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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


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…?


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

The Seven Years Labyrinth

2 Feb






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









source: tumblr

Follow Your Heart

7 Jan


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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