stuff we drool about

Seascape Retreat

Designed by Patterson Associates Architects, the Seascape Retreat is a nomadīs dream come true. Located on a rock escarpment in a tiny boulder strewn in New Zealandīs 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 with breathtaking views of the beautiful surroundings. Located in a remote landscape, the house is accessible only by farm track or helicopter, allowing guests here to relax in a memorable setting.



seascape-retreat-pattersons-2.jpg | Image

seascape-retreat-pattersons-3.jpg | Image

seascape-retreat-pattersons-4.jpg | Image

seascape-retreat-pattersons-5.jpg | Image

seascape-retreat-pattersons-6.jpg

seascape-retreat-pattersons-7.jpg

seascape-retreat-pattersons-8.jpg

seascape-retreat-pattersons-11.jpg

seascape-retreat-pattersons-9.jpg

seascape-retreat-pattersons-10.jpg

WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT | Image

WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT

The Hemloft is a self-funded secret creation by Joel Allen, a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter. The beautiful egg-shaped house is a tree-house retreat in Whistler, Canada. It hangs on a precipitous slope, in a towering stand of Hemlocks, about a five minute walk from the nearest road. Joe also created a website for "The Hemloft" you can read his interesting story, from becoming a carpenter, to finding the perfect spot and tree, and funding...
read more
MICHELANGELO TWO BIKE GRAVITY STAND | Image

MICHELANGELO TWO BIKE GRAVITY STAND

This is a great solution for storing your bikes at home, the Michelangelo Two Bike Gravity Stand is an ingenious wall rack that leans against the wall with no attachment required, that means you donīt have to put holes in your wall! All you need to do is lean it against the wall and let gravity do the rest! Independent adjustable arms accommodate any shape and size of bike. Get it from Public Bikes or from Amazon....
read more
LAS PALMERAS PERU | GREG WRIGHT ARCHITECTS | Image

LAS PALMERAS PERU | GREG WRIGHT ARCHITECTS

Las Palmeras is a breathtaking project by Greg Wright Architects. These 2 holiday houses on the coastline of Peru which sit prominently at the top of a rock cliff overlooking the beach and ocean, are anchored into the rock with a stone sculptural plinth rising up to the living levels, concealing a basement floor below. ...
read more