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Pianotable | By George Bohle

Designed by George Bohle, the Pianotable offers a dinner with the accompaniment of a piano. The piano player takes a seat at the dining table. Furthermore, as the occasion demands it, a little band can strike up at the table. The piano player will find companionship by a singer and his microphone and a guitarplayer. If the cap of the piano remains closed, the plain wooden surface will serve as a table without cease.



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INSTAFIRE

With Instafire, lighting a campfire has never been so easy, simply pour into a pile and light it, then place wood over the top! The unique formulation is both safe and effective with no harmful chemicals or vapors, it comes conveniently packaged for backpacking, camping, and emergency preparedness uses. What is amazing - it burns steady, hot and even in very harsh conditions, including 30 mile-per-hour winds, rain and snow. The leftover ash is an environmentally fri...
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AL HOUSE | BY STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS | Image

AL HOUSE | BY STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS

This spectacular residence was designed by Brazilian Architectural studio Arthur Casas. Located in Rio de Janeiro, the 5,200-square-foot dream house is set around lush vegetation and over the iconic landscape clinging to a slope of the Pedra da Gavea dome. The house features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels that open onto an amazing infinity pool with breathtaking views of the dramatic scenery.  More photos after the jump...
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STEFAN SAGMEISTER NEW YORK STUDIO

For those not familiar with the name of Stefan Sagmeister, he is a famous New York-based graphic designer and typographer. Amongst his work are album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, Aerosmith and Pat Metheny. His own design firm - Sagmeister & Walsh Inc. in New York has recently moved into this gorgeous minimalist studio. More pics after the jump....
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