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StretchWrite

StretchWrite is a really handy invention that lets you easily transition between a pen or pencil to an iPad stylus. The StretchWrite comes in two attractive color combinations- red and grey and blue and pink so you can add a nice designer touch to your writing utensils and enjoy them even more. Continue reading

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World Clock

The 11+ World Clock transforms the relatively mundane task of calculating time zone differences into an interactive and highly aesthetic experience. The Clock has a unique cylindrical design that displays 24 of the world’s top cities in 12 different time zones. In order to move between the time zones, users need to select a particular city and then roll the Clock to see the local time in that city. This playful interaction between users and design truly redefines the traditional functionality of a clock and introduces a new way of looking at our global village. Continue reading

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Omvivo luxury bathrooms: It’s the Details That Defines You

It’s not every day that you walk into a bathroom and discover a vanity like the DUNE (pictured above). This is the brainchild of Omvivo, an Australian design and manufacturing company of luxury bathroom products. Their eye-catching combination of clean lines and flawless surfaces come together in perfect harmony in these newly designed collections. Continue reading

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Stage

The Stage is a well designed ‘interactive shelf’ that lets you elegantly charge all of your mobile devices. It opens up and enables you to tuck away the power supply and cables so that your tablet and smartphone are neatly displayed on the top of the shelf. Best of all, the Stage has an attractive minimalistic design and is available in a wide variety of colors to perfectly match the decor of your home. Continue reading

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Here’s one typical city lot and a doubly surprising solution to the challenges of a dense neighborhood and lack of natural light. In Montreal, a lot spanning between two streets takes up back-to-back residences, designed by Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement. Split equally in half the lot hosts two nearly identical three-story brick street facades. The richly colored wooden entry and garage doors recess in to coves on opposite sides. Continue reading

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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