stuff we drool about

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

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

The Pond House | By Holly & Smith Architects

The Pond House is a magnificent retreat designed by Holly & Smith Architects. Located at Ten Oaks Farm in Hammond, Louisiana, the beautiful retreat is a 1,250 square foot, net zero energy house that sits over the edge of a stunning pond and overlooks a peninsula of ten oak trees that stretch out into the middle of the pond. The house is complet...read more

Escape Traveler

Escape Traveler is an interesting housing possibility developed for those who are looking for an alternative to the conventional way of life. It´s a towable small and comfy house, with 269 sf, enough for up to 6 people! Really well built, with careful attention to detail and an interesting straightforward design, it features wide window space, prov...read more

Turner Residence | By Jensen Architects

Designed by Jensen Architects, the beautiful Turner Residence is located in Larkspur, California, USA. Built into a hill, the main building contains the private rooms of the house and is tucked into the earth and threaded through the existing oak trees on site. The lower two levels of the building are cut partially into the slope forming a grounded...read more

Casa Brutale | By Opa Works

Casa Brutale is a spectacular project by OPA Works, an ambitious concept home that sits inside a cliff above the aegean sea. The minimalist home is composed by three concrete walls that form the main living space, the roof is a crystalline pool made of reinforced glass, that also functions as a massive skylight that floods the interior with natural...read more
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Editors Pick

Gifts for Dad on Huckberry

To help you find a Father’s Day gift that will really bring a smile to his face, we’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Huckberry to create an awesome Father’s Day gift roundup. If you’re stuck for inspiration, don’t worry, there’s something to suit a range of budgets too, whether you’re splashing the cash or seeking something great that won’t break the ban...
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Jerry Can Bar Cabinet

The cool Jerry Can Bar Cabinet is a new product that gives an old iconic object a new, and dare we say, more meaningful life. So this Danish company takes old world war II Jerry cans, sandblasts them to get rid of the old paint and maybe some rust that could have been settling in, then restore them, powder coat them, and trim them exquisitely making magic by installing a luxuriou...
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May 2016 Finds On Amazon

Amazon does indeed have all sorts of nice stuff, once again we are here to help you find it. 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 details after the j...