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Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just north of Auckland, New Zealand. The two-storey residence plays on the uniquely New Zealand typology of the back-country hut, with a simple structure that comprises a timber frame, shed roof, terrace, and a metal-sided annex. The house comprises a single volume for living, cooking and eating, with shared open spaces, enhancing connection with each other, and to the surrounding environment. The highlight of the house however is outside on the deck, where an outdoor table peels away to reveal two parallel bathtubs fixed into the deck in front of the outdoor fireplace. Perfect.



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TOURNAMENT DARTBOARD SET

We recently featured the cool Deluxe Poker Box by Restoration Hardware, also included in their vintage game collection is this beautifully crafted Tournament Dartboard Set. The handsome set comes with everything you need for a good old game of darts, a dartboard with self-healing sisal fiber surface, 6 steel-tipped vintage wood darts fletched with genuine feathers, chalk, eraser, all this concealed in a solid wood cabinet that includes dart racks and a chalkboard us...
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FLOYD PLATFORM BED

Floyd, an Ikea-alternative furniture maker from Detroit, and creators of the popular "Floyd Leg" have now presented the Floyd Platform Bed. The DIY bed is a minimal, easy-to-assemble bed frame that’s modular and fits into any bedroom, any space with ease. The bed ships easily and can be put together (or taken apart) in minutes, no tools required. Available in white and black, the steel brackets slide on and fit snugly along the edge of the wood panels. A tensio...
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STYLE YOUR GARAGE PRINTS

A German company called "Style your Garage" has put an end to ugly and boring garage doors. They make very realistic printed-on 3D motifs that will make your neighbours and people passing by stare of amazement. They have a variety of prints, ranging from family oriented to not so family oriented. check out their website for many fun prints....
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