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Transparent Pool | By Oftb Swimming Pool Construction

OFTB(Out of the blue) is a a team of landscape architects, horticulturists and in-house pool builders based in Melbourne, Australia. They integrate contemporary landscape design with high quality construction of concrete swimming pools. Here we feature one of their stunning creations, a transparent pool from a house in Elsterwick, Melbourne.



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TETHER | SAVE YOUR STEMWARE | Image

TETHER | SAVE YOUR STEMWARE

We love a clever, simple idea, specially if it brings a solution for our everyday problems. How annoying is it placing wine glasses in the dishwasher? It is a risky business. Well we present you...Tether! a flexible plastic rod that stabilizes your stemware as it goes through the cycle. Wow! so simple, why didnīt we think of this before......
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ORIGINAL COURTYARD HOUSE | BY STUDIO JUNCTION | Image

ORIGINAL COURTYARD HOUSE | BY STUDIO JUNCTION

Toronto based Architects Peter Tan and Christine Ho Ping Kong of  "Studio Junction", converted this contractor warehouse the ambition was to create a modern, affordable home and studio for a family of four - one which could successfully adapt to a mid-block or laneway situation, there is no typical front or back. The design of the house is generated by an emphasis on the views and activities of the interior courtyards, all the windows look inwards....
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HOT TUB HAMMOCK

Remember the awesome Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub, a portable tub that packs into a dry duffle bag and allows for up to five people to soak in hot water? Now these guys are taking the outdoor Hot Tub Bathtub concept up a notch with the HydroHammock, a hammock and hot tub in one! Made from watertight, extremely resilient synthetic fabric, the innovative product can hold 50 gallons of water and is available in single and double occupant versions. You can use it to cool o...
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