Inspiring architectural design

Here’s some inspiring architectural design that will make you go “woww!!” From a house in a shipping container that pops out at the press of a button to a full apartment with 24 rooms miraculously crammed into an 84 square foot space.

Clever wooden, soft, cushion-like seat made from hardwood

ASH CUSHION BY MARY DICKERSON
Hardwood made soft, the Ash Cushion by Mary Dickerson cleverly enhances the natural resilience of ashwood, resulting in a solid yet springy seating surface, made extra wide to allow for playing with while seated.

Awesome Design Portfolios

With many portfolios online, it’s often hard to stand out from the sea of competition out there. It takes a creative design to grab the user’s attention long enough for him or her to enjoy sifting through your work. Adding rich interactive elements, framing your work in a unique way, and concocting a means of providing a unique experience can not only get the user’s attention but also show your capabilities as a designer. In this showcase, you’ll find a variety of beautiful, unique and Outstanding example of design portfolios.

Jesse Willmon

Outstanding Example of Design Portfolios

Odd Web Things

Outstanding Example of Design Portfolios

Scott Weaver’s Rolling through the Bay

Scott Weaver’s amazing piece, made with over 100,000 toothpicks over the course of 35 years, is a depiction of San Francisco, with multiple ball runs that allow you to go on “tours” of different parts of the city. It will be on display in the Tinkering Studio until June 19th!

http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu

via Scott Weaver’s Rolling through the Bay on Vimeo.

ArtPrize 2012 – Adonna Khare – Elephants

“This awesome mural, entitled Elephants, is an astonishing and enormous piece created by artist Adonna Khare using only carbon pencil. After more than 47,000 voters cast 412,560 votes, Elephants was recently pronounced the winning piece of ArtPrize 2012. Adonna Khare, who is also an elementary school art teacher turned stay-at-home mom, took home the $200,000 grand prize.” -via brusha.net