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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 Framed Tech pays homage to the biggest tech icons such as outdated gadgets and vintage consoles by disassembling them and laying all parts out in an ultra-organized fashion, creating modern works of art.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 beautiful bespoke prints are based on some of the keystone inventions of our generation from companies such as Apple, Google, Amazon, Sony, AirBnB and more.



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WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT | Image

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...
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CHAIR PERSONALITY SOCKS | Image

CHAIR PERSONALITY SOCKS

Fed up of those boring chairs in your kitchen and dinning room? how about this - socks for your chairs?? This is actually quite a clever idea for getting rid of that annoying screeching noise when dragging a chair, it also eliminates scratches on the floor. They are available in four styles....
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BEAVER PENCIL SHARPENER | BY ALESSI | Image

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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