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House Terra

Brazil has a natural beauty unlike anywhere else in the world. This stunning property was designed by Bernardes Architecture, and is set on a breathtaking mountainous district near Rio de Janeiro. Named House Terra, the 1,000-square-metre residence is situated on top of a hill to ensure its living areas enjoy the best views of the surrounding countryside. The house features pigmented concrete walls that match the reddish color of the local earth, and has two levels, the main floor houses a living room, a master suite, a guest room and three more bedrooms. A lower level that is partly submerged in the terrain contains technical areas, a garage, playroom, gym, wine cellar and staff accommodation.



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ICICLE ICE BUCKET

Cleverly conceived by designer Rodolfo Dorandi, the ingenious Icicle Ice Bucket solves the annoying and recurring problem of melting ice in the traditional ice bucket. Icicle cleverly slows the melting of the ice by separating the ice in the upper half of the elegant glass vessel from the slowly accumulating pool of water below. This icy illusion is achieved thanks to an inverted interior that separates the ice cubes from the water as it melts....
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JIKARO FIRERING TABLE

The Jikaro Firering Table by Snow Peak is a small table that surrounds a firepit, creating a very cosy and communal way of cooking and sharing a meal. Made from high quality stainless steel, the Jikaro Table assembles in about a minute, and can easily fit 6 or 8 people around to eat directly from the grill. After use, stack everything together and place it in the included carry bag for easy storage. Learn more from Snow Peak, or purchase now from Amazon...
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PAMPSHADE BREAD LAMPS

Japanese artist Yukiko Morita transforms real bread into functional lamps! Pampshade is a collection of bread lamps made from actual loaves of bread covered in a layer of resin to protect the bread from decaying. You can choose from several styles, from baguettes, batards, to croissants, with the smaller lamps using one AA battery, whereas the larger designs use A-shaped wall sockets. The lamps can be positioned wherever one desires, you can display it on a table or...
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