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The Amangiri Resort | Utah

Amangiri opened in October 2009 and is located on a 243-hectare (600-acre) expanse of wilderness in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views over colourful, stratified rock towards the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument. Architecturally, the resort has been designed to blend into the landscape with natural hues, materials and textures a feature of the design. The structures are commanding and in proportion with the scale of the natural surroundings, yet provide an intimate setting from which to view and appreciate the landscape.

Arrival to the resort is via a winding road that descends into the valley and leads to the central Pavilion. Built around the main swimming pool, the Pavilion embraces a dramatic stone escarpment. Within the Pavilion is the Living Room, Gallery, Library, Dining Room, Private Dining Room and Cellar. Two accommodation wings lead from the Pavilion into the desert: 16 suites are located within the Desert Wing and another 18 suites together with the Aman Spa are located within the Mesa Wing. Outward views from the resort look over the untouched valley surrounded by lofty bluffs.




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FOURNEAU BREAD OVEN | Image

FOURNEAU BREAD OVEN

Fourneau is a new item designed for the freshly baked bread lovers. It´s in fact a cast iron oven thats meant to be used in your homes´ regular oven. When your oven gets up to temperature, just put your dough on the peel and slide it into the cast iron device, and let it cook. With each Oven you get a recipe book that will guide you in the task of making your own bread, you also get a maple peel to help you slide it in the oven. American made by the the Strand Desig...
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DRUMIT FIVE | ELECTRONIC DRUM SYSTEM | Image

DRUMIT FIVE | ELECTRONIC DRUM SYSTEM

Based in Sweden, "2box" has a long experience in developing powerful electronic musical instruments. DrumIt Five is an electronic drum system perfect for having at home, a great, less noisy alternative to a real set of drums. The set is sturdy, light-weight, and easy to set-up and you can connect it to a computer to download all sounds and kits. You can also add sounds from the DrumIt sound library, made by top artists. Cool!...
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ALILA VILLAS HADAHAA | MALDIVES | Image

ALILA VILLAS HADAHAA | MALDIVES

Alila Villas in Hadahaa is surrounded by only the vast expanse of sky and sea, the resort’s 50 island and aqua villas, some with private pool, reflect the unique Maldivian sense of space. Here, no boundaries exist between you and the ocean. Panoramic views stretch to infinity. Update: Alila Villas is now Park Hyatt Maldives...
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