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November 27, 2014

Creative Design Japanese Starbucks Coffee Shop in Tokyo

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Kengo Kuma & Associates architects worked on the design of a coffee house of the world wide network Starbucks Coffee. Located in Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan, its space is 213 square meters. The coffee shop occupies a noble spot near one of the main relics of the country - temple, built in the year 919. Over two million people visit the temple every year. One- and two-storied buildings in a traditional Japanese style are erected on the way. The architects' task was to create an appearance … [Read more...]

The Art From the Depths of Mouths by Justin Quinnell

The Art From the Depths of Mouths by Justin Quinnell

If you eventually see a guy running around with his mouths wide open and pointing them towards you and other objects, try to be calm and not to panic because it is probably Justin Quinnell or someone who has similar silly sense for creativity. Justin Quinnell is a photographer who got an idea to put an iPhone camera into the depths of his mouths and then he went out and started photographing everything. It seems that this kind of wacky photography ensured him a plenty of media … [Read more...]

The Underground Town of Coober Pedy in Australia

The Underground Town of Coober Pedy in Australia

Coober Pedy is small town in South Australia which is famous by precious opals that are mined in its nearby but also it is famous by pretty weird underground residences. Those structures are called dugouts by the local residents and primarily they were built with a purpose to escape from daytime heat which is unbearable down there in Australia. The name they use for those structures might sound too simple for the complex of buildings which is really existing there. They even have a church built … [Read more...]