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Flipstand

We have all grown very attached to our iPads. We use them all the time- to watch movies, check e-mails and look at pictures etc. The Flipstand was designed to make the iPad experience even better! The Flipstand is an iPad stand that lets you adjust the angle of the iPad (22 different choices) so that you can view and use it with ease. Best of all, it gives your iPad a chic protective shield. You can choose from two color options- classic black-on-black or contemporary tan-on-white and give your iPad a beautiful finish that will guard it and personalize it. Continue reading

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Okum Desk

The Okum Desk is a designer piece that was created with the needs to the modern user in mind. In its minimalistic design, the Okum Desk offers an inviting space for users to place their electronic devices, store their papers and have plenty of working room to write and create. The Okum Desk was also made with attention to the human body and its form. Its design is ergonomically sensitive and as such it has a soft, slated ledge that eliminates any abrupt edges. Continue reading

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire Residence

Designed by Blouin Tardif Architects, this 4,000 square foot house boasts three levels and is nestled in a forest near Mont Saint-Hilaire in Montreal, Canada. As we increasingly look to nature for inspiration, we can discover raw beauty in the striations of a simple grain of wood and the blurred patterns of the sky. In this home, shapes are layered and deconstructed, which brings an incredible silence and serenity to the interiors. Continue reading

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Sucabaruca Coffee Set

The Sucabaruca Coffee Set is an exquisitely hand-made set that gives the ancient ritual of coffee making a modern twist. The Sucabaruca is made from white Porcelain and consists of a coffee pot, a funnel, three cups and a tray. A wonderful feature of the design is that you can play around with the layout of the set- the filter and cups can be mounted on top of the pot or elegantly set around it. Continue reading

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Ganna Home and Studio

The compact 53sq. m. home and work space of Ganna Studio is located in an historic home in Taipei. Formerly a village for military dependents, the designers maintained the structure and infused it with new life and light. Continue reading

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Glade House

A soft and gradual connection to nature, was the goal of this renovation of a 1950s house in Auckland, New Zealand by Strachan Group Architects (SGA). The architects have maintained the typical-of-its-era low-pitched roof with exposed rafters whilst crafting a home both sensitive to it’s suburban context and past. Continue reading

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NI Parasol

The NI Parasol by Foxcat Design is a fabulous invention that combines a parasol and a garden torch. Its design is absolutely outstanding and it adds a touch of class and finesse to its environment. Imagine sitting on your patio or in your garden and having the NI Parasol light it up. Best of all, it comes with three different lighting options so that you can easily adjust the brightness and set the perfect mood every time. Continue reading

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Lost in Sofa

The Lost in Sofa was designed for the playful soul. It is made from cubes that can ‘hide’ different things between them. Instead of looking for your book, pen or reading glasses all over, you can now strategically place them IN the sofa and they will be there for you when you need them next. Since the Sofa lets you enjoy it as a storage area also, it truly expands the concept of what a sofa is and how we use it. Continue reading

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Mentana Residence

Some of today’s best houses and apartments are inventive renovations. This residential project, located in Montreal, Canada is no exception. Nestled within the vibrant community of Plateau Mont-Royal, what makes this property unique is that it’s located above a popular Asian restaurant and was originally a red brick worker’s residence. As is the case with most historic buildings, this one was in need of a major structural renovation including a new ventilation system required by the restaurant. This potential eyesore was cleverly concealed within the walls of this new addition. Continue reading

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Lap Shelving Unit

The Lap Shelving Unit is ideal for individuals who want to simplify their lives and do it in an incredibly stylish manner. The Lap consists of modular shelving units based on a solid oak frame upon which you can add bookshelves, trays and boxes. What is unique about the Lap Shelving Unit is that it allows for a beautiful play of forms while maintaining a clean and sophisticated modern look. Continue reading