stuff we drool about

Openhouse | By Xten Architecture

Built by the Xten Architecture studio, the OpenHouse lives up to its name as seen by the pictures. The elegant and beautiful interiors have full visibility to the outside world. The house was built on a challenging site, embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills. The front, side and rear elevations of the house slide open to erase all boundaries between indoors and out, connecting the spaces to gardens on both levels.



openhouse-xten-architecture-2.jpg | Image

openhouse-xten-architecture-3.jpg | Image

openhouse-xten-architecture-4.jpg | Image

openhouse-xten-architecture-5.jpg | Image

NICETRAILS | Image

NICETRAILS

Nicetrails aims to give you some perspective on your outdoors adventures, and it does so by using the new 3D printing features of the most modern machines. Nicetrails uses the GPS info gathered while you were hiking or riding on that special day, and then prints it out on a 3D landscape where you were and marking your path, giving you a special object that lets you see your trail, offering a different perspective that a photo or a journal also may provide. Now you c...
read more
EDGE DOMINOS | Image

EDGE DOMINOS

Edge Dominos are a modern take on a classic game, reimagining the traditional domino piece for the 21st Century. Built using durable aluminum, black anodized finish and a laser engraved number pattern, the minimal domino set maintains the standard number pattern and size of traditional domino sets, but has a skeletal look making it lightweight and travel-friendly. Available in a solid wood box or a cotton carry bag....
read more
PORTABLE HOME FIRE ESCAPE LADDER | Image

PORTABLE HOME FIRE ESCAPE LADDER

Awareness of risks and potential dangers in and around a home is very important, and preparing and practicing a home fire escape plan is essential and greatly increases the chances of surviving. Be prepared for an emergency with the compact and portable Fire Escape Ladder by Fire Alert, it easily deploys from standard residential windows and is exceptionally strong and durable. Two versions are available: - Three Story 24-Foot Escape Ladder  - Two-Story...
read more