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Sempli Incanter

The Sempli Incanter is a designer carafe that offers a refreshing and highly visual way to mix juices and cocktails. The Incanter is made from transparent glass and has an internal cylinder into which you place your ingredients. As soon as you are ready to stir, you gently tap the Incanter, and thanks to its signature spinning bottom, it will begin to rotate. The process is pretty cool since you can directly view the mixing of colors and textures. Continue reading

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Giant Lampshades

Lightemotion has taken residential lighting to the streets in a brilliantly colorful way. Lighting Cartier Avenue in Quebec City are 34 giant, eight feet in diameter and five feet tall, drum lamp shades. In this chilly cosmopolitan mecca for winter sports, the shades send a signal of welcoming warmth. To the street that’s vibrant with night life, restaurants, and shops, the shades add another level of excitement. Continue reading

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Arch Wall House

What a unique way to define a duplex home. The Arch Wall House by NAF Architect & Design Co. uses the two homes’ connection as a separation. It is not only a powerful division, but also a connecting drive and distinguishing element for both homes. Continue reading

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Du Tour Residence

You would never guess that this modern interior fills a 1950s ranch style house. Perhaps if you look closely you’ll see the low-slung lines and a drape of the original chimney stone. Clairoux designed the transformation to honor the spirit and memories within the home that’s been owned by the same family for decades. Continue reading

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Travel Laundry Stuff Sack

The Laundry Stuff Sack is a really handy accessory to have when traveling. The sack has two compartments – one for clean and the other for dirty laundry. The internal configuration of the sack can shift so that when you move your laundry from the clean to the dirty compartment, the overall volume of the bag doesn’t change. This is a fabulous solution that ensures you won’t confuse your laundry, and that you don’t need to carry extra bags for each one. Continue reading

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Holy Cross House

Deep narrow urban lots come naturally with many opportunities. Architect Thomas Balaban maximized these in increasingly popular ways. The three level, three bed, three bath 300 sq.m. home clearly contrasts its traditional neighborhood in materials. Yet its volumes are subtle, familiar, and inviting. Continue reading

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Shrine Sneaker Rack

The Shrine Sneaker Rack is ideal for all you sneaker aficionados, limited edition collectors, athletes “championship wall”, or even boutiques. The Rack is a wall mount that enables you to display your favorite sneakers so that they always look their very best. Continue reading

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Unplugged Collection

The Unplugged Collection by Northern Lighting is a compilation of candle holders by groundbreaking Nordic designers. While they are all different, the designers have upholded the classic ‘Nordic trinity’ of simplicity, beauty and functionality.

Take the Flame, for example – these beautiful holders have a distinct curvature inspired by the flickering movement of a candle flame. They are made from plated steel and tinted shades of gold and have a black cast iron base that anchors each piece. Continue reading

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Hamecon

Oh, the possibilities in a seemingly simple device for hanging garments. Hamecon, which translates to fish hook, is a sweet and demure wooden device that quietly rests on your wall. Its charm will grab you and not let go! Micro Meuble designed the modern elegant hanger to provide multiple functions. Continue reading

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Panorama House

On a stunning site with forests and valleys and grassy marshes, taking advantage of all of them is key. Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement did just that by flipping a traditional cottage. By placing the private sleeping quarters on the ground floor, daily living spaces enjoy the splendid natural views. Continue reading