The concept car is often a one-of-a-kind design that auto designers display at car shows to test new ideas and show off their engineering skills. Many of them have a futuristic or extreme appearance pioneered by creative designers. Many never make it to production, but they are fun to look at. Here are 25 that we wish made it a little further in the manufacturing process with innovative new looks or advanced features.
An Unexpected Visitor
The scene is Vancouver Beach in British Colombia. Like many others, these beachgoers were expecting a quiet afternoon by the sea. Maybe they would indulge in a little sunbathing, or perhaps grab an ice cream or enjoy a picnic with family and friends. But for one man, this was going to be an afternoon he would never forget, as he was approached by something he never expected to see.
Sitting on a chair in the middle of the dance floor at her own wedding, Katie wasn’t sure what was about to happen. Then she saw her husband put on a head torch, and things quickly went south.
The popular television show The Adventures Of Superman aired from 1952 to 1958. It was the first small-screen series to feature the Man Of Steel. Starring George Reeves as Clark Kent/Superman, it followed the adventures of the American hero as he fought crime with the aid of his friends at the Daily Planet. During its run, Superman came head to head with various crooks, gangsters and other bad guys in Metropolis while posing as a newspaper reporter by day. When one star died of heart failure and Reeves committed suicide, the show was canceled before its time. Check out some fascinating facts about the program…
It’s the wish of every homeowner to live in beautiful interiors that offer relaxation, comfort and ambience. Whether you live in a mansion or studio apartment, there is so much you can do with the available space, turning it into stylish interior with allure and class. Although there are many creative ideas for designing elegant interiors, there are no set rules; it all depends on creativity, taste, style, inspirations, and off course, the budget. Creative use of the available space is one of the key aspects in designing interior spaces. For example, consider using space-saving storage and furniture for limited spaces. Here are a few ideas to help you create the best of interior spaces.
Every home needs a storage space, but how you organize and use the available space determines its usefulness. Whether you have a large or small space for storage, de-cluttering and proper organization can make a huge difference. If space is a factor, consider using creative design ideas such as cabinets and shelving for storage options. Open shelves provide space-saving storage with easy access and can be used for essentials such as decorative items. You don’t have to invest in expensive shelves and cabinet, with minimal skills, DIY (Do It Yourself) storage furniture can serve the purpose.
Another way you can better make use of storage space is to use cabinets which can be opened and closed as needed. Consider installing cabinets with adjustable shelves so you can adjust storage space for different-sized items. For a bedroom with limited space, use vertical-inclined utilities such as a tall dresser instead of horizontal-inclined items which might occupy much of the valuable pace. Also, the space beneath the stairs can be re-purposed with storage-fitted compartments and used as additional storage space.
Home decoration is an important part of interior design and decorative items such as souvenirs and accolades also requires display space. If you need an open display for a collection of mementos and other decorative objects, consider a rotating display that reveals decorative items in different views within the same space. Also, instead of wall-fixed shelves, you can use floating shelves which enables different displays while keeping your wall intact. You can work around the display to make it more stylish by staggering the floating shelves in unconventional style or use customized stencil-styled tray along the entryways and staircases. If you want to enhance a small space so as to appear larger, you can use a large mirror by hanging it across the dining space or in the bedroom.
Use of Colors
There is something about colors and interior design, colors are magical but it all depends on choice of colors and how well to blend them. The cue to work with colors is to use hues that complement each other without creating a shouting match between colors. If you live in a rental apartment, you might not be able to paint the walls according to your preference, but you can be creative with colors to achieve color satisfaction. You can splash a new hue of paint on items such as bed frame and nightstand to create a tasteful feel along the dominant color. The trick to taming a bold mono-color theme is to complement it with pops of harmonious colors on other items such as shelves, coffee table or a fireplace to create color balance.