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Woods Hollow

Close your eyes and picture a rural retreat in Vermont… On four secluded wooded acres of rolling hills, there’s a white timber cottage with a field stone foundation. So far, so good, it’s just what you’d expect of a New England home. Now step inside for a welcoming surprise. Continue reading

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Seaview House

Three pavilions comprise this beach side cottage. With a long-standing relationship with the clients, architect Jon Clements of Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, had a rare advantage in designing what will eventually become their full time residence. Continue reading

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Stacked Shelf System

The Stacked Shelf System offers the perfect solution for those who want versatile, stylish and modern shelving. This shelf system, designed by JDS Architects for Muuto, is made up of various sized blocks which are joined using clips. The exciting part about it is that it provides you with endless options of size and layouts. You can play around with the spaces between the shapes as well as with their height. The units are easy to put together so you can continuously refresh their look. Continue reading

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Small Studio Apartment

Behold a spec apartment that oozes personality. Int2Architecture designed this Moscow studio for an unknown future fortunate tenant. The rich space of only 40 sq.m. never reveals its fast design and construction pace. Nor would you guess the limited budget within which it was developed. Continue reading

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Dalarna Summer House

A summer house in rural Sweden reclaims materials and childhood daydreams. Architect Leo Qvarsebo designed the five-level retreat for his family. A meadow on the edge of a forest is an idyllic location. And the scarcely populated site provides unfettered connection with nature. Continue reading

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Basso Collection

Prescription eyeglasses can be a wonderful fashion accessory. The Basso is an exciting eyewear collection from Warby Parker that offers designer frames with a unique blend of colors and textures. The collection was inspired by low-relief sculptures, or basso-relievo in Italian, and therefore have an ‘elevated step’ design that sets them apart. The Basso Collection consists of three frame styles- the Duckworth, Winston and Percey. Continue reading

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Marimekko Spring 2015 Lookbook

It is remarkable what one company has brought in to our homes since the late 1940s. Even more admirable is how Marimekko is still leading the way with the freshest, boldest, and timeless designs. In their Spring 2015 Mindscapes Home collection, once again nature is the inspiration. Their new textile designs bring the freedom of the sea inside our homes, giving us a daily escape and dose of refreshing, inspiring, vibrant, and soothing natural colors. Continue reading

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Withings Home

The Withings Home system is the perfect way to keep you informed in real-time of everything that is going on in your home. The system is equipped with a high quality camera with a wide angle for perfect viewing, outstanding video streaming capabilities for online chatting and a memory that lets you trace back past events. An added feature of the Withings Home system is that it has air quality sensors that alert you if there are polluting elements in your home. All of these benefits are packed into a compact unit with a clean, modern design. Continue reading

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Winterlude Pavilion

Take a break from the brisk cold and often grey days of winter at the Winterlude Pavilion in a park in Ottawa, Canada. The brilliant geometric form, designed by Adrian Bica and his team, is sparking a sense of wonder and engagement. Its sparkling shape is reminiscent of a soccer ball, appealing to children and adults alike. Made of interwoven pentagons and hexagons, the tubular geometry is simple and complex at the same time. Continue reading

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La Couleuvre

In a dense urban fabric, a young family expecting twins was challenged by limited expansion options. Wishing to maintain their upstairs tenants, their only choice was to expand out in to the garden. Even that area was limited. They enlisted Naturehumaine Architects to resolve the spatial issues and create a dynamic home for their exuberant young family. Continue reading