stuff we drool about

Homesick Candles

Who can say they´ve never been homesick? No one, that’s for sure… and we do also know there’s an intimate connection between scents/odors and memories… mix up these two premises and you get the concept behind Homesick Candles, an American made item, hand poured and using a soy based wax that mixes some fragrances that we usually associate with some states. So for the Texas one you get a scent with hints of leather, cotton & sage, on the New York one you get mostly apple and pumpkin. Each candle will burn between 60-80 hours, and although you get only 27 states for now, in a nearby future 50 will become available.



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MOON LUNAR GLOBE | Image

MOON LUNAR GLOBE

Moon Lunar Globe is an exact 3D replica of the earth´s satellite, especially its surface, made from Imagery and data recovered by Nasa´s Lunar Orbiter that explored the moon´s surface. It features a rotating electrical arm that aims to mimic the sun´s reflection on the lunar surface through its ring of LED lights, thus providing a more moonish light, which some might find more inspiring or soothing. This movement also displays all the lunar phases letting us accurat...
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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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RETRO PATENTS

There is a new trend in turning old technology into decorative art that hangs on your wall. Framed Tech pays homage to the biggest tech icons such as outdated gadgets and vintage consoles by disassembling them and laying all parts out in an ultra-organized fashion, creating modern works of art. Another like-minded company is Retro Patents, which sells limited edition vintage patent prints that helped shape the technology, design and gaming industries. There beautifu...
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