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The Beautiful, Bubbly World of Underwater Photography Can Inspire Aquatic Design

Posted by on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Dog fetching ball underwater

Dog fetching ball underwater — Image source: Huffpost.com

Today’s article is about the beauty of aquatic art, particularly underwater photography. I could talk about professional photographers and analyze their works, but instead I think I’ll just share with you a few of my favorite pictures while telling you a story. Continue reading…

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Getting Colorful with Aquascaping: Frozen Pink Waterfall Delights Residents in Uptown NYC

Posted by on Friday, January 10th, 2014

Pink Waterfall in NYC

A pink waterfall in NYC was a pleasant surprise for passers-by.
Image source: Inhabitat.com

What would somebody think if he were walking along a secluded forest path and stumbled upon a frozen waterfall with pink and blue icicles? Well, you might think you’d discovered some divine miracle, or that you’d accidentally located the handiwork of a magical woodland fairy. Or perhaps you would more likely assume that it was a clever advertising stunt or the work of an enterprising artist. Continue reading…

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Grabbing a Little Bit of Luxury: 5 Private Tropical Islands that Can Be Yours in 2014

Posted by on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Private Tropical Island

Private Tropical Island — Image source: Usdivetravel.com

The start of the new year is all about new beginnings, second chances, and improving your life. What can you do to make 2014 your best year yet? Well, for one, we can work on making one of your dreams come true. Continue reading…

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The Awesome Power of Natural Materials: Frozen Ice Castle in Silverthorne, Colorado Uses 20 Million Pounds of Ice

Posted by on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Ice Castle

 Ice Castle –   Image Source: blogspot.com

It’s amazing what you can do with a bunch of water and subzero temperatures. Continue reading…

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5 Stunning Ice Sculptures from 2013

Posted by on Friday, December 13th, 2013

Ice Sculpture Art

Ice sculpture art — Image source: Savvystews.com

As I’m writing out this sentence, I’m wearing fuzzy wool socks, I’ve got a thick green blanket wrapped around me, and I’ve got the heat blasting. I don’t know what the weather’s like over in your neck of the woods, but over here it’s f-f-f-freezing. Personally, I’m not a big fan of the cold. As much as I hate needing to wear layer after layer in order to stay comfortable, I have to admit that that winter is absolutely gorgeous with its pristine snow, ornate snowflakes, and glittering icicles. Best of all, winter presents artists with a wonderful opportunity as they explore the world of frozen artwork. Here are a few of the best ice sculptures from 2013. Continue reading…

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Stunning Sea Mirror Lights Up the Streets of Sydney

Posted by on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Sea Mirror

Onlookers snap photos of the Sea Mirror — Image source: Contemporist.com

Can you have aquatic art without water? Sure… why not? Continue reading…

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5 Futuristic, Luxurious Bathtubs that Will Spice Up Bathtime

Posted by on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Luxury Bathtub

Custom aquariums aren’t the only way to bring luxurious aquatic art into your home. Have you ever thought about giving your bathroom a major makeover by installing a state-of-the-art bathtub? These bizarre bathtubs are sure to add some sexiness, excitement, and fun to your daily bathing routine! Continue reading…

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Spain Combines Old and New with the Gorgeous Lanjarón Water Museum

Posted by on Monday, October 28th, 2013

Water Museum in Spain

Image source: Yatzer.com

What types of things would you put into a museum? Historical artifacts, obviously. Art is another easy choice. Some museums like to display items used by famous people, like the testing equipment used by the Wright brothers. But what about water? Would you ever think to build a museum devoted entirely to H2O? Continue reading…

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This Gorgeous Modern Home Uses Water in 3 Completely Different Ways

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Spanish House

Image source: Trendir.com

I absolutely adore modern architecture. The crisp right angles and sleek materials put my mind at ease. I love the simple, uncluttered rooms that emphasize open air and structural harmony. So naturally, this modern custom home located in Madrid, Spain is right up my alley. Continue reading…

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Invoking Your Religious and Cultural Heritage with Aquatic Architecture

Posted by on Friday, August 9th, 2013

Alhambra

Image source: Theculturetrip.com

What is the meaning of a fountain? What is the symbolic significance of a swimming pool? Continue reading…