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The Shack Weekend Retreat

If you live in a hectic city, at weekends you might feel like escaping to a place completely disconnected from technology, this might inspire you. The Shack is a weekend retreat designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family from the suburbs of Washington D.C., it is located on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, near Upper Tract, West Virginia. The little rural structure is a cross between tent camping, and weekend cottage, it has no electricity (Oil lamps provide light), and features a rain collecting system that provides water for the outdoor shower. Heat is provided by a small wood stove that also heats water for the kitchen sink. The front facing façade of the building features a glass garage door that opens up to a cantilevered wood deck providing a breathtaking view of the beautiful and peaceful surroundings.

Also check out the amazing "New York cabin in the woods




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EYES OF FEAR COARSE BUST DUO | BY COARSE TOYS | Image

EYES OF FEAR COARSE BUST DUO | BY COARSE TOYS

We are big fans of "designer toys" and we love Coarse Toys, we´ve featured them on here before(type coarse toys in the search box). This new release sculpted by Mark Landwehr, is hand crafted and finished high gloss and lined with a soft  felt base. It comes in a very nice 4-tone printed supreme cardboard box....
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JAFFA APARTMENT | BY PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECTS | Image

JAFFA APARTMENT | BY PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECTS

The stunning Jaffa Apartment features contemporary minimalism architecture imbedded in a historic residence in Old Jaffa, Tel-Aviv - Israel. Designed by Israeli-based Pitsou Kedem Architects, the 100 square meter residential flat is set above the harbor and has majestic views of the Mediterranean Sea. The restoration maintained all of the building´s original characteristics: the stone walls, the segmented ceilings and the arches including the exposure of the origina...
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GLOBUS WORKSTATION | BY MICHIEL VAN DER KLEY | Image

GLOBUS WORKSTATION | BY MICHIEL VAN DER KLEY

Designed by Michiel van der Kley’s, the Globus is actually a work station. It is a compact personal mobile workstation that offers flexibility thanks to its rotating chair, the pull out table top and castors. You can work with or without a notebook. You can work ver you want. You move your flexible workstation to a place you want to be, open it and work....
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