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Montecinto Residence | By Barton Myers Associates

The Montecito Residence by Barton Myers Associates Located in the hills above Montecito, California is an architectural masterpiece. The Architects designed the home to feature sliding glass walls and windows, allowing the local breezes to cool the home on warmer summer days. The house takes full advantage of the indoor-outdoor living made possible by California Coast’s mild climate. Designed specifically without air-conditioning, it is cooled exclusively by cross-ventilation.



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EPHEMERAL TATTOOS

Ephemeral is a new form of tattoo ink that lasts a year and then goes away! If you’re one of those people constantly thinking of getting a tattoo but haven´t had the courage to go through with it because of the lifetime commitment, this year-long solution could be of interest. The key is the size of the pigments used in the ink, co-founder Anthony Lam explains "What we have done differently is encapsulate tiny dye molecules - much smaller than the pigments used in t...
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SHELL CHAIR | BY HANS J WEGNER | Image

SHELL CHAIR | BY HANS J WEGNER

Danish designer Hans J. Wegner created this stunning 3 legged chair for Carl Hansen & Son in 1963. Sometimes called "The Smiling Chair", the three-legged construction provides absolute stability; the chair achieves a floating lightness due to its wing-like seat and the arching curves of its tapered legs. This comfortable masterpiece is a marvel of grace and beauty....
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EIGHT SMART MATTRESS COVER

Smart devices are on the rise nowadays so it´s no surprise they’ve now reached the item you spend more time on: your bed. The Eight Sleep Tracker is a sensored mattress cover that has some special features built in to it, such as: a group of motion sensors that gather data when you’re sleeping enabling the app that comes with it to track and assess your sleep quality during the night. It also comes with a heating option, different for each side of the bed so when yo...
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