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Balint House | By Fran Silvestre Architects

Projected by Spanish Architecture studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, the spectacular Balint House celebrates minimalism in architecture at its very best. Located in a suburban region of Valencia - Spain, the home´s prominent design feature is a profoundly elliptical form, with almost seamless surfaces, and large open spaces that flow indoors and out. The imposing elliptical structure features a swooping roof and deep cantilevers over its two symmetrical ends, one facing the street, the other overlooking a pool terrace and the surrounding golf course. watch the video



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TRAVEL DOMINOES | BY WALNUT STUDIOLO | Image

TRAVEL DOMINOES | BY WALNUT STUDIOLO

We’ve featured Walnut Studiolo before, they hand craft beautiful leather accessories for bike riders. They have since added an "on-the-go” collection to their range, including this Travel Dominoes set, designed to fit nicely in the hand while retaining the traditional domino ratios. Made from Baltic birch ply, each piece has been laser-cut with the appropriate domino pips (dots). Available either in a simple muslin bag or in a hand-finished and assembled Baltic birc...
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COELUX ARTIFICIAL SKYLIGHT

This is just brilliant, Coelux is an Italian company that make artificial windows and skylights that mimic the true effect of natural sunlight and the sky, you won´t believe it isn´t real!  Designed for gloomy interior spaces, the high-tech light system uses Nanotechnology, and not only mimics the color temperature, it mimics the quality of daylight, it looks so real even a camera will be tricked. The creator’s claim the system is so effective tha...
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OCEAN EYE HOUSE

Our latest house crush was designed by San Jose-based architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The spectacular Ocean Eye House is located in beautiful Costa Rica, and is a surfers dream home as it sits right on the western edge of the Nicoya peninsula, facing towards the Pacific Ocean. The dreamy escape is nestled between the jungle and the beach and is completely open to the outside, opening up stunning ocean views for the bedrooms and living spaces. Folding screens used to...
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