"If you knew how much work went into it, you would not call it genius."
In today's edition of the Daily Grind, we celebrate design and art in unusual places. These designers, artists and architects express themselves via non-traditional tools and methods. Their minds keep our world interesting and alive and engaged.
- Quiz Time: Which City Is Most Right for You to Live In? I got San Francisco which I'd never thought about before but wasn't shocked by.
- The wood fired Dutchtub may look like a giant coffee mug, but its ingenious design allows anyone to take a hot bath anywhere.
- Hawaiian-born artist Hula paints semi-submerged women that interact with the surface of the water. His palettes include icebergs, underpasses and abandoned ships.
- A century-old theater in Buenos Aires was scheduled for demolition, but the structure was saved and converted into the most amazing bookstore that's now on my bucket list.
- You will feel like a King while you're waiting for a bus in Austria. It feels insulting to call these elaborate creations mere "Bus Stops".
- The Serif TV by Samsung was a huge hit when released last year. Its elegant and unusual free standing design is a work of art, but was originally only available in Europe. However, it will soon be released in the U.S.