In the early 1900s, Swedish tree sculptor Axel Erlandson planted “The Basket Tree.” Actually, this is a bit of a misnomer, as it is a collection of six different Sycamore trees that have been grafted together. In the late 1940s, Erlandson opened a roadside oddity attraction containing 20-30 tree sculptures. Today, they have been transplanted and are on display at Gilroy Gardens amusement park in California.
vertical horizons of hong kong by romain jacquet lagreze
'vertical horizon', by french graphic artist romain jacquet lagreze is a photographic journey between the buildings of the relentlessly growing metropolis of hong-kong.
giant inflatable pile of poo, roast pig and stonehenge sculptures at M+
six large inflatable sculptures take over hong kong's waterfront, raising questions about the nature of public art and how audiences can engage with it on a number of different levels.
20 foot dinosaur made from balloons by airigami
though this is not the first time the team has built a dinosaur from their signature medium of balloons, it is the first occasion they have realized one next to the skeleton of an actual one.
German designer Manuel Dreesmann has come up with Skyfarm, a hanging garden design intended for balconies that places plants high enough so that you can still make use of your outdoor space in other ways. To access the plants, simply pull on the handle attached to each pot (as shown above).
taxidermied turtle and armadillo cameras by taiyo onorato + nico krebs
re-fashioned in a flinstone-esque style, the cameras are handcrafted using taxidermied turtle and armadillo shells.
A Magenta, Coral, and Ivory Destination Wedding in the Bahamas
Lulled by the sound of lapping waves and tickled by the views of pink-sand beaches, a well-traveled couple indulge in a Caribbean wedding that's equal parts urban sophistication and relaxed local charm.
A Casual Beachfront Destination Wedding in St. Barts
They've lived and loved the world over, but these two architects had their hearts set on marrying in the Caribbean locale that brought them back together -- the island of St. Barts.