stuff we drool about

Minimalist Dog Houses

So you live in a minimalist house, why not get one for your dog? South Korean brand Bad Marlon has designed a line of modern pet homes that would meet the specs of any architect., his goal is to create a "same-design-identity” environment where pets and people exist in harmony with one another. The minimalist collection features three dog houses, t...read more

Slide Apartment

Developed by Ki Design Studio, this cool apartment features a slide from the second floor to the living room, designed to maintain a fun lifestyle, and ensuring the homeowners never get bored! They didnt want the apartments design to become dull or boring, so as part of the renovation, the team combined a new staircase with a slide that descends fr...read more

St Ives Drive Residence

8927 St Ives is one of the most impressive residences we have come across, it is located high above the Sunset Strip, with floor-to-ceiling windows and with dramatic views of Los Angeles. This one-of-a-kind Hollywood Hills West home marries indoor and outdoor, with automated sliding pocket doors that open both the living and entertainment areas, of...read more

Seascape Retreat

Designed by Patterson Associates Architects, the Seascape Retreat is a nomad´s dream come true. Located on a rock escarpment in a tiny boulder strewn in New Zealand´s South Pacific cove, the romantic beachside cottage was built using only locally sourced materials, and includes only a lobby, living/sleeping room, small kitchen and a bathroom, all w...read more

Float House

Float House is a spectacular residence in Israel designed by Pitsou Architecture. The aim of the project was to create a structure with a continuous, wide space, divided by internal courtyards and movable partitions, able to create smaller spaces used for a variety of different functions. The huge top-to-bottom glass facade can be completely open c...read more

Nautilus Houseboats

Nautilus Houseboats are specialized in the development and construction of innovative design houseboats for a modern lifestyle. The idea of living on the water used to be for people seeking freedom and adventure outside conventional society, but these days, houseboats aren’t just for renegade captains. A houseboat lets you experience the world and ...read more

Pole Pass Retreat

Pole Pass Retreat is the name of our latest dream retreat, nestled into a dense, wooded shoreline site, in the beautiful San Juan Islands in Washington. Designed by renown architect Tom Kundig, the waterfront house can be completely open (with a hand-cranked wheel) in the warmer months creating an expansive indoor/outdoor living space with spectacu...read more

Montebar Villa

Designed by Italian JM Architecture studio, the Montebar Villa is a minimalist residence located in Medeglia, Switzerland. The prefabricated wood house lies on a slope that faces the Swiss alps, with the main entertainment areas opening up to the beautiful view. The huge top-to-bottom front glass facade lets in plenty of light during all four seaso...read more

Villa K

Villa K is a spectacular residence located in Thuringia, Germany. Designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects, the 248-square-meter ultramodern mountain villa offers amazing valley views with a minimal environment footprint. Visitors enter the house on the north-facing slope side, that features a six-car garage, mechanical rooms, pantry, and hunting room...read more

Watervilla | By +31architects

Watervilla is a spectacular minimalist residence located on the river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Designed by +31ARCHITECTS, the modern villa was commissioned by clients that wanted a residence in which the relationship between the living area and water would be maximized. The top floor composed by the living room and kitchen features a large...read more

Floatwing Houseboat

A company in Portugal called "Friday”, have presented the Floatwing, a prefabricated floating houseboat that can be made to order and delivered almost anywhere in the world. The house has low impact on the environment, it uses materials and technologies that reduce its carbon footprint and lower its energy needs, in fact, when charged, the house is...read more

Mountain Cottage | Ogawayama Japan

Ogawayama, which lies on the border between Yamanashi and Nagano, is Japans most popular climbing area. It is also the place to go for those who are looking to get off the grid and spend some time in nature. It was exactly these two passions, for climbing, and the outdoors, that attracted Setsumasa Kobayashi (outdoor clothing and gear designer) to ...read more

Baumraum Treehouses

We´re pretty sure that at any given moment each one of us, has dreamt of owning a treehouse, an object that makes us dream of freedom, nature contact and a reminiscence of childhood carefree life. With that in mind, masters of treehouse architecture - Baumraum, have designed and developed their spectacular version of it, beautifully finished and wi...read more

The Edge | By Charles Wright

The Edge is one of the most mind-blowing residences we have come across. This multiple award-winning masterpiece was designed by Charles Wright and his team of Architects, it sits atop of the prestigious Flagstaff Hill, in Port Douglas, Australia. Besides a breathtaking location, this extraordinary mansion comes with some outstanding features, such...read more

Charlotte Perriand Beach House

Originally designed by modernist architect Charlotte Perriand in 1934 for an affordable getaway home competition, the small U-shaped beach house sketches didn’t leave the page. Until Louis Vuitton developed the beautiful project recently, by building the modern waterfront retreat (in the beach-side garden at The Raleigh Hotel on Miamis South Beach)...read more

Embassy Gardens Sky Pool

Plans have been unveiled this week for an impressive sky pool spanning between two residential buildings in Londons Nine Elms Quarter, Battersea, a project that will undoubtedly push the boundaries in the capability of construction and engineering. The mind-blowing glass-bottomed swimming pool will bridge (115 ft in the air) two apartment buildings...read more

Balint House | By Fran Silvestre Architects

Projected by Spanish Architecture studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, the spectacular Balint House celebrates minimalism in architecture at its very best. Located in a suburban region of Valencia - Spain, the home´s prominent design feature is a profoundly elliptical form, with almost seamless surfaces, and large open spaces that flow indoors and ou...read more
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Editors Pick

Avex Freeflow Water Bottle

AVEX, a leading reusable water bottle brand for outdoor adventurers, has introduced the Freeflow Autoseal Stainless Water Bottle, capable of holding liquids up to 10 hours hot and 29 hours cold. The steel water bottle features Avex´s revolutionary Autoseal patented technology, a press-to-sip, release-to-seal button that automatically seals between sips. Available now...
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June 2016 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop.  We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products an...
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June 2016 Finds On Amazon

We are back this month with some new fresh finds on Amazon. This week we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product after the jump....