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Fibonacci Spiral

27 Apr

Fibonacci Spiral Staircase; Poland

Abandoned Palace
Photographed by Pati Makowska
Greater Poland Voivodeship 2013

source: 500px

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If anyone has any information about which palace or where in Poland this beautiful staircase is, please leave a comment!

Mardan Palace

20 Apr

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How gorgeous is this staircase?  I did a little research about it and it turns out it’s found at a hotel called Mardan Palace located in Lara, Antalya, Turkey.

My God, is this place extravagant.

It’s reportedly billed as Europe’s most expensive hotel:  “It cost roughly $1.4 billion to build. A stay at this hotel on the Turkish Riviera could run you up to $18,000 per night […]. The spa has a room full of real snow.”

Oh… is that what this is…?

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This is insane.  Actual snow inside the hotel that guest can have snowball fights with, lol.   Continue reading

The Seven Years Labyrinth

2 Feb

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Almost 30 years ago a Japanese custodian sat in front of a large A1 size sheet of white paper ( approximately 33 x 23 inches), whipped out a pen and started drawing the beginnings of diabolically complex maze, each twist and turn springing spontaneously from his brain onto the paper without aid of a computer. The hobby would consume him as he drew in his spare time until its completion nearly 7 years later when the final labyrinth was rolled up and almost forgotten.

Twitter user@Kya7y was recently going through some of her father’s old things when she happened upon the maze and snapped a few photos to share on Twitter.  She was quickly inundated by requests from friends and eventually strangers who had endless questions, the most obvious being: are you making prints!?  

When asked about the man behind the maze, she answered “Where does my father work? At a public university!! In the athletic department!!! As a janitor.”

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What a work of art.

It’s completely mind-boggling.  I feel like I can spend days on end just looking at this, following paths, and never get bored.  

It’s incredible what people can do with just pen and paper.

source: thisiscolossal & spoon-tamago 

{ venetian view }

27 Jan

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source: tumblr

Follow Your Heart

7 Jan

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Petit Hotel d’Hafa, Sayulita, Mexico

source: designtripper

…is it possible to be in love with a door?

26 Jan

Rue de Belle-Vue, Bruxelles, Belgium

Neveh Tzedek, Tel Aviv, Israel

Rue du Lac, Brussels, Belgium

Calcata, Lazio, Italy

Does any one know origin of the 2nd and last one?

source: flickr & tumblr

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