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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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STELTON SHIP LAMP

The beautiful Stelton Ship´s Lamp, was created in 1990 by Copenhagen-born designer Erik Magnussen. The classic ship´s lantern features a minimalist and cylindrical design keeping the wind out. Made from satin polished stainless steel, the lamp burns for approximately 18 hours on one filling of smokeless and odorless oil. Nice decor piece for the house, boat or garden....
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HAND-PAINTED SCULPTURES | BY PLASTIC CELL

Plastic Cell is a brand created by two talented brothers from California, they make these miniature sculptures of cult film/tv characters and musicians. Their unique and inspiring products are a collectors dream, each limited edition 5-inch piece is made with silicone rubber and painstakingly hand-painted with acrylic using a variety of techniques, no two piece will ever look exactly alike. Some of the hyper-realistic miniature sculptures include Hannibal Lecter, Fr...
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VOLVO LIFEPAINT

Safety has always been a huge part of the Volvo brand. Now the Swedish automaker have teamed up with creative agency Grey London to release LifePaint, a glow in the dark spray that helps cyclists stand out at night and become more visible to motorists. The innovative paint is invisible by day but explodes in light when illuminated at night, it washes off and will not affect the color or surface of materials. LifePaint can be applied to almost any fabric, or surface,...
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