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Iota Playing Cards | By Joe Doucet

How minimal can a design be and still function as a playable and attractive deck of cards? The answer is IOTA, by New York-based designer Joe Doucet, a beautiful deck of playing cards printed with simplified geometric symbols and minimal lines. Joe dallies with the idea of how much you can take away from the typical overdressed kings and queens and oversized hearts and spades while still maintaining a playable deck. The result is an elegant, contemporary and light-filled decor.



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OSTRICH PILLOW

The Ostrich Pillow started of as a prototype and first went viral on the web at the beginning of this year. Now, with the help of kickstarter it might become a reality. Power napping increases productivity by 34%, and with this in mind the Ostrich Pillow was born - the perfect companion to nap, disconnect and dream. Your little private space within a public one, to relax and unwind. Crazy concept, but we love it. Watch the video Update: The Ostrich Pi...
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FALL HOUSE | BY FOUGERON ARCHITECTURE | Image

FALL HOUSE | BY FOUGERON ARCHITECTURE

Winner of numerous awards, Fall House is a spectacular holiday home located on a dramatic setting in Carmel Valley Village, California. Designed by the San Francisco based architect studio Fougeron Architecture, the three-bedroom house is anchored in the natural beauty and power of the California landscape, embedded within the cliff 250 feet above the Pacific Ocean and offers breathtaking views from its floor-to-ceiling windows. Check out more amazing photos after t...
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SHAW HOUSE VANCOUVER | BY PATKAU ARCHITECTS | Image

SHAW HOUSE VANCOUVER | BY PATKAU ARCHITECTS

Amazing home in Vancouver, featuring above ground pool, designed by local firm Patkau Architects. The Shaw House won several design awards in the years immediately after construction was completed, including the prestigious National Honor Award in 2005 from the American Institute of Architects. The reason it drew such attention is due to the fact that the designated site for the Shaw House unkindly dictated that this single occupant residence could not be greater th...
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