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Summer Retreat | By Avanto Architects

Looking for a place to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature? So was Finnish designer Linda Bergroth, so she commissioned Avanto Architects this magical getaway, a unique combination of garden shed and greenhouse, with lighting, wood floors and solar panels to create her own private retreat located on a remote island in eastern Finland. Automatic glass openers were installed to control the temperature inside, and salvaged bricks were used to create the simple stairs. It also features a storage shed at the back made of Finnish pine. An idyllic place to retreat and recharge, with all that you need, a bed, books, a record player, speaker, potted plants, and inspiring surroundings.



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SALT & PEPPER SQUEEZERS

These Salt and Pepper Squeezers by Flip & Tumble are kind of like a dinnertime stress ball, they are a fun and modern alternative to the traditional salt and pepper shaker. The flexible silicone balls are a fun way to dispense seasoning, once you´re finished, just roll to pass them along!...
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LUNA MOON LANTERN

Luna Moon Lantern aims to set the zen mood provided by the moonlight, inspiring, serene and romantic. Made from fiber glass and latex, each Luna Lantern mimics the color and shape of a moon, and is hand crafted, therefore unique. Available in seven different sizes, from 32 inches diameter up to a massive 236 inches, you´re sure to get one to fit in your home or garden´s special spot. They all have a cord and a device to adjust luminosity, the smaller model features ...
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STORY POOL HOUSE | BY LAKE FLATO ARCHITECTS | Image

STORY POOL HOUSE | BY LAKE FLATO ARCHITECTS

The Story Pool House is exactly what its name suggests, a beautiful hang out by the pool. Designed by Lake Flato Architects, the open air pavilion serves as a "sunrise to sunset” living room. Located in sunny Texas, the shelter is made from Texas limestone, steel, and wood, providing a shade from the scorching sun. The hideaway includes a kitchen, dining area, bath, and storage area. Also, a private deck under the vine covered arbor for the trailer and an inviting p...
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