alchemical process based upon the principals of equivalent exchange.

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Catherine Slaymaker

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By Alex in New Illustration on Monday 21 February 2011

Catherine Slaymaker is an artist whose unique illustration style I’ve been really enjoying lately.

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