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Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere
Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.
Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience.
The site features photos of the most remarkable handmade homes in the backcountry of America and all over the world. It has had over 10 million unique visitors, with 350,000 followers on Tumblr. Now Zach Klein, the creator of the site (and a co-founder of Vimeo) goes further into the most alluring images from the site and new getaways, including more interior photography and how-to advice for setting up a quiet place somewhere.
With their idyllic settings, unique architecture and cozy interiors, the Cabin Porn photographs are an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and feel the beauty and serenity that nature and simple construction can create.
Zach Klein is an entrepreneur who co-founded and designed Vimeo, one of the largest websites in the world, with more than 20 million users. He is the CEO of DIY, a service to help kids learn any skill. He lives in San Francisco, and regularly travels to Beaver Brook.
Steven Leckart is a correspondent with Wired Magazine and a National Magazine Award finalist.
Photographer Noah Kalina's editorial work has been featured in New York Magazine, Esquire, and Food & Wine.