stuff we drool about

Wikkelhouse

Wikkelhouse aims to help solving housing problems through innovative building techniques, developped by an Amsterdam based company called Fiction Factory. These units are made from cardboard based material (built from 24 layers of top-quality cardboard wound around a rotating house-shaped mould) that has a special treatment foil on the outside and ...read more

Naturecruiser Houseboat

If you love the idea of living on the water, you need to check out this modern houseboat. Developed by Dutch architectural firm +31Architects, the 15-meter (49-ft) Naturecruiser Houseboat is equipped with a hybrid electric engine, and features a compact floor plan that can host up to eight guests when cruising or 16 guests when moored. The minimali...read more

MH House

Designed by Brazilian studio Jacobsen Arquitetura, this gorgeous beach house project is located on the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The house features a metallic structure and materials such as charred wood in the facades, sawed granites on the floors and natural wood in the linings, creating a palette of colors and textures that coexist perfectly w...read more

In The Dunes House

US firm Caleb Johnson Studio have transformed a traditional coastal home in Maine into a modern sanctuary. Occuping a beachfront site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the airy cedar-clad coastal dwelling sits atop timber stilts, allowing the landscape to flow under the house. The home has two simple gabled structures that connect via a central stair...read more

Cove House

Australiaīs beautiful Gold Coast has become known for its incredible array of architecture, with an eclectic collection of one-of-a-kind homes that dot the incredible coastline. Cove House by Justin Humphrey Architect, is a robust yet elegant new residence in a waterside suburb south of Brisbane, the main feature is a spatial interplay between inte...read more

Casa Picasso

The word small may be relative, a small house has an awful lot of benefits, from less clutter to the possibility of splurging on higher-quality items you really love. Less space and less stuff also means less cleaning, repairs, and a lighter mental load of household chores. Casa Picasso is a stunning piece of architecture which really makes the mos...read more

LP House Formentera

Formentera is a small beautiful island in the Balearics, famous for its sea, its beaches of fine white sand and for having been the destination in the 1960s for many hippies who found unspoiled nature and an easy way of life. It is there that we find this magnificent retreat designed by Pierluigi Molteni. The LP House is located in a position of gr...read more

La Jolla House

Designed by The Brown Studio, this spectacular house is located in La Jolla, California, high above on a flat cul-de-sac lot with 180 degree ocean views. Inspired by Scandinavian farmhouses, the single-storey house has been designed with simple forms, clean lines and mid-century modern aesthetic. It features open plan social areas with sliding glas...read more

Casa Z

This masterclass in contemporary architecture was developed by Zozaya Arquitectos and is located in the Mexican beach town of Zihuatanejo. Named Casa Z, the stunning beach home is set on a steep slope with breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean. Covered in natural stone and bamboo, the 470-square-meter home features beautiful wooden furniture an...read more

Dusky Parakeet Houseboat

Currently moored in Londons St. Katharine Docks, this stunning minimalist houseboat is on the market. Named the Dusky Parakeet, the modern 60-ft-long canal boat was designed by award-winning practice 31/44 Architects. Every decision made had both the need to be space-saving and practical, but to also create a generous and calm contemporary home. Th...read more

Costa Rica Treehouse

Built entirely of teak wood harvested on-site, this stunning retreat is inspired by the jungle of this densely forested site on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Designed by American firm Olson Kundig Architects, the three-storey treehouse is built with local teak wood, slatted walls and columns made of tree trunks. Envisioned as a surfer hut, the C...read more

Four Leaves House

The Four Leaves House sure is worth a long and serious glance should you be an architecture lover, a perfect example of what oriental design is capable of in terms of designing a beautiful house. The unique home was designed by the guys at KIAS (Kentaro Ishida Architects Studio) and built in the Nagano metro area, 150 miles from Tokyo, more accurat...read more

Can Canyis House

Designed by Caballero Colon Architects, this stunning villa is located in Spainīs beautiful island of Mallorca. Perched on a steep and rocky hillside covered in the local wild vegetation, from which you can enjoy mind-blowing views of Canyamel Bay, the unique house is composed by a sequence of stone platforms that settle multiple volumes built on t...read more

Iglucraft Cabin

Iglucraft has created a range of handcrafted timber cabins that look rustic but have all the amenities of home. The tailor made tiny houses are built with the highest quality and are crafted to match your specific requirements. The design is unique, combining the centuries-old shingles technology with modern knowledge and craftwork. Hidden beneath ...read more

Tobin Island Boathouse

The Tobin Island Boathouse is worth a serious look should you be out and around Lake Rousseau, a part of the Muskoka Lakes in Ontario, Canada. Designed by the AKB Architects team, the sleek minimal and edgy look is beautifully integrated in its luscious natural surroundings. This boathouse uses mainly weathered cedar wood with a special charred tre...read more

Taiwan Micro Apartment

As property prices continue to skyrocket, the trend for micro apartments is growing. But living in a itty bitty teeny tiny space can be a challenge. Interior design firm A Little Design have transformed this small 189 square foot (17.6m2) apartment in Taipei, Taiwan, perfectly showing how to make the most of a tiny space, with the help of some smar...read more

Crete House

Designed by Paly Architects, this spectacular residence is located on the Greek island Crete, it is placed on a steep slope of a rocky area, overlooking the beautiful Western Cretan Sea towards the South. Built using earthy materials (concrete, local stone and polished cement), the elongated residence is strategically semi-buried in the ground to p...read more
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August 2019 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop. We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products and de...
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Pocket Dump: August 2019

"Pocket Dump" is our new monthly roundup series of EDC (Everyday Carry) items. These items are carried on a consistent basis to assist in dealing with normal everyday needs of modern society, including possible emergency situations. Every guy could use a little more gear in his pockets, so this month we have rounded up the ultimate guide to EDC essentials for the modern and discerning gentleman. P...
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August 2019 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This month we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazonīs massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details below. ...