Design

The Best Teenage Bedrooms on Film

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A space of rebellion or individuality, or a hideout to escape the insanity of that scary thing called life, a teenager’s bedroom is a vivid symbol of personal freedom. When it comes to cinema, a character’s bedroom aesthetic can tell us a lot about their inner world. Here are some of our favorite examples of teenage bedrooms in the movies.
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50 Darkly Beautiful Horror Film Posters

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A film poster can make or break a movie for discerning audiences before it even hits the theater. In the case of horror cinema, cheap thrills and jump scares are often pushed into the marketing spotlight. But there’s a unique visual history when it comes to horror films and their posters that is incredibly diverse and, on occasion, stunningly beautiful. In the spirit of the spooky season, here are the posters that captured our imaginations with amazing artwork and creative designs.
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10 Ingenious Elevated Architecture Designs

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Living space is at a premium in densely populated cities throughout the world, which requires architects to get creative with their designs. And some savvy homebuyers appreciate a unique division of space that makes the most of their land, while offering a stylish alternative to traditional creations. That’s where elevated architecture comes into play — structures that stretch to the sky and minimize their footprint. Here are some cleverly designed examples of the elevated style that offer unique concepts and wonderful views.
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10 Amazing Treehouse Hotels With a View

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Thrill-seekers, nature lovers, and people who prefer unusual vacation destinations require something a little more exciting than the average hotel room when they take a holiday. These treehouse hotels evoke childhood days of hanging out in treetop clubhouses with friends — but their designer looks and exotic surroundings make them perfect for adults. Venture to these treehouse hotels with us, and consider sleeping sky-high for your next getaway.
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Black-and-White Photos of Vintage Movie Theater Box Offices from the 1970s

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Most movie theaters lack the character of those from earlier times. Boxy mall movie houses, chain cinemaplexes, and other monstrosities dominate our current filmic climate. But photographer Ave Pildas won’t let us forget the unique movie theaters of yesteryear thanks to a photo series featuring theater boxes offices captured during the 1970s. Most of the theaters were photographed in Los Angeles — and many of them no longer stand.
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Beautiful and Playful Bookcase Staircase Designs

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There’s something irresistible about an attractive bookcase and staircase combination. We love getting lost in a good book, so perhaps it’s the idea that a staircase can physically transport us to a different place the way a book can in our mind. These shelf/stair hybrids from designers and architects recently caught our eye — and like all things bookish, we had to share the best of the best with you.
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Bookish Business Card Designs

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Happy Book Lovers’ Day, lit fiends! If you’re looking for an excuse to blow off your responsibilities, this is it. While you’re getting lost in a good book — preferably in bed — keep the bookish theme of your day going by browsing a few business card designs inspired by, well, books. We like to think that book nerds are more clever than the average human. So, get creative with your schmoozing, and try one of these literary designs for yourself.
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Unique Tarot Decks for Uncommon Occultists

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Pamela Colman Smith illustrated the original Rider-Waite tarot deck, which originally published in 1910. Since then, it’s been the standard for mystics of all ilk. But contemporary occult practitioners and Instagram witches have inspired a wave of unusual tarot deck designs – those that speak to their lifestyle, humor, and identities. Here are just a few of the unique tarot decks available today that look to literary sources, race, sexuality, and urban architecture for their concepts and art.
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10 Beautiful Books for Creative Thinkers

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Whether you’ve been bursting with big ideas you don’t know what to do with or you’re feeling a creative slump, take heed. Here are ten beautifully designed books for visual learners, creative thinkers, and arty types who need a kick in the pants to get motivated and express themselves to the fullest.
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