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I Could Eat A Horse | Spaghetti Measuring Tool

"I could eat a horse” is a fun and original spaghetti measuring tool designed by Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson. The kitchen utensil allows you to quickly and easily determine the amount of spaghetti you need, whether you are cooking a meal for a a child, a woman, a man... or even a horse, well actually even if you feel you could eat a horse this portion is for four people! via

Available in the US from amazon, and in Europe here




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OPENHOUSE | BY XTEN ARCHITECTURE | Image

OPENHOUSE | BY XTEN ARCHITECTURE

Built by the Xten Architecture studio, the OpenHouse lives up to its name as seen by the pictures. The elegant and beautiful interiors have full visibility to the outside world. The house was built on a challenging site, embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills. The front, side and rear elevations of the house slide open to erase all boundaries between indoors and out, connecting the spaces to gardens on both levels....
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LADERFABRIKEN APARTMENTS | BY OSCAR PROPERTIES | Image

LADERFABRIKEN APARTMENTS | BY OSCAR PROPERTIES

You might recall the Stråhattfabriken (Straw Hat Factory) project we featured, a beautiful apartment block in Stockholm by Oscar Properties. They have done their magic again on this old leather factory (Laderfabriken) and applied their trademark style of industrial character and a typical turn of the century look....
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CASE STUDY ALPINE BED

Made entirely of multi-ply bent laminated wood, the Case Study Alpine Series Bed is all about curves. Reminiscent of a mid century design, the bed features simple and fluid lines making it an instant classic.  The Alpine Bed was inspired by the traditional craftsmanship of vintage-sporting equipment; such as bentwood tennis rackets, wooden skis and even a wooden kayak....
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