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Ophelis Docks

As offices around the globe transform to meet ever-changing business and employee demands, there are immense opportunities to meet those needs with style and flexibility. Designers Till Grosch and Björn Meier created the oh-so-charming Ophelis Docks modular furniture to accommodate those needs. Continue reading

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Stereo Console

The Stereo Console by Symbol beautifully merges sound and style. The Console has a built in amplifier and speakers and can play virtually any audio input source. Its design is clean and simplistic and is certain to add a touch of style to any room. A key advantage of the Console’s design is its attention to detail and flexibility. You can choose from several options for the cabinet finish and speaker front finish and can also choose to add LP storage bins. The design also includes a hidden compartment where you can place a wireless base station or hide unwanted wires. Continue reading

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M House

In a suburb of Melbourne, MAKE architecture expanded a family home brilliantly. The unusual roof lines that form the M actually mimic the original home’s double hip roofs. A flat roof section connects the new addition to the initial building. The minimal modern extension is sized to maintain as much garden space as possible. Facing south, it is also designed to capture northern light year round and shelter the interiors from the blazing summer sun. That’s a tall order and one fulfilled through the use of deep overhangs, high glazing, and sheltered courtyards. Continue reading

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The Tire Shop Project

Just 800 square feet in Montreal, this former tire shop is small in size and environmental footprint. Designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera, Mark+Vivi, turned the former industrial space around. Their two level home studio is designed to be an active part of their community and a show place for their work and others’ art as well. Continue reading

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Ropero Wardrobe

If you’re looking to build a colorful wardrobe, look no further! Ropero, meaning wardrobe in Spanish, lets you create a custom, richly hued, and utterly organized system for storing your garments. Hierve takes the traditional function of a freestanding modular wardrobe and elevates its style. Continue reading

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Vipp Shelter

The prefabricated Vipp Shelter is a getaway like no other. It not only sweeps you away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It eliminates the thousands of decisions required when creating your very own escape. Well, you will have to determine where you would like it to be placed….woods, mountains, seaside, desert. Continue reading

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White and Colored Solar Modules

At last, photovoltaic (PV) panels are available in colors other than deep blue and black. PV panels collect solar energy and turn it in to electrical power. Deep blue and black absorb the most sun light and make the panels more effective and efficient. However, these color limitations, along with other challenges such as high cost, have mostly relegated them to discreet locations, typically roof tops. Continue reading

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Gdynia Beach Chair

The Gdynia Beach Chair is an absolutely brilliant reinterpretation of the traditional beach lounge chair. First and foremost it gives you plenty of protection from the sun with its long top canopy section. Second, it has a stylish minimalistic design that combines wood and cloth. The cloth can be arranged in several ways so you can have privacy if you want it. The Gdynia is very comfortable and lets you enjoy a perfect day at the beach or on your deck. Continue reading

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Landsdowne House

In an inner city suburb of Montreal that’s rich with historic homes, a new home blends remarkably well. Neo-gothic and arts and crafts style neighbors use ornate asymmetry as their defining elements. The modern house, designed by Affleck de la Riva architects, is like their spirited young offspring. Continue reading

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HoloLens

Microsoft has launched a truly revolutionary technology called HoloLens. It’s based on holograms (yeah! you heard correct) and lets users see the world and interact with digital information in a whole new way. I wonder what they’ll think of next… Continue reading