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Mini Materials

Mini Materials is like Lego, but with real materials! You can now channel your inner architect with these brilliant mini building materials, use stuff such as cinder blocks (made from real cement), bricks (made from real terra cotta), wooden palettes and wooden planks, even concrete mix to bring everything together and build some cracking looking constructions. The only thing holding you back is your own imagination. All the materials are 1/12 scale and available now at Mini Materials´ website starting for around $5 per pack.



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RECLAIMED WOOD LIGHTING

Split Grain is an LA-based studio owned by designer Paul Freckler, he makes these exquisite lights with reclaimed wood. The beautiful collection of fine art wood sculptures explores the hidden beauty of the grain and growth of trees, each piece is unique and deconstructs the wood form to reveal its unique contours, patterns and characteristics. The sculptures are supported by aluminum or steel and are sliced in sections to create a unique form which also allows ligh...
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MONTEBAR VILLA

Designed by Italian JM Architecture studio, the Montebar Villa is a minimalist residence located in Medeglia, Switzerland. The prefabricated wood house lies on a slope that faces the Swiss alps, with the main entertainment areas opening up to the beautiful view. The huge top-to-bottom front glass facade lets in plenty of light during all four seasons, and offers dramatic views of the tranquil surroundings....
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INDOOR TABLE | BY MANOTECA

Manoteca is an Italian workshop that uses old abandoned things and recycled materials to produce redesigned and reassembled products. The beautiful Indoor Table is made from vintage exterior doors in solid Chestnut wood from 1800s. When opened, its a study desk with iron pockets, a wooden static drawer, a big sliding one and a movable iron tray. The drawer and the iron tray slide in both directions and can be used as an additional open surface to put things on. When...
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