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Beaver Pencil Sharpener | By Alessi

How cool is this little guy? The Beaver Pencil Sharpener is a collaboration of artist Rodrigo Torres for iconic Italian design brand Alessi. The little chrome-plated wood chewing creature is also a paper weight. A fun and quirky spin on your traditional pencil sharpener but still very functional. via

Also check out one of our all time favorite Alessi products, the Juicy Salif Citrus Squeezer




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60 HOUR CANDLE

This is a ingenious creation, the 60 hour candle is 100% beeswax candle coil, it is very easy to use and lasts hours upon hours. Just feed small increments through the candle clip, simply advance more candle as it burns. Each three inches of candle wax will burn approximately one hour....
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SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMES

Trying to get on the property ladder but live in a place where home prices are ludicrous? These shipping container conversions by Honomobo can be a low-cost, efficient way to build a home. Using repurposed shipping containers, the Canadian company creates modern homes for single individuals and small families. Simply pick your location and choose from several sizes and configurations, these go from the HO2, a small 352 square foot house with an open plan, a full bat...
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ONE-ROOM NEW YORK CABIN IN THE WOODS

We have featured some amazing retreats over the last couple of years, but none as special as this wooden cabin in Yulan, NY. It is owned by fashion stylist and interior designer Scott Newkirk, he wanted a place to escape in the weekends from the hectic city life. A place completely disconnected from technology, with no electricity or running water, no TV or computer. A place Scott can slow down and enjoy what nature has to offer before heading back to his demanding ...
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