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Snap | Design Your Own Furniture

Snap is an innovative design accessory that enables you to create your own pieces of furniture. How does it work? Well, itīs quite simple, you choose any surface that pleases you, as long as its thickness is between 1-4 cm (0,4 to 1,57 inch.), and attach the Snap system around it to give it stability. Snap is strong and can withhold weights of up to 98kg (154 LB). It has two height options, 35 cm (14 inch.) or 45 cm (17 inch.), you can even combine them to make shelves. Snap offers 16 different color combinations, 4 for the steel piece and 4 more for the cable. The steel piece has a spring attached to it, to fit it to whatever you want, then you get a cable that works has a safety mechanism, inside thereīs a high resistance rope thatīs going to ensure Snapīs stability through a tension you build onto the steel piece itself. It sounds complicated but itīs in fact quite simple and ingenious. There is no need for tools or drilling holes in order to use the innovative mechanism, and it is compatible with surfaces of all shapes and sizes. watch the video



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WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT | Image

WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT

The Hemloft is a self-funded secret creation by Joel Allen, a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter. The beautiful egg-shaped house is a tree-house retreat in Whistler, Canada. It hangs on a precipitous slope, in a towering stand of Hemlocks, about a five minute walk from the nearest road. Joe also created a website for "The Hemloft" you can read his interesting story, from becoming a carpenter, to finding the perfect spot and tree, and funding...
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AL HOUSE | BY STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS | Image

AL HOUSE | BY STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

This spectacular residence was designed by Brazilian Architectural studio Arthur Casas. Located in Rio de Janeiro, the 5,200-square-foot dream house is set around lush vegetation and over the iconic landscape clinging to a slope of the Pedra da Gavea dome. The house features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels that open onto an amazing infinity pool with breathtaking views of the dramatic scenery.  More photos after the jump...
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TLIGHT | DESK LAMP WITH IPHONE DOCK | Image

TLIGHT | DESK LAMP WITH IPHONE DOCK

Tīlight is a clever desk solution, it is a desk Lamp with iPod/iPhone Dock and Built-in Stereo Loudspeakers. Plus it includes a remote control, a 3.5mm AUX, an integrated USB port for charging other USB devices, and a multi-connector. Tīligh basically merges lighting, audio and charging features into one stylish unit....
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