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Sky Penthouse | Five Franklin Place

Five Franklin Place, the first major American building by acclaimed Dutch architect  Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, is a celebration of the art of building, the translation  of a daring international vision into a perfect local expression, and proof that the practical and the sublime, the historic and the new, can exist in ideal balance — all in a simply extraordinary place to live.

The triplex penthouses of Five Franklin Place are graced with perfectly proportioned living rooms, floating stairways, and a silent glass cab elevator. These penthouses embody the kind of dramatic but embracing atmosphere one usually associates with the sets of memorable films that paint a fantasy picture of life in New York City. Here, the fantasy takes full form.

Every detail of these residences has been meticulously designed by UNStudio and installed with the expert involvement of B&B Italia.

The panoramic views from the penthouses master bathrooms are unsurpassable and, as throughout the residences, create an environment in which one is truly immersed in the surrounding cityscape.




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SHADOW CHAIR | BY DUFFY LONDON | Image

SHADOW CHAIR | BY DUFFY LONDON

Duffy London are experts in producing original pieces of furniture, we have previously featured their Swing Table, and the Woodsman Axe Coffee table. The Shadow Chair, at first glance, seems to defy gravity by standing upright while only having two front legs. After a closer inspection you´ll realize that the shadow is part of the chair! The chair is available in a number of finishes and colors....
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UNLOCK DOORMAT

Just how geeky is this? the slide to unlock doormat for iphone lovers comes with the famous inscription inspired by iPhone "Slide to Unlock", nothing better to place in front of your geeky office door. If you slide your foot across the doormat, it will open your door! OK, we´re kidding, but even without this interactivity, it is still very cool....
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DISINTEGRATING SERIES

Disintagrating Series is a set of HD photos that lead us to believe that high performance cars are disintegrating, and doing it in super slow mo and high def detail, this really triggers our morbid curiosity… who doesn’t love a good nice blow up of a super fast car? This artform also allows us to grasp at the complexity of these machines and make us aware of the time and effort that’s put into building them. This will set a pair of conflicting emotions, the thrill o...
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