How Edward Gorey illustrated three classic fairytales

We've seen tons of interpretations and reinterpretations of classic fables and fairytales, often filtered through layers of Disney. Edward Gorey's illustrations of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack the Giant Killer, and Rumpelstiltskin are wholly his own, adding his understated touch to those classic stories. » 8/05/12 7:00am 8/05/12 7:00am

Architects draw up the blueprints for your favorite fairy tale homes

How does one build a single turret that a grown man can scale up, aided only by a hair rope, without the whole thing toppling over? Kate Bernheimer and Andrew Bernheimer have created a fascinating series over at Design Observer, where a batch of slick architects and designers have plotted out the blueprints for… » 1/04/12 8:20am 1/04/12 8:20am