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Tiles Chair

The Tiles Chair by Danish furniture designer Jonas Sondergaard Nielsen is an incredible piece of furniture that reflects true creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. The Chair was first presented in the Greenhouse of the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014 where it received great attention. Nielsen sought to redefine sitting comfort and created a chair that adjusts itself like no other to the curvature of the person sitting in it. He investigated different forms and concluded that the diamond shape is the best shape since it facilitates the necessary flexibility and also provides strength and comfort. The result is a beautifully designed piece that is a real show stopper. Continue reading

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C2 House

The C2 House, a geometric and enigmatic structure, serves as a musician’s private weekend home. Located in Kawagichiko, Japan, not far from the famous Mt. Fuji, the geometrically precise appearance of this small house took much of its inspiration from the site’s challenging wooded slope and extreme weather conditions, both in summer and winter. Continue reading

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Abbott St. Renovation

In a historic district of Vancouver, two apartments were spliced together to create a home to accommodate a growing family. By purchasing the adjacent apartment, the couple expanded their living area and also purchased restrictions in regard to plumbing, mechanical, and window locations. Once again, challenges create amazing opportunities, just like in this beautiful project by Splyce Design. Continue reading

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The Adaptable House

The Adaptable House is a single family home of 146 sq.m designed by Henning Larsen Architects. Located in Nyborg, Denmark, the name of the house stemmed from the desire of the architects to design a flexible dwelling which could adapt to the changing needs of a family through life. In addition, the architects hoped to save time, resources and CO2 output by working with standardized parts and materials. Continue reading

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Multi Basket

The Multi Basket is an exciting modern take on the traditional basket. Designed by Copenhagen-based Norm Architects, the Multi Basket is a hybrid between a tray and a basket. When the handle is down it functions as a tray and when the handle is up you have a portable basket. Regardless of what you choose to put in it, this multi-functional piece beautifully displays its content and gives it a contemporary touch. Continue reading

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Three.one House

At just 8 m. by 12 m., the Three.one House by JYA-rchitects is a genius solution to compact, efficient, extended family housing. A small extension creates exterior storage and an enclosed entrance. Each unit is independent with compact open living on the main floor – kitchen, living, dining. A bathroom and storage tuck in to the back corner aside the stair. The stair wall provides storage as it leads to the sleeping loft above. Continue reading

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Herengracht Suites Amsterdam: A Home Away From Home

I had the pleasure of visiting Amsterdam several years ago. Not only is it a charming city, it is also a bustling metropolis and a great place to visit. This elegant hotel is located on the Herengracht canal, which is considered to be the most important canal in the city. In the 17th century, the upper classes and richest merchants built their homes on this canal. Continue reading

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Mondo Internet Radio

The Grace Mondo Digital Wi-Fi Music Player is a great audio system that lets you access over 17,000 radio stations (Pandora, iHeartRadio, etc.) and an endless amount of audio sources. From the privacy of your home, or anywhere you choose for that matter (since it is wireless), you can let the world’s music come to you. Oh, and did I mention it’s also an alarm clock? Continue reading

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Trinity Hammocks

Imagine yourself relaxing on a far away beach, eyes resting comfortably on the horizon and a gentle breeze causing you to swing slightly in this incredible hammock designed by Trinity. Continue reading

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Bondi Beach Apartment

The famous Bondi Beach is an icon of Sydney, Australia, and this beach front Art Deco penthouse has a heritage pedigree of its own. The clients requested MCK Architects an update to make the walk-up flat a weekend getaway for relaxation. A key component was to maximize the opportunities on the north facing roof top terrace. Continue reading