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Cast Iron House

The spectacular Cast Iron House is a new condominium project in Tribeca, New York. Located at 67 Franklin Street, the breathtaking restoration was designed by acclaimed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, and comprises 11 duplex residences and two mind-blowing twin duplex penthouses atop the 132-year-old cast-iron beauty in Tribeca. Each residence stands alone as a singular creation by Ban, all of which have cathedral-style double-height ceilings and private elevator entry, as for the penthouses, one will have 4 bedrooms and total 3,800 sf, while the other will have 5 bedrooms and 4,560 sf. Both have glass walls that can be completely opened, creating an uninterrupted expanse between the interiors and the surrounding terraces, and making them appear from street level as though they are floating above the building.



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WOODSMAN AXE COFFEE TABLE | DUFFY LONDON | Image

WOODSMAN AXE COFFEE TABLE | DUFFY LONDON

"Woodsman Axe Coffee table" was designed by London designer Chris Duffy, he is part of a group of London designers that got together with a theme, Brothers Grimm , to exhibit and create events with their personal work. Each event is based on a Brothers Grimm tale. ...
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Ultimate Lightning McQueen

Robotic toymaker Sphero have unveiled their latest app-controlled toy - the Ultimate Lightning McQueen, a remarkably lifelike remote control version of the main character from Cars. This cool toy features some impressive robotics and is packed with personality, animated eyes, an animatronic mouth, and emotive suspension that gives McQueen a sense of life, similarly to how it moves in the movie. An ambient light sensor turns the headlights on and off, and the toy has...
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FLATMATE SECRETARY

Seems like the latest tech developments are affecting furniture design. The Flatmate Secretary was conceived by Michael Hilgers for Magazin, it is only 5" deep, but when the top is folded out it has a workspace of 28" wide by 16.5" deep. With many using their phones or tablets as computers, this looks like a more than adequate work desk for a small studio or office....
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