Photographer Finds Locations Of 1960s Postcards To See How They Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable
Sep04

Photographer Finds Locations Of 1960s Postcards To See How They Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable

Not long ago an old matchbook laying on photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer’s desk caught his eye. Or rather, it was the postcard-like picture on it, of a resort complex built in the 1960s. It got Pablo wondering how the place looked now, and the answer has led him to make an amazing photo series called Abandoned States. The picture came with the title How to Run A Successful Golf Course, but when Maurer got to the place, it was...

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20 Amazing Kids Bedroom Design & Ideas
Sep02

20 Amazing Kids Bedroom Design & Ideas

Designing a child’s room or bedroom can be a hard task, as you’ll have to consider lots of aspects. First of all, the room has to be a safe environment for a child. Second of all, you should incorporate fun elements in the room and your child’s favorite activities. So if your child loves to read, then here are some great ideas about how to transform his or her room into a bedroom with a reading corner. Some of the ideas can be put...

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20+ Creative Kids’ Room Ideas That Will Make You Want To Be A Kid Again
Sep02

20+ Creative Kids’ Room Ideas That Will Make You Want To Be A Kid Again

We love to write about interior design at A&D, but we often forget to cover one important group – kids! Most parents will agree that providing their children with a wonderful living space in which they can thrive, learn and play is of paramount importance, which is why we’ve collected this list of 22 awesome interior design ideas for children’s rooms. A child’s surroundings can have a huge impact on how they grow and develop, so...

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40+ Accidents Waiting To Happen Thanks To These Architects And Designers
Aug30

40+ Accidents Waiting To Happen Thanks To These Architects And Designers

There are architects who either don’t have a clue what they’re doing or they just want to watch the world burn. A&D has collected some of the most horrible architecture designs, and they seem to be created just to torture people. From a bike path on the ledge of a canal to a tap above an electricity socket – all of these crazy places need a warning sign next to them. Or to be moved to hell, a place where they...

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Spanish Designer Builds A Secret Studio Beneath A Busy Bridge In Valencia
Aug28

Spanish Designer Builds A Secret Studio Beneath A Busy Bridge In Valencia

Plumber-turned-furniture designer Fernando Abellanas has built himself a studio that acrophobes wouldn’t want to visit. Abellanas has constructed his workplace under a bridge in Valencia, Spain, and it perfectly blends into the urban setting. This under-bridge setup has a chair, a desk, and two shelves, providing all the storage space one could ask for in a regular office. To access the micro dwelling, the designer uses a hand crank...

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35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains
Jul03

35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains

Many of you have probably heard of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, and you’ve probably seen the famous Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, either in person or while watching the movie Ocean’s 11. While there’s no doubt that these are both spectacular sights to behold however, they only represent a small percentage of the incredible fountains that you can currently find around the world. From Stockholm to Sunderland, from...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
Feb16

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Summer is over for Brazil’s ‘marvelous city’. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream. Rio 2016 was...

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20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
Feb16

20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Walking around towns and taking photos of their places of interest you may not see the whole picture: the view from the ground doesn’t permit you to fully appreciate the scale and geometry if architectural memorials. The Russian AirPano team of photographers rises to the sky to show you different places of our planet from above. More info: airpano.com | Instagram (H/T: Bored Panda) 01. New Delhi, India 02. Sagrada Familia,...

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This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside
Feb14

This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside

It’s said not to judge a book by its cover. The same goes for houses – especially this tiny one in Japan! Designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier, the 594-square-foot house is based on a triangular site between a river and a road. It looks really small from the outside, yet it is surprisingly more spacious from the inside than you’d expect. The triangular house has two floors, with the bedroom on the first floor, the kitchen and...

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This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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