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Minimod Portable Shelter

The Minimod is a primitive refuge with a modern twist. The Minimod system is composed of modules identical in size but with different functions and purposes to create infinite solutions, limited only by your imagination. Each module measures 27 sq m (290 sq ft), and comprises a lightweight steel frame enclosed by plywood and glass. Each customer can tailor the home to suit their own needs, choose the layout and envision various configurations according to the desired comfort.  Some furniture is included as standard, such as air-conditioning, wardrobe mini fridge, and mini-oven. Lighting is provided by efficient LED bulbs. Each unit will be prefabricated in a factory with a build time of around 45 days, before being transported via truck and placed into position by crane. Its also raised on stilts to avoid ground moisture. An incredibly simple solution for how to efficiently build a dwelling in the middle of a rugged natural environment.



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PURE RAINDROP | WATER RESERVOIR BY ELHO

Designed by dutch designer Bas van Der Veer, this genius product makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that fills up automatically when it rains. The Pure Rain is a rain barrel providind the user free rainwater instead of our precious tap water. With the small tap at the bottom of the barrel, the watering can can be refilled after using it. Brilliant!...
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FIAT 500 FURNITURE

The Fiat 500 Design Collection resulted from the partnership between Lapo Elkann and Meritalia in a tribute to the iconic car. Inspired by the original 1970s Fiat 500, the original collection features the Pic Nic table, the Sofa Panorama and the CinCin console. These do not require insurance or fuel, you just have to decide a place to park... Also check out the very cool Motorsport Tribute Egg Chairs...
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VOLVO LIFEPAINT

Safety has always been a huge part of the Volvo brand. Now the Swedish automaker have teamed up with creative agency Grey London to release LifePaint, a glow in the dark spray that helps cyclists stand out at night and become more visible to motorists. The innovative paint is invisible by day but explodes in light when illuminated at night, it washes off and will not affect the color or surface of materials. LifePaint can be applied to almost any fabric, or surface,...
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