FUTURO HOUSES

A FAILED 1960’S ATTEMPT AT UFO LIVING The UFO-shaped house in Royse City, Texas, sits alone in an overgrown field, a vision of some solitary failed retrofuture dream. The Futuro House was designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in the late 1960s. Made of new materials like plastic and manufactured to be portable and adaptable to diverse terrain with its raised legs, […]

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Creepy Nightclubs

Weird but Awesome Those that are drawn to the more creepy side of life will be thrilled to find out that 1920s Paris was obsessed with all things macabre. And that goes for nightclubs, too. During the 20th century, a number of different cabarets opened across the city, complete with gargoyle ceilings, bone chandeliers and […]

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Art Nouveau II

Art Nouveau Is a Philosphy, a Way of Life Art Nouveau is an international philosophy and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that was most popular during 1890 — 1910. It was inspired by natural forms and structures, not only in flowers and plants, but also in curved lines. Architects tried […]

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Art Nouveau/Gaudi

Architecture  Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative art style characterized by intricate patterns of curving lines. Art Nouveau remained popular until around the time of World War I, and was ultimately replaced by the Art Deco style. I chose to make a post about it because so many people do not even know about it, even […]

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