Maldives luxury resort

Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

  PV panels never looked so good From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldives’ tiny tropical islands, the luxury resort’s main building has a roof built from solar panels arranged into a stepped pattern. Source: Maldives luxury … Continue reading Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

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Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the world’s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks are often pivotal in the collective … Continue reading Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé

Julien Gaquère, alias Jigé , is a self-taught artist who works at the Jouret workshop in Roubaix. His drawings in multiple shapes and colors are sometimes figurative, sometimes abstract, where characters and strange animals intertwine. Source: Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé

Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

Northern Lights – colour palette

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.

Monet the magpie – colour palette

The Magpie was one of Monet's early attempts at capturing the effects of snow on the landscape.  This palette is called the Magpie.

Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

Gazing up, the first thing you notice when viewing the 33-foot tall cabin, The 7th Room , is its base, an aluminum covering featuring black and white images of the pine trees that surround the structure. Used as camouflage, this exterior panel immerses the treetop cabin into its environment, blurring the boundaries between the building … Continue reading Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

Misty Morning – 21 Jan 2017 – Flickr

If this looks a bit familiar the woodland scenes for Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows were shot near here. May be some magic going on - the conditions were very special 🙂

January’s Been a Long Month – Kick Back With These Photography Links Of The Week

Relax With These Photography Links As another terrific week flies by in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching through a massive list of links looking for the very best ones to share here with everyone. Source: January’s Been a Long Month – Kick Back With These Photography Links Of The Week

Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker

Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker this is either a great or a stupid location for a pool. maybe both. Ryan Longnecker: Photos Source: Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker

Picture of the Day: Crows on Snow

Photograph by Walker Berg/Portland Police Bureau Forensic Evidence Division Criminalist Walker Berg of the Portland Police took this amazing photo from the 12th floor of the Justice Center. The Portland Police are calling it “Crows on Snow.” Interestingly, a group of crows is known as a ‘murder’. Source: Picture of the Day: Crows on Snow

Ecology Icons

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Rain animation widget

Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.

Rain Animation Effect Check out the new effect I have created with the Adobe Muse rain widget from the creative team at MuseFree. We love to use the amazing tools and widgets and adapt them for use in our design projects. This effect reminds me how much I love the city in the rain.  While … Continue reading Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.