Panacea gets its name from the “cure-all” qualities of the Wakulla Springs. In the early 20th century, people from all over the world would journey to bathe in the hot springs, which were thought to have healing powers. Today, taking a dip in the springs is almost a rite of passage. If you’re feeling adventurous, jump from the 22-foot-tall observation tower at Wakulla Springs State Park into the 69 degree water of Wakulla Spring. If you’re looking to relax, find relief from the summer heat under the large, shady cypress trees.
Millennials are interested in outdoor spaces that provide a fantastic experience to socialize, to be alone and to commune with nature. In the Eastmark community in Arizona, the parks boast fire pits and moveable furniture and are designed to be extensions of front yards, according to design firm AndersonBaron, an Arizona American Society of Landscape Architects 2015 winner.
Darla DeMorrow, a certified professional organizer, used colorful duct tape to create bike parking lanes for kids. Such a simple solution, this gives children an easy, safe and orderly way to store bicycles.
With its many windows, the nighttime view of this Hyde Park home from the street gives off the impression that the home is glowing from the inside, highlighting the openness of the design-even from outside.
This fireplace is clad in new bricks and features a custom designed trim and screen. The industrial chandelier over the dining table works perfectly to balance out the off center fireplace in this modern Park Slope apartment.The baseboard and window sills were replaced with wood reclaimed from an old Brooklyn building for a one-of-a-kind look.
Located in Central Park, this New York museum is decked out in synthetic grass by DuPont. You can check it out for yourself during the months of May through October while enjoying fine art and an adult beverage.
Eleonore and Albin Bresson celebrated their nuptials at Prater, a public park in Vienna, where they and their guests rode roller coasters and carousels in between the ceremony and dinner. “When the carousel seats came down, they played the wedding march for us, and the crowd applauded — that was both embarrassing and adorable,” Eleonore says. The moments were captured by photographer David Zaoui. Wearing a wedding dress on roller coasters was exciting and even terrifying, says Eleonore, whose dress didn’t survive the day. “I'm not planning to use it again, so I'm actually happy that way,” she says.
The owners of this New York penthouse apartment added overall square footage to their home by creating a rooftop entertaining spot. The concrete planter houses low maintenance shrubs and the synthetic turf feels great on bare feet.