7 Most Original Art Museums Exterior Designs

Art was always a great source of inspiration and today it is one of the most important functions. Do you like modern art museums? Of course we can find many amazing things there but we’ve decided to go outside and find the most inspirational exterior architectural designs of the world famous art museums. Hope you’ll like them all as well.

Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is an art museum in Denver, Colorado (DUH!). New design of the building was created by Studio Daniel Libeskind and Denver company named Davis Partnership Architects. As you can see this concept design is based on shape irregularities and changing vectors. Pretty impressive and spectacular exterior design makes this building one of the most remarkable sights in Colorado.

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Tasty Collection of USB Flash Drives.

If you are hungry, it’s better for you not to browse this collection, ‘cause it features plenty of tasty things  that will make you feel even more hungry. All the displayed here items are creative data storage devices – USB flash drives that all have the original look of the artificial food. While looking through this collection it is impossible not to dream about a nutritious dinner or just a snack.  These items come in various forms: cake with cream, hot donuts, cereals, really big hamburgers, ripe fruits and appetizing pizza slices. As you see, the collection is undoubtedly tasty. With these unique flash drives your working space will become more creative and colorful. That’s great to get one of them, because such things are widely popular in our digital age.
So, let’s start and browse this amazing collection of USB flash drives.

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USB Flash Drive

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USB Flash Drive

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Weekly Roundup #3 – Enjoy

Well another week has gone and we are here to show your best stuff that have been submitted to Design Float. This week has less posts about typography and different tutorials but it doesn’t mean that we haven’t found nothing interesting for you.

Category Graphic Design has really remarkable entry – Stunning Showcase of Various Batman Artworks from blueblots.com.

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High in the Sky – Best Airport Control Tower Designs

We were quite surprised when found out that not all airports have control towers. Nevertheless, these great architecture facilities are worth being admired. There are few interesting facts about airport towers – full control tower structures usually have windows that circle the entire top floor, giving all round vision. The windows are usually tiled outwards at 15 degrees, because otherwise the controllers would see the reflection of their equipment. The ceiling may also be painted black. So, as you can see these functional requirements are pretty much the serious limitations in terms of design.

These original towers are real architecture and design masterpieces because it is not so easy to create original design for such huge building. But as they say there are no limits for human imagination and engineers once again prove this rule. We think that our examples show how some original ideas can be transformed into different designs. For example, if you take a look at Vienna tower you’ll notice that it reminds a big battle ship; Madrid’s tower is made in awesome UFO style, Sydney tower looks like a piece of Russian space station and Fort Worth Alliance Airport Control Tower is a huge ice-cream.

The bottom line is that being creative is not that hard and all you have to do is just turn on your imagination – that’s all. Now let’s get back to our towers – let’s enjoy these great architectural and engineering wonders!

Fort Worth Alliance Airport Control Tower

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Stockholm Airport Control Tower

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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Control Tower

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The Dance of Fire – Stunning Contemporary Fireplaces.

The fireplace brings harmony and beauty to your home. It is ideal for creating the romantic and cosy atmosphere for the whole family. Even when you are alone this evening, the wonderful flames will set the relaxing and inspiring mood. This is the place where you can linger with great pleasure and dream. Contemporary fireplaces can be the perfect way to decorate your apartments and add the stylish point to the whole design concept. Among the models of the modern fireplaces you can find whatever you want: minimalistic items, the luxurious examples of the classical style, stunning fireplaces made of glass and a number of others. This post features the gorgeous examples of the mentioned above fireplaces. Let’s browse them!

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Weekly Roundup #2 – Smile;)

This week’s round-up is little bit humorous because we got few great posts that are aimed to show funny aspects of web design. We believe that such attitude is great because great mood is the cornerstone of creative and efficient work. So let’s start!

“50 Photoshop Disasters that will make you say OMG!” from richworks.in is the winner in Graphic Design on this week. This is great post that will make you laugh for sure as same as we did.


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Forza Italia! Top Ten Italian Car Designs from the 60′s and 70′s

Best Classic cars of the 1960/70 from the Italian car design were prolific and have introduced the concept of Supercar. Pininfarina,Italdesign, Ghia and Zagato, designed the most beautiful cars of the 20th century and these designs bureaus were at the forefront of the concept car movement.

There is no doubt that Italian design firms were and still are the trendsetters in the world of automotive design. Though Pininfarina, Italdesign and others were pioneers they do their job with excellence because all those elegant designs became an essential part of auto design history.

The cornerstone of Italian designers is putting creative elements in the exterior design, experimenting with the shapes, colors and new materials. You may have noticed that all these supercars have really aerodynamic body and this feature became a trademark of the Italian super cars. Another revolutionary thing was the original interior design that was very ascetic though still elegant and charismatic. We’ve got nothing to do except keep praising the Italian designers and show you our vision of really notable Italian supercar designs from that legendary epoch. Enjoy!

1968 Alfa Romeo Carabo

1972 Maserati Boomerang


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Cool Green Style – St. Patty’s Day T-Shirts.

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and it is high time for the cheerful mood and good jokes. This blessed day is the greenest of the year and perhaps the most frolic.  Plenty of good jokes and green beer raise your mood and paint this day in bright colors. It is so pleasant to get into this holiday spirit and admire the greenish insanity everywhere! Only one day you can find everywhere a large variety of unique products that are created in the Irish style. This post features cute t-shirts for St. Patty’s Day that are produced in order to make St. Patrick’s Day even more memorable. Cool and green, they celebrate the Irish style and way of life. Hope, this collection will bring you the festive spring spirit of this day.  Let’s start!

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St. Patty’s Day T-Shirts

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St. Patty’s Day T-Shirts

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Weekly Roundup #1 – Best Design Float Posts

We thought that it would be great to start a tradition by summing up every week on Desig Float with the help of short roundup of best posts on DF. This is our first try so please be patient and don’t judge us too hard. So, here we go.

10+ Tools to Determine Your Website’s Rockstar Status

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Close to Nature – Amazing Houses in the Woods.

Your house is your castle, the cool intimate place where you can have a rest and escape the fuss of the day. It protects you from the outer world and gives the desired peace. In most cases its interior tells a lot about you and that is why you try to design its interior in all the details and make it exclusive. The comfort of your house depends not only on its architectural concept, but also on the atmosphere that you create in it. Anyways, its architecture plays a role.

Just imagine that your house is situated in the woods and the overall house’s exterior groups splendidly in the landscape. Such building is a combination of architectural art, innovative thinking and natural aesthetics.  For those who want to be in sync with nature such isolated houses with the comfy interior are the ultimate solutions that provide with the comfort and bring close to nature at the same time.

In this post you will find innovative architectural ideas of houses that are placed in the middle of the woods. Most of them feature non-standard and original ideas.

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