1965 Volkswagen Camper Van is Really a Tent

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1965 Volkswagen Camper Van is Really a Tent

Come on, admit it. You've always dreamed about taking off in a Volkswagen camper van and heading across the country like a gypsy. Maybe some of you even madeREAD MORE >>

Couch and Stairs Combined in Flowing Style

What a striking design - to put the stairs and the sofa in line like this. There's a magnificent flow in the room and coming down the stairs. DutchREAD MORE >>

Coffee Cup Arm Chair Has Balance and Body

Like a fine coffee, this arm chair has balance, body -- and aroma! Made from one single piece of scented cedar, it's a work of pop art as muchREAD MORE >>

Kitchen Island is Modern Sculpture in Cement

This modern, industrial kitchen island has such style, such design, such simplicity. We love it. There's a sense of sculptural motion - something you don't often find with yourREAD MORE >>

Tiny POD House Arrives Fully Assembled

Robust Outdoor Brands - a Swiss design firm - has come out with this charming "PODhouse" - with a very small footprint. They arrive fully assembled, you just openREAD MORE >>

Asymmetric Staircase Incorporates Sitting Areas

Japanese architectural firm Acaa built this home in Yakohama, Japan as a home gallery -- but it is the exquisitely designed staircase that caught our attention. The placement ofREAD MORE >>

Manta Resort: Amazing Underwater Hotel in East Africa

Genberg Underwater Hotels, a Swedish company, has unveiled their latest underwater accommodation at their Manta Resort on Pemba Island, off the coast of East Africa. Separated from the mainlandREAD MORE >>

Giant Horse Head Sculptures Tower over Scottish Skyline

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Giant Horse Head Sculptures Tower over Scottish Skyline

The Kelpies, 30-meter (almost 100 ft) high sculptures by Scottish artist Andrew Scott, stand next to the Forth and Clyde Canal in Falkirk, Scotland. The artist is known forREAD MORE >>

Ultimate Garden Office: Magical Teapot is For Sale

The magical teapot is for sale in the UK, listed as a "detached" property as indeed it is. Isn't it just the cutest? Wouldn't this make a charming playhouseREAD MORE >>

Lanterns of China's Terracotta Army Stand Guard over Edinburgh

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Lanterns of China's Terracotta Army Stand Guard over Edinburgh

Chinese artist Xia Nan recreated the Terracotta Army for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and now they stand guard over Edinburgh, Scotland, to welcome Chinese New Year, 2014. 3rdREAD MORE >>

Storage, Stairs and Seating Nook: Three Wishes Come True

What a fantastic design triple play! This raised platform in a Barcelona apartment does triple duty: it's a seating nook, a storage area and a stairway to the terrace.READ MORE >>

Pentagonal Wooden Furniture by Claesson Koivisto Rune

This Pentagonal shaped furniture by Claesson Koivisto Rune was designed for Japanese brand Matsuso T, and is called Five. This solid wood furniture series references Japanese and Eastern philosophiesREAD MORE >>

Life Size Driftwood Horse Sculptures by James Doran Webb

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Life Size Driftwood Horse Sculptures by James Doran Webb

For anyone who follows Chinese Astrology, you know that The Year of the Wood Horse began on January 31, 2014. And what better way to welcome in a newREAD MORE >>

Hanging Fireplace Looks Great Indoors and Out

Our friends at Trendir featured this Penthouse Apartment with Two Hanging Fireplaces - and sure, a loft in Soho is always lovely, but it's the fireplaces we like! TheyREAD MORE >>

House of Round Mirrors by Harumi Yukutake

This house is a magical mystery tour all of its own, made of thousands of hand-cut mirrors. Built for an art festival in Japan, the house reflects the natureREAD MORE >>

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At Captivatist, we're fascinated with modern art, design and architecture, and we'd like to share our finds and inspirations with you, on a daily basis. New product designs, art creations and architectural features pop up every day but only a few would be truly captivating, and you'll find them here. Enjoy it!

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