Category: ARCHITECTURE

Apr 27, 2010

25 Stunning Images of Spiral Staircases

25 Stunning Images of Spiral Staircases

There’s something about the spiral that captures our eye. Sometimes it’s the symmetry, sometimes they just make us dizzy. A practical designer might use one to save space while others may use them because of the beautiful patterns they create. Whatever the appeal, people love spiral staircases and I am one of them! …

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Apr 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 26, 2010

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Photograph by No Promise of Safety A climber/urban explorer scales the Manhattan Bridge in New York City for the perfect shot. via No Promise of Safety Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET…

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Apr 22, 2010

Want to See a Lamborghini in a Living Room?

Want to See a Lamborghini in a Living Room?

BAM! When you have a car like a Special Edition Lamborghini Countach, people are going to want to see it. If you happen to be entertaining guests in your living room, relocating to your garage can be a chore! The solution? Bring the car into your living room with a fancy hydraulic lift from your…

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Apr 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 15, 2010

JOIE DE VIVRE Photograph by Ben Heine Paris Panoramic: View of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower (324 meters/1,063 feet high). It is a montage of 12 photos Ben Heine took when he was there (no fish eye, no wide angle). It took him 2 days of post-production work. via Ben Heine on…

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Apr 13, 2010

Mega-Mansion in Madrid by A-Cero

Mega-Mansion in Madrid by A-Cero

The Sifter has covered plenty of insane properties in the past (see here and here and here), but the mega-mansion in the exclusive Pozuelo de Alarcón neighbourhood of Madrid by A-cero Architects is making its bid for the crown of most over-the-top property. Check out the pics below and decide for yourself. Apologies in advance,…

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Apr 1, 2010

The Coolest Butcher Shop in Australia

The Coolest Butcher Shop in Australia

Photograph by Paul Gosney VICTOR CHURCHILL BUTCHERY – SINCE 1876 – Established in 1876, the original Churchill’s butcher shop, located on Queen Street in Woollahra, was founded by James Churchill. – Victor and Cyril Churchill, James’ sons, took over the management of the store with Victor Churchill managing the store for the longest period of…

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Mar 23, 2010

What a Mansion in Thailand Looks Like

What a Mansion in Thailand Looks Like

Listed at a cool $280,000,000.00 THB (Thailand Baht) or approx. $8.66 million USD, this gorgeous 4-bedroom villa can be yours today! A beautiful oceanfront property on the beach of Kamala in Phuket, Thailand; this property resides on a secluded stretch of coastline on the western part of the coast. I couldn’t find much information on…

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