— Gabriel Chandelier

The Gabriel Chandelier is a 39-foot-tall chandelier designed by French brothers Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec.

 

The large-scale piece, permanently residing in the Palace of Versailles, is crafted out of 800 Swarovski crystal modules threaded onto a metal frame that drapes like a giant necklace.

 

Via: Iain Claridge

 

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— Stonehenge

I drove passed the new Stonehenge visitor centre on Saturday and, having lived near to Amesbury for many years, am keen to visit it properly and see what a difference it may make to this historic site.

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— The Rookery

The stunningly beautiful staircase and skylight at The Rookery in Chicago, by Burnham and Root.

The building was completed in 1888, but Frank Lloyd Wright totally redesigned the skylit lobby in 1905.

 

Via: Irresistible Catch

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— Chicken Point Cabin

This to-die-for architecture was the winner of the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum Architecture Award 2008, but as I haven’t seen it before, I shall take please in showcasing its fabulousness here now.

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