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Campaign Furniture Collection | By Ghurka

Ghurka, creators of fine handcrafted leather gear, have introduced the beautiful Campaign Furniture Collection, consisting of seven pieces, all masterfully handcrafted in New York from solid American White Oak and pure aniline leather. The collection celebrates Ghurkaīs design heritage and is reminiscent of the great expeditions that crossed Asia and Africa at the turn-of-the-century. via



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FADEOUT CHAIR | BY NENDO | Image

FADEOUT CHAIR | BY NENDO

This is a very cool idea by Nendo, the appropriately named "Fadeout chair" has legs that seem to gently disappear s though the chair stands in a pool of mist or fog. The chairís back and seat are wooden, and the clear acrylic legs are specially painted by craftsmen so that the wood grain appears to gradually fade away. Very clever...
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AUTONOMOUS TENT COCOON

Had enough of the hectic city life? Looking for a place to reconnect with nature? Check out the Autonomous Tent Cocoon, an exciting new form of Architecture, designed to be a permanent structure, it only takes a few days to raise, requires no foundation or utilities (the tent rests on a raised deck), and can be taken down and transported without any trace on the site it occupied. Developed by legendary architect Harry Gesnar, the spectacular shelter is designed to b...
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GLIDER | SHELTER & RAIN RETENTION SYSTEM | Image

GLIDER | SHELTER & RAIN RETENTION SYSTEM

Remember the popular Kammock? (a light-weight camping hammock designed to comfortably sleep one person), now the same guys have launched a new product, the Glider - the first portable shelter with a fully integrated rainwater retention system. The design was inspired by the shape of the sugar glider flying squirrel, the six catenary curves form natural rain gutters, and at the base of the feet there are funnels enabling the attachment of water bottles to collect rai...
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