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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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CRACKED LOG LAMPS

The Cracked Log Lamps are an award winning lighting proposal by an Aussie craftsman/artist named Duncan Meerding, he gets old savaged and obviously cracked logs, and then installs a warm LED yellow light system, that makes possible for the light source to come from within. It´s the cracks that decide where and how the lights will be disposed. Another interesting feature is that you can either use it as a stool, a small table while you´re outside or just a regular li...
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THE SILVER ARROWS PROJECT

The Silver Arrows Project is a remarkable limited series of vintage racing prints that recreate the legendary silver cars of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union. Using a combination of original photography with the most advanced 3D graphics, the end result is pretty amazing, with impressive details that could never have been captured with the photographic technology of the time. The beautiful series recreates the story of the Silver Arrows using memorable moments from 12 d...
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THE NIGHT YOU LEFT | MIRRORED COASTERS | Image

THE NIGHT YOU LEFT | MIRRORED COASTERS

"The Night You Left" is a set of four mirrored coasters, lined with digitally printed white powder reminiscent of cocaine lines. The coasters are by artist Nir Hod, he was inspired by his series of oil on mirror paintings(currently in exhibition at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York). The edition will be available for sale at PK Shop from September 13, 2012....
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