Beautiful Upside Down House

“What if I should fall right through the center of the earth…oh, and come out on the other side where people walk upside-down?” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

And now something weird for your Friday. You wouldn’t think the world would have so many upside down houses, but it does. People have built them for all kinds of reasons, from starting up a tourist attraction to commenting on the absurdity of politics.

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Upside Down House in Usedom, Germany: Designers Klausdiusz Golos and Sebastian Mikiciuk have a very nonchalant approach to this tourist exhibit, saying, “We didn’t do it for a reason. We just wanted to do something different.”

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Upside Down House at the Old School House Museum in Lee Vining, California: Part of an outdoor exhibit at a roadside museum in California, this tiny shed gets top billing as the “legendary upside-down house!”

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Wonderworks in Orlando, Florida: They bill themselves as “Central Florida’s only upside down attraction — an amusement park for the mind, featuring over 100 interactive exhibits.”

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Upside Down House in Poland: Daniel Czapiewski, an entrepreneur in Poland, built this house to comment on the insanity of contemporary politics (and bring in tourists as well).

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Casa de Cabeca para Baixo in Rio: Don’t know too much about this upside-down house, except that it’s located in Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, and the Flickr member who took the photo says “They are reforming it. It’s a Showroom from a house-construction shop.”

Beautiful Pop-Up Shop Interiors

Reoccurring conceptual pop-up shops have become the latest and most innovative way to access up and coming ideas in design and fashion. By opening up home spaces to photoshoots, conceptual stores and events, a new trend in home design is emerging.

The Loft is a periodically recurring conceptual pop-up store. It beautifully expresses the eclectic nature of their values with our choice of products. I’m particularly fond of the natural materials like wood, steel, leather, glass, wool and ceramics. These materials tell a lot about the love and attention invested in a product. It shows its age and origin, its history, the way it was crafted. Learn more about the Loft studio here and swoon.

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I love the whimsical nature of the space and objects.

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Beautiful Swanky Airbnb Bird Houses

Birdbnb, Airbnb for Birds.
Birds now have a swankier and more beautiful home
than you thanks to vacation rental site, Airbnb.
In a new campaign called Birdbnb, the internet
giant seeks to provide shelters for migrating birds
because to them, ‘Every Traveler Deserves a Home’.
With the help of five designers, Airbnb made birdhouse
copies of its 50 most interesting property listings and
placed them in New Orleans’ Audobon Park, where
many migrating birds flock to during the migratory
season. The designs feature some unique and quirky
architecture from around the world. Some are
lighthouses, some look like wagons, and one is
even a medieval castle in Ireland!
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Beautiful Illustrations

These illustrations by Jaco Haasbroek 
made me chuckle. Very clever play
on words and phrases. Amusing.
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The Violent Violet Violin 

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To the Rescue

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usical Chairs

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here Two oceans Meet as One

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Coughin’

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Adventure Seeker