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Oru Folding Kayak

Who knew that so much fun was compact enough to fit in your closet? Oru Kayak’s – that’s who! These origami-inspired, folding works of art are well equipped for any journey, and user-friendly enough for any level of travel-junkie. From a simple set-to-impress date night, to a weekend warrior getaway for the more adrenaline inspired crowd, the Oru Kayak is ready when you are. Continue reading

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ONE-O-ONE Travel Mug

The ONE-O-ONE Travel Mug is an inspiration based on an iconic building in Taipei – known to be one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. Emulating it’s textured exterior design and long lines, “she’s one tall drink of water!” seems like a fitting way to describe this inspirational piece. Continue reading

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InBox Capsule Hotel

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories about hotels in Tokyo, Japan being little more than a roll-up mattress stuffed inside a shoe box. Heck, you might have even stayed in one. But I’m guessing you’ve never seen anything quite like this hotel in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which takes that concept and applies a thick coat of style and function. The InBox Capsule Hotel by DA Architects is an entirely new type of temporary housing, encouraging community while at the same time providing privacy and comfort in an entirely bizarre architectural package. Continue reading

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Artifox Bike Rack

The Artifox Bike Rack isn’t your run-of-the-mill bike rack, it’s a work of art wrapped in ingenious design! Bike enthusiasts everywhere will be begging their wives to allow them to display their 2-wheeled child in full view of any given living space, and frankly – we think the wives would agree to such notions! Continue reading

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Gardenigloo

We can all likely admit that, at one time or another in our lives, we have always wanted an igloo – and the Gardenigloo has the ability to make that dream a reality! This durable dome is an excellent play zone for kids, a greenhouse or gazebo for adults, or a resting place in the shade for all to enjoy. Continue reading

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The Vanual – DIY Cargo Van Conversion

I’m pretty sure when Chris Farley’s character in the infamous Mick Foley SNL skit said he was “living in a van down by the river,” this tricked out recreational masterpiece isn’t exactly what he was referring to. Meet the Vanual: a cargo van converted into a mobile home built by filmmaker Zach Both after he acquired the vehicle off Craigslist. Yes, all the things in that last sentence happened. And all of them are awesome! Continue reading

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memobottle

At first glance of the memobottle™ you may see a flask, but look a little closer and you will recognize this bottle holds nothing more than clear water and pure genius! As gold winner in the coveted Golden A’ Design Award in the Fashion and Travel Accessories Design Category, presented by A’ International Design Award & Competition, memobottle™ by Jesse Leeworthy has “genuisly” turned single-use water bottles into a multi-use, user-friendly version in which to stay hydrated. Continue reading

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Closca Fuga Foldable Bike Helmet

Just when you thought you had seen it all, there’s more to see, and the Fuga foldable bicycle helmet is exactly such an item one must see to believe! This cranial protection clearly took the creative thought process to an entirely new level, turning safety measures into a convenience one can’t “live without” – literally and figuratively. Continue reading

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Zoku

Is it a home? Is it a hotel? Is it a gym? Is it an office space? Zoku is actually all of the above! Zoku – Japanese for family, tribe or clan – offers a live/work space in Amsterdam for the nomad of the 21st century. This flexible home/office culmination is versatile enough for long stays without forgoing the feel of being “at home”, while still harnessing the conveniences of a hotel, and the social setting of a bustling neighborhood. Continue reading

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Vista

Vista means view, panorama, outlook, scene or landscape, and this modern lair is nothing short of each and every one of those words. The mobile nature of the Vista is only part of it’s charm, because make no mistake; this 25’L x 8.5’W x 9’6”H is much bigger than 160 sq. ft. of charming. And with a price tag of only $46,600, turning this travel trailer into a weekend getaway, a guesthouse, a creative nook, or your main footprint-free home, is a cost-effective adventure well worth exploring! Continue reading