stuff we drool about

Weekend Cabin | The Hemloft

The Hemloft is a self-funded secret creation by Joel Allen, a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter. The beautiful egg-shaped house is a tree-house retreat in Whistler, Canada. It hangs on a precipitous slope, in a towering stand of Hemlocks, about a five minute walk from the nearest road. Joe also created a website for "The Hemloft" you can read his interesting story, from becoming a carpenter, to finding the perfect spot and tree, and funding the project. source



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SPRUCE STOVE

The Spruce Stove was created by Dutch designers Roel de Boer and Michiel Martens. The unique stove is a new approach to burning wood, it burns one long log, a bit at a time. Simply rest the tree trunk on the wheeled stand and gently push it into the cylindrical stove, the experience lasts as long as the trunk. A camera-aperture-like opening is closed around it. This would definitely look cool in a big open space industrial apartment. via...
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CHICAGO ANSARADA OFFICE | Image

CHICAGO ANSARADA OFFICE

Our dream office this week was developed by Sydney-based firm Those Architects. The spacious loft-like office belongs to Ansarada (a growing young tech company) and spreads across an 880 sqm area on the fifth floor of an old warehouse. The old materials, exposed bricks, posts and beams are still present and mixed with modern details and materials. A giant black box volume sits at the center of the space and defines the three zones of the office, it is detailed with ...
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HOPSIDE DOWN BEER GLASS | BY FRED AND FRIENDS | Image

HOPSIDE DOWN BEER GLASS | BY FRED AND FRIENDS

This is a very original gift idea by "Fred & Friends", the Hopside down beer glass, is shaped like an upside down beer bottle inside a regular glass. Itīs great for everyone that enjoys drinking their beer from the bottle, now with a more refined option. The glass weighs 12 ounces, is handblown and precisely crafted, and comes with a very nice individual gift box. Itīs great for parties or everyday fun....
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