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Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just north of Auckland, New Zealand. The two-storey residence plays on the uniquely New Zealand typology of the back-country hut, with a simple structure that comprises a timber frame, shed roof, terrace, and a metal-sided annex. The house comprises a single volume for living, cooking and eating, with shared open spaces, enhancing connection with each other, and to the surrounding environment. The highlight of the house however is outside on the deck, where an outdoor table peels away to reveal two parallel bathtubs fixed into the deck in front of the outdoor fireplace. Perfect.



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LADERFABRIKEN APARTMENTS | BY OSCAR PROPERTIES | Image

LADERFABRIKEN APARTMENTS | BY OSCAR PROPERTIES

You might recall the Stråhattfabriken (Straw Hat Factory) project we featured, a beautiful apartment block in Stockholm by Oscar Properties. They have done their magic again on this old leather factory (Laderfabriken) and applied their trademark style of industrial character and a typical turn of the century look....
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MINI MUSEUM

Mini Museum is a new project currently taking Kickstarter by storm. Each mini museum is a handcrafted, individually numbered limited edition, portable collection of authentic and iconic curiosities carefully encased in resin, such as a piece of Lunar rock, T-Rex tooth, dinosaur egg, a piece of a palm tree from Antarctica, a piece of a meteorite, mammoth hair, a mount Everest rock, a piece of coal from the Titanic wreck, even a piece of dinosaur dung! Each mini museu...
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SALT & PEPPER | BY KOZIOL | Image

SALT & PEPPER | BY KOZIOL

These are fun, designed by Russian Yaroslav Rassadin for German store Koziol, this devilishly angelic salt & pepper set are designed to resemble an angel and a devil. You can get them in either black, red or white. Dimensions: Height 9cm x diameter 3.9cm....
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