A pre-fab design we can get behind, abstract aerial photographs of sky-blue salt fields, and how to DIY a concrete-topped desk—etc.
Equipped with a self-regulating indoor climate (plus rainwater collection for the yard and solar roof panels for heating water), this light filled pre-fab home design by superfäb has us somehow reconsidering a move to the suburbs. (Dwell)
An emblem of how postmodern design has had some resolute success stories, the Vanna Venturi house by architect Robert Venturi was considered a game-changer in residential design—and having now entered the market, can be yours for a mere $1.75 M. (Curbed)
Abstractly cropped and painterly, these aerial photographs of Northern Australia's salt fields by photographer Simon Butterworth have the illusion of being carefully detailed by brustrokes. (HonestlyWTF)
A catalogue of "mutatoes" from Berlin farmers markets, these oddly shaped fruits and vegetables were photographed and compiled by artist Uli Westphal, who calls them the “last survivors of agricultural diversity.” (Cup of Jo)
A collaboration between The Home Depot and the DIY masterminds at the Merrythought, this poured concrete desk and notched wooden legs is actually a project you can do at home (providing you're ready to get your hands a little dirty). (The Apron Blog)
In a roundup of images provided without comment, the Hairpin's list of contemporary art that looks like Minions is just the jolt of weird delight that we needed this week; the example pictured above is called "Band," an acrylic work on canvas by artist Paul Sonabend. (The Hairpin)
Photos by TORBEN ESKEROD (1, 2), Realtor.com (3), Simon Butterfield (4, 5), Uli Westphal (6), The Merrythought (7, 8), and Paul Sonabend (9)