Category: DESIGN

Jun 9, 2011

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

Photograph by Mickbab Located in Southern France, the Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world. Constructed in three short years, the bridge is an engineering and architectural marvel. At its highest point, the bridge soars 343 meters (1,125 ft) above ground, that’s 19 meters (62 ft) taller than the Eiffer Tower! Check…

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May 24, 2011

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview…

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Mar 31, 2011

The Harry Winston Opus Watch Series

The Harry Winston Opus Watch Series

For the last eleven years, Harry Winston has partnered with a master horologist to create an exclusive and groundbreaking timepiece that reflects an unprecedented journey of collaboration and innovation. It is known simply as The Opus. 2011 heralds the latest addition to the vaunted Opus series, the Opus 11, in partnership with legendary watchmaker…

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Jan 17, 2011

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

Remember in the movie Tropic Thunder when Tom Cruise’s character Les Grossman is talking to Pecker? Right before the infamous dance scene, Les says: “I’m talking G5’s playa, no more frequent flyer b*tch miles for my boy!” He was referring to a Gulfstream G500. Or maybe you’ve heard that annoying song Like a G6 on…

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Jan 13, 2011

How to Turn a Lighter Into a Mini Motorcycle

How to Turn a Lighter Into a Mini Motorcycle

So how does a disposable lighter turn into a miniature motorcycle? You’ll need a heavy dose of patience and some nimble fingers! Below is a visual guide that kind of shows you how to make a motorcycle with a lighter, however there is also a very detailed step-by-step video at the end that will…

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Oct 14, 2010

Vintage Cool: ACE Cycle-Car Rebuilds the Morgan Three-Wheeler Trike

Vintage Cool: ACE Cycle-Car Rebuilds the Morgan Three-Wheeler Trike

Ever since the art-deco post, the Sifter has been on the hunt for vintage cool. You know, those products and gadgets that exude that classic, historical feel? Where the mere sight makes you realize how far we’ve come and how quickly technology and style can change. Enter the Ace cycle-car by Liberty Motors. A dramatic…

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Sep 27, 2010

Brilliant Visual Recipes by IKEA [22 pics]

Brilliant Visual Recipes by IKEA [22 pics]

Your typical cookbook uses the following sequence: 1. List ingredients 2. Show step-by-step cooking instructions 3. Close-up beauty shot of the final product (i.e., were it made by a professional chef, in a photography studio, with the aid of a food stylist and lighting technician, captured by a professional photographer) Step 1 and Step 2…

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