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Torquay Concrete House

A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured, and the combination of concrete and warm wood works wonders. The use of brass details along with marble and wood, add warmth to the natural concrete mass, while also providing exquisite patterning. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows stretch over two storeys, allowing natural light to stream through, and the main living area opens up to a lush courtyard, while two downstairs bedrooms and a study take in a climbing garden on the south side. Upstairs a master bedroom overlooks the courtyard as well as opening up onto its own private roof-top garden. Check out the photos below



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USIT | STEPLADDER CHAIR | Image

USIT | STEPLADDER CHAIR

Usit is a beautifully designed two-in-one solution, an elegant chair that doubles as a stepladder. The innovative Usit was created by Dutch designer Maarten Olden, and is available in a two-step version for use as a chair, or in a three-step version for use as a high stool. It can also be used as a stable ladder, it features spacious steps with non-slip grooves, and although collapsible, the Usit doesn´t have to be packed away after use. The hybrid piece of furnitur...
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16 MILLION COLOR LAMP | BY PHILIPS | Image

16 MILLION COLOR LAMP | BY PHILIPS

The cool new Philips Livingcolors LED Lamp gives you over 16 million different color options to set the perfect mood. This luxurious, translucent lamp projects 16,777,216 different colors of accent light using only 4 LEDs. It features a rounded, transparent design with a sweeping cone-shaped interior, a flat bottom for stability and is cool to the touch, since LEDs emit no heat....
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GOOD VERSUS EVIL FOOTBALL TABLE | Image

GOOD VERSUS EVIL FOOTBALL TABLE

This is something different, Edinburgh-based company "The Eleven Forty" created this handmade and very creative football table. The teams are: GOOD XI: CLAUS (as in Santa), MORE (as in Sir Thomas), MOORE (as in Bobby), GORDON (as in Flash), ROBIN (as in Christopher), GOD, ASSISI, JEKYLL, POPPINS, TERESA, M.K.GANDHI. EVIL XI: POT, LUCIFER, CALIGULA, RIPPER (as in Jack), IMPALER (as in Vlad the), HITLER, MACBETH (as in Lady), HYDE, KLEBB (as in Rosa), AMIN, CATCHER (a...
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